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The owner of Carolina Pizza has been allowed to continue serving alcohol until the early hours of the morning – on the condition that no more fly-tipping takes place outside his shop.

A fundraising night has been planned to “make a difference to the quality of life” of the five Syrian refugee families who have now been housed in Hackney.

Bike tracks could be installed along Wick Road as part of Hackney Council’s plans to make the borough safer for cyclists and pedestrians.

The town hall breached its own planning policy on a failed project to redevelop shops in Stoke Newington Church Street.

All 143 of Hackney’s letting agents will today be urged by the town hall to scrap the eye-watering agency fees many charge tenants just for signing contracts.

Living business rents like the London “living wage” could be used in the war to stop small firms being pushed out by big corporate companies encroaching from the City.

As Hackney Council asks people what they think about its approach to anti-social behaviour, Emma Bartholomew speaks crime chief Cllr Caroline Selman and visits a couple of the ‘hotspots’ around town

A housing group planning to redevelop the Northwold Estate is back with fresh plans after its original scheme was panned by just about everyone.

Hackney Council included pages from its controversial freesheet Hackney Today in a time capsule – but ditched a cutting from the Hackney Gazette at the last minute due to “lack of space”.

Another Wireless Festival, another weekend of “hell” for neighbours in Finsbury Park.

Stoke Newington Town Hall could be put to use as a health clinic, restaurant - or even housing - to raise some of the £10m needed to renovate it.

“Intolerable noise” from drunken partygoers in Shoreditch has got so bad some families have resorted to leaving London for the weekend to get some sleep.

Four men have been summonsed to court to answer assault charges against a Hackney Council enforcement officer.

If sometimes I am struck by the way the behaviour of my friends resembles that of animals, this week challenged me to see it from the other side, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

A lot of politicans fail to see the consequences of actions to solve one problem, with the result that the side effects often create bigger problems than the one being solved by the original policy decision, writes Christopher Sills, Dunsmure Road, Stamford Hill.

It’s a great thing, though it comes at a terrible cost, that social housing has at last been pushed up the national agenda.

As usual, this month’s hot weather brought thousands of bearded baskers to the park, but neighbours say they have ruined it for everyone else.

Cladding similar to Grenfell Tower has been discovered at a block on the Woodberry Down Estate and will be removed immediately as a precaution.

I saw the article in the Gazette about Landmark Heights in connection with the decision to delay putting cladding on it as a result of the terrible tragedy at Grenfell Tower, writes Pat Turnbull, full address supplied.

All housing projects requiring external cladding have been “paused” by Hackney Council in the wake of the Grenfell Tower inferno.

Star reporter Emma Youle has scooped her second top national award in weeks for the Gazette’s Hidden Homeless series, which dragged Hackney’s housing crisis into the spotlight.

Plans to re-clad a Lower Clapton tower block have been shelved following the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that left more than 100 dead, missing or injured.

A student with Down’s syndrome was left on a school bus for hours before teachers realised she wasn’t in class.

Hip nightspot The Moth Club may be able to attract global stars such as Lady Gaga, but it’s not hugely popular with neighbours.

Crowdfunding for £150,000 to revamp the “shabby” front of Dalston’s Rio cinema and build a second screen in its basement is set to officially launch next Friday – a year later than initially planned.

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