Hoxton

Man escapes Hoxton flat badly damaged

Man escapes Hoxton flat badly damaged

Four fire engines, 21 firefighters and officers were called to a flat fire on Cropley Street in Hoxton on Saturday morning. The fire badly damaged a flat on the fourth floor of the eight storey block and one man left the property before the Brigade arrived. The Brigade was called at 11:26 am and the […]








Council closes down Loong Kee Vietnamese Restaurant on Kingsland Road

Council closes down Loong Kee Vietnamese Restaurant on Kingsland Road

    Vietnamese restaurant, Loong Kee, 134G-F Kingsland Road, was closed down by Hackney Council on Friday 12 April. At Stratford Magistrates Court on Tuesday 16 April, District Judge Hamilton upheld the Council’s decision to close the building after a customer complained of seeing a cockroach whilst dining. He agreed that there was a health […]








Channel 4 Top Boy open auditions in Hoxton cancelled

Channel 4 Top Boy open auditions in Hoxton cancelled

UPDATE 13/11/2012 The film production company that’s producing Top Boy released a statement this afternoon: “The producers of Top Boy, Cowboy Films held an open audition specifically for 13 – 16 year olds. The auditions were attended by more people than had been anticipated and was closed early for safety reasons. The situation was extremely […]








Philadelphia woman charged with 3rd Degree Murder of Hackney Woman who wanted a ‘big booty’

Philadelphia woman charged with 3rd Degree Murder of Hackney Woman who wanted a ‘big booty’

Padge Victoria Windslowe, 42, also known as the “Black Madam” has been charged with third-degree murder in the death of 20-year-old  student Claudia Aderotimi, formally of Geffrye Court, Hoxton. Police say Claudia Aderotimi and a friend flew from London to Philadelphia, after hearing of Windslowe’s buttock enhancement via chats on the internet.  According to an […]