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Friday, October 11, 2019

Diane Abbott says Universal Credit is creating poverty after new figures revealed 7 in 10 of Hackney's council housing tenants claiming the benefit are now in rent arrears.

Friday, October 11, 2019

A Stoke Newington mother whose partner and son have heart disease is taking on the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday to raise money for the British Heart Foundation's life-saving research into the condition.

Friday, October 11, 2019

A Red Cross volunteer found herself responding to a real-life crisis after a training exercise was scrapped and she was drafted in to help at the Finsbury Park flooding.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Betty Layward Primary School has been recognised for helping low-attaining pupils make good progress with their learning.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Drivers and passenger escorts on school buses for disabled children accepted a financial settlement yesterday, as they embarked on another day of strike action in a dispute over payments for working split shifts.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

A nine-year-old polymath who's top of her class and recently wowed her school with a story about Windrush won two awards at a glittering annual ceremony.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hackney Council has warned asbestos is present in two thirds of its properties, and has urged residents to get in touch with the Town Hall before carrying out any work on their own homes.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

A "devil worshipper" who killed his cousin went AWOL as he received treatment as an out-patient at Homerton Hospital this morning.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

A son "went willingly" along with a scheme which had the potential to release a "tsunami of cash" to him and his father, as they 'bribed their way' to land Hackney Council fire safety equipment deals, a court has heard.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:06

Kirsty Hanson's early goal sent Manchester United on their way to a 3-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at the Hive.

Yesterday, 12:00

England have sought to overcome any loss of momentum caused by the cancellation of their World Cup group decider by engaging in a full-blooded training session on the day they would have been facing France.

Yesterday, 07:50

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton was delighted to see his side come from behind to beat Walsall in Sky Bet League Two on Saturday.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Three second-half goals saw Orient claim only their second home win of the season at a busy Brisbane Road on Saturday.

Friday, October 11, 2019

There might be no first-team action this weekend due to the international break, but Arsenal still have a massive game with the women's side taking on Chelsea at Kingsmeadow. Here's five reasons why you should go and watch them on Sunday and beyond.

Friday, October 11, 2019

With the international break upon us, now is a good time to reflect on Arsenal's season so far, what's gone well and the issues that still need to ironed out. In part one, Harry Symeou looks at the midfield problems Unai Emery has been having.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Matt Withers is joined by Jacob Ranson, Dan Bennett and on the phone by Dave Evans for another East London Football Podcast.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Arsenal Women face two big games in the space of four days as they return to domestic action.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Leyton Orient coach Ross Embleton insists it is important for them to get the right man even if that means taking a while to appoint a new manager.

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

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Craft beer bar and shop Mother Kelly's is the latest addition to the little row of restaurants in Stratford's East Village square.

Superb news if you work near Old Street, or if you just like good food and artisanal coffee in general.

The Glory pub in Haggerston is heaving with people eager to grab the seats behind the judges of the Gold Rush competition to witness some of the rawest and most innovative drag performances in London.

Radio 1 DJ Greg James, English cricket icon Jimmy Anderson and ex-Maccabees guitarist Felix White bring their Tailenders podcast to Hackney Empire this Sunday (Oct 13) for a rare live outing.

A playwright who lived on the Woodberry Down Estate before its regeneration has written a new comedy based on London's housing crisis.

A graffiti mural has been unveiled in Shoreditch that shows the faces of people already struggling to survive the global climate crisis.

This standalone take on comic books' most compelling character is daring, thrilling, unexpected, ghastly and probably the last thing the world needs right now. Well, it's another bloody origins tale, isn't it?

Founded as recently as April 2018, Tom Brown's Cornerstone restaurant has landed yet another top-tier prize.

On Tuesday of next week (Oct 8), the Homerton-based charity Core Arts is hosting a night of presentations and discussions on the condition of mental health in the local gay, bisexual, trans and queer men's community.

A seven course tasting menu and a poignant drama of loss and migration offer food for thought

Sketches of familiar landmarks and lesser-known street corners are featured in Impressions of the City; a new art exhibition from Marc Gooderham opening at the Cabbages & Kings gallery this Thursday (October 3).

Sophomore record from the genre-straddling rap artist holds a mirror up to himself to reassure fans they're not alone.

Your sofa is obviously a strong choice. But you hardly get the same buzz out of watching the action from Japan whilst sat in your front room, in your PJs, eating Weetabix. No, that won't do at all. Instead, we've put together a list of six of the best bars and restaurants showing the World Cup in Hackney and Islington for you to *try*... (sorry).

Details of the first-ever London Mural Festival of street art has been unveiled which is to take place across London next year.

Teshay Makeda's autumn schedule is getting busier. As this uplifting and talented singer/songwriter continues to reach new audiences, venues from Brixton to Birmingham and Covent Garden to Croydon have booked appearances, keen for Makeda to bring her fusion of reggae, soul and RnB to their respective stages.

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