Hackney's Caribbean Elderly Organisation stole the show at a tea party celebrating the Windrush generation at Stoke Newington town hall on Saturday.

Pest control teams have been called in after an alarming infestation of toxic caterpillars in Dalston.

Yesterday, 17:22

More than 200 homes could be built in the final phase of development on Hackney Council's flagship estate project.

Yesterday, 08:47

Hackney Council has corrected its safeguarding policy thanks to the woman it banned from all public buildings - who says she was trying to point out it didn't adhere to national legal standards.

Mon, 17:31

Celebrities attending photoshoots at Shoreditch Studios will enjoy an extra splash of colour thanks to a new mural painted by Pink Panther actor Herbert Lom's grandaughter.

Mon, 17:29

Pedestrian crossings in Hackney have been given a colourful makeover to mark Pride month and celebrate the LGBTQI+ community.

Mon, 08:15

Two men in their 20s are in hospital after an "acid attack" in Lower Clapton on Friday night.

Friday, June 21, 2019

A father-of-two who was stabbed in a fight this week is tragically the third brother from the same family to be killed.



Leyton Orient director of football Martin Ling has signed a new two-year contract with the club.


Tottenham have agreed a club record fee for Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele and are also closing in on signing Jack Clarke from Leeds, according to reports.


Arsenal Women's star Beth Mead believes England are in for a tough test when they face Norway in the Women's World Cup quarter-final on Thursday.


Tottenham Hotspur youngster Oliver Skipp is looking back on last season as a great experience after breaking his way into the first-team squad.

Yesterday, 10:00

Tottenham Hotspur have got four players in international action in both the Copa America and the Africa Cup of Nations.

Yesterday, 07:49

Arsenal youngster Reiss Nelson scored in his first game at the European Under-21 championships as England drew 3-3 with Croatia, writes Joshua Bunting.

Yesterday, 07:17

Arsenal's Leah Williamson made her Women's World Cup debut as England ran out 3-0 winners over Cameroon in the last 16 in France, writes Joshua Bunting.

Mon, 16:48

Leyton Orient has signed young duo Jayden Sweeney and Brendon Shabani to professional contracts.

Mon, 16:30

Arsenal Women will face Barcelona Femeni in a pre-season friendly at Meadow Park, the club has announced.

Hidden Homeless Campaign

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.

A rough sleeper being treated in hospital faces the stark choice of returning to a 'building site' B&B - or discharge to the streets.


Al Smith's one-man play about an all-American boy who dreams of taking part in the moon landing was first seen in 2006.

The Boss' first studio album in five years is a masterclass in understated Americana.

An art exhibition made up of 900 brightly coloured resin ice lollies. If you were to imagine the perfect setting for your next Instagram post, this would surely be right up there.

Six years after suffering a mental breakdown, Ebony Ali is doing all that she can to support young people going through similarly turbulent times.

Career ambitions clash with family life in Chasing Rainbows, a new play from Oneness Sankara running at Hoxton Hall from June 25 to July 20.

To celebrate the 71st birthday of the NHS on July 5, The Pembury Tavern is offering a free drink to any of its employees.

Film review: Toy Story 4

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Woody and Buzz's fourth outing offers much of the same laughs as the previous films, but it's done with heart and dignity.

Italian food, cocktails and DJ sets in to the early hours are on the cards at Gigi's: the new Hoxton Square venue from Giovanna Hussain

Ahead of her show at Hackney Empire on June 27, the much-loved comedian and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig talks us through her favourite Bake Off memory, the best thing about being British and her dog, Mildred.

The concept of home consistently threads through the recent output of Hackney-born filmmaker Asif Kapadia.

My epic surf moments are sadly few and far between, but there's something about being faced with either ducking under or trying to catch a wave that's meditative, exhilarating and fun - and that floaty feeling when you do catch one defies description.

The Windrush Cricket Project seeks to bring people of all ages together to share experiences and get active with a bat and ball on the Marshes this Saturday, June 8.

Glaswegian gal goes solo on hook-laden third record, trying out new sounds along the way.

Trying to unpick the qualities that have elevated Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie to the status of fabled modern classic is a tricky exercise.

Joyful sing-a-longs and giddy dancing in the evening sunshine as Mumford & Sons thrive in Victoria Park.


It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

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