A community centre in Haggerston is throwing open its doors this weekend for a festival of food, workshops and performances.

In perhaps the most Stoke Newington event of the year there will be yoga taking place in Church Street for Car Free Day.

Arts and cultural organisations will share £90,000 from a new Shoreditch and Hoxton Arts Fund - created with a levy from developers building in the areas.

A novice climber from Hackney is halfway through the unprecedented challenge of climbing Colombia's 10 highest mountains.

A woman was rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in an Upper Clapton block overlooking Millfields Park late last night.

The mass sale of Network Rail's 4,500 railway arches was not a good deal for the taxpayer or the tenants, MPs have found.

Plans have finally been submitted to flatten Hoxton's New Era Estate and rebuild it with more than 100 additional homes - though none of them will be for social rent.

Children's artwork was smashed to pieces when vandals trashed an adventure playground in Homerton three times in a matter of days.

Police say a woman who was pinned to the ground in Kingsland High Street on Sunday night was being arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer.

The iconic St Mary's Lodge in Stoke Newington will finally be redeveloped 14 years after being gutted in a fire.

A man was today interviewed by police over the murder of Abraham Badru in Dalston almost 18 months ago.

A Stamford Hill police officer has launched a breakfast club for fellow veterans after realising there was a lack of support available in Hackney.

A Stoke Newington historian who became fascinated by the vintage street signs for the old metropolitan borough has carried out a survey to document them all.

A review into the support offered to homeless man Musa Sevimli before his death in a Stoke Newington bus stop is ongoing, the council has said.

A third consultation has been launched on the hugely divisive plans to close roads in Stoke Newington to make them better for walking and cycling.

Young footballers from a Clapton estate have been smashing records and winning international tournaments this summer.

A group of friends are sponsoring a refugee family to settle in Hackney - but first need a landlord to let our their home.

A 40-year-old man has been charged with murdering Stoke Newington woman Sandra Samuels.

Hackney Council is taking four landlords to court for breaching conditions of the new HMO licences.

Eco campaigners set up stall in Hackney markets at the weekend to chat to shoppers about climate change - with most urging the government to act fast.

Housing campaigners will hold a meeting next week over the future of the Holloway Prison site in Islington.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead at a flat on the Milton Gardens Estate in Stoke Newington.

Fresh plans have been submitted for the new entrance to Old Street Tube station after the last idea was roundly panned.

Mental health chiefs have highlighted the services available to anyone experiencing a crisis ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day.

A pile of debris lay outside Newington Green chicken shop this morning, after a fire ravaged the takeaway in the early hours.

Plans to build a mega homeless hostel in Kingsland Road have been upgraded to address a host of issues flagged up by councillors.

Borough Market favourite Padella could soon be opening in Shoreditch if councillors grant bosses a licence this week.

A Hackney woman with ovarian cancer will take part in a fundraising walk at the Olympic Park next month.

A war memorial at Stoke Newington's only Grade I listed church has undergone much-needed repairs thanks to a £3,000 grant.

A pensioner has died after being hit by a lorry in Kingsland Road yesterday afternoon.

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