A Hackney eleven year old received a warm welcome home after walking almost 3,000 kilometres to see his grandmother.

E-fit pictures and CCTV footage have been released after a “vicious” homophobic attack in Stamford Hill.

A war heroine, aid worker and co-founder of Europe’s first AIDS hospice in Shoreditch has died aged 96.

A group of international artists are teaming up with a Hackney guide to celebrate the diversity of Hackney Wick.

A Hackney resident organised a protest to raise awareness about fathers’ rights and parental alienation.

Plans to rebuild a greener Hackney with low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) have left some car users feeling ignored and residents concerned over the redistribution of pollution rather than the elimination of it.

“Very clear” CCTV images have been released after a woman was raped in Hackney.

Residents are angry over updated plans for the redevelopment of a 116-year-old Haggerston landmark.

Homerton Hospital is urging people to avoid its Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department when seeking out Covid-19 testing.

The Mayor of Hackney has called for a ban on unfair evictions for good, not just for Christmas.

A Hackney-born app is teaming up with Co-op to distribute zero emission online grocery deliveries across East London.

Nominations are now open for the best new buildings and public spaces in Hackney.

A quartet of volunteers, dressed in full carnival attire, visited leisure centres across Hackney to encourage residents to move their body’s more.

A Hackney director has created a short film after feeling disgusted by the BBC’s “disgraceful” decision to revoke free TV licenses for pensioners.

A Hackney 15-year-old has been helping deliver food to key workers at Homerton Hospital during the coronavirus pandemic.

Power-generating solar panels have just been installed at the West Reservoir water sports centre in Woodberry Down in a bid to tackle climate change.

The former managing director and publisher of the Hackney Gazette passed away last month at the age of 95.

The “spirit of Hackney Carnival” will be celebrated online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A Hackney adult literacy charity is asking local people to support its work on International Literacy Day.

A Hoxton teacher is raising money to fill her school with books on Black history and culture.

A 91-year-old De Beauvoir resident has been featured on billboards and bus shelters across the globe, as part of an international campaign to unite communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

A man has been charged after an incident in Mare Street.

Hackney Downs residents were “delighted” after the council took “urgent action” to restrict traffic in the area.

A Clapton church and mums’ buy and swap Facebook group set up a baby bank after seeing many mothers struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hackney Council is bracing itself for a budget black hole of £9m this financial year, even after government support, because it did “the right thing” during the coronavirus pandemic.

A Homerton mental health unit has dramatically reduced the use of physical restraint, seclusion and rapid tranquilisation when caring for patients.

A Hackney artist teamed up with primary school pupils to create a playground design with an important community message.

NHS staff and supporters staged a socially distanced protest outside Homerton Hospital after being left out of a government pay rise announcement.

A Met police officer who died on duty 30 years ago was honoured in a memorial ceremony at Stoke Newington Police Station.

A 53-year-old woman was left feeling unsafe after she was sexually assaulted on a Route 236 bus towards Homerton.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.