Clapton

Teenager Joseph Burke-Monerville, shot and killed in Clapton, was one of the good guys

Teenager Joseph Burke-Monerville, shot and killed in Clapton, was one of the good guys

Police believe Joseph Burke Monerville killing, was a case of mistaken identity. The 19 year old was shot in the head while he and his two brothers sat in a parked car on Hindrey Road, in Lower Clapton on Saturday night.  His identical twin brother, Jonathan, was unhurt but their 22 year old brother was […]

Missing Adam Connolly found dead on Hackney Marshes

Missing Adam Connolly found dead on Hackney Marshes

  Sad news for the family and friends of Adam Connolly. The body of 29 year old from Clapton, last seen on Wednesday  was found this afternoon (Saturday 17 November) on Hackney Marshes. The search today covered parts of Springfield Park,  Leyton and Hackney Marshes, after police traced his phone signal. A police spokesperson said: […]

Friends and family appeal for missing Clapton man

Friends and family appeal for missing Clapton man

Saturday 2:15pm Adam was found deceased in the Lea Valley area …Update to follow. Friends and family of a Clapton man missing and last seen on Wednesday, are increasingly becoming worried about his welfare and whereabouts. Adam Connolly, 29, of Glenarm Road, was last seen on the morning of Wednesday 14 November, at his carpentry […]

Police appeal after hit and run on Lower Clapton Road

Police appeal after hit and run on Lower Clapton Road

  Police in Hackney are appealing for help and information following a fail to stop collision a collision involving a motorcycle and two pedestrians outside 81 Lower Clapton Road, E5 at about 7:43 pm yesterday 10 September. A blue Suzuki motorcycle was seen travelling down Lower Clapton Road, when it collided with a male pedestrian. […]

Second man dies a month after fatal Clapton building fire

Second man dies a month after fatal Clapton building fire

A second man died in the early hours of Friday morning, 7 September, following a fire at a disused former hostel on lower Clapton Road, on  Saturday 4 August.  He has been named as Lukas Gorkowski, 31, a Polish national of no fixed address. Gorkwoski jumped 25 feet from the building to escape flames and […]

Hackney Council approves planning permission for St Mary’s of Zion Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Hackney Council approves planning permission for St Mary’s of Zion Ethiopian Orthodox Church

  It was a long awaited victory, for the parish members and congregation of St Mary of  Zion Ethiopian Orthodox church (also known as St Mary Tserha Sion Ethiopian Tewahedo ) on Tuesday evening, at Hackney Town Hall. The planning sub-committee approved planning permission for their new church at 229 Lower Clapton Road. Close to […]