Conservative councillors attempted to put an “immediate end” to Hackney’s hotly-debated Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs), but the motion was blocked.

The cyber attack on Hackney Council has been branded “morally repugnant” by Mayor Philip Glanville.

Hackney councillors have called on the government to alter arrangements which see them vote on their own allowances.

Broadway Market’s street food traders are both optimistic and concerned about the future since the market reopened after the lockdown.

Gordon Shrigley looks at the “confidently no-nonsense Brutalist” Hoxton Press towers.

A volunteer project seeking to build a strong sense of community in Newington Green has been bringing people together during the coronavirus pandemic.

A Hackney charity helped to bring about the first Parliament debate on Chinese and East and Southeast Asian communities’ ongoing experiences of racism during the Covid-19 pandemic.

A Hackney mental health charity is inviting residents to “do one thing to protect mental health” in its Problem-Solving Booths this World Mental Health Day.

A Clapton bakery has earned itself a spot in the limelight as part of this year’s Small Biz 100.

An 87-year-old Hackney author has released a new book which was 30 years in the making.

A Hackney dad and his five-month-old daughter ran their own London Marathon last weekend, making her the youngest taking part this year.

BAME children in Hackney are significantly more likely to be handed multiple fixed-term exclusions from school than their white peers, research has revealed.

An east London man has taken on a gruelling running challenge to raise vital funds for a London hospice.

Architect Gordon Shrigley writes about how a 19th century listed building could offer insight into designing spacious homeworking areas.

Coronavirus testing sites in Hackney are now accepting walk-ins.

Hackney’s Happy Man Tree, a 150-year-old London plane whose planned felling sparked street protests, court injunctions and the vocal opposition of over 25,000 petitioners, is set to be cut down.

The nieces of a Stamford Hill nurse who died from breast cancer are hoping to raise £10,000 for her funeral.

Former students of Hackney secondary schools, sixth forms and colleges have shared their advice to recent school leavers about finding their next steps.

Labour’s shadow minister for sport attended an online meeting with grassroots clubs in Hackney to address how they have been impacted by Covid-19.

A Stoke Newington author is raising awareness of the lack of diversity in the publishing industry ahead of her new book.

New owner for newspaper group

Thursday, September 3, 2020

The company that owns the Hackney Gazette has announced it is to come under new ownership.

Music venues in Hackney and across the country have been thrown a “lifeline” as part of a £1.57 billion pot of emergency funding during the coronavirus crisis.

A Hackney 17-year-old has won an award for helping her mother with medicinal deliveries to vulnerable people throughout lockdown.

A Hackney woman is a finalist in a beauty pageant to find Miss Caribbean UK 2020.

Record shops around Hackney and Islington are gearing up for their annual celebration of vinyl despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Cafes, restaurants and venues all over Islington have launched crowdfunding campaigns amid to the coronavirus pandemic.

A formal complaint has been lodged with Hackney Town Hall by a domestic violence charity alleging the mayor has breached the council’s code of conduct and harassed the organisation on social media.

Hackney music venues have partnered up in a revitalised crowdfunding campaign as their closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic stretches on indefinitely.

Plans for a new network of pathology services for London have been approved this week, partnering up the Homerton Hospital with Barts Health and Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trusts (LGT).

Hackney Foodbank is urgently appealing for donations of tinned vegetables, fruit, meat and fish to help local people in need.


With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start for the small and medium-sized companies. Let’s get businesses ready to take advantage of new opportunities...