Caroline Nelson was in her early twenties when she realised she was going blind. Her eyesight deteriorated day by day, and by the time she graduated from university she had lost her sight completely. But, 30 years on, it’s clear she hasn’t let this hold her back. Caroline is now the founder and director of […]
The current migrant crisis is no laughing matter, but a theatre in Dalston is hosting a “heroic” event to help those in need through comedy. The Crew for Calais Festival is a week of entertainment aimed at raising money for refugees from around the world stuck in squalid conditions just miles away from the English […]
Elderly people facing a lonely Christmas are being offered a free turkey dinner at The Haberdashery cafe in Stoke Newington. ‘‘We’re going to provide a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, a bit of music, bingo and Secret Santa,” said owner Massimo Bergamin. He came up with the idea after a regular customer said he would […]
Sixty young athletes rubbed shoulders with royalty in Hackney Wick on Friday as the Duchess of Cambridge visited a workshop at the Copper Box for charity SportsAid.
Staff from a Hackney cinema have completed a gruelling 70 mile cycle ride to Oxford in aid of impoverished children in poor countries.
The first black Briton to trek to the North Pole has set his sights on conquering Antarctica next spring.