The Green Party staged a demo outside a council consultation about the future of Dalston on Tuesday night, urging them to "get tough on developers".
Campaigners from Hackney Green Party have accused MP Meg Hillier of "recklessness", by voting to back a controversial third runway at Heathrow.
The Dalston Eastern Curve Garden could be "plunged into darkness" now that plans for a high-rise development next door have been given the green light.
London Assembly members have quizzed representatives from the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) over the rate of housebuilding in the Olympic Park last year.
Mayoral candidates clashed with each other - and the audience - over issues like women's rights, "selling off the family silver", and car ownership at the Gazette's hustings last night.
The Hackney Gazette will co-host a hustings for prospective Mayoral candidates ahead of next month's local elections.
The Green Party has launched its campaign to win a seat at the May elections in Dalston, where members feel they have a "real chance" of getting their first councillor in the ward.
Community groups who dealt with the fallout of what's been dubbed the "River Lea Disaster" have called on the government to investigate the "inadequate response" of the two organisations in charge.
Landlords are being given hundreds of thousands of pounds in taxpayers' cash to house Hackney's homeless in shocking conditions.
Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.