A children’s hospice is urgently appealing for donations after the coronavirus put a stop to its fundraising events.

Hackney Council has announced measures to support the vulnerable and affected families throughout the coronavirus epidemic.

Yesterday, 18:59

Bookmark this list, which will provide contacts for help in the area and which we will keep updated throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

Yesterday, 16:41

The Duke of Edinburgh joined an East End CID force when they rushed to investigate a smash-and-grab.

Yesterday, 16:28

In a U-turn Hackney Council decided to scrap its £80m plan to build offices for 2,500 staff on land behind the town hall. Instead it was going ahead with a much smaller £31m development to house just 600 staff.

Yesterday, 08:57

We will bring you the latest updates from north London and the response of the authorities to the coronavirus crisis.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

It’s confusing, isn’t it? writes Will McCallum, Greenpeace, Newington Green.

Friday, March 27, 2020

I’ll be publishing daily updates from my north London flat, as the country adapts to a health crisis and a culture of “social distancing”.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Hackney Council has announced it will support the borough’s businesses through the coronavirus pandemic with a £100 million financial support and relief package.


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England captain Harry Kane fears any delay in the Premier League beyond June could impact the 2022 World Cup.

Yesterday, 12:41

Anthony Yarde’s father has died of coronavirus, the British light-heavyweight has said.

Yesterday, 10:11

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks has taken everyone inside his fitness routine as Spurs players continue to tick over during this enforced break due to the coronavirus.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Virgin Sport has taken the decision to postpone Hackney Moves 2020.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Former England captain Alastair Cook says he would rather the County Championship was not played at all this season rather than attempting to hold a dramatically condensed campaign.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

On March 28, 2006, Arsenal beat Juventus 2-0 in the first-leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie. The game has gone down as one of the finest European nights at Highbury, and this is how it all happened.

Friday, March 27, 2020

The Premier League, PFA and the EFL say some “difficult decisions” will need to be taken in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Friday, March 27, 2020

With sport shutting down across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with a quiz?

Friday, March 27, 2020

Matt Withers is joined by Dave Evans and Dan Bennett to discuss the latest on West Ham United, Leyton Orient, Dagenham & Redbridge and non-league football.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Three people have died at homeless hostel the Shuttleworth Hotel in the space of eight weeks this year, the Gazette has learned.


Yesterday, 07:00

With an IMDB page that includes Star Wars and Dolittle, and a cv that includes Stella McCartney and Moschino, Justin Smith is one of the hottest properties in modern millinery – and he is based these days in de Beauvoir Town.

With the closure of venues the livelihoods of thousands of artists and entertainers has been affected. Here’s how some familiar faces from the comedy circuit have adapted to lockdown.

Lisa from Dalston’s Weeknight Diner Cook School on a sweet treat you can make without a fancy ice-cream maker

The Regent’s Park zoo has launched a public appeal to help feed their 18,000 animals after closing their doors for the first time since World War Two.

The north Londoner is signing up amateur and professional performers for the Great British Home Chorus to help combat social isolation

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Shoreditch gallery Jealous hosts work by more than 60 street artists to coincide with the graffiti pioneer’s guest edition of the magazine, which helps the homeless

A dynamic staging of Lynn Nottage’s play about the “de-industrial revolution” of an American city is a character-driven drama with social commentary

Thom Yorke will take to the stage for a rare solo performance at All Points East on May 24.

Bombay Bicycle Club have been announced as the opening night headliners for All Points East, joining Tame Impala, Massive Attack, Kraftwerk, The Kooks and The Wombats on a huge bill for the 10-day event.

Old Street venue hosts a look back at the weird and wonderful work of the Camden Town artist who died last April

East Londoner Debris Stevenson brings her semi autobiographical show about dyslexia and self discovery to the Empire

Scotland’s finest whisky producers head south of the border for the festival’s first London tastings at the Clapton venue

Black humour and menace offer shades of Pinter in a serious play which dramatises the plight of one asylum seeker navigating the Home Office’s hostile bureacracy

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.

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