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The refurbished town hall contains a corridor hung with more than a hundred photographs. They show Hackney’s mayors and speakers since 1900. Guided by the head of the modern-day mayor’s office Abbas Panjwani hears some of the best – and strangest – stories that lie behind Hackney’s civic chains.

Dalston councillor Soraya Adejare has been named Hackney’s new speaker – the ceremonial figurehead who will attend hundreds of community events over the year.

A primary school is looking to ease the financial burden on parents by offering free meals to all of its pupils.

Politicians, businesses and neighbours met on the fringe of Finsbury Park on Saturday for a five-hour discussion about the area’s redevelopment. The Gazette was there for all of it.

The Gazette chats to London Assembly Member Jennette Arnold MBE, who first came to Hackney as a child so she could go to church

Pressure is mounting on Diane Abbott to follow the will of her constituents this evening and vote against Brexit – defying a three-line whip from the Labour Party.

The Gazette looks back at the history of Britannia Leisure Centre – which is at risk of demolition if council plans come to fruition.

Hackney MP Diane Abbott has insisted she will not be drawn into a fight over her seat with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.



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