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Joshua Coombes #DoSomethingforNothing homelessness campaign

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The hairdresser giving haircuts to Hackney’s homeless

23 Mar , 2017  

Hackney’s hair salons and barbers have a long association with rockabilly-chic, groomed beards and skin fades. But, in recent years, a new breed of ethically-friendly and community-driven hairdressers are making waves in Dalston, following in the footsteps of independent hairdresser Joshua Coombes, who has a very exclusive clientele: London’s homeless. Coombes, 29, started the #DoSomethingForNothing […]

ohara davies

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Boxer Ohara Davies “enjoyed” hostile crowd at David Haye fight

16 Mar , 2017  

Homerton-born boxer Ohara Davies said he enjoyed the hostile reception he received in Liverpool before his victory over Derry Mathews and that it is ‘partly the boxer’s job to build up the fight.’ Davies stopped veteran Mathews in the third round after an impressive performance on the undercard of David Haye vs Tony Bellew at […]

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Haye vs Bellew: Ohara Davies stops Derry Mathews in third round boxing knock-out at The O2

7 Mar , 2017  

Hackney-born Ohara Davies let his boxing do the talking as a third-round stoppage secured his victory over veteran Liverpudlian Derry Mathews on Saturday 4 March. The pair exchanged verbal blows in the lead up to the super-lightweight bout, and had to be physically separated during the week leading up to the fight, but it was 25-year-old […]