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Yesterday, 10:00

A 'touchy feely' sensory mural has been unveiled in Shoreditch for the deaf and blind close to the site where Shakespeare's original Curtain Playhouse was discovered.

An upmarket nail salon in the Shoreditch triangle has applied for permission to sell wine and cocktails to its customers.

Giant, cursive graffiti stating: "The illusion of democracy" has been sprayed on the walls of a posh development overlooking the westbound platform at Dalston Kingsland Overground station.

Hackney Council has launched a guide to help councils across the country replicate its School Streets scheme, which bans motor traffic outside schools at opening and closing times.

Victoria line services through Islington were ground to a halt this evening when an errant dog escaped onto the tracks.

Jess is seven months pregnant and receiving prenatal care at a hospital in Hackney.

Hackney Foodbank is experiencing a massive food shortage, and has put out a crisis appeal as it struggles to keep up with increasing demand.

Firefighters have issued a reminder about smoking safety after a discarded cigarette is thought to have caused a fire in a sixth floor flat in Manor House.

At a time when posters were the best way of sharing ideas but printing was pricey, a workshop in Lenthall helped ordinary people with campaigns from Gay Liberation to anti-racism and feminism. Emma Bartholomew finds out more

Crime & Court

Fri, 16:17

Giant, cursive graffiti stating: "The illusion of democracy" has been sprayed on the walls of a posh development overlooking the westbound platform at Dalston Kingsland Overground station.

Wed, 15:00

A senior officer has denied trying to distance himself from the use of CS gas on a man who died after being detained in a police stop.

Mon, 17:31

Gang police are appealing for information after a teenager was shot in his buttocks "by a masked gunman".

Health

Yesterday, 10:00

A 'touchy feely' sensory mural has been unveiled in Shoreditch for the deaf and blind close to the site where Shakespeare's original Curtain Playhouse was discovered.

Wed, 12:01

A GP warned that the privatisation going on within the NHS is "dirty, corrupt and underhand" at a meeting to find out what people think of the NHS' long term plan at Hackney Town Hall.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

As runners around Hackney and beyond limber up for next week's Half Marathon, we speak to Virgin Sport's CEO Jessica Frey about the biggest Hackney Festival of Fitness event to date.

Environment

Fri, 16:06

Hackney Council has launched a guide to help councils across the country replicate its School Streets scheme, which bans motor traffic outside schools at opening and closing times.

Tue, 09:19

A rush-hour traffic ban has generated more than £750,000 for Hackney Council within the space of 10 weeks - leading some motorists to claim it is not adequately signposted.

Friday, May 10, 2019

This may seem like just a cheap plastic comb that you can pick up in any local corner shop—but it has a history that has impacted around the world for two centuries.

Politics

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.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Police have deployed an extra seven officers in Finsbury Park as part of ongoing efforts to stamp out rampant drug dealing and antisocial behaviour.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Insufficient evidence of bullying, harassment and racism within a Hackney Council call centre means an independent investigator can take no action on the claims.

Education

Friday, May 10, 2019

Grasmere Primary School has been shortlisted in a national cookery competition thanks to the efforts of a six-year-old who created a "healthy, nutritional meal" - out of Lego.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Parents have hit out at the council for raising nursery fees by up to 65 per cent - but the town hall says they will make childcare affordable for low-income families.

Friday, May 3, 2019

A Homerton school's basketball team created less than two years ago have finished third in a national competition.

Heritage

Yesterday, 10:00

A 'touchy feely' sensory mural has been unveiled in Shoreditch for the deaf and blind close to the site where Shakespeare's original Curtain Playhouse was discovered.

Thu, 13:31

At a time when posters were the best way of sharing ideas but printing was pricey, a workshop in Lenthall helped ordinary people with campaigns from Gay Liberation to anti-racism and feminism. Emma Bartholomew finds out more

Friday, May 10, 2019

This may seem like just a cheap plastic comb that you can pick up in any local corner shop—but it has a history that has impacted around the world for two centuries.

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