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Broadway Market’s saviour given short shrift

Lowell Grant, aka Spirit, saved Broadway Market but has seen his appeal against eviction from London Fields rejected

On the beat in Shoreditch

Hackney Post reporter Tom Jackson spends the night as a copper with the Shoreditch Action Team.

Hackney fashion designer cycles to success

London Fields' Amy Fleuriot designs cycling clothes for the fashion-conscious.

Pensioner tells of crippling dog attack near park

Hackney pensioner tells of traumatic dog attack in Victoria Park

Teen parents bring sex education to the stage

A Hackney youth theatre is offering local teens sex and relationship guidance.

Tory hopes to oust Diane Abbott at next election

Conservative candidate for Hackney North, Darren Caplan, talks change with Olivia Alabaster.

Passing Clouds is Dalston’s best kept secret

Anything is possible at Passing Clouds art club, Dalston's best kept secret. Ben Hewitt visits the club and learns why its fans believe its presence is more vital than ever.

City braces for summer of G20 protests

East London is predicted to come to a standstill next Wednesday, as leaders from around the world gather in London for the G20 summit.

Former Guantanamo Bay inmate speaks out

Five years on from his release from the controversial US detention camp, a Hackney resident speaks about coming to terms with his traumatic experiences and struggling for recognition from the state.

Ridley Road Market: The real EastEnders

Its slanging matches and dodgy market goods make Eastenders one of Britain's best-loved TV programmes. But what is the original East End market that inspired the soap really like?

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Gangs exploiting children for drug deals

Gang members are using children to do drug deals because they will receive a lower punishment if caught, according to a Hackney Council report.