Man loses sight in eye after "attack" outside Hackney chip shop
A man has lost the sight in one of his eyes following an attack outside a fish and chip restaurant in Stoke Newington. Detectives are appealing for help to identify two men after the victim of the assault made a joke about a clown mask. On...
‘If you don’t have a booking, don’t come to the city': Police message ahead of England-Scotland game
England and Scotland fans can expect a strong Met Police presence at tonight’s Euro 2020 encounter at Wembley Stadium. The chief inspector has warned fans without tickets to any event or the match to avoid London all together, with police...
5 films you may not know where shot in Hackney
From Bridgeton to The Elephant Man, Hackney has been a historic setting for TV and film. The Hackney Gazette had a look at some of the highlights that feature on the big and small screen. Bridgerton Hackney Empire, Mare Street is the...
Trove of British-Vietnamese history rescued for future generations
A Hackney charity has helped save the largest known archive of British-Vietnamese history, which was almost lost to vandalism. Hackney Chinese Community Services and the council have saved a catalogue of documents and artefacts, including...