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EXCLUSIVE: Hackney police to roll out body-worn cameras for all officers within a month

23 Mar , 2017  

Hackney police have confirmed that they are planning to supply all response officers with body-worn cameras in the next three weeks, in a move that follows the neighbouring boroughs of Camden and Islington. Speaking exclusively to the Hackney Post, MPS Hackney said that, although they could not confirm the date, they are aiming for 10 […]


Man charged with murder of toddler son

21 Mar , 2017  

A 33-year-old father has been charged with the murder of his one-year-old son and the attempted murder of his daughter, also one. Bidhya Sagar Das, who lives with his family in a top floor flat on Wilberforce Road, Hackney, was remanded in custody after a 20-hour manhunt in the Finsbury Park area yesterday. He was […]

Police have arrested a man in connection with Shoreditch murder


Police name Shoreditch murder victim

20 Mar , 2017  

UPDATE: Police have identified the victim of a murder in Shoreditch as Greg Peake, 26, of the Cranston Estate. A post-mortem examination was inconclusive. The cause of death is unknown, however the police have confirmed that the victim had not been shot or stabbed. The victim of a murder in #Shoreditch #Hackney has been named. […]


Meg Hillier cites new Hackney school as epitome of government waste

16 Mar , 2017  

Meg Hillier, MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch said the new Hackney School was “It is a real worry and not getting value for money for the taxpayer.”


Hackney Nightlife thriving despite tax rises

14 Mar , 2017  

The London Night Czar has thrown her support behind a flourishing nightlife scene culture in Hackney, calling it “a hub of night time culture.” “The borough will survive rising business costs, and continue to attract people from all over the capital,” said Amy Lamé. Speaking during an evening walkabout in Dalston with Hackney Mayor Philip […]


Stoke Newington ready to create a pizz-a-history

28 Oct , 2016  

  The world’s oldest pizzeria is getting ready to launch its first UK spot.   Founded in 1870 in Naples, the L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele is now in its fifth generation of family owners. It has featured in the book and film “Eat, Pray, Love,” and has been the Neapolitan restaurant of choice for Bill […]