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A housing association that caters only for Orthodox Jews has been cleared of discrimination in the courts – but a housing lawyer has vowed to appeal the decision.

Wireless Festival promoters say reducing bass levels at the event and finishing half-an-hour earlier would put it out of business and is appealing Haringey Council’s restrictions.

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

Wireless promoter Live Nation has been given the green light to carry on holding the festival in Finsbury Park after a licensing review – but extra security will be on the streets and artists will be “encouraged” not to swear.

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.

Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a “celebration of grime music” that causes no public nuisance.

Wireless Festival chiefs face a battle to stay in Finsbury Park after Haringey Council announced a licence review will take place next month.

Thirty years ago this week, the Gazette launched its Friday Live entertainment guide – some of you might remember it.

We’ve all been in situations when someone’s mobile has gone off when it shouldn’t have.

When Westminster Council took TfL to the High Court over CS11 last month, Mr Justice Holgate said he had “never seen anything like” it.

Wireless Festival could be forced to bring in ID scanners at future events if it is to stay in Finsbury Park.

The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.

Four families fighting against “wrecking-ball” cuts to special educational needs services will take on Hackney Council at the High Court in October.

The High Court has told Camden Council it must pay at least £68,000 in legal fees after senior coroner Mary Hassell lost a court battle over how she treats deaths in Hackney, Islington, Camden and Tower Hamlets.

The senior coroner for inner north London Mary Hassell is set to hold a public consultation into the new policy for how she should deal with deaths in the area, but has only given people a matter of days to send in written submissions.

Weddings in Hackney could face disruption this summer as town hall staff threaten to strike – in a knock-on effect of the row over the coroner’s working hours.

Coroners have been told to give “proper respect” to religious beliefs in new burial policy. It follows the controversial case of north and east London coroner Mary Hassell.

A housing association that caters only for Orthodox Jews is being taken to the High Court for discrimination.

Jewish and Muslim communities in north London were celebrating this morning as judges quashed senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system of dealing with deaths.

Vernon Williams tells Emma Bartholomew how his education began after he left school – and why he’s the only independent mayoral candidate on next week’s Hackney Council ballot papers

The Hackney Gazette will co-host a hustings for prospective Mayoral candidates ahead of next month’s local elections.

A High Court judge today said the judicial review into senior coroner Mary Hassell’s refusal to prioritise religious people’s burials should be dealt with as soon as possible.

An imam who urged an angry crowd not to harm Finsbury Park attacker Darren Osborne has been praised by a High Court judge for choosing “to respond to evil with good”.

Potter and BBC Great Pottery Thrown Down judge Kate Malone is inviting the public into her De Beauvoir studio this weekend – for the last time before she moves out. The Gazette finds out about the three decades she has spent living and working there.

A decision to demolish an iconic Hoxton photographic studio where Madonna, David Bowie and even Margaret Thatcher were captured on film has been quashed by a High Court judge.

Defender keen for O’s to approach Saturday’s game with belief despite their recent run of defeats

Supporters of the Brisbane Road club react to news that chairman Francesco Becchetti has paid off four creditors from previous court appearance

Francesco Becchetti settles debt with four creditors

Former midfielder keeping fingers crossed Brisbane Road club can move forward and rebuild after today

Brisbane Road faithful unsure what will happen at the High Court on Monday

Several contract staff have yet to receive any type of payment from the club in 2017, however, for work they carried out during the season

Some full-time staff received payment yesterday and other employees are set to be paid today

Fans’ Trust reveal they will push for administration in the High Court if Francesco Becchetti is still owner of the club and hasn’t fulfilled his promises

Experienced midfielder hails incredible support and loyalty of O’s fans and knows club can return to better times

Club are understood to have not paid latest rent on the training ground facility in Chigwell

Judith Watt has been told she might have to pay thousands in legal bills – even though she won her planning battle. To make matters worse, she believes the council could have stopped the case before it began. Emma Bartholomew unravels her Kafkaesque journey through the High Court.

O’s chairman Francesco Becchetti has started paying off his debt. The real question now is why?

The O’s staff were due to be paid on March 31, but have yet to receive their wages and haven’t been told when to expect them

Club employees were expecting to be paid their monthly wages today

Most of the O’s displays under Danny Webb have been impressive, yet they now need to pick up some victories

Archant’s Dave Evans, George Sessions and Ned Keating discuss the latest topics affecting our clubs

The fans favourite was back at Brisbane Road last Saturday helping out his old club and has praised the likes of Myles Judd and the other teens at O’s

Leyton Orient Fans’ Trust chair Doug Harper praises support of football fans from around the UK

Adam Michaelson expresses worry that Brisbane Road club remain in a state of significant uncertainty

Mixed emotions for supporters of the League Two club, as they are left with more questions than answers after appearance in High Court

Alessandro Angelieri provides witness statement in High Court which confirms O’s chairman Francesco Becchetti will inject a further £1 million into the club to pay off outstanding debts

Orient manager admits it is so important the fans have a club to support after today’s appearance in the High Court

33-year-old reflects on 4-1 defeat to League Two leaders Doncaster Rovers and discusses the pressure on the O’s players at the moment

Experienced manager full of praise for O’s young team and hopes their future is not decided in the High Court

EFL spokesman confirms they remain in regular dialogue with Brisbane Road club over current situation



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