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Politicians join row over Bishopsgate Goods Yard
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Politicians join row over Bishopsgate Goods Yard

November 27th, 2014 | by Miranda Larbi
Politicians have joined residents in opposing plans to build a four-tower residential complex in the heart of Shoreditch. Meg Hillier, MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch, and Jennette Arnold, the London Assembly member for...
MP pledges support for Hackney surgeries
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MP pledges support for Hackney surgeries

November 27th, 2014 | by Tom Witherow
Meg Hillier, MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch, pledged her support for a campaign to save 12 Hackney surgeries at a meeting at Lauriston Primary School last night. Ms Hillier told a packed hall of “Save Our Surgery”...
Film festival focuses on society’s fringe
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Film festival focuses on society’s fringe

November 27th, 2014 | by Charlotte Wace
Homerton has played host to the an innovative new film festival that aims to expand local understanding of what it’s like to live life on the fringes. The Outsider Film Festival – a collaborative event with the Single...
Techies live off Bitcoin for a month
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Techies live off Bitcoin for a month

November 27th, 2014 | by Mary O'Connor
Two Shoreditch tech developers have been living on Bitcoin for a month to gauge the popularity of the electronic currency. This November Edward Moyse, 25, and Harry Huang, 24, have been paying for everything from groceries to...

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Big House celebrates first musical – VIDEO
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Big House celebrates first musical – VIDEO

November 24th, 2014 | by Emily Shackleton
Big House, a charity that helps care leavers, has opened its first musical, The Realness, at the Hackney Downs Studios in...
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...

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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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