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Magazine launched in Hoxton to help drug users fund habit
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Magazine launched in Hoxton to help drug users fund habit

November 21st, 2014 | by Mary O'Connor
A  magazine designed to help drug users fund their habit legally is being sold on the streets of Hoxton. Illegal! magazine, originally launched in Denmark in 2013, has sold 500 copies of its first English language edition since...
Residents unite in against “monstrous” Goodsyard tower
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Residents unite in against “monstrous” Goodsyard tower

November 21st, 2014 | by Mary O'Connor
  Local residents have hit back at developer’s plans to build tower blocks and unaffordable housing on London’s second largest brownfield site. Goodsyard, a stretch of land which separates Shoreditch, Spitalfields and...
Matilda’s memoir educates about cancer
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Matilda’s memoir educates about cancer

November 20th, 2014 | by Rebecca Sentance
A woman who underwent treatment for bowel cancer whilst pregnant has turned her experience into an opportunity to educate and enlighten others – with a graphic novel. Matilda Tristram, 32, who was a resident of Hackney Road,...
De Beauvoir Primary School in exams scandal
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De Beauvoir Primary School in exams scandal

November 20th, 2014 | by Matt Gilley
De Beauvoir Primary School has come under fire from parents after important exams were annulled because of poor management. The school is under investigation by the Department of Education for “maladministration” of the Key...

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Russell Brand unveils mosaic
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Russell Brand unveils mosaic

November 10th, 2014 | by Jessica McKay
Popular comedian Russell Brand unveiled a Roman-inspired mosaic in Hackney Downs children’s park on Thursday. Mr Brand was on...
Geffrye Museum in £11m Development Funding Bid
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Geffrye Museum in £11m Development Funding Bid

November 9th, 2014 | by Rebecca Sentance
Haggerston’s Geffrye Museum is hoping to be awarded an £11 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to expand its...

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  • Man plans to break world record in FIFA marathon for charity
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    October 30th, 2014

    Man plans to break world record in FIFA marathon for charity

    A man plans to break a world record and raise money for charity by playing a football video game for two days straight at the Loading Bar on Stoke Newington Road. Chris Cook (33) and from Birmingham, will be fund raising for the charity Special...Read More

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