Clapton

Millfields Park North mugging warning from Police

Police are warning residents who use Millfields Park North especially at night time as a short cut, to be aware of their surroundings after a rash of muggings and attempted muggings, with threats of extreme violence. Leabridge Safer Neighbourhoods Team are in the process of distributing leaflets all across North Hackney, informing residents and giving […]

Author Mike Marqusee – At Pages Of Hackney 9 June

Author Mike Marqusee – At Pages Of Hackney 9 June

Mike Marqusee talks about his book,  If I Am Not For Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jewat. Mike Marqusee’s book presents an account of the life of E V Morand, his Jewish-Irish grandfather, in inter-war New York. The book recounts Morand’s radical journey through religion and politics, his struggles with anti-Semitism and the twists and […]

Raid On Clapton Store Yields Counterfeit Spirits

Raid On Clapton Store Yields Counterfeit Spirits

A joint two-day operation by Hackney Police’s Licensing Unit, Hackney Council Trading Standards Officers, and HM Revenue & Customs has resulted in the seizure of £150,000-worth of counterfeit alcohol from one Clapton store. On Wednesday 24 March at 10.30am, officers uncovered five pallets, containing approximately 500 bottles of fake branded spirits as well as two […]