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16:45

A Woodberry Down man is among members of an organised crime gang jailed for 30 years for dealing cocaine to City workers.

Players from Millfields Primary School beat their rivals at Rushmore in the seventh annual charity football match held to commemorate the life of Suleman "Solly" Vesamia.

Hackney Council will not be sharing personal data of rough sleepers with the Home Office.

Homerton drill rapper Unknown T has appeared in court charged with murdering Steven Narvaez-Jara at a New Year's party in Old Street.

A pitbull terrier stolen at knifepoint from school kids seven years ago but returned after an appeal has gone missing again - and her owner fears the worst.

The "evil" man who killed Muswell Hill mum-of-one Cathy Burke a month before murdering Stroud Green woman Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park has been handed his second life sentence.

Neighbours raised £3,000 for a mental health charity founded by two Stoke Newington mums in memory of their children.

Islington's highest ranking police officer is "acutely conscious" of the violent crime wave gripping Finsbury Park and has pledged do something about it.

Seven Hackney Council workers were sacked last year following fraud probes, with another eight either resigning or leaving while under investigation.

Crime & Court

16:45

A Woodberry Down man is among members of an organised crime gang jailed for 30 years for dealing cocaine to City workers.

Homerton drill rapper Unknown T has appeared in court charged with murdering Steven Narvaez-Jara at a New Year's party in Old Street.

Yesterday, 15:37

A pitbull terrier stolen at knifepoint from school kids seven years ago but returned after an appeal has gone missing again - and her owner fears the worst.

Health

Yesterday, 13:11

Islington's highest ranking police officer is "acutely conscious" of the violent crime wave gripping Finsbury Park and has pledged do something about it.

Mon, 10:14

An online programme dubbed "the home of classroom fitness" has helped increase activity among Hackney schoolchildren.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

It's fair to say Rachel Luby did not expect to win the Mental Health Nursing award at the industry's top bash last week.

Environment

Mon, 20:03

Extinction Rebellion campaigners called for immediate action on climate change as they carried out a series of attention-grabbing stunts at the weekend, including intermittently stopping the traffic in Dalston on Saturday.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Hackney Council has told Extinction Rebellion to "scale down" its planned festival in London Fields this weekend - but said it supports the three-day protest in principle.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Extinction Rebellion activists planning to take over London Fields next weekend don't want the "big names" performing there to distract people from their vital message.

Politics

Yesterday, 13:11

Islington's highest ranking police officer is "acutely conscious" of the violent crime wave gripping Finsbury Park and has pledged do something about it.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Sadiq Khan urged east Londoners to be proud that the biggest investment in the capital's cultural industry for more than 100 years is being built on their doorsteps.

Monday, July 1, 2019

This old tram shed in Hackney Wick that's been used as a storage depot for the past 60 years is about to be turned into a vibrant community hub.

Education

Wed, 16:32

An announcement that the entire board of trustees at Hackney New School resigned en masse was greeted with "rapturous applause" by both parents and staff this week.

Mon, 10:14

An online programme dubbed "the home of classroom fitness" has helped increase activity among Hackney schoolchildren.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Hackney Chess Club have been crowned league champions for the first time in 17 years.

Heritage

Tue, 12:22

Antoinetta Saviano was surprised on her wedding day when a horse-drawn carriage turned up to take her to church instead of a Rolls Royce, the Gazette reported this week 30 years ago.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Poems and stories about African women's experiences during the First World War are detailed in an anthology that's just been published - but the writers had to use their imaginations to pen the tales due to the dearth of historic material.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Hackney's Caribbean Elderly Organisation stole the show at a tea party celebrating the Windrush generation at Stoke Newington town hall on Saturday.

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