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St John to convert crypt into workspace, helping local startups

A church is planning to turn its crypt into affordable workspace, if a National Lottery Fund bid is successful. St John the Baptist, Pitfield Street,...

Child dodges injury at dangerous local crossing

A dangerous crossing outside St John the Baptist Church and School has been highlighted as a hazard once again as a child narrowly avoided...

Hilarity at Hoxton Hall

Stand-up comics and entertainers brought the laughs to Hoxton Hall last Friday in the London heat of this year’s Funny Women Awards, described by...

Missing Hoxton teenager found 194 km from home

A teenager who disappeared from his Hoxton home has been found safe and “fine physically” in Dorset after police launched a manhunt to find...

Sadiq Khan says he will “fix housing and transport” in Hackney...

Candidates in the race to be mayor of London descended on Hackney this week in anticipation of the election on 5 May. Labour party...

Marcel Addai died “surrounded by enemies” in Hoxton attack

Marcel Addai, 18, died “surrounded by enemies” from a rival gang, the Old Bailey heard on Tuesday at the start of the trial for...

What do Hackney businesses want from George Osborne’s budget?

As George Osborne prepares his red box for his eighth budget next week, small businesses are waiting to see what the Chancellor has up his sleeve for...

‘One in twenty’ school children in Hackney miss out on secondary...

One in twenty Hackney school children have failed to gain a place at any of their top six secondary school choices. On Tuesday, hundreds of...

International Women’s Day running tour celebrates Hackney’s feminist past

Simon Cole has been doing walking tours of Hackney since 2012. Unusually, for a man’s-man who also works as a personal trainer and fitness...

Cayenne pepper and inflatable mushrooms: my morning rave at Daybreaker

It’s a freezing cold morning in Hoxton before rush-hour, and the streets are deserted. But down a graffiti-covered flight of stairs, dubstep beats are...