Hackney Aquatics was on the verge of collapse three years ago. Last month, it was awarded the Jeff Cook Salver at the London Swimming Awards for its contribution to sport. Jeremy Tobias-Tarsh tells Emma Bartholomew about its turnaround
It was a flagship project for Sadiq Khan’s fundraising platform. But since its relaunch, Well Street Market has been plagued by problems. Now the traders’ association has quit and the market is going back to its original once-a-month timetable in an effort to salvage footfall. Sam Gelder reports.
To mark the centenary of the October Revolution, the Gazette looks back at a “way-out” church in De Beauvoir that hosted Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky for a crucial conference – and put the Bolsheviks on the road to power.
Rick Oughton knows more than most about the Gazette’s top stories over the last 20 years. As the face of the paper to newsagents across the borough he not only delivered the headline posters every week – he wrote them too.
Former Arsenal and England star Paul Merson took on the British Heart Foundation’s iconic London to Brighton bike ride in memory of former team-mate Ugo Ehiogu to help raise money for lifesaving heart surgery.