A giant advert for Oatly ice cream overlooking a Stoke Newington primary school has gone off quicker than its milk after sparking a backlash from locals.

A nine-year old left the audience and judges 'Speechless' when she sang the Disney Aladdin song of the same name at a talent show on Saturday night.

A 14-year-old schoolgirl has won an award to help boost her budding career as a cellist and violin player.

Yesterday, 17:33

Homebuilding may be at a 30-year high, but experts say a rise in the number of long-term empty properties shows the wrong kind of housing is being built.

Yesterday, 13:00

A not-for-profit that helps youngsters get into the creative industries is fundraising for a new music studio in De Beauvoir.

Yesterday, 12:32

Tenants in Kingsland Road awoke to the sun shining into their homes for the first time in three years yesterday after a giant advertisement was pulled down.

Yesterday, 10:40

Detectives investigating a series of sexual assaults on buses in north and east London have issued a fresh CCTV image of a man they want to speak to.

Yesterday, 10:24

Hackney author, poet and story teller Sandra A. Agard, released her first non-fiction book this month.

Yesterday, 10:14

Two people were taken to hospital after a basement flat was destroyed in a fire in the early hours of Friday morning.



Sporting Club de Mundial continued their unbeaten start in the club's inaugural season with a 7-0 victory over Tottenham Phoenix in the Hackney & Leyton Sunday Premier Division.

NIHL South Two: Lee Valley Lions 2 Peterborough Phantoms 7


Former Tottenham Hotspur defender, Pascal Chimbonda, has issued a stark warning to Tottenham's Dele Alli, as players return to their clubs after international duty - something the midfielder missed out on after deselection by Gareth Southgate.

Yesterday, 15:00

Lee Angol says the Leyton Orient players have the mental strength to cope with the managerial departure of Carl Fletcher and bounce back from a poor run of form.

Arsenal Women's boss Joe Montemurro is hopeful that his side have given some of the 3,000 travelling fans who watched the Gunners beat Tottenham in the north London derby 'the appetite' to come and see them again.

Yesterday, 12:00

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton admits that recently sacked manager Carl Fletcher found it tough to embrace the culture at the club.

Yesterday, 11:40

I've been a huge fan of Joe Montemurro for a while now. During and after Sunday's north London derby win against Tottenham Hotspur, the Arsenal Women's boss showed that he is everything fans wanted Unai Emery to be, and that he should be in the conversation to take over if the Spaniard goes. Here's why.

Arsenal Women's Beth Mead was delighted to beat Tottenham in the first FA Women's Super League north London derby, as the Gunners won 2-0 in front of a record-breaking 38,000 fans at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Arsenal Women beat Tottenham Women in the first FA Women's Super League north London derby on Sunday afternoon. Read Dan Mountney's player ratings from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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.



Australian psychedelic rock outfit Tame Impala will play next year's All Points East festival with a headline show on Saturday, May 23.

Draughts has given Londoners a cool spot to play board games since 2014. Originally based in Haggerston, the venue specialising in family favourites and retro classic games has switched to Dalston, where they've been settling in to a fancy new 3,000 square foot abode.

A highlights package from an incredible year for the electronica legends.

Fresh pasta and creative flavour combinations from different Italian districts are on offer at Officina 00, which opened on Old Street back in September.

Dalston has a new space for fledgling fashion, art, wellness and lifestyle brands to make a name for themselves.

You've (almost definitely) never seen The Little Mermaid quite like this before. As the 30th anniversary of Disney's iconic film about Ariel and Ursula nears, the Rio Cinema is screening a drag-sing-a-long version of the movie as part of the Fringe Queer Film & Arts Fest.

Nearly £750,000 has been awarded to the two venues by Arts Council England to fund new seating and upgrade performance and foyer spaces

The annual UK Green Film Festival is underway at Dalston's Rio Cinema, bringing a series of movies about vital environmental topics to the silver screen until next Saturday (Nov 9).

A new hub for Mexican food and cocktails opens on Mare Street next week.

This is a gloriously happy, funny and moving play.

The world's biggest Jewish film festival featuring 95 films from 24 countries starts a fortnight of screenings including many in north and east London

Casting director Lara Manwaring has begun her search for an actor to take the lead role in a BBC feature film set in Hackney. Previous acting experience isn't necessarily required.

The world's first zero-waste restaurant is relocating from Brighton to Hackney Wick, launching on the upper floor of CRATE Brewery from Tuesday, November 5.

If you're taking your tween and her mates for a birthday celebration manicure - as befits the craze amongst generation Z - you'll be hard pressed to find any salon more on trend than London Grace.

"This isn't really Hawaii," the blurb on Mor and Vahine's surf camp website warns potential guests.


Former teacher Steve shares his experiences as a foster carer for teenagers, from dealing with some of their more challenging behaviour, to the rewards of seeing a child develop into a happy and healthy adult.

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