The name Tilley has become synonymous with portable kerosene storm lanterns worldwide, in much the same way that Hoover is used for vacuum cleaners. The great granddaughter of their inventor, Frederick Tilley, tells Emma Bartholomew about her family history – and how it all started in Hackney
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Sky Sports today announced a new four-year broadcast and multiplatform partnership that will see Sky Sports become the NBA’s exclusive broadcast partner and official website operator in the UK and Ireland.
England will take on world number one the Netherlands in the last eight of the Vitality Women’s World Cup on Thursday, after beating South Korea in their crossover match at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.
England finally got the win they had been craving in their home World Cup, but they were made to wait by a dogged Ireland side before Giselle Ansley’s penalty corner found the net with less than eight minutes left.
Captain Alex Danson netted her 62nd England goal on her 200th appearance for her country as the USA held the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup hosts to a draw at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Wednesday night.
New Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has been full of praise for his assistant head coach Steve Bould as the club’s backroom staff have been putting the players through their paces. Read on for more from Gunners reporter Layth Yousif.
Arsenal progressed to the Europa League semi-finals after a 2-2 draw against CSKA Moscow on a dramatic night in the Russian capital saw them win through 6-3 on aggregate. Ireland’s Dee Conway was one of the 500 loyal fans who travelled to the match. Read her account of the trip.
Over 100 schoolchildren from east London clubs were at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre with four Olympic gold medalists to celebrate the 100-day countdown until the start of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup.
Olympic gold medalists Shona McCallin, Georgie Twigg and Nicola White will join 100 local schoolchildren at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre today to celebrate the 100-day countdown until the start of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup 2018.
It’s National Tree Week, and to mark the occasion we received the fantastic news that Hackney Council has been awarded a grant from City Hall to plant nearly 200 trees across the borough, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Great Storm of 1987. Emma Bartholomew catches up with a former Gazette reporter, still chuffed his photo of the aftermath made it onto the front page that week