ian rathbone

Harassed hounded and marginalised in Hackney: St Marys of Zion church claims

Harassed hounded and marginalised in Hackney: St Marys of Zion church claims

The new owners of 229 Lower Clapton Road, are not receiving the same ecstatic and warm welcome the pub next door which opened on Thursday has.  Much of Clapton and afar have been quite giddy about the prospect of  the Clapton Hart opening.  By Thursday morning it reached fever pitch and judging by the twitter […]

Remember the Millfields mugging police and Councillor Rathbone played down?

Remember the Millfields mugging police and Councillor Rathbone played down?

It appears someone was sentenced for those crimes today. Reiss Hunter of  Paradise Park, Lea Bridge Road, E5 was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment on each of four counts of robbery and a further 4 years for an attempted robbery. The sentences will run concurrently. Back in December 2010, I reported about a series of […]