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Tabs was living on the streets in Hackney with a severe dental disease when he was rescued by Wood Green, The Animals Charity.

Marcus Rashford may be an England international but it’s worth remembering that a large proportion of the country really don’t like Manchester United. Yet he has brought the country together in a way Boris, Keir, Ed, Sian et al can only dream of.

Labour’s Keir Starmer and the Green Party Sian Berry are among the voices urging the government to extend the ban on evictions which is due to end on Sunday (September 20).

This week we’ve taken the unusual step of running stories with a common theme on the front pages of all our north London titles.

London MPs have joined a call for the ban on evictions which was introduced to protect tenants hit by the coronavirus crisis.

It’s a terrifying 25 years since I took my A-levels so the results-day nervousness felt by many this week is but a faint memory.

In tough times like these, trusted local journalism helps keep you informed and helps keep our community together.

With the help of performers from shows such as War Horse and His Dark Materials, a Hackney charity has put together a guide for healthcare workers to help them cope with wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) for extended periods - and to improve communication with patients.

During lockdown Michelle Collins has been out delivering food parcels and has launched a campaign to help workers in the arts. She spoke to André Langlois for the Ham & High Podcast.

Police have release eight images of people “suspected of being involved in violence and disorder” at an unlicensed Hackney music event on Friday night (July 17).

A live online comedy show will raise money to provide free mental health services for Black individuals and families.

“Without our Grassroots Music Venues, there would be no Beatles. No Stones, no Led Zeppelin, no Duran Duran, no Sade, no Oasis, no Skunk Anansie, no Adele, no Ed Sheeran, no Dua Lipa.”

A man has been charged following a stabbing in Stoke Newington High Street on Friday (June 12).

Sir Ian McKellen, Mandeep Dhillon, Joseph Fiennes, Sir Derek Jacobi, Lennie James, Alex Lawther, Miriam Margoyles, Lesley Manville and Elaine Page are among the names backing #ForTheLoveOfArts.

As if 2020 hadn’t done enough to secure its place in the history books, the death of a man under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer has propelled Black Lives Matter into the mainstream.

A 22-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was shot dead in Brackenfield Close on Friday night (June 5).

A man has died after reports of shots fired in Brackenfield Close in Lower Clapton

Hackney Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and issues in the borough under lockdown will be the subjects of a live online Q&A.

The current ban on evictions ends on June 25. The government must extend the deadline and overhaul the system.

One person was tasered by police as arrests were made at an illegal party on Saturday night (May 30), including one for an assault on an emergency worker.

We will bring you the latest updates from north London and the response of the authorities to the coronavirus crisis.

Here are images of just some of the thousands of pubs that have played such an important part in London’s history and culture.

I’ll be publishing daily updates from my north London flat, as the country adapts to a health crisis and a culture of “social distancing”.

A fixture of the north London comedy circuit is going online – with ticket prices dependent on the audience members’ situation during coronavirus lockdown.

“Get Brexit done”, “get Brexit done”, “get Brexit done”.

Since 1864, the Hackney Gazette has been there with you.

Shortly before the world turned upside down, I was lucky enough to be at BBC 6 Music event in Camden, where Tony Visconti, the great producer behind David Bowie’s Berlin-period albums, and The Stranglers’ JJ Burnel were interviewed by Liz Kershaw.

I write on Wednesday, a couple of hours before our print deadline.

Sir Keir Starmer, MP for Holborn and St Pancras, has been elected by Labour members as the party’s new leader.

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