Police have arrested a man in connection with Shoreditch murder

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Police name Shoreditch murder victim

20 Mar , 2017  

UPDATE: Police have identified the victim of a murder in Shoreditch as Greg Peake, 26, of the Cranston Estate. A post-mortem examination was inconclusive. The cause of death is unknown, however the police have confirmed that the victim had not been shot or stabbed. The victim of a murder in #Shoreditch #Hackney has been named. […]

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What’s on in Hackney this week

20 Mar , 2017  

Looking for something to do with your friends, yourself or your mum on Mother’s Day? As ever, the Hackney Post has compiled a handy guide for you this week. From a surreal clue-solving immersive experience to swing dancing to a ceramics market, there’s plenty for you to do. Scroll around our interactive timeline to help plan your week. (Top […]

Police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a one year old child in Hackney

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UPDATE: Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murdering Child

20 Mar , 2017  

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a one-year-old boy. Bidhya Sagar Das, 33, was arrested in Hackney at 7.15pm on Sunday 19 March following a police hunt. He has been taken to an east London police station where he remains in custody. Police were called at around 11.10pm on Saturday, 18 March, […]

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Police hunt man following “tragic” death of baby boy

19 Mar , 2017  

UPDATE: A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Police have made an urgent plea for public assistance as they step up their search for a 33-year-old man in connection with the death of a baby boy. Officers and medics were called to a flat on Wilberforce Road at 11.10pm on Saturday, 18 March […]

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Third straight loss keeps Orient in drop zone

18 Mar , 2017  

Leyton Orient moved yet another step closer to non-league football after a heavy defeat at the hands of league leaders Doncaster Rovers. Orient boss Danny Webb witnessed his side defeated 4-1 at the Matchroom Stadium as his 11 men were outclassed by their opponents. Goals from John Marquis and former O’s skipper Mathieu Baudry helped […]

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Have a candy cocktail in a ball pit at Stokey’s newest nightclub

17 Mar , 2017  

A glow-in-the-dark ball pit with planet-themed drinks and UV-paint on the walls sounds like a new children’s party venue. But when you add cocktails of ice, fire and helium to the mix, along with deep house and techno blaring from the speakers, it becomes apparent that Stoke Newington Road pop-up, GlowyMcGlow, is very much for adults.

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Parents face fines for driving children to school

16 Mar , 2017  

Parents will be fined for dropping their children by car outside school gates, in a trial to improve child safety and reduce harmful emissions. Two Hackney schools, St John the Baptist and Tyssen Community Primary, have signed up to the trial in June, which will see the school street close to traffic at pick-up and […]

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New Costa Coffee sparks hipster unrest in Stoke Newington

16 Mar , 2017  

Costa Coffee has applied for planning permission to open a branch on Stoke Newington High Street, replacing TSB bank, which closed in January. Plans for the franchise at 133 Stoke Newington High Street, are now out for consultation and await approval from the Council. The application for @CostaCoffee at 133 #StokeNewinton High St (former TSB) […]

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Hackney housing activists criticise Sadiq Khan on estate demolition

16 Mar , 2017  

Housing activists in Hackney have criticised Sadiq Khan’s guidance on estate demolition and regeneration as “meaningless”. The Save Northwold E5 group, which is campaigning to protect the Northwold estate in Upper Clapton from demolitions, wants the needs of tenants to be given more focus. A draft of the Mayor’s ‘Good Practice Guide to Estate Regeneration’, […]

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Jammin MC: “Stormzy isn’t just a talent, he’s a role model”

16 Mar , 2017  

To Caribbean grime artist from Stoke Newington Jammin MC, Stormzy isn’t just a talent, he’s a role model. “He’s inspiring young black males and telling them and showing them it can be done, that is what I respect about him the most,” said the rapper. Stormzy has broken the glass ceiling, making a previously underground […]