The Town Hall is hosting a ceremony to remember victims of the Holocaust on International Holocaust Memorial Day.

One hundred dogs - and their owners - came out to pay their respects to the "life and soul" of Haggerston Park's dog community, as her funeral procession drove past.

A pub worker from The Star by Hackney Downs will be trained in mental health first aid in a London-wide project.

Detectives investigating a shooting at a New Year's event in a Dalston nightclub last year have released an image of a woman they want to track down.

New City College has launched a new gym in Hoxton to give its students the chance to gain commercial experience in the fitness industry.

Hot May Pot Pot is putting on a special three-course detox menu this month, and it includes China's take on fondue.

A Stoke Newington mother has helped launch a national petition calling for clean air, after she collapsed with respiratory failure on the day pollution reached its highest levels last year.

Abney Park's 19th century Gothic mortuary, where radicals, anti-slavery campaigners and dissenters are buried, will be brought back into use thanks to £4.4m in grants.

A single mother from London Fields is one of three finalists for a top prize at the British Education Awards.

"How do they make watermelon look like tuna?" my son pondered as we sat in Wagamama's new Old Street branch, waiting for the new vegan dish to be served up.

A 16-year-old boy from Hackney has been jailed for 18 years for murdering Joseph Williams-Torres as he sat listening to music in a van.

Knife crime victim Yaya Mbye told police people were "after him because he lost £1,000 that didn't belong to him" two days before he was stabbed to death in Stoke Newington.

Cops have carried out 11 dawn raids on 11 homes across London and Kent as part of an operation to tackle the supply of drugs in London's West End.

A cancer patient and stroke victim is appealing for donations to help the homeless after she was moved by the plight of seeing so many people pitched up outside Hackney Town Hall that she's taken to the streets to feed them herself.

Planning permission and listed building consent has been waved through to develop a new building next door so Castle Climbing Centre.

A Barclays bank manager thought a former employee was playing a practical joke on him this week 60 years ago, when he answered the door and was confronted by a man with a handkerchief over his face pointing a pistol at him.

The Gazette reported how a mum-to-be gave birth in the back of a police car, this week 30 years ago.

The "trusted" police officer who plundered thousands of pounds from the homes of the recently deceased has been jailed for 27 months today.

The remains of a Shakespearean theatre in Shoreditch has been named one of the top ten archaeological discoveries of the decade by the government advisory group Historic England.

The Victoria Park Singers community choir has raised over £2,700 for the Hackney Winter Night Shelter at their annual winter concert.

The Finsbury Park Death Café might be forced to close if its founders can't secure a new free venue.

If you're looking for classic French fare cooked to stunning perfection, look no further than Petit Pois Bistro.

When she was a teacher Sandra McLeod encouraged her pupils to enjoy the natural world. She tells Emma Bartholomew how - now she's retired - her dream is for all schools in Hackney to become sustainable.

A clown and contortionist made his fortune travelling the world before settling down in Dalston as a pub landlord. Emma Bartholomew speaks to his great great grandaughter and an amateur genealogist fascinated by his story.

Hackney Council has pledged to protect the rights of migrant children whose families can't access traditional welfare support because of their immigration status.

A new timetable for Overground trains running through Hackney Central has been welcomed by the Mayor of Hackney, after he demanded the service must improve over the summer.

One of Hackney's youngest councillors has been honoured in the New Year's Honours list for his work engaging youth with democracy.

Planning permission has been granted for an £80million student housing development in Hackney Wick, which guarantees the future of community arts group Stour Space for nearly 150 years.

Hackney Council's first-ever dedicated Hanukkah event saw live music, speeches and the lighting of a specially built 12ft menorah in the Town Hall Square.


Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

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