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DIANE ABBOTT

A gun shop sited near two schools and a sweetshop used by children was given permission to stay open despite massive protests from parents, teachers, councillors and MPs.

It’s National Tree Week, and to mark the occasion we received the fantastic news that Hackney Council has been awarded a grant from City Hall to plant nearly 200 trees across the borough, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Working to support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds was the focus of Hackney MP Diane Abbott’s visit to Mossbourne Community Academy.

Fighting for diversity was a key theme at Our Lady’s Convent High School as Hackney MP Diane Abbott spoke to students about more than 30 years in politics.

Plans to rip up and redraw Hackney’s electoral constituencies have remained untouched in the Boundary Commission’s latest report, despite “susbtantial opposition” from people in the borough – and the town hall itself.

It’s great to read about William Hone’s historic victory for press freedom in our heritage feature this week.

It’s all shrivelled buddleias and heavy rain clouds this week – muggy disappointment with summer’s failure to fulfil its spring promise, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

The family of Rashan Charles today urged supporters of their fight for justice to remain peaceful on the streets following protests that broke out in Dalston last night.

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott was honoured at an “Abbott appreciation night” to commemorate her 30 years in Parliament.

Hackney’s disappointed Lib Dem parliamentary candidates believe they fell victim to tactical voting as people were urged to “vote Labour to keep the Tories out”.

A fundraising page to buy a “care package” for Hackney MP Diane Abbott has bagged nearly £5,000 – most of which will now be given to charity.

A gifted Stoke Newington teenager is dreaming of the future after winning his battle to remain in the UK.

Diane Abbott has held Hackney North and Stoke Newington with a sensational 42,265 votes – more than 35,000 clear of her nearest challenger.

Hackney MPs Diane Abbott and Meg Hillier have retained their seats with a landslide – upping their majorities from 2015 by more than 10,000 votes.

Hackney North and Stoke Newington candidates locked horns at a packed hustings to debate the unprecedented challenges currently being faced by schools.

Hundreds of people from the Stoke Newington community came together for an open day at the remarkable Aziziye Mosque.

Parents and staff took part in a joint lobby of a Stoke Newington School governors’ meeting in protest against education funding cuts.

The final list of nominations for next months’ general election has been published by Hackney Council.

I’ll respect any politician who says, in response to a question: “I don’t have the figures to hand but they will be in our manifesto.”, writes Simon Molloy, Hackney, full address supplied.

Stoke Newington’s one-way system is a step closer to being ripped up and Seven Sisters Road will be made safer for cyclists and pedestrians – one day.



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