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Gillett Square traders say they're in the dark about the £2.8m development of their affordable workspace - which was due to start last week.

Phone thieves are disguising themselves as commuting cyclists at rush hour by wearing hi-vis jackets and helmets, police have warned.

A housing charity that supports homeless people and those affected by social exclusion is hosting a winter auction as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.

A burglar from Hackney has been convicted of murdering two pensioners in 1998 thanks to advances in DNA technology.

Despite 3,000 miles of land and sea between them, two hospitals - one in Hackney and the other in the Israeli port city of Haifa - have been connected for decades through work exchanges.

Proposals to set up an annexe to Covent Garden Market at the junction of Old Street with City Road were branded "complete madness".

Bishop of Stepney Rev Jim Thompson had accused Hackney businessman David Benyacott's step-by-step guide to the occult as "evil". He warned of the dangers of dabbling in the occult and said Mr Benyacott was not a witch but a magician.

Cardinal Pole pupils attended a reception at Hackney Town Hall to celebrate the 100th birthday of their school's former governor Harold Symons.

Young people have designed and built a new community space at Flanders Way in Homerton.

Crime & Court

12:22

Phone thieves are disguising themselves as commuting cyclists at rush hour by wearing hi-vis jackets and helmets, police have warned.

Yesterday, 15:19

A burglar from Hackney has been convicted of murdering two pensioners in 1998 thanks to advances in DNA technology.

A highly respected former Scotland Yard sergeant plundered thousands of pounds in cash from the homes of the recently deceased, a court heard

Health

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

A tai chi teacher has shared the story of how the martial art helped her navigate difficult times in her life for National Stress Awareness Day.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Sixteen neighbourhoods in Hackney are classed as among the 10pc most 'deprived' in England, according to new government figures.

Monday, November 4, 2019

A new NHS dementia care service for City and Hackney patients launched last week, aiming to improve the way they are cared for.

Environment

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Hackney New School has come under fire from the council's environment chief for breaching planning permission to replace a row of tots' bike stands with three car parking spaces.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Not content with the biggest tree planting and water fountain projects in the UK, Hackney is now the first council to install a "reverse vending machine" on an estate.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Over 20 new water fountains are set to be installed in Hackney's streets, parks, libraries and leisure centres by 2022 to help reduce single-use plastics.

Politics

Yesterday, 09:34

Labour and the Lib Dems have selected their candidates to stand in the Clissold ward by-election next month.

Wed, 15:23

A victim of the Windrush scandal from Lower Clapton died yesterday having received no compensation or apology.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Children as young as six quizzed Diane Abbott on everything from Boris Johnson to education funding and post-Brexit European travel yesterday afternoon.

Education

Mon, 12:20

A 16-year-old who gives up his time to supervise youths at the 7th Stoke Newington Scout Group has been given a Jack Petchey Foundation achievement award.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Children as young as six quizzed Diane Abbott on everything from Boris Johnson to education funding and post-Brexit European travel yesterday afternoon.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Hackney New School has come under fire from the council's environment chief for breaching planning permission to replace a row of tots' bike stands with three car parking spaces.

Heritage

Yesterday, 14:46

Despite 3,000 miles of land and sea between them, two hospitals - one in Hackney and the other in the Israeli port city of Haifa - have been connected for decades through work exchanges.

Yesterday, 14:41

Proposals to set up an annexe to Covent Garden Market at the junction of Old Street with City Road were branded "complete madness".

Yesterday, 14:36

Bishop of Stepney Rev Jim Thompson had accused Hackney businessman David Benyacott's step-by-step guide to the occult as "evil". He warned of the dangers of dabbling in the occult and said Mr Benyacott was not a witch but a magician.

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