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A Very Public Display of Affection at Hackney Down Station

A Very Public Display of Affection at Hackney Down Station

Not what you expect to see as you stumble onto the platform of Hackney Downs station, early on a bank holiday Saturday morning. A couple in the throws of ….. whatever it was,  shamelessly vertically copulated on platform 1, as they waited for their train to arrive. The unknown couple were filmed by someone also […]

Pembury Estate teenager turns Cambridge down

Pembury Estate teenager turns Cambridge down

He’s been offered places at six universities including Cambridge, but  17 year old Franklyn Addo is seriously considering London School of Economics, where he will study sociology. Explaining to Hackney Hive his choice of LSE over Cambridge, he said: “I really love London and I don’t want to leave. Besides, it would be hard to […]

Hackney Downs Crack Den Shut Down

Hackney Downs Crack Den Shut Down

Officers from Hackney Downs Safer Neighbourhood Team and Hackney’s Operation Crackdown Project Team successfully closed a house in Downs Park Road on March 31. Police were able to shut the house down after Paul Telfer, 34, and Susan Ogarro, 44, of no fixed abode, were sentenced at Thames Magistrate Court on March 20. They were […]