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Yesterday, 15:40

A music teacher has launched a crowdfunding campaign to take music lessons to children in poorer areas on a double-decker bus.

Yesterday, 10:30

Hackney Wick FC founder Bobby Kasanga has been recognised as an unsung hero of grassroots sport at a star-studded ceremony in central London.

Yesterday, 08:06

The majority of ticket offices at London Overground stations in Hackney could be saved from closure.

Thu, 18:13

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to over the murder of Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali, who was stabbed to death in Kingsland Road after a night out.

Thu, 17:30

Annie Nicholson’s wearable art has a “tongue-in-cheek” element – but behind the humour lies a personal tragedy.

Thu, 15:44

Test results have revealed bricks were never fixed correctly to the outside of Bridport House – finally solving the mystery why the council tower block is defective seven years after construction.

Thu, 08:58

Hackney Council has defended its decision to fund a memorial to Rashan Charles at a Dalston youth club.

Wed, 16:49

The iconic recording studio Strongroom has hosted the likes of the likes of the Spice Girls, The Chemical Brothers and the Prodigy. Tonight its fate hangs in the balance, as the planning committee decides whether to grant approval to a six-storey office block next door.

Wed, 10:52

While most people are rushing around preparing for seasonal festivities, students at Stoke Newington School have been busy rehearsing for their upcoming production of Little Shop of Horrors.

Sport

The 48-year-old discussed the 4-0 victory over Beaconsfield Town and the future of top goalscorer Macauley Bonne

London Lions earned the capital bragging rights in their first-ever meeting with London City Royals at the Copper Box Arena on Friday.

Charlie Lee will hope to make his first O’s appearance since the 3-1 win at AFC Fylde on November 3

Yesterday, 15:00

Spurs play before Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal this weekend and will aim to make the most of it

Yesterday, 13:00

West Ham United chase an unprecedented fourth straight win in the Premier League when they visit struggling Fulham on Saturday.

Yesterday, 11:00

Mauricio Pochettino will try to make changes to his back four for the visit of Sean Dyche’s side

Yesterday, 09:00

The former Dagenham & Redbridge full-back discussed why he believes the non-league tournament is important to the O’s

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.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 16:28

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

Does anyone need another Neil Young live album? Well, yes as it happens…

An inventive production of John Masefield’s 30s fantasy children’s novel needs more brutal editing to truly shine

Take a look at the production images of Hackney Empire’s pantomime for 2018 – Aladdin – on now until Sunday January 6.

While the big guy in red makes his list and checks it twice, check out a selection of the finest festive events coming your way.

Warm, accessible and poppy alt-folk set gets some worthwhile extras thrown in.

Sheffield rock band Bring Me The Horizon have today been announced as a headline act for All Points East 2019.

Christine and the Queens has been announced as the latest headliner of All Points East 2019.

The street food specialists bring an expanded menu and cocktails to their slick new digs on the High Street.

With party season threatening to break out at any moment, Netil Market has announced four special Christmas-themed events taking place in December.

WGC’s central force bows out with a moving, cerebral set of alt-country fitting of his legacy.

Jo Trew enjoys the latest offering from the Arcola Theatre, a fresh adaption of Mikhail Lermontov’s 19th century novel.

Hackney recorder virtuoso Lydia Gosnell, with quartet Palisander, won joint first prize at the inaugural Early Music Young Ensemble Competition this month.

Wireless Festival promoters say reducing bass levels at the event and finishing half-an-hour earlier would put it out of business and is appealing Haringey Council’s restrictions.

Biff’s Jack Shack, nestled snuggly among the rest of the newcomers in a fresh round of eateries at Shoreditch’s Box Park, offers vegans the perfect comfort junk food.

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