Kanye West is turning to Religion in Hackney for some guidance.
The US rapper is set to meet with the bosses of the Shoreditch-based clothing firm this week to talk jeans.
The Hackney Post talks to Lieutenant Colonel Paul Meldon about the Army’s decision to open a centre in Dalston, where children can fire rifles – a move criticised by Mothers Against Guns.
HACKNEY activist Leila Deen could have expected a tough interrogation when she was arrested for throwing green custard at business secretary Peter Mandelson this week.
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The number of teenagers joining violent street gangs could increase if an award-winning charity is denied vital funding by Hackney council.
Sunday’s Cycle East event was just the tip of Hackney’s environmental initiative. As the Arcola Theatre picks up national awards for its innovative outlook, Hackney is taking steps as a borough to improve its ecological status.
In fact, Hackney has the lowest carbon emissions in London.
This has been a week of simultaneous celebration and destruction for Hackney. Shakespeare launched his career in Shoreditch, as lively in the 16th century as it is in the 21st. Residents have loved, censured and explored their corner of London during this week’s East festival.
The Green Party has defended a scheme to reduce Hackney residents’ energy bills after it was labelled “daft” by Labour councillors.
In the 2009/2010 Green budget, Green Party councillor Mischa Borris (Clissold, Green) proposed a £5 million insulation scheme that she claims will allow all residents the opportunity to save hundreds of pounds…