Businesses in Hackney have been given guidance on riding out the recession by an award-winning business guru.
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A flood of first-time buyers onto the market is helping house sales in Hackney buck national trends, say estate agents.
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Forget Stratford-upon-Avon and the Globe. It turns out Hackney provided the first stage for Shakespeare’s masterpieces. Beth Mellor and Clare Dickinson investigate the connections between the borough and the Bard.
Young people caught up in Hackney’s postcode wars have been given the chance to express themselves through paint.
Community leader, Yashar Ismailoglu has had varied career but since moving to London more than 30 years ago he has worked tirelessly for the Turkish and Kurdish community in Hackney.
Betting shop owners have reacted with fury after local MP Diane Abbott accused them of “preying on vulnerable people.”
From custard to custody, Hackney local Leila Deen tells Etan Smallman why the environment is no laughing matter – and why she’s happy to be basking in the limelight.
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Jobseekers in Hackney North have less chance of finding a job than those in any other area of the UK, new figures have shown.
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It is the latest fashion phenomenon to come out of the credit crunch. Based around the idea that one woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure, swishing is the only way to update your wardrobe without opening your wallet.
Emma Thompson stored hers beside her bath until it started to tarnish, and Susan Sarandon has an entire awards shelf in her guest bathroom. So it seems that Fergus Craig, Hackney’s rising star of the stage and screen, is already in A-list company.