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Yesterday, 19:15

An entrepreneur is braving temperatures of minus 40°C and high speed winds to climb the highest peak in Antarctica to raise funds for the charity he founded to combat gun and knife crime.

Gino Marchese stood in the doorway of his Stoke Newington barber shop, admiring the view. “Still swinging London,” he said.

A woman has questioned why no inquest was ever held into the death of her mother, who was sent home from Homerton Hospital without being told her back was broken.

One of Hackney’s oldest car dealerships is closing after 32 years in Mare Street – to make way for luxury flats.

One year on from the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old man in South Hackney, detectives are urging witnesses to come forward and assist their investigation.

A man involved in a car crash in which a budding actress from East Ham lost her life was asleep at the wheel, a court has heard.

A mother-of-three living in a cramped home with her children and four nieces and nephews she cares for has been waiting for a bigger home for nine years.

A child burn survivor who founded a charity to help people live with scarring and disfigurements has been praised by the Prime Minister for her “tireless campaigning”.

Independent traders in Stoke Newington are putting on a late-night Christmas shopping event next week in an effort to encourage people to go local.

Crime & Court

Thursday, December 6, 2018

A man involved in a car crash in which a budding actress from East Ham lost her life was asleep at the wheel, a court has heard.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

A suspected gunman escaped onto the roof of an estate in Newington Green following a police raid this morning.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Four men have been charged after the North London Derby yesterday at the Emirates.

Health

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Seeing young people vulnerable to gang violence and postcode wars inspired a Hackney basketball coach to create a place for young people to play ball, keep them off the streets and better themselves for their futures.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Hundreds of supporters turned up for the ninth annual ‘red run’ at Victoria Park to mark the 30th anniversary of the first World Aids Day.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Stephen Fry has spoken out about the use of arts in treating mental health.

Environment

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The man who saved Clissold Park 130 years ago has been honoured with a plaque thanks to the Stoke Newington historian who unearthed the dramatic details of his campaign.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

An LGBT gardening group has been given £12,000 to expand its work providing a welcoming space for members of the community to learn to grow edible plants.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Green Party staged a demo outside a council consultation about the future of Dalston on Tuesday night, urging them to “get tough on developers”.

Politics

Monday, December 3, 2018

Hundreds of supporters turned up for the ninth annual ‘red run’ at Victoria Park to mark the 30th anniversary of the first World Aids Day.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Green Party staged a demo outside a council consultation about the future of Dalston on Tuesday night, urging them to “get tough on developers”.

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.

Education

Monday, November 26, 2018

A headteacher who has worked tirelessly in Hackney for almost 40 years helping students with special educational needs has been made an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II.

Monday, November 26, 2018

A cherished Hackney youth charity is has hit 30 years of service, but the team certainly won’t be resting on their laurels.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Hundreds of parents have signed a petition calling on the Mayor of Hackney to support their primary school caretaker, who has been sacked after 16 years’ service.

Heritage

Yesterday, 13:36

Gino Marchese stood in the doorway of his Stoke Newington barber shop, admiring the view. “Still swinging London,” he said.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The man who saved Clissold Park 130 years ago has been honoured with a plaque thanks to the Stoke Newington historian who unearthed the dramatic details of his campaign.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Stoke Newington’s Labour Cllr Hugh Brock expressed concerns that Strontium 90 - a by-product of H Bomb explosions - could cause bone cancer and leukaemia.

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