Haggerston

Police officer shot and wounded in Haggerston

Police officer shot and wounded in Haggerston

A police officer has been shot during an authorized operation, by Trident Gang Crime Unit and Met’s Specialist Firearms Command (SCO19), in Haggerston today at lunchtime. The male police officer has been taken to an East London Hospital by air ambulance, and is said to be in stable condition. A statement released by the Met Police said: […]








First North East London show for 18 year old photographer

First North East London show for 18 year old photographer

  It is quite something to have your third professional exhibition before your 19th birthday, but this was what 18-year-old Imogen Davis is celebrating this week, her startling black-and-white photographs having their first north London display thanks to a new art venue: The Haggerston Tearoom. Posing for publicity shots amid the tables and cakes, Imogen […]








Hey, don’t even think of coming to Canalival

Hey, don’t even think of coming to Canalival

Last years destructive bacchanal on Regents Canal’s Haggerston/Shoreditch/Dalston/Broadway Market stretch, threatens  to return this weekend if some irresponsible revelers have their way, despite calls from the folks at the Canal and River Trust and the Met Police. If you recall, despite the Canalival Organizers cancelling it in 2013, following advise from the police, Hackney Council […]








Woman jumps from third floor in Haggerston to escape fire

Woman jumps from third floor in Haggerston to escape fire

A woman is recovering in hospital following a jump from a third floor apartment in Haggerston. London Fire Brigade was called to Adelaide Wharf, on the corner of Whiston and Queensbridge Road, in the early hours of this morning. The woman, whose age is not known, leapt before Fire Fighters arrived. A spokesman for the […]








Severed head found in Regents Canal in Haggerston

Severed head found in Regents Canal in Haggerston

Police were alerted at about 1:15 pm  yesterday,  Sunday, by a member of the public walking along Regents Canal in Haggerston, near Kingsland Road, after making a grim discovery, while walking along the canal. Police have declined to be drawn into speculating it could be the head of former East Ender actress, Gemma Gemma’s  limbless […]