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“Every time I do something it’s different” – Bryan Dick

Great Apes actor Bryan Dick talks to the Hackney Post about playing a chimp, training in ballet, and starring opposite Russell Crowe.

Orient Wo-king hard to end poor run

Leyton Orient are offering £5 entry to fans as they hope to end their dry spell this weekend against relegation rivals Woking.

Meet Leo, London’s foremost ‘Gong Master’

As a recent convert to ‘normal’ meditation, Hackney Post reporter Susannah Keogh tries 'Gong Bath' meditation to see if the hype is justified.

Method behind the madness in father and son exhibition

Flowers is what I sometimes imagine heaven might be like. Upon entering the Kingsland Road art gallery, one is immediately engulfed in a pure,...

Special Educational Needs funding “facing a hidden crisis” – Deputy Mayor

Hackney Council has suspended changes to special educational needs funding. Concerned parents feared the plans offered less support for some pupils.

New measures to improve 1500 rented homes in serious disrepair

Landlords must bring over 1,500 rented homes suffering serious disrepair up to scratch or face prosecution after Hackney Council announced new measures.

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Orient Wo-king hard to end poor run

Leyton Orient are offering £5 entry to fans as they hope to end their dry spell this weekend against relegation rivals Woking.

“Every time I do something it’s different” – Bryan Dick

Great Apes actor Bryan Dick talks to the Hackney Post about playing a chimp, training in ballet, and starring opposite Russell Crowe.

Meet Leo, London’s foremost ‘Gong Master’

As a recent convert to ‘normal’ meditation, Hackney Post reporter Susannah Keogh tries 'Gong Bath' meditation to see if the hype is justified.

Meg Hillier: ‘burning sense of injustice has driven me on’

Hillier talked with our reporter James Bickerton about the Labour leadership, Brexit and austerity in Hackney

‘I would’ve beaten Ali’ – How rough Hackney upbringing prepared John...

Born in London Fields, former boxing champion John Gardner talks about his career - including coming up against Muhammad Ali.

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“Every time I do something it’s different” – Bryan Dick

Great Apes actor Bryan Dick talks to the Hackney Post about playing a chimp, training in ballet, and starring opposite Russell Crowe.

Business

We asked market traders in Dalston how Brexit will affect their...

As Brexit gets closer, we asked Dalston market traders what they think about Britain’s divorce from the European Union.

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How to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend—Hackney style

Stuck for ideas on where to go for St. Patrick’s Day this weekend? Hackney is chock-full of St. Paddy’s celebrations with its many Irish...