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Hackney’s finest kebab house cuisine

Hackney Post takes you through some of the best kebabs in Hackney from meat feasts to vegetarian bonanzas to a favourite haunt of Rowan Atkinson.

Things to do in Hackney this weekend

We’ve curated a list of what’s on in Hackney this weekend to save you some research time, leaving you free to enjoy fun events and relaxing weekend spots without having to trek too far from home.

Late night venues operating on Temporary Event Notices ‘endemic’ issue

Residents of Hackney who put up with late-night noise from the borough’s thriving night-time economy could be missing a crucial detail in their quest for undisturbed sleep. Hackney Council approved at least 85 per cent...
#LikeAWoman, is a collaborative project from Penguin Publishers and Waterstones bookseller

All female bookshop opens in Hackney for International Women’s Day 2018

#LikeAWoman, a collaborative project from Penguin Publishers and Waterstones booksellers, is a retailer by day, selling fiction, non-fiction, and a range of children’s literature, but is an event space by night, hosting talks chaired...
Ruth, who runs Save the Date

The Hackney Market where you pay what you want.

Save the Date, the hackney Market changing the way we see food waste. As you walk into the foyer of St John’s the Baptist Church, you’ll find a small stall full of fruit and vegetables....

Hackney shops may come and go, but potter Caroline Bousfield is here to stay

If you walk around Victoria long enough, you’ll hear mention of Caroline Bousfield. Whether it’s about her pottery studio or her gardening initiatives at the roundabout on Lauriston Road. She’s a figure in the community who is pretty hard to miss.
Hackney has been nominated as Best Walking Neighbourhood in the UK. Image source : Oliver Hicks-Pattinson

These Hackney parks were made for walking

What are the first things that come to your mind when thinking of Hackney? Food, culture, lifestyle? There’s one thing you might be missing. In a quest to prove Hackney to be one of...

‘This is Hell, nor am I out of it’ – Doctor Faustus comes to...

An innovative production of Doctor Faustus with an all-black cast is set to arrive at the Arcola Theatre next week. Directed by Anna Coombs, artistic director of African-Caribbean theatre company Tangle, and whose past credits...

Where to go for all your Mother’s Day needs in Hackney

You may not need to venture further than Hackney to please the mother in your life this weekend. From florists to brunch spots to the best activities for mum, here is everything required to fulfill...

The 6 best cafes in Hackney

On the lookout for your next caffeine hit? Or perhaps a delicious slice of cake? When it comes to Hackney, we're so spoilt for choice that choosing where to go for coffee can be...

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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.