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The London Assembly member for Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest has announced she will not contest her seat in the next election after 20 years service.

The opening of the new entrance to Finsbury Park station has been delayed, the Gazette can reveal.

The man voted "London's happiest bus driver" has thanked the charity that gave him a chance after he spent years homeless on the streets.

Saturday marked the annual King Henry's Walk winter fair - a wreath-making, mulled-wine drinking, non-carol singing shindig in one of Dalston's finest community gardens, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Work has begun on an ambitious project to gut Old Street roundabout and create a safer environment for cyclists and pedestrians.

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.

The East End Trades Guild has launched an "all or nothing" crowdfunding campaign to recruit small businesses as members ahead of Small Business Saturday.

This weekend, TfL is celebrating the half-century of the Victoria line. Ahead of that celebration, we spoke to the transport body's former heritage chief, Mike Ashworth, for the lowdown on its origins.

Bus passengers have reacted with dismay to news transport chiefs could axe the 48 and scale back a host of other Hackney routes.

Hackney Council has urged Transport for London to scrap a series of "unacceptable" cuts to bus services that would see the 48 shelved completely and several others scaled back.

The stillness of an early morning on the weekend - before the cars have begun to disturb the peace up the A1, but after the last freight trains have barged their way through the Dalston night; the last fox slinking behind the shed and the first gulls barking awake amid the chimneypots, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

A four-year standoff over a 100-yard stretch of road will finally end when a missing piece of Cycle Superhighway 1 is built - in spring 2019.

Transport for London has said it has a "zero tolerance" policy towards "vandalism" and vowed to get police involved after an Overground train was sprayed with graffiti.

Old Street roundabout could soon be the site of the UK's second tallest building - or a copy of Stonehenge.

Hackney will benefit from three new cycle routes as part of a £142million project by Sadiq Khan.

Weather warnings have been issued across London following heavy snowfall overnight and this morning.

Irate neighbours of London Fields station who have to put up with loud platform announcements every 15 minutes say they no longer care about planned engineering works.

Plucky underdogs are being given the chance to redesign the roundabout at the centre of Europe's biggest tech community in a startling competition run by transport and planning bosses.

Transport bosses have awarded Hackney Council £10million to make four lethal junctions safer - including the notorious Pembury Circus - and encourage people to get out of their cars.

Transport bosses are planning another round of road closures to beef up Hackney's CS1 cycle route.



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