A church in South Hackney has donated £1,200 to Homerton's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The unit is one of the busiest in Britain, providing vital specialist care to some of the most vulnerable babies born sick and premature.
What The Pitta is a finalist for Best Takeaway in the British Kebab Awards this year. The exclusively vegan kebab shop was the only one in London when it opened and its owners say it was risky starting an exclusively vegan kebab shop.
Stoke Newington's family-run Testi restaurant has served its customers kebabs and classic Turkish dishes for the last 20 years. Its young owner explains why he thinks his family's restaurant has thrived whilst so many fail.
Jone da Cruz thinks more young people in Hackney could benefit from learning on the job like he did. He's worked his way up from apprentice to site manager of a block in Chobham manor - the first of five neighbourhoods being built at Straftford's Olympic Park.
Hackney residents came together on Holocaust Memorial Day to remember and pay tribute to the millions of victims of genocide around the world and to honour all those who have survived the atrocities of war and conflict.
While independent venues struggle to stay open across the country, Paper Dress Vintage - a boutique turned live music venue - has managed to survive financial crashes, rising rents and an ever-changing London landscape by becoming one.
Students from Simon Marks Jewish Primary school shone bright like the candles in a Minorah on December 12. They filled their school hall with music and song as they told the story of Chanukah - a Jewish tradition that's over 2,000 years old.
Carers in Hackney aged 50-and-over got together to make their own wallpaper and share personal experiences of life 'Beyond Care'. They exhibited and celebrated their work with an exhibition and launch party at U7 lounge in Hoxton.