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Girls from Stamford Hill school Our Lady's were jumping for joy after opening their GCSE results.

35 minutes ago

GCSE results at Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form have improved for the second year in a row.

46 minutes ago

An Urswick School student who came to Hackney without being able to speak English is celebrating after getting 10 GCSEs graded 9 to 5.

12:02

Homerton school Cardinal Pole was celebrating its best ever GCSE outcomes today.

11:30

Students at Hackney New School have endured a troubled year while preparing for their GCSEs, but there were excellent results on show today.

A "pop-up" mall in Shoreditch has applied to extend its booze licence as ex-tenants have told of their struggle to stay afloat.

Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered - so here's our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.

10:48

A cookbook produced by the council that celebrates the Windrush generation and their contribution to Hackney has been handed out to people on estates.

A group of young girls from Hackney are racing to become the next female motor star after watching Naomi Schiff, the first ever black female racing driver, speed around the Brands Hatch circuit in the final race of the women's championship.

Sport

The winger made 27 appearances in all competitions for Tottenham Hotspur

The O's academy graduate, who is now playing for Braintree Town, has discussed the mental pressure players put on themselves

Yesterday, 16:53

Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs played her first minutes since suffering an ACL injury in November 2018 as she played 20 minutes of a behind closed doors friendly against West Ham United on Sunday.

Yesterday, 16:00

Ross Embleton recently provided an update on the fitness of Jobi McAnuff, James Dayton and Jamie Turley

Yesterday, 12:00

Leyton Orient's players and staff show they belong in League Two with victory against a team which should have won promotion last season

Yesterday, 11:00

London Lions have added Spanish guard Jorge Romero to their roster, after enjoying a stellar career in his home country.

Yesterday, 10:04

The club have allowed some development players to experience life in the Football League

Yesterday, 10:01

Arsenal defender Sokratis is delighted to have David Luiz at the Emirates after his summer move and wants to form a strong defensive partnership with the Brazilian.

Yesterday, 07:22

Middlesex head coach Stuart Law admitted they had nobody to blame but themselves after a seven-wicket County Championship defeat against Division Two rivals Sussex at Hove on Tuesday.

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.

Entertainment

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A free one-day festival of live music, urban graffiti and comic arts workshops for children aged 13 to 19 is coming to Shoreditch Town Hall this Saturday (August 17).

Xylo Aria isn't in the mood to hang around. "It's time we started empowering ourselves and each other," she says. "If we wait for others to provide the stepping stone, we'll be waiting forever."

Formerly a songwriter for the likes of Girls Aloud, Sugababes and Kylie Minogue, Lisa Cowling now runs a cookery school out of her home in Dalston, after a year of volunteering at the Made in Hackney kitchen.

"We're giving people permission to feel uncomfortable," says American playwright Dael Orlandersmith of Until The Flood, which addresses the 2014 shooting of African-American teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, by white policer officer Darren Wilson - igniting Black Lives Matter-propelled social unrest.

One of the new pizzas on Flat Earth's August menu is topped with Haggerston plum sauce, spring onions, and soy & sesame aubergines.

Handsome Family labelmate and former ballerina fronts a set of disarming, powerful reflections on love and life.

Nando's have launched a pop-up in Shoreditch which is about way more than just chicken slathered in PERi-PERi sauce.

"The number of musicians who want to judge a dog show is quite astounding," chuckles Dan Monsell, speaking ahead of the return of Visions Festival this Saturday (August 3).

"There's more to football than winning," reads the Hackney Laces manifesto. In the heat of the moment, when your team has just been soundly beaten, and it's raining, and you have to trudge home with your opponent's celebrations ringing in your ears - that can be hard to remember.

A second branch of the hugely popular Borough Market restaurant Padella could be coming to Shoreditch.

We can't help you to sleep in these outrageous temperatures (26 degrees! At midnight!) but we can nudge you in the direction of a free piña colada, which is surely just as good.

Simon Cowell is dressed in a familiar crew-cut top and about to deliver a shuddering reality check. "I'm gonna be honest with you, Kojo," he explains, "I don't really like comedians on this show."

Ricky Wilson and his wholesome collective of jolly moshpit makers are back for a seventh LP

If you've ever found yourself peer-pressured in to drinking alcohol when, actually, a soft drink or a mocktail would have been fine, then Club Soda may be of interest.

Luan Goldie is a primary school teacher with a 4-year-old daughter: she does not have a lot of spare time. And yet, when she can muster a few quieter moments to herself, Goldie writes short-stories and longer tales about working class communities which are winning plenty of fans, and quickly.

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