Post by: Miles Dilworth
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a one-year-old boy. Bidhya Sagar Das, 33, was arrested in Hackney at 7.15pm on Sunday 19 March following a police hunt. He has been taken to an east London police station where he remains in custody. Police were called at around 11.10pm on Saturday, 18 March, […]
UPDATE: A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Police have made an urgent plea for public assistance as they step up their search for a 33-year-old man in connection with the death of a baby boy. Officers and medics were called to a flat on Wilberforce Road at 11.10pm on Saturday, 18 March […]
£435m-a-year transitional relief fund will help companies worst affected by April’s proposed hike in business rates, the Chancellor has announced. The changes, declared in Wednesday’s budget, will be seen as a victory for Hackney campaigners. Their petition called for greater support for affected businesses, gathered over 10,000 signatures. However, there was no outright reform of […]
Mystery street artists have yarn bombed Hackney.
A man has been arrested for pleasuring himself in public in Homerton. Officers on patrol along Well Street were alerted by a member of public to a man who had indecently exposed himself at 4.20pm on Monday 6 March, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police. Homerton Police tweeted the incident alongside the hashtag #thatsnotcoolbro. […]
“Unfair” business rate hikes could force out small enterprises, Hackney traders say. Following reassessments by central government, Hackney rates are set to be hit with an average increase of 46 per cent — the second highest in the country — says the local council. Local traders now fear that this will hit small businesses particularly […]
Lives will be put at risk if Homerton Pathology Lab is moved out of Hackney, says a man whose life was saved by the service. Lloyd French has twice recovered from life-threatening illnesses thanks to the work of Homerton University Hospital’s path lab, but he now fears that others may not be so fortunate if the […]