The Primrose Hill director who now runs The Bridge Theatre in Borough speaks at Jewish Book Week on March 11 at King’s Place abot book Balancing Acts

Two-thirds of patients to use an innovative “A&E at home” service have avoided a hospital trip, figures from the first few months of operation reveal.

Diane Abbott made history as the first black female MP to hold a seat in the House of Commons. As the Gazette marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, the MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington talks to the Gazette about her election in 1987 and the challenges women still face

Homerton Hospital consultant dermatologist Sharon Wong tells the Gazette about hair loss and her work with Hackney’s black communities.

The A&E at Homerton Hospital is faring well in the ‘winter crisis’, with waiting time figures making it the best performing in London.

Arthur Collins once threatened his ex-girlfriend’s mother with an acid attack.

A total smoking ban on Homerton Hospital’s premises will come into force in the New Year.

A popular Columbia Road man lost six stone in three months – and is so much fitter he’s even been able to ditch the electric scooter he used to need.

Actress and campaigner Natasha Langridge tells Bridget Galton why performing her monologue In Memory of Leaves on a barge at Camden Lock and Hackney Wick will focus minds on London’s social housing crisis

Fresh from winning a national award, Asma Shah tells the Gazette about her journey from personal loss to helping underprivileged East End women with their own mental health.

The club night at The Yard in Hackney Wick raises money and awareness for Abortion Support Network, who assist people from Ireland and Northern Ireland in traveling to access a safe and legal abortion

Summer has left Hackney. Like the end of a party it’s loitering on the doorstep, unwilling to bid goodbye - but it’s over, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Medics are urging people to drink responsibly and look after friends who drink too much, so they don’t divert the service from patients in serious need of treatment.

The top cop in charge of tackling acid attacks in Hackney and across London this week called for the sale of strong acids to be licensed – and for tougher sentences for those carrying it.

I applaud Homerton Hospital for its efforts to protect staff and patients from smoke both on and off the premises.

A Hackney woman who lost her brother to suicide this year has spoken out to raise awareness about mental health issues – and is urging anyone who feels desperate to “try one more conversation or one more phone call”.

Homerton Hospital is planning a total smoking ban on its premises – and in patients’ homes – by the end of the year.

A fantasist who murdered two men had three years earlier absconded while on leave from the John Howard Centre – where he had been flagged as being highly dangerous.

A grief-stricken family are crowdfunding to fly their mum’s body home to east London after she died while on holiday in Turkey.

One of my favourite trees in London is a horse chestnut, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.


To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.

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