More than 500 members of the Turkish community came together on Newington Green on Sunday to commemorate 100 years since the start of the war of independence.

Jess is seven months pregnant and receiving prenatal care at a hospital in Hackney.

Primary school students have tackled bullying in unconventional fashion - by donning virtual reality headsets.

An elderly woman who narrowly escaped death when her house was crashed into by a drink driver has been left "devastated" after a court heard she would receive no compensation.

A Homerton school's basketball team created less than two years ago have finished third in a national competition.

A Lower Clapton mum with terminal brain cancer is excited to "get on with her life" when she abseils the UK's tallest sculpture for charity.

Burglars raided an independent beauty salon in Stoke Newington and stole £7,000 worth of products last week.

The Gazette this week went behind the scenes at the Mare Street brewery behind a "mojito beer" dreamed up in solidarity with Diane Abbott.

Hundreds of protesters took to Clissold Park on Friday afternoon to demonstrate against proposed road closures in Stoke Newington.

Disgruntled families living in Stoke Newington fear their voices supporting proposed road closures are being drowned out. Neighbours of all ages, and their pets, took to the streets on Tuesday to support Hackney Council's plans to shut roads around Walford Road to rat-run traffic to improve air quality.

Ever wondered what goes on inside that big Red Cross building on the corner of Dalston Lane and Graham Road? Us too. We step inside to find out about its vital work - and how your sponsorship in the Hackney Half could help.

The eco-campaigner who took back control of parking spaces in her street for the many has received an award for her contribution to the community.

A new virtual reality (VR) bar offering customers the chance to cut fruit like ninjas is to open in Haggerston next month.

Boaters have praised quick action to stop an oil spill on the River Lea, a year on from the pollution disaster that devastated wildlife, stranded boats and turned much of Hackney's canal network black.

More than 32,000 people in Hackney have signed a Brexit petition calling for Britain to revoke Article 50 and remain in the European Union (EU).

Old Street and Clerkenwell Road will be shut to through traffic if ambitious new plans to make the area safer for cyclists and pedestrians go ahead.

Would you like to become a journalist, work on issues that matter to Hackney's communities and be part of a pioneering project?

Chips might seem like an uninspired choice in the foodie heaven that is Shoreditch Boxpark but Poptata more that holds its own.

Hackney councillors received no training in bullying and harassment in 2018 because none of them booked a place on the course - which was scrapped as a result.

Bus stop closures due to roadworks in Stoke Newington have left passengers with mobility issues forced to walk long distances instead.

This statement was submitted by the Hackney North and Stoke Newington Labour Party and we reproduce it here in full.

The large archway, Edwardian-Baroque facade and distinctive bullseye windows make 44-45 Newington Green one of the square's most recognisable buildings.

A Stoke Newington pizza shop is offering 25 per cent off the bill for anyone who writes to their MP backing a second Brexit vote.

More than a dozen households in De Beauvoir were left without gas for ten days over Christmas.

A youth theatre in Stoke Newington is on the lookout for "kids hungry to do drama" as auditions begin for an original production billed as "Lord of the Flies meets Mad Max".

Hungry Hackney shoppers made light work of Greggs' first ever vegan sausage rolls, which sold out across the borough within hours.

Red post boxes can be seen all around London and the rest of the UK.

People in Hackney are more likely to face stop and search, according to new figures released by the Met.

Hackney Wick FC founder Bobby Kasanga has been recognised as an unsung hero of grassroots sport at a star-studded ceremony in central London.

Families have been personally welcomed into new council flats by Hackney mayor Philip Glanville.


Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Saba from Hackney shares her experiences of being a foster carer, from the challenges to the rewards of seeing a child flourish.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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