Prostitution crackdown “massive priority” for police in Shacklewell

Complaints about sex workers and kerb crawlers have forced police to adopt a new tougher strategy for an operation to tackle prostitution in the area. “Prostitution is a massive priority for us in the Shacklewell...

Not Radiohead or Sigur Rós – Dead Red Sun are doing things their own...

These Shoreditch regulars may write seven-minute instrumental epics, but you mustn't call them post-rock, writes Steve Anderson.

Tech City could be “torn apart”, warns Hackney Mayor Jules Pipe

Hackney Mayor says government rules could lead to the end of the Tech City boom
The Yard Theatre

Jay Miller interview: theatre’s better than TV and film

The Hackney Post interviews Jay Miller, artistic director of The Yard Theatre.

Charity calls on government to work with communities to cut street weapons

A Hackney weapons disposal charity has demanded action to cut the number of weapons in circulation and curtail the deaths on London’s streets. The call comes in the wake of the killing of young father...

Sweet idea to raise funds for Japanese earthquake victims

Hackney's sweet-toothed residents can do their bit to help victims of the Japanese earthquake thanks to a pioneering fundraiser.
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Broadway Market stall

Broadway Market risks becoming a “ghost town”

Broadway Market risks becoming a “ghost town” during the week if independent shops continue to close, its manager has warned.

On the beat in Shoreditch

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

Award-winning director presents film at Hackney Picturehouse

Award-winning Thai director treats Hackney Picturehouse filmgoers to a preview screening of his new film

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Investigation launched after police shooting in Lower Clapton

NEW: Snapchat footage appears to show police operation on Mandeville Street where a man was injured when a police firearm was discharged.