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Planned traveller eviction prompts Stoke Newington Common row

18 Oct , 2016  

Newly-arrived Irish travellers face eviction from Stoke Newington Common, prompting a challenge from a local advocacy group. Hackney Council confirmed on 5 October that it had formally asked the travellers to leave after they parked five caravans on the open area next to Northwold Road late September. The arrival sparked anger from some local residents. A […]

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Let’s help Tim get his Green Triumph bike back!

16 Mar , 2016  

A Hackney resident has all but given up hope of finding his prized Green Triumph bike, despite an impassioned plea to the pilferer for its return which went viral. Tim Jones, 28, woke on Saturday 5 March to find the bike gone from where he left it unlocked the previous night outside the Jolly Butcher […]

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Two more pedestrians hit at Stamford Hill junction

14 Mar , 2016  

A man has died and another was left with life-threatening injuries last week after two accidents at the junction of Stamford Hill and Clapton Common. Emergency services were called to the junction after the first accident at 7.30pm on the evening of Friday 4 March. A pedestrian was hit by a 253 bus, and the […]

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Homerton firefighter follows in the footsteps of father

13 Mar , 2016  

A beloved firefighter who has hung up his hose after more than a quarter of a century of loyal service at Homerton fire station has spoken of his delight that his son is following in his footsteps. Paul Humphries, 55, retired just weeks after his son Matthew, 27, joined the neighbouring service in Stoke Newington. […]

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Trevor Monerville’s father wants answers about police spying

13 Mar , 2016  

A father demanding justice for his son Trevor Monerville has been given fresh hope more than 20 years after his murder. Trevor Monerville, who was murdered in 1994, was at the centre of a spying controversy involving undercover police after he was beaten up in Stoke Newington police station seven years prior to his death. […]

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First World War propaganda goes on show at Hackney Museum

10 Mar , 2016  

An exhibition has opened at Hackney Museum which examines propaganda used during the Great War to encourage men to enlist. “The Art of War: Posters and Propaganda from the First World War” opened last Thursday. It features over 30 original recruitment posters, donated to Hackney Council by MP Leonard Benjamin Franklin in 1924. It also […]

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DripApp for coffee addicts is ‘Oyster card’ of cafés

2 Mar , 2016  

Take a walk along Kingsland Road or around the trendy parts of Stoke Newington and you’ll probably find yourself spoilt for choice for independent coffee shops, and now DripApp could enhance your experience. Many of these artisan coffee shops are now becoming early adopters of DripApp, an app for iPhone and Android that allows users […]

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Luminary Bakery helps women put bread on the table

2 Mar , 2016  

The cakes and cookies on sale at a new bakery in Stoke Newington will amount to much more than just afternoon tea.   For the women who work at Luminary Bakery, baking has allowed them to turn their lives around. The shop runs an employment programme for vulnerable women, giving single mothers, victims of domestic […]

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Victory in propaganda lay just over the horizon

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‘Hackney Museum needs you’ at new propaganda exhibition

2 Mar , 2016  

An exhibition has opened at Hackney Museum which examines propaganda used during the Great War to encourage men to enlist. “The Art of War: Posters and Propaganda from the First World War” opened last Thursday. It features over 30 original recruitment posters, donated to Hackney Council by MP Leonard Benjamin Franklin in 1924. It also […]

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Website reinvents fast food in Stoke Newington

16 Oct , 2015  

Home late and too tired to cook? Rather than ordering a greasy takeaway, what if you could get one of your neighbours to make dinner for you? That is exactly the opportunity website DishNextDoor is going to offer Stoke Newington residents when it launches next month. The brainchild of friends Bob Conwell and Joel Ng, DishNextDoor will […]

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