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VIDEO: Take a firewalk on the wild side

17 Mar , 2016  

Last night 33 people took part in a “firewalk” organised by St Joseph’s Hospice on Mare Street. The funds raised by the brave volunteers will go directly to the hospice. Each participant had to raise a minimum of £100 in order to take the challenge. Firewalk with me Featured image credit: Ayman Al-Juzi Like our […]

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Pusat, the injured dog, lies on the ground.

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Police join dog rescue mission

17 Nov , 2014  

Police joined locals in a community effort to help a dog that was hit by a car on Mare Street. Pusat, a young Japanese Akita, had broken away from his owner when he ran into the road and collided with a passing car. Onlooker Fay Unsac said: “I was walking down the street and just […]

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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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Woman seeks “friendly” Nigerian housemate for bargain rental

25 Oct , 2014  

A Greek woman seeking to share her home with a “nice, friendly, kind Nigerian man” has escalated her desperate search for her perfect housemate. The ad is the second to appear in Ash News on Mare Street in which the owner describes herself as “a very, very attractive, highly educated, friendly, honest, caring Greek girl”. The […]

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Hackney residents protest against Mare Street pedestrianisation

28 Mar , 2014  

Hackney Council has permanently closed the top end of Mare Street

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Hackney Council’s whopping £3m in parking fines

27 Mar , 2014  

Over £3 million was taken in revenue from parking fines issued across Hackney in 2013

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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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Question Time draws boisterous Hackney crowd

18 Oct , 2012  

Hackney crowd play Question Time with a whole new set of rules

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High-rise plans get locals down in London Fields

12 Mar , 2012  

Residents’ group No Hackney High-Rise have started a campaign to stop a ten-story tower block being built in Hackney Fields.

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