A series of contactless donation points are being rolled out across Hackney to help charities combat homelessness.
A diabetic man who spent years living on the streets is running Sunday's half marathon in Hackney to raise money for St Mungo's homeless hostel.
Irene Lewington has brushed off celebrating her milestone 90th birthday with a nice meal out with her friends and family - in favour of jumping out of a plane.
Top names in the world of architecture and design have been brought in as part of a £5million restoration of the iconic St John at Hackney church.
A trio of Hackney cyclists have raised more than £5,000 for the renovation of St Mary's Centre in Stoke Newington by pedalling from London to Paris in just 24 hours.
The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney. This week we speak to a London Fields PR agency selling T-shirts for charity to mark its first birthday.
Colleagues and friends of a Stoke Newington artist have rallied to help her widower and son - by donating work for a charity auction.