clapton common car crash

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Man arrested after Honda Civic found overturned in Stamford Hill

7 Mar , 2016  

Police have made an arrest after an overturned car was found abandoned in Stamford Hill in the early hours of Sunday morning. A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after the car was found in a field near Clapton Common, police confirmed to Hackney Post yesterday. The 1999 Red Honda Civic was photographed trashed and overturned in a field, […]

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Hackney Oscars

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Exclusive: Hackney film makers speak on Oscars success

4 Mar , 2016  

Hackney has stormed the Oscars, with two films linked to the borough taking home gongs at the 88th Academy Awards. Stutterer, which won the award for best live-action short film, was the first picture to fly the flag for the area at the movie awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. Benjamin Cleary’s 13-minute-long picture portrays […]

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Hackney Community College Shoreditch

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Hackney college forced to consider merger by government cuts

12 Nov , 2015  

Hackney Community College may merge with Tower Hamlets College to offset the effects of government cuts. The two colleges are seeking the views of students and staff over the form any merger would take. A consultation document released on Tuesday stated joining forces would  “bring about a more robust financial position. This will be particularly important given the […]

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Residents claim traffic initiative will cause ‘chaos’

12 Nov , 2015  

A trial of 16 road closures in London Fields intended to create safer and cleaner neighbourhoods has divided residents. Hackney Council’s proposal aims to allow cyclists and pedestrians to travel freely while preventing “rat running”, the use of side streets to avoid main roads. It is due to start next January. Planters will block off […]

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Carbon monoxide survivor speaks out

8 Oct , 2015  

A man whose partner and child were hospitalised due to carbon monoxide poisoning last week has spoken out about the safety standards in his accommodation. James Stock, 21, claims that warning symbols at his property on Kingsland Road, Dalston, showed the boilers had been deemed unsafe. Five people suffered carbon monoxide poisoning at the flats […]

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

8 Oct , 2015  

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 Moses Fadairo, 25, on 26 September. Mr Fadairo was gunned down in broad daylight on Chatsworth Road. He staggered into […]

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Homerton Hospital

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Woman visits A&E 230 times in one year

12 Mar , 2015  

A 51-YEAR-OLD woman visited Homerton Hospital A&E more than 200 times in one year. In the midst of a crisis in emergency care, the vexatious visitor cost the NHS as much as £30,000. And one local GP believes she probably mentally ill, and only goes in to see a friendly face. Nine patients cost £100,000 […]

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Crime scene/Kingsland Road

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Man fighting for his life after stabbing in Dalston

12 Mar , 2015  

A man who was knifed in Kingsland Road on Wednesday night is still fighting for his life today. The London Ambulance Service found the 20-year-old man with stab wounds just before 9pm last night. He was taken to an East London hospital where he “remains in critical condition”. No arrests have been made so far. […]

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Homerton Hospital/Artwork by Oxfam International

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30 new cases of FGM discovered at Homerton Hospital

11 Mar , 2015  

Thirty new cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) were recorded at Homerton Hospital in four months last year, new figures show. New data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre show that 30 cases of FGM – the ritual removal of some or all of the female genitalia – were reported at Homerton between […]

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Tour de Love – Cycle Speed Dating comes to Hackney

11 Mar , 2015  

Are you a fast talking, time deprived Londoner who can pop a sweet wheelie on your ten speed? Then London’s first cycle speed dating is for you. London Fields cafe Look Mum No Hands is running a series of cycle speed dating session for those of us who are already in a committed relationship with […]

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