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Hackney Mayor joins lecturers on picket line

Philip Glanville, Labour Mayor of Hackney, joined a picket of striking university lecturers this morning to show his “solidarity”. The picket, outside Loughborough University’s London campus, located in the former Olympic Park, was part...

This filmmaker is trying to secure rights for migrant children

Hackney-based filmmaker Sue Clayton presented a clip from her new documentary at an event in Dalston last night, and urged those attending to support the rights of migrant children looking to come to the...

Strong voices at Stand Up To Racism event

Hackney played host to a series of powerful voices on Monday night during a panel event in aid of a national anti-racism campaign. The five-person line-up brought together a number of speakers from across London,...

Are you affected by the new bus route changes?

The 277 bus could make fewer stops under plans by Transport for London to make changes to routes throughout Hackney. Under the plans the route of the service could stop at Dalston Junction. It currently...

The River Lea is still polluted and people are blaming the Environment Agency

Update 14/03 : Since publication yesterday the Environment Agency has got in touch to let us know that the amount of oil removed from the River Lea has risen to 80,000 litres. DEAD birds, fish...

Blocked sewer kicks up a stink

A clogged-up sewer pipe in Dalston has forced the closure of the Three Store in Kingsland Shopping Centre, and led to problems for local businesses. The blockage had been causing disruption for nearby Costa Coffee...

Teenager jailed for 2 hour acid attack spree

A teenager has been jailed for ten and a half years after carrying out six acid attacks against moped riders in East London in just two hours.

Councillor clashes with ‘cycle bloggers’ over transformation plans of Hackney’s roads

Emotions are running high over plans to remodel several major roads in Hackney’s congested town centre with the help of a £10 million Transport for London funding boost.

All-female comedy night celebrates International Women’s Day

An all-female line-up of comedians took to the stage yesterday in the name of International Women’s Day. The sold-out comedy event, now in its ninth year, was hosted at the Old Queen’s Head in Islington. This...
A charity for young Muslims hosted an evening of poetry, film and discussion last night to celebrate a report on the place of Muslims in British society.

New Islamophobia reported launched in Shoreditch

A charity for young Muslims hosted an evening of poetry, film and discussion last night to celebrate a report on the place of Muslims in British society.

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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.