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Hackney shops may come and go, but potter Caroline Bousfield is...

If you walk around Victoria long enough, you’ll hear mention of Caroline Bousfield. Whether it’s about her pottery studio or her gardening initiatives at the roundabout on Lauriston Road. She’s a figure in the community who is pretty hard to miss.

Hackney hounds are most at risk of dog-napping

The number of stolen dogs was higher in Hackney than in any other London borough last year according to the Met Police, as the...

Where to go for all your Mother’s Day needs in Hackney

You may not need to venture further than Hackney to please the mother in your life this weekend. From florists to brunch spots to the...

Hackney boy a potential ping pong prodigy

A ten year old boy from Hackney who only took up ping pong last year has won a major London table tennis competition. George Jackson,...

Hoxton Hall given new life in audio app

An immersive audio tour charting the history of one of Hackney’s most famous landmarks has begun at Hoxton Hall. Hoxton Hall was built in 1863....

Curtain falls on pioneering arts centre

It once played host to Sonic Youth and has hosted art exhibitions for years but the Building F arts space on Stoke Newington Church...

‘Hero’ jogger jumps into canal in dog rescue

A jogger who rescued a dog from drowning in Regent’s Canal has been hailed for his “extremely heroic” actions. The man was running on the...

Bodies left in Hackney mortuary for six months

A Hackney mortuary kept 15 bodies in storage for more than 200 days after the person had died, figures from the last three years...

The 6 best cafes in Hackney

On the lookout for your next caffeine hit? Or perhaps a delicious slice of cake? When it comes to Hackney, we're so spoilt for...

Highlights from Snowy Hackney

The Beast from the East came to Hackney, but now that the snow has finally gone, here are our favourite snaps from in and around the Borough!