SPORT

Hackney boxer Ian Napa vows to bounce back

26 Mar , 2009  

Boxing star Ian Napa has vowed to bounce back after losing the European bantamweight title in a punishing showdown with Malik Bouziane.

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FEATURES, TOP STORY

City braces for summer of G20 protests

25 Mar , 2009  

East London is predicted to come to a standstill next Wednesday, as leaders from around the world gather in London for the G20 summit.

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ARTS

Deepcut play aims to force public enquiry

19 Mar , 2009  

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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ARTS

Linda Robson at the Arcola Theatre, Hackney

11 Mar , 2009  

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

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ARTS

Hackney’s East Festival fun

10 Mar , 2009  

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

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NEWS

Hackney ‘goes bananas’ for fairtrade

10 Mar , 2009  

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.

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