A couple from Hackney spent eight weeks training with a pro before dancing in front of a celebrity panel to raise money for the charity Action for Stammering Children.

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.

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