East London is predicted to come to a standstill next Wednesday, as leaders from around the world gather in London for the G20 summit.
Nathan Bleaken and Beth Mellor speak exclusively to the bereaved parents of Private Geoff Gray from Hackney as Philip Ralph’s Deep Cut comes to London
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Linda Robson talks to Hackney Post reporter Morwenna Coniam about performing in Steven Berkoff’s Purgatory as part of ‘Cycle East’, a biking tour of Hackney’s cultural scene. Robson performed at the Arcola Theatre, which aims to become the first Carbon Neutral theatre in the world. Reporter: Morwenna Coniam Editor: Nathan Bleaken
The Hackney Post visits the East festival and experiences some of the activities on offer. Children from the borough had the chance to make spoon puppets, and at the Geffrye Museum the Bridewell Theatre Company performed Drive, Ride, Walk – a look at commuting in the capital. Reporter: Clare Dickinson Editor: Nathan Bleaken
Hackney schoolchildren and councillors joined forces to launch the borough’s Fairtrade initiative and our reporter Alison Battisby found out why they were ‘going bananas’. Here, Speaker Ian Rathbone and Hackney Learning Trust’s Nicola Baboneu explain the benefits of buying Fairtrade, while pupils tell all about their favourite fruit.