Heard & Seen

The day things got real in the hood: Man arrested in Highbury Grove in connection with Woolwich killing

The day things got real in the hood: Man arrested in Highbury Grove in connection with Woolwich killing

A scene resembling a Hollywood  action movie, not often played out locally,  startled people who came across anti-terrorist officers along Balls Pond Road, on the Islington/Hackney border yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. Twitter was alive with speculation after Guardian Journalist and soon to be their US corespondent, Paul Lewis, posted  a  photo of armed men wearing balaclavas. […]

Explosion & a bare breasted woman – An explosive night in Stoke Newington

Explosion & a bare breasted woman – An explosive night in Stoke Newington

Some very relieved Aden Grove residents in Newington Green, were all shook up yesterday evening, but grateful nobody was hurt after what is thought to be a gas explosion. Three fire engines, hoards of police cars and ambulances arrived soon after 6.20 pm and evacuated around 50 people from Aden Lodge, a five storey building […]

Stoke Newington Mans’ Hanky Panky At BP HQ

Stoke Newington Mans’ Hanky Panky At BP HQ

Now who would have thought that? A guy from Stokie and another fella, scaled BP’s central London’s Headquarters today, to hoist a flag depicting the BP logo covered in oil, in protest at the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Green Peace protester, Ben Stewart, 36 is described as a law graduate by […]