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Bespoke shoemakers Carreducker are throwing open the doors to their Shoreditch workshop and shoemaking school this weekend for the London Design Festival.

A start-up tech company which links unsold food from high street retailers to charities nearby has launched in Hackney.

Celebrities attending photoshoots at Shoreditch Studios will enjoy an extra splash of colour thanks to a new mural painted by Pink Panther actor Herbert Lom's grandaughter.

Since it moved in two years ago, the foul stench emanating from The Curtain has meant the five-star luxury hotel hasn't been a popular addition to the area for some of its neighbours.

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

Detectives investigating the murder of Marvin Couson have made an arrest - nearly 17 years to the day since he was shot in Shoreditch.

Emma Bartholomew hears how Syd's coffee stall was deemed so important during World War Two that a top-secret RAF mission was disrupted to bring Syd back to Hackney to run it. His daughter looks back as they celebrate 100 years of trading

Police have urged councillors not to allow a Shoreditch shop to sell fried chicken, because the owner has "some way to go" before being able to prove he can be a "responsible operator".

An office block that threatened the existence of the iconic recording studio Strongroom has been granted planning permission - but only if it is built quietly.

Former Rushmore Primary School pupil Anthony Bunbury tells Emma Bartholomew about signing a deal with Tinie Tempah's production agency - and showing youngsters hard work does pay off

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 iconic recording studio Strongroom has hosted the likes of the likes of the Spice Girls, The Chemical Brothers and the Prodigy. Tonight its fate hangs in the balance, as the planning committee decides whether to grant approval to a six-storey office block next door.

Fire fighters have warned to buy the appropriate charger for devices, after a chameleon died in a third-floor flat fire.

Strongroom is a name many music fans might recognise from album credits going back decades.

The police have arrested an 18 year old woman in relation to Saturday's fatal stabbing in Kingsland Road and repeated their appeal for public help to identify two suspects.

Nearly £15,000 has been raised for the family of a young father who was brutally stabbed to death in Shoreditch as he "tried to break up an argument".

The 26-year-old man stabbed to death in Kingsland Road was attacked after trying to break up a fight outside a bar in Shoreditch, it has emerged.

The man who was fatally stabbed to death in Kingsland Road may have been killed after a row in a bar spilled out onto the street, police say.

A university professor is set to find out whether the commitment of 58 Hackney businesses, social enterprises and organisations to the idealistic aims of a manifesto for a fairer society can translate into real social change.

Head chef Emilia Strazzanti will prepare a five-course feast that pairs Sicilian cooking with east London produce

There are grounds to suspect the former director of Rosslyn Hill Ltd - which ran Shoreditch restaurant Beach Blanket Babylon - may be breaching a court order by helping run a restaurant business in Hampstead, the Gazette can reveal.

Shocked Shoreditch residents are horrified EE is holding the UK's first ever trial of superfast 5G mobile internet outside their homes.

A former chocolate factory in a Shoreditch conservation area will be totally hidden from view if developers get their way and build a five-storey hotel three metres away.

A film about former East End gangster and Kray twin hitman Fred Forman has been had its premiere screening at the East End Film Festival. Fred, now a reformed character, tells Emma Bartholomew about being a 'respectable' criminal and the 1983 Shoreditch Security Express heist.

A teenager found with a massive kitchen knife hidden down his trousers told cops: "I don't know how that got there."

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney. This week we speak to Kassandra Lauren Gordon who is hoping to attract punters to a comedy show that starts at 7am.

Plans are in the pipeline to clamp down on polluting vehicles in Shoreditch and Hoxton to help clean up Hackney's filthy air.

Clubbers and campaigners are preparing for another dance-off with Hackney Council over plans to bring in a midnight curfew for all new venues and clamp down further on openings in Shoreditch.

Martin Morales' book explores the ancient culinary traditions of his native Peru. He tells Emma Bartholomew there's plenty more to unearth in the future

Nearly a decade after plans for Principal Place were mooted, some of the massive development between Norton Folgate, Curtain Road and Worship Street has finally been built - and tapas restaurant Camino is one of the first businesses to open there.

The front counter at Shoreditch Police Station is shutting for good on Thursday.

I'm still relatively new to Hackney, so I love reading the Gazette's weekly history features.

Emma Bartholomew tries out the latest restaurant to set up in the M by Montcalm hotel, which has its own in-house bakery

A rise in crime across Hackney has forced the town hall into a major campaign calling on the government to reverse crippling cuts to police.

A popular Columbia Road man lost six stone in three months - and is so much fitter he's even been able to ditch the electric scooter he used to need.



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