Clapton

Police warning after three women robbed at knife point in Clapton

Police warning after three women robbed at knife point in Clapton

  Police are appealing for information and witnesses after three linked knife point robberies took place on Thursday 12 January, between 9:30 pm and 10:00 pm in Ashenden Road, E5 and Glyn Road, E5. On all three occasions, the robbers targeted lone females forcing them to hand over their hand bags containing bank cards and […]

Elizabeth Taylor helped revive Hackney youth club

Elizabeth Taylor helped revive Hackney youth club

Screen legend, AIDS activist and renowned philanthropist Elizabeth Taylor died yesterday in Los Angeles at the age of 79.  Taylor who had been besieged with health problems for decades, died of congestive heart failure at LA’s Cedars-Sinai Hospital. One of  the many causes she supported was The Pedro Youth Club, based in Hackney and one […]

Baby swim classes in Clapton

Baby swim classes in Clapton

Babies as young as a few weeks old will soon be able to take part in an award-winning swimming course in Hackney when classes open next month. Recently voted the UK’s Best National Baby & Toddler Development Activity, Water Babies enables babies to swim underwater as well as on the surface. It is designed to […]

Girl 4, Stabbed to death in Clapton

Girl 4, Stabbed to death in Clapton

A 4 year old girl was found stabbed to death yesterday, Thursday 16 December, in Clapton. Police say they responded to reports of a knife incident just after 3pm at a flat on the Chatsworth Estate on Elderfield Road, in E5. Paramedics pronounced 4 year old Nusayba, dead at the scene and a 36 year […]