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There were 93 incidents of anti-Semitic hate crime in Hackney last year, the second most of any London borough and an increase of 38 per cent.

Hackney Council last week disinvited Home Office representatives from an upcoming advice session for Windrush victims after deciding their presence could “do more harm than good”.

A cyclist accused of killing a pedestrian while riding an electric bicycle in Kingsland High Street was travelling more than 10mph over the speed limit, a court has heard.

Three-piece rock band, Cagework, are making waves in the live-music venues of Hackney, and now there are rumours of a second album on the horizon.

Hackney has the fourth highest rate of knife crime resulting in injury in London, and the fifth highest rate of knife crime overall, the latest figures show.

Caroline Flack told police she would kill herself after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend in December.

A church in Shoreditch rich in Shakespearean heritage is to celebrate its completed restoration work.

Growing up in Hackney, Zed Nelson would complain about it becoming a hipster epicentre, but then he would catch his reflection in the window of a cafe and see himself with a flat white and his silver laptop.

Ridley Road Market will run seven days a week until March, the council has announced.

Hackney City Farm’s zero-packaging farm shop is cheaper than Sainsbury’s across a range of healthy options.

Huge cursive graffiti saying: “The illusion of democracy” will finally be removed from a luxury apartment complex overlooking Dalston Kingsland station.

A Hackney craft studio is running free workshops this weekend to teach people how to sew bat-wraps and joey-pouches for animals injured in the Australian wildfires.

Hackney Council is seeking to bring railway arches in the struggling Hackney Walk fashion district back into use.

Review: Tonkotsu, Shoreditch

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Forget fish and chips - ramen is warming, comforting fast food at its finest.

All Hackney South and Shoreditch candidates attended the Extinction Rebellion Climate hustings at The Urswick School on Thursday night.

Members of the public have given their feedback on £2million plans to improve Shoreditch Park, leaving Hackney Council to balance a range of conflicting interests.

A record number of babies in Hackney and the City have not had their primary vaccinations yet, according to NHS data.

In the summer just past I spent some quiet days on islands in the middle of the North Atlantic. It was there that after a gap of sixty nine years I started to reflect on my childhood days in Shoreditch.

Campaigners on a Stoke Newington estate have hit out at their housing association landlord for its handling of a redevelopment plan.

Business owners on Hoxton’s New Era Estate have spoken of their sadness at being forced out of their units ahead of demolition work.

Children as young as six quizzed Diane Abbott on everything from Boris Johnson to education funding and post-Brexit European travel yesterday afternoon.

A highly respected former Scotland Yard sergeant plundered thousands of pounds in cash from the homes of the recently deceased, a court heard

A cherished vintage motor stolen from London Fields in the summer has been reunited with its owner after being spotted abandoned in an Islington road.

A giant redwood tree near Homerton Hospital will make up one of thousands of seedings Hackney Council hopes will be the biggest tree-planting programme in the UK.

More people signed up to a solar panel scheme in Hackney than anywhere else in London.

Members of the Haredi community in Stamford Hill stormed out of the town hall chamber last night before the council could respond to their calls to remove a cycle lane.

Former clients of a north London modelling agency paid a photography studio in Shoreditch thousands of pounds for portfolios they believed would kickstart their careers. The Gazette hears their allegations of broken promises.

Only a year ago, Thomas Palmer, a 29-year-old cameraman from Hackney, was struggling with severe depression that prevented him from leaving his house.

To mark Black History Month, Hackney Museum has launched a new showcase, Hackney’s Got Style!, to highlight the impact of black fashion and hair styles in the UK. The Gazette booked an appointment with the curators to find out more.

Primary schools in Hackney were forced to fundraise through summer fairs to pay for equipment, the refurbishment of facilities and extra-curricular activities this year.



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