Council tenants may soon be evicted if they are convicted of serious crimes around their homes.


The Tory party chief on Hackney Council is to getting a pay rise as the leader of the sole opposition.


Work has begun on the £5million pound restoration of the Grade-II listed St John at Hackney Church.

Friday, January 18, 2019

A gang of ruthless robbers who held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother during a violent burglary have been jailed today.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Hackney’s largest brewery is hosting a night of beer, board games and beats to support a Haggerston brain injury charity next week.

Friday, January 18, 2019

The London Assembly member for Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest has announced she will not contest her seat in the next election after 20 years service.

Friday, January 18, 2019

A man is in hospital after being stabbed on the Trelawney Estate yesterday afternoon.

Friday, January 18, 2019

A ruthless gang who held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother during a violent burglary will be sentenced today.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

CCTV showing a cowardly thug launching a homophobic “acid attack” on strangers in Dalston last year has been released after he was today jailed for 17 years.



With Arsenal head of recruitment Sven Mislintat set to leave the club next month speculation is rising former Gunners hero Marc Overmars is being courted by the club.


Sven Mislintat, Arsenal’s head of recruitment is to leave the club on February 8.

The former Gillingham manager was frustrated with Leyton Orient’s start away to Ebbsfleet United

The Italian was disheartened by Spurs’ stoppage time goal, but still believes his side can avoid relegation

Yesterday, 21:45

The Spurs boss revealed his delight at Harry Winks’ brilliant late winner away to Fulham

Yesterday, 20:40

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has praised Gunners fans for their unstinting support after his side outplayed London rivals Chelsea.

Premier League: Fulham 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2

Yesterday, 07:50

London Lions consolidated pole position in the BBL Championship after the leaders strolled to victory at the struggling Wolves.

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Thursday, November 22, 2018

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

Psychotic residents banging on doors in the middle of the night, drug dealing, prostitution and excrement in the corridor. Now a health watchdog has slammed dire conditions in Hackney homeless hostels. Emma Youle reports

Hackney Council has been forced to apologise to a single mum and offer her a payout after bungling her homeless application.



One of the headline acts at this year’s London Remixed Festival combines “old-fashioned swing with stomping hip-hop rhythms” and that just about sums up the eclectic and boundary-pushing nature of this annual event.

A new play written by Greg Wohead is about unlikely encounters and how we interact with people who share very different views of the world compared with our own.

It’s been boarded up for two-and-a-half years, but Dalston’s old Passing Clouds arts hub is at last set to reopen – as community venue The Jago.

‘Don’t be old, don’t be young, don’t be sick, don’t be black,’ is the brutal warning in Gabriel Gbadamosi’s new play that seems to promise an exploration of police stop and search tactics but is actually a study of fractured lives in a world under permanent surveillance.

A wine specialist has opened a studio in Hackney where she’ll host tastings, workshops, dating events and more.

A grown-up, accomplished, funky and fun debut with added mariachi zest.

The Wireless Festival promoter has withdrawn its appeal against Haringey Council’s licensing restrictions after an agreement was reached on sound level monitoring.

On what would have been David Bowie’s 72nd birthday, we look back at his legendary performances as alter-ego Ziggy Stardust at the Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, in 1972.

Homerton resident Ish Norris’ debut film – Honours in Attendance – speaks up for the stay-at-home student, cut off from the joys and freedom of life on campus.

If you’re committing to a month free from any alcohol, fair play. Dry January needn’t be a long and arduous slog, especially when you’ve got this list of things to keep you occupied…

After pop-ups in Covent Garden and Brighton hit a sweet-spot in 2018, the Chocolate Cocktail Club has found a new home in east London. Co-founders Holly Brooks and Rachel Wisson launch their latest venture on Thursday, January 17.

Our top picks for places to party once the bubbly starts flowing and Auld Lang Syne rings out…

Slay the pins at this cool Shoreditch bar which is steeped in the history of East London’s felons

We speak with Adam Weymouth on the epic journey that inspired his book and why it’s time climate change made a return to the mainstream media.

A high energy return to form for Susie McKenna’s legendary annual outing of gliz, hilarity and joy

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