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Hackney Labour Councillor eyes MP seat in Brent

Hackney Labour Councillor eyes MP seat in Brent

  The general elections is still two years away,  but that hasn’t stopped  Hackney Labour Councillor Patrick Vernon from throwing his hat into the ring, to be picked as Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Brent Central.  The 51year old Queensbridge Ward Labour Councillor and married  father of one, recently told the Brent & Kilburn Times:  […]

Two men killed on Seven Sisters Road Haringey, during police chase

Two men killed on Seven Sisters Road Haringey, during police chase

  Update: 5pm –  Whilst formal identification has not yet taken place, police believe that they know the identities of the two men aged 33 and 38 years old, who are from Islington. Next of kin have been informed.  Police also say the 31 year old driver also from Islington, was arrested on suspicion of […]

• Olympic facilities to be altered for use by public
• £292m scheme will be completed in spring 2014

U.S. Paralympic swimmers to train at the Lido

U.S. Paralympic swimmers to train at the Lido

  From 27 to 29 August, Hackney Council’s London Fields Lido will be the training venue for the US Paralympic swimming team. For five sessions on these three days, the lido will be closed to the public while the swimming team is put through their final preparations for the Paralympic Games, which begin on 29 […]

First Lady Michelle Obama urges Hackney school children to ‘Move’

First Lady Michelle Obama urges Hackney school children to ‘Move’

First Lady Michelle Obama met with Hackney primary school students, at the US Ambassador’s official London residence in Regent’s Park on Friday, 27 July. 87 of Hackney’s 102 Primary 2012 Ambassadors, attended a function with Mrs Obama, where they came face-to-face with the First Lady on the sports-field, on the morning of Opening Ceremony for […]

When the pop group Saint Etienne made a film in 2005 about London’s Lower Lea Valley, they knew the Olympic bid would change its desolate air for ever. But they never imagined quite how much

See the Olympic torch parade in Hackney and enjoy street markets and fetes

See the Olympic torch parade in Hackney and enjoy street markets and fetes

Just a week before the games begin, folks in Hackney get their chance to witness the torch come through their borough –  one of the Olympic boroughs. Although the planned event in Clissold Park have been cancelled due to the site being waterlogged, you can still enjoy several others in and around Hackney. Please click […]

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