Post by: Rachel Bayne

NEWS, SPORT

Hackney White Heat blaze women’s basketball league

22 Mar , 2013  

Hackney White Heat are raring to achieve the unknown in women’s amateur basketball. The team hopes to retain both the Cup and the League this season, for the third year in a row, cementing their dominance in the sport.

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LEYTON ORIENT, OLYMPICS, SPORT

Leyton Orient might be forced out of the Matchroom Stadium

22 Mar , 2013  

The Matchroom Stadium, on Brisbane Road, has been home to Leyton Orient since 1937. It has survived the Blitz, the Iron Curtain and the financial crisis. But now, it could be “crushed” by Sam Allardyce’s premiership side.

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FEATURES

There’s something about Mary

14 Mar , 2013  

Mary Wollstonecraft graffiti mysteriously appears in Stoke Newington on International Women’s Day…

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ARTS

Hackney mum wins national storytelling prize

13 Mar , 2013  

Hackney mum Hannah Gibson has been crowned as the UK’s Storytelling Superstar .

NEWS, TOP STORY

Miraculous recovery for Stamford Hill accident victim

8 Mar , 2013  

A man in his thirties has survived a serious head injury after being knocked down as he crossed a road in Clapton Common, Stamford Hill last night.

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NEWS, TOP STORY

Kids take Playbus to Funtown

29 Nov , 2012  

Hackney Playbus, a mobile play-center for pre-school children, has received funding that will enable it to offer free play services to Chatham, one of the borough’s most deprived wards, over the next year.

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ARTS, NEWS

House of Fairy Tales art exhibition preview

15 Nov , 2012  

The exhibition is part of a fundraising project for Sutton House’s proposed outdoor events space, Breaker’s Yard

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ARTS, NEWS

Miéville says vicious cuts are ‘social cleansing’

25 Oct , 2012  

Award-winning author China Miéville accuses government of putting London through “social cleansing”

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MONEY, NEWS, OLYMPICS

Olympic Park Regeneration Plans Announced

18 Oct , 2012  

Olympic Park receives new regeneration plans from the London Legacy development Corporation.

ARTS

Author debunks Victorian England myths

18 Oct , 2012  

Author Sarah Wise proclaimed last Thursday at Sutton House in Homerton, “its a folk myth that the Victorians put the sexually wayward into mental asylums”.

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