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A woman has questioned why no inquest was ever held into the death of her mother, who was sent home from Homerton Hospital without being told her back was broken.

Seeing young people vulnerable to gang violence and postcode wars inspired a Hackney basketball coach to create a place for young people to play ball, keep them off the streets and better themselves for their futures.

Transport chiefs are at last consulting on a “missing link” portion of Cycle Superhighway 1 that will connect Hackney to Islington along Balls Pond Road.

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

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”.

Town Hall chiefs in Hackney realised they had no legal responsibility to contribute to the upkeep of Victoria Park, and that they had forked out over half a million pounds without needing to.

Sadiq Khan has rubber stamped Hackney Council’s £384million Britannia Leisure Centre redevelopment project, effectively ending campaigners’ hopes of stopping the work.

Town hall chiefs are inviting people to tell them about their “ambitions” for Dalston on Tuesday night.

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.

Traders in Ridley Road Shopping Village are being threatened with eviction again – by the same owners of the building who stepped in to save them last month.

A rough sleeper being treated in hospital faces the stark choice of returning to a ‘building site’ B&B - or discharge to the streets.

A 10-month-old baby with the UK’s only known case of a new mitochondrial disease is fighting for his life in Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Health chiefs have moved to address a multimillion pound overspend at Homerton Hospital.

A 20-year-old killed himself after his family had urged professionals to take action over his mental health, and neighbours had raised concerns with Hackney Council, an inquest heard on Friday.

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A 10-month-old Upper Clapton boy stuck in unsuitable temporary accommodation has the UK’s only known case of a new mitochondrial disease – and his family are desperate to track down other affected people.

Hundreds of parents have signed a petition calling on the Mayor of Hackney to support their primary school caretaker, who has been sacked after 16 years’ service.

Last night, the Britannia Development Scheme was due before the planning committee, writes Pat Turnbull, Save Britannia Leisure Centre.

The town hall has commissioned an independent investigation into unions’ claims there is a culture of “bullying, harassment and racism” within its workforce, insisting it has a “zero-tolerance” approach.

Kenrick Hanson tells Emma Bartholomew about his time as Mayor of Hackney in the 80s, and his personal campaign now to get the plaque stating he opened Homerton train station – which TfL appears to have lost - reinstated.

To my near daily regret, I’m not old enough to have taken part in the rave music explosion of the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Unions say there is a “culture of bullying, harassment and racism” at Hackney Council and one has threatened possible strike action unless there is a full independent investigation.

Hackney Council has responded to backlash sparked by its enforcement officers being seen giving “tickets” to homeless people and threatening to call police if they didn’t move on.

New powers could be introduced to protect Hackney Wick Woodland from the damage and noise inflicted by large-scale, illegal all-night raves.

Wally Foster would be “most annoyed” if he found out people in Homerton were being priced out of a community hall the late councillor built them 42 years ago, according to Hackney’s former mayor Kenrick Hanson.

An artist, who had setup an open-air gallery and workshop under the A12 overpass in Hackney Wick was finally evicted yesterday after a long-running standoff with the authorities.

Families of children with special educational needs and disabilities are fighting a High Court battle against Hackney Council funding cuts.

Traders at Ridley Road Shopping Village thanked the community for their support as more than 100 people turned out for a protest on Saturday.

Hackney Council is in the process of trying to buy Hackney Wick’s Sherry’s Wharf Estate from the Canal and River Trust.

The Gazette speaks to the family of Gerald Holtom, whose logo for the nuclear disarmament movement went on to become a global peace symbol. Hackney Council has now marked the shop where he first showed it to colleagues

Hackney mayor Phil Glanville has written to the prospective new owners of the Network Rail arches hoping to discuss their “tenants first” approach.

Nightlife campaigners have launched a crowdfunder to raise money for a legal challenge against Hackney Council’s licensing policy, which includes “core” midnight weekend curfews for new venues.

A single mother says she’s having to steal to provide for her three children after being kicked out of a homeless hostel and refusing to move more than 200 miles to Durham or Bradford.

His name was Callum, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Hackney’s Sikh community will finally have its own gurdwara after a High Court judge settled a nine-year dispute surrounding a derelict site in Clapton.

Murder victim Abraham Badru’s mother Ronke tells Emma Bartholomew why she is convinced his death is retribution for testifying against gang rapists in court, and why she is angry with police and the council for not helping her family move out of Hackney

Young people gathered with the employers who had given them a chance to gain meaningful, paid work experience at a celebration to mark the success of Hackney 100.

Hackney Council has removed a boundary line put up by Orthodox Jewish rabbis, after some people in the street it was in threatened to cut it down themselves.

Ridley Road Shopping Village is being closed down after enforcment action from police over drug dealing and anti-social behaviour – kicking out long-standing traders with just two weeks’ notice.

Autumn’s shadow is passing across the leaves, dyeing them the rusty colours of decay, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

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.

A Caribbean tea party gave the Windrush generation in Hackney the chance to celebrate their achievements, and saw a sing-along to “Swing low”, chats with old friends and rum punch all round.

A five-year campaign to turn a toilet block that was abandoned 30 years ago into a thriving community café has overcome its first hurdle, after Hackney Council pledged to spend £270,000 restoring the building.

I had the luxury of visiting the reservoirs twice this last week, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

A 16th generation descendant of the Wudang Clan is teaching tai chi for £1 as part of a Public Health England fitness programme.

A Hackney Council worker claims she was the victim of racist discrimination at her call centre after a manager said to her while she rolled a cigarette: “I hope you are not smoking marijuana in work time.”

A hip Haggerston bar at the centre of a bitter family feud is set to close because “poor trade has made the restaurant business unprofitable”.

Clare Potter tells Emma Bartholomew about her former life as a carpenter and how she’s trying to engage as many people with democracy during her time as Speaker

Entertainers who run tots’ classes in Clissold House have complained a new pram ban there will threaten their livelihoods.

The watchdog for local government finance launched an investigation into why a council worker had been paid £56,000 to do absolutely nothing for four whole years

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