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Hackney Based Cat Rescue Celebrates National Black Cat Day

Hackney Based Cat Rescue Celebrates National Black Cat Day

Friday 27 October is a special day for the type of cats that get looked over most in animal shelters for adoption. From old superstitions to silly ideas based on aesthetics, such as Black cat not being as photogenic as lighter cats, to black cats not blending in with the furniture, rescue centres have heard it all. Feline […]








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 […]








London Terror Attack: Second victim named James McMullan of Hackney

London Terror Attack: Second victim named James McMullan of Hackney

One of the missing last seen outside the Barrowboy and Bankers pub in Borough Market on Saturday night, and now believed to be dead, has been named by his family as James McMullan, 32, of Hackney. Today his sister Melissa McMullan, paid a tearful tribute to her brother and other victims of Saturdays terror attack: […]








Two Men Arrested Following Attack on Parking Warden

Two Men Arrested Following Attack on Parking Warden

Following the attack on a Parking Warden which occurred on 16th January on Leeside Road, two men were arrested this morning. The warden was arrested at the scene of the attack and interviewed in relation to the matter where he made cross allegations regarding those who had detained him, he is currently on Police Bail. […]








Hackney Mayor, Jules Pipe, to stand down following appointment as Deputy Mayor of London

Hackney Mayor, Jules Pipe, to stand down following appointment as Deputy Mayor of London

On the day former Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, bottled it by ruling himself out of his party’s leadership race of a country in gargantuan political turmoil, Hackneys mayor of a decade and a half, Jules Pipe, has announced he wil be standing down to take up a post in City Hall. Following his appointment as Deputy Mayor of […]








Police officer shot and wounded in Haggerston

Police officer shot and wounded in Haggerston

A police officer has been shot during an authorized operation, by Trident Gang Crime Unit and Met’s Specialist Firearms Command (SCO19), in Haggerston today at lunchtime. The male police officer has been taken to an East London Hospital by air ambulance, and is said to be in stable condition. A statement released by the Met Police said: […]








Hackney prepares to welcome Syrian refugees

Hackney prepares to welcome Syrian refugees

With the worlds eyes on Syrian refugees and economic migrants fleeing unstable and war-torn regions, Hackney Council has revealed it is already supporting 30 unaccompanied children and young people who have recently arrived in the borough. Mayor Jules Pipes has also called on the government to “step up its effort”. In a released statement, the […]








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