NEWS

Dogs to get ASBOS

20 Mar , 2012  

First there were ASBOs for hoodies; now doggies are getting anti-social behaviour orders of their very own – “dog control orders”. This comes after reports from terrified locals of Staffordshire bull terriers trying to attack kids in their prams. From 1 April man’s best friend will be banned from Hackney’s outdoor play areas and sport […]

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VIDEO: Contestants beef up at hamburger eating competition

13 Mar , 2012  

Contestants competed to see who would be the first to finish five hamburgers in a competition at the Three Compasses Pub in Dalston.

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ARTS

Meet the artist…

13 Mar , 2012  

Singer songwriter, Ruairidh Anderson, is releasing songs about the Olympic host boroughs every week until the Olympic games. VIDEO INCLUDED

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Ray Winstone on a Hackney childhood, detoxing and why he hates politicians

13 Mar , 2012  

Hackney born Ray Winstone, boxer turned movie star, talks to the Hackney Post about his lifestyle, family and Hackney.

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Brother of Gemma McCluskie remanded in custody

12 Mar , 2012  

By Susannah Butter and Rebecca Lewis The brother of EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie appeared in court today accused of murdering the 29-year-old and dumping her headless, limbless body in Regent’s canal.

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NEWS

Spotlight: Hackney Attic

7 Mar , 2012  

With celebrity customers from Keira Knightley to Simon Amstell, the Hackney Attic has emerged as the newest and coolest kid on the East London block. On the fifth floor of the Picturehouse cinema on Mare Street, the restaurant and bar has seen some of the city’s best musicians. “We have had some truly great bands, […]

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