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Bottles and missiles thrown at police as teen is stabbed in Clapton

Bottles and missiles thrown at police as teen is stabbed in Clapton

Officers in Hackney are appealing to witnesses to a stabbing on Chatsworth Road last night. Police arrived at 11.30pm Saturday night following reports of a stabbing and found an 18-year-old man suffering stab wounds to his upper body. He was taken to an East London hospital where his condition is serious but not life threatening. […]

Murder inquiry underway after two stabbings in Upper Clapton flats

Murder inquiry underway after two stabbings in Upper Clapton flats

A 30 year old man was pronounced dead at a flat in Lee View House, Jessam Avenue last night at 9:10pm (Saturday 4th May) after police and paramedics were called to reports of an injured man. Earlier in the evening at 7pm,  a 29 year old man took himself to an east London hospital suffering […]

Creperie du Monde – Parisian Street Food with World Influences

Creperie du Monde – Parisian Street Food with World Influences

  Whether you agree with The Guardian’s assessment of Chatsworth Road as the ‘frontline of Hackney’s gentrification’ or find it to be grossly unfair, glib labeling, misleading and unhelpful, one thing is clear: there are fewer greater manifestations of the change in the atmosphere of the borough in general than the continental influence on our […]

Hackney Council approves planning permission for St Mary’s of Zion Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Hackney Council approves planning permission for St Mary’s of Zion Ethiopian Orthodox Church

  It was a long awaited victory, for the parish members and congregation of St Mary of  Zion Ethiopian Orthodox church (also known as St Mary Tserha Sion Ethiopian Tewahedo ) on Tuesday evening, at Hackney Town Hall. The planning sub-committee approved planning permission for their new church at 229 Lower Clapton Road. Close to […]

Police warning after three women robbed at knife point in Clapton

Police warning after three women robbed at knife point in Clapton

  Police are appealing for information and witnesses after three linked knife point robberies took place on Thursday 12 January, between 9:30 pm and 10:00 pm in Ashenden Road, E5 and Glyn Road, E5. On all three occasions, the robbers targeted lone females forcing them to hand over their hand bags containing bank cards and […]

Hackney and The Olympics to drive local property value and infrastructure

Hackney and The Olympics to drive local property value and infrastructure

Advertising Feature For Stirling Ackroyd Estate Agents Unless you have been living under the most secluded rock possible, you will know what London will be hosting the Olympics next near after winning the rights to do so back in 2005. It will bring the attention of the world to the city and will generate millions […]

Burst water main Floods Northwold Road Upper Clapton

Burst water main Floods Northwold Road Upper Clapton

Around 20 homes along Northwold Road have been evacuated following a burst water main, and fire fighters are helping residents to prevent water entering other buildings by using sandbags. Homes affected are between Fountayne and Durlston Rd. A spokeswoman for Thames Water said: “We have shut the 30-inch main to prevent any more water escaping and […]

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