How much perfectly good food is binned by 14 households every year was dumped outside a Dalston home this week to highlight the staggering amount of food that goes to waste.

Teachers at BSix went on strike yesterday, warning that sixth form colleges are "on the brink" after years of cuts.

A home in Hackney was raided yesterday, as part of a police crackdown on a suspected organised crime gang believed to be behind more than 50 burglaries where high-value goods have been stolen.

Hackney Council has been warned that it could 'come to regret' a promotional partnership with vape stores in the borough by a public health expert.

A man from Romania worked in a gang of up to six to steal thousands of pounds of cash from vulnerable, elderly victims after they withdrew it at their banks.

Many towpath users will enjoy seeing the two Regent's Canal gasholders that form an iconic view from London Fields. But not many will know their days could be numbered. Emma Bartholomew finds out why local historian Tom Ridge is calling for their preservation

A man from Upper Clapton who went to join the terrorist group Al Qaeda in Syria has been jailed.

Detectives have charged a man with attempted murder after a stabbing in Turner Street in Whitechapel on Saturday.

Craft beer bar and shop Mother Kelly's is the latest addition to the little row of restaurants in Stratford's East Village square.

A Stoke Newington mother whose partner and son have heart disease is taking on the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday to raise money for the British Heart Foundation's life-saving research into the condition.

Betty Layward Primary School has been recognised for helping low-attaining pupils make good progress with their learning.

Drivers and passenger escorts on school buses for disabled children accepted a financial settlement yesterday, as they embarked on another day of strike action in a dispute over payments for working split shifts.

Hackney Council has warned asbestos is present in two thirds of its properties, and has urged residents to get in touch with the Town Hall before carrying out any work on their own homes.

A "devil worshipper" who killed his cousin went AWOL as he received treatment as an out-patient at Homerton Hospital this morning.

A son "went willingly" along with a scheme which had the potential to release a "tsunami of cash" to him and his father, as they 'bribed their way' to land Hackney Council fire safety equipment deals, a court has heard.

Having a mini-stroke two years ago led award-winning entrepreneur Krista Brown to confide in the Truth Project about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child.

A councillor has criticised the planned demolition of a creative business hub in London Fields to make way for flats for private sale and a "marginal increase" in commercial space.

Plans for a new purpose-built, 292-room hostel for homeless families in Haggerston have been given the go-ahead.

Hackney Council has won two prizes at the regional heat of this year's National Apprenticeship Awards, meaning it will now go forward to the national final next month.

The campaign group Hackney Keep Our NHS Public is hosting a free screening of the film Under The Knife at Homerton's Castle Cinema at 7pm on Tuesday night.

Haggerston's Acorn pub is to be demolished, despite protests from the Hackney Society and the Campaign for Real Ale, and "resistance" from the Town Hall itself.

"I wish there was a better way and I wish the government would listen."

A café which aims inspire its visitors into eco activism has opened for three weeks in Broadway Market.

A free festival of live music, circus and magic takes place in St Mary's Secret Garden today.

A mass evacuation of volunteer actors from a simulated fire in a high-rise block of flats - with fake smoke - will take place on the Woodberry Down Estate on Tuesday - and Hackney Council is pre-warning residents to make sure no one panics.

A "predatory" police officer has been found to have abused his role after persistently trying to strike up a relationship with a vulnerable woman he arrested for dealing drugs.

Young cadets from the Mossbourne Federation were inspected for the first time at Grocers' Hall by one of the most senior officers in the military.

Work has begun on a £4m revamp to improve Springfield Park.

The mayors and MPs for Hackney and Tower Hamlets have all told the Transport for London Commissioner Mike Brown that Overground services at Hackney stations have got to improve, after increasing reports of delays and cancellations.

Extinction Rebellion has drafted in hundreds of new recruits in Hackney ahead of its two-week "international rebellion" which starts on Monday.

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