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Three unsung heroes of the Hackney community were honoured tonight at the I Love Hackney Mayor's Civic Awards.

Feminist radical action group Sisters Uncut are protesting outside Hackney Council's AGM tonight in support of two families left in a deserted Homerton block set to be demolished.

A £75,000 'grassroots' fund has been set up today by London City Airport for charities and organisations "making a difference" to east London's community life.

A bunch of five-year-olds from Gayhurst Community School have come up with a way to support the climate change movement without skipping school.

More than 500 members of the Turkish community came together on Newington Green on Sunday to commemorate 100 years since the start of the war of independence.

A peace march on Bank Holiday Monday will call for a stop to "senseless killing and violence" in Hackney.

Soccaroonies football club is sending out a final call for anyone who wants to play in its charity football match at the weekend.

Mateenah Adeleke has beaten 500 other teens in Hackney to win the Speak Out debating competition.

Finsbury Park station and surrounding roads were closed for an hour this evening due to an abandoned vehicle in Station Place.

Crime & Court

Tue, 18:42

Finsbury Park station and surrounding roads were closed for an hour this evening due to an abandoned vehicle in Station Place.

Mon, 15:19

Hackney has been chosen as the first "priority borough" for a charity project aiming to help kids report crime anonymously.

Mon, 15:18

A courier and a former Stamford Hill Shomrim volunteer falsely accused two boys of robbery and held them captive until the police arrived.

Health

Saturday, May 18, 2019

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.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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

Yesterday, 14:00

A £75,000 'grassroots' fund has been set up today by London City Airport for charities and organisations "making a difference" to east London's community life.

Yesterday, 12:53

A bunch of five-year-olds from Gayhurst Community School have come up with a way to support the climate change movement without skipping school.

Tue, 10:11

Floating islands are literally being launched on the Regent's Canal to help east London's wildlife flourish.

Politics

Tue, 16:19

Eastenders' famous set is based on a real Hackney square - and now youngsters in the borough are being given the chance to design a modern East End set for the soap.

Tue, 10:11

Floating islands are literally being launched on the Regent's Canal to help east London's wildlife flourish.

Mon, 10:56

Voters will elect 73 members to represent the UK in the European Parliament on Thursday.

Education

Yesterday, 07:49

Mateenah Adeleke has beaten 500 other teens in Hackney to win the Speak Out debating competition.

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.

Heritage

Yesterday, 11:02

More than 500 members of the Turkish community came together on Newington Green on Sunday to commemorate 100 years since the start of the war of independence.

Tue, 10:11

Floating islands are literally being launched on the Regent's Canal to help east London's wildlife flourish.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

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.

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