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9 Month Old Kitten Smokey Needs Your Help, Following Horrific Accident

9 Month Old Kitten Smokey Needs Your Help, Following Horrific Accident

  My heart broke this morning when I heard from our friend Barbara Read, of Feline Friends London.  Feline Friends London is a Hackney based cat charity, founded by Barbara who is also Hackney Councils Cat Welfare Officer, an unpaid position she is more than happy to hold. While Smokey’s life saving procedure has cost hundred of pounds […]

Cyclist Killed following collision on Homerton High Street.

Cyclist Killed following collision on Homerton High Street.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist died following  a collision with an HGV lorry, travelling along Homerton High Street  yesterday afternoon. A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 4:20pm on Monday, 2 February to reports of a cyclist in collision with a HGV in Homerton […]

Stamford Hill Blaze destroys flats and shop below

Stamford Hill Blaze destroys flats and shop below

Tenants in flats above a Stamford Hill Pharmacy were temporary rehoused to nearby hotels, yesterday afternoon following a fire. Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers attended the fire which severely damaged the roof and caused extensive water damage to the flats and the pharmacy on the ground floor. There were no injuries. London […]

Hackney Council Seizes African-Caribbean book store Centerprise

Hackney Council Seizes African-Caribbean book store Centerprise

At a recent meeting with Centerprises Chief Executive, Emmanuel Amevor, I wasn’t kidding when I commented “if Hackney council was a lover, you’d have to sleep with one eye open”.  He roared with laughter and nodded, I assume agreeing with me.  Following a protracted legal fight with Hackney Council, it came to pass on Wednesday […]

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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