Hackney News

9 Month Old Kitten Smokey Needs Your Help, Following Horrific Accident

9 Month Old Kitten Smokey Needs Your Help, Following Horrific Accident

  My heart broke this morning when I heard from our friend Barbara Read, of Feline Friends London.  Feline Friends London is a Hackney based cat charity, founded by Barbara who is also Hackney Councils Cat Welfare Officer, an unpaid position she is more than happy to hold. While Smokey’s life saving procedure has cost hundred of pounds […]








Police Will No Longer Prevent Suspects From Swallowing Packages of Drugs

Police Will No Longer Prevent Suspects From Swallowing Packages of Drugs

It was the closest I’d ever come to watching a snuff movie. Viewing CCTV footage of a Hackney Police officer and a member of the public allowing a 20 year old Black man, to die on the floor of a shabby convenience store on Kingsland Road this past summer.  I said it several times then and […]








Hackney Based Cat Rescue Celebrates National Black Cat Day

Hackney Based Cat Rescue Celebrates National Black Cat Day

Friday 27 October is a special day for the type of cats that get looked over most in animal shelters for adoption. From old superstitions to silly ideas based on aesthetics, such as Black cat not being as photogenic as lighter cats, to black cats not blending in with the furniture, rescue centres have heard it all. Feline […]








A Very Public Display of Affection at Hackney Down Station

A Very Public Display of Affection at Hackney Down Station

Not what you expect to see as you stumble onto the platform of Hackney Downs station, early on a bank holiday Saturday morning. A couple in the throws of ….. whatever it was,  shamelessly vertically copulated on platform 1, as they waited for their train to arrive. The unknown couple were filmed by someone also […]








London Terror Attack: Second victim named James McMullan of Hackney

London Terror Attack: Second victim named James McMullan of Hackney

One of the missing last seen outside the Barrowboy and Bankers pub in Borough Market on Saturday night, and now believed to be dead, has been named by his family as James McMullan, 32, of Hackney. Today his sister Melissa McMullan, paid a tearful tribute to her brother and other victims of Saturdays terror attack: […]








Watch: Man With Meat Cleaver Threatens Man in Upper Clapton

Watch: Man With Meat Cleaver Threatens Man in Upper Clapton

CCTV captures a man being threatened with a large meat cleaver, but some how remains amazingly calm as he goes about his business. The incident took place outside a Kosher shop on Upper Clapton Road, early Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses claim he initially entered the shop shouting: “Where is the boss? I will kill him.” He […]








Twelve People Burned by Noxious Substance in London Fields Bar

Twelve People Burned by Noxious Substance in London Fields Bar

Emergency services including a hazardous response team were called to a bar near London Fields early this morning, where twelve people suffered burns caused by a suspected noxious substance. There were about 400 people still in the building at around 1.30 am Monday, in the building which is between Sidworth Street and Warburton Road. 600 people […]








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