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Hackney restaurant Pidgin awarded Michelin Star

27 Oct , 2016  

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 at his flat in Holloway, owner James Ramsden said that he chose Hackney Central to open his first restaurant, as “I liked the idea of being a neighbourhood restaurant with […]

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Street art on a CCTV camera in Hackney.

NEWS

Hackney has more security cameras than whole of Wales

1 Mar , 2016  

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 Shoreditch and Hackney Central where the majority of crime occurs. However, it appears this dense surveillance network does not actually reduce the number of crimes committed, according to data from […]

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The Narrow Way: Hackney Council

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Businesses say they were left out of the loop on Narrow Way changes

7 Nov , 2015  

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 the dark over Council plans to develop the Narrow Way, a historic commercial street in the heart of the borough. Hackney Council is proposing to make it a pedestrian-friendly street, […]

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Mumford and Sons play at Oslo

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

10 Mar , 2015  

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 frenzy last night as they unleashed their new album at a surprise gig in Hackney Central. [iframe src=”https://instagram.com/p/0BQlqIOTXC/embed/” width=”612″ height=”660″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” allowtransparency=”true”] Queues stretched around the block and down onto […]

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LIFESTYLE, NEWS

Anxious residents call for cycle lanes in Hackney Central

26 Oct , 2014  

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 voted London’s cycling capital, with 25 per cent of residents commuting to work by bike, receiving great enthusiasm in the local area. But concerns have been raised over the safety of […]

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London riots Hackney Heroine plans political campaign

13 Mar , 2014  

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

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Bike theft is becoming a problem in Hackney Central

NEWS

Many bike thefts are unreported every year

29 Oct , 2013  

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

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ARTS

Hackney Central metal box commended in Design Awards

29 Nov , 2012  

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.

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FEATURES, NEWS

Getting down with the MoBros: locals adhere to Movember

15 Nov , 2012  

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

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Remembrance Day Parade: foreigners recognise significance

15 Nov , 2012  

Locals joined around 300 people from all over the world to lay flowers and wreaths in honour of military dead before the procession began.

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