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More than £300,000 that could have paid for more police officers in Hackney’s nightspots last year has not been spent, the Gazette can reveal.

The Cock Tavern has retained the title of Beard Friendly Pub of the Year – and might have to be barred from entering next year because it has won so often.

A new app that allows people to get “anything” delivered from nearby shops in 20 minutes has launched in Hackney.

Amateur dramatics group, the Hackney Players, is raising money for the Hackney Winter Night Shelter with its annual panto Jack and the Beanstalk.

Hackney Council has announced it will cancel all parking tickets handed out on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, when its own website mistakenly assured residents parking wardens wouldn’t be on patrol.

Youngsters at Princess May pledged to use reusable water bottles at all their sports events at the launch of a Premier League initiative encouraging kids to make small changes to tackle plastic pollution.

A remorseless bunch of thugs held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother while their family home was burgled.

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the fatal stabbing of Elyon Poku at an 18th birthday party in Stamford Hill.

Tenants on a problem-hit Homerton estate have been left with no lift in their block for months, leaving parents and elderly people to struggle up and down stairs.

Crime & Court

Mon, 18:05

A remorseless bunch of thugs held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother while their family home was burgled.

Mon, 17:20

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the fatal stabbing of Elyon Poku at an 18th birthday party in Stamford Hill.

Friday, January 11, 2019

A group of fraudsters, including Victoria Beckham’s former brother-in-law, have been jailed today for a £800,000 ‘boiler room’ scam from a virtual office in Canary Wharf.

Health

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Sir John Gieve has been appointed as the new chair for the Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Friday, January 4, 2019

The first community “parklets” have sprouted up in Hackney after the council backed down and decided they were a good idea after all.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Health chiefs are calling for more blood donations especially from the black community to help cope with a surge in demand from people with sickle cell disease.

Environment

Yesterday, 07:22

Youngsters at Princess May pledged to use reusable water bottles at all their sports events at the launch of a Premier League initiative encouraging kids to make small changes to tackle plastic pollution.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Wireless Festival promoter has withdrawn its appeal against Haringey Council’s licensing restrictions after an agreement was reached on sound level monitoring.

Friday, January 4, 2019

The first community “parklets” have sprouted up in Hackney after the council backed down and decided they were a good idea after all.

Politics

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Vulnerable children from Hackney and Islington are being groomed to deal drugs hundreds of miles away – and rented out to gangs.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Unions’ campaign to stamp out an alleged culture of bullying and racism at the town hall has won the backing of Labour members in one Hackney ward.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Drivers of Hackney’s school buses are threatening strike action in the new term in a row over split-shift payments.

Education

Friday, January 4, 2019

A youth theatre in Stoke Newington is on the lookout for “kids hungry to do drama” as auditions begin for an original production billed as “Lord of the Flies meets Mad Max”.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Hackney’s flagship school building programme has been partially scrapped, as the council announced it will not build a new secondary school on the site of Benthal Primary.

Friday, December 14, 2018

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

Heritage

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

On what would have been David Bowie’s 72nd birthday, we look back at his legendary performances as alter-ego Ziggy Stardust at the Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, in 1972.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Over 2,600 local primary school children have Hackney Museum since October, taking part in interactive workshops to explore the borough’s African and Caribbean heritage.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Red post boxes can be seen all around London and the rest of the UK.

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