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Small businesses fear ruin from prolonged Hackney town centre regeneration

Independent shop owners have described the controversial regeneration of Hackney Central’s Narrow Way as a “nightmare” that could force them out of business.

Hackney restaurant Pidgin awarded Michelin Star

Hackney restaurant Pidgin awarded Michelin Star. Pidgin restaurant on Wilton Way has been awarded a Michelin Star for its outstanding food. Beginning as a supper club...

Hackney has more security cameras than whole of Wales

Hackney has more CCTV cameras than the whole of Wales, a new report has revealed. There are 2,900 security cameras in the borough, concentrated in...

Businesses say they were left out of the loop on Narrow...

This article was updated on 13 November to better represent the views of the council on this issue. Businesses say they have been left in...

Mumford and Sons fans splurge on ‘surprise’ gig in Hackney

Mumford and Sons fans coughed up as much as £150 for a ticket for their hour-long ‘surprise’ gig in Hackney. The band whipped up a fan...

Anxious residents call for cycle lanes in Hackney Central

Cyclists and pedestrians have appealed for better cycling infrastructure in the ward after those on bikes were branded “a nuisance”. The Hackney borough was recently...

London riots Hackney Heroine plans political campaign

London riots 'Hackney Heroine' will run for national president of the Lib Dem party.

Many bike thefts are unreported every year

Bike theft could be on the up in Hackney Central despite police figures suggesting otherwise.

Hackney Central metal box commended in Design Awards

A studio converted into a shiny metal shed and a house built as a black rubber-clad box have been commended amongst the best entries in the 2012 Hackney Design Awards.

Getting down with the MoBros: locals adhere to Movember

Each November moustache growing raises awareness and funds for combating prostate and testicular cancer