Two men have been charged with the murder of Steve Brown who was stabbed to death in Stoke Newington nearly 18 months ago.

Detectives have charged five youths from Hackney over the stabbing of a teenager on Green Lanes Walk in Manor House on April 6.

Three teenagers have been locked up for killing 15-year-old Tashaûn Aird in a pre-meditated gang attack.

A hit-and-run driver in Stoke Newington left a young man in hospital with a serious leg injury on Saturday night.

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.

Tributes have been paid to a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Somerford Grove last night.

A flick knife was flashed at the monthly meeting of Stoke Newington Borough Council, the Gazette reported this week 60 years ago.

Frederick Wirth left a huge photo archive when he died 40 years ago – much of it depicting a very different Stoke Newington from the one we know today. His son John tells Emma Bartholomew what he found when he delved into his fascinating family history

It’s a race against time to save a tank of tropical fish in a block of flats where the electricity and heating has been off since Wednesday morning.

Alan Gartrell tells Emma Bartholomew about the missionaries buried in Abney Park who went to all corners of the world

“The earth is dying but it’s grown ups who are making decisions that won’t affect them.”

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 wine specialist has opened a studio in Hackney where she’ll host tastings, workshops, dating events and more.

An artist is suffering sleepless nights because of noise vibration in her Stoke Newington council flat - but where the noise has been coming from for the past 18 months remains a mystery.

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

Christmas telly forms the mainstay of many people’s festive break, from episodes of Strictly to Call the Midwife, Watership Down and the Queen’s speech in front of her gold piano.

The NSPCC’s chief advisor on child protection has been made an OBE in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List for his outstanding public service.

A publisher who has helped change public perceptions of autism and Asperger’s Syndrome has been given an honour in the New Year’s list.

Police have released images of three men they want to speak to in connection with 11 knife-point robberies in Stoke Newington last month.

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

The public has been warned to call 999 immediately if they spot a convicted murderer from Stoke Newington who has escaped from prison.

Seven police officers were under investigation following a £20,000 out of court settlement to a man wrongly arrested five times.

A mother-of-four who has been in temporary accommodation at a soon-to-be-demolished Homerton block for five years says she’s being overlooked while neighbours get housed.

Irene Sinclair reflects on her life as she celebrates her 110th birthday. Emma Bartholomew speaks to the remarkable lady who might well be Hackney’s oldest resident.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.