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Twelve People Burned by Noxious Substance in London Fields Bar

Twelve People Burned by Noxious Substance in London Fields Bar

Emergency services including a hazardous response team were called to a bar near London Fields early this morning, where twelve people suffered burns caused by a suspected noxious substance. There were about 400 people still in the building at around 1.30 am Monday, in the building which is between Sidworth Street and Warburton Road. 600 people […]

Thump Box your way to fitness

Thump Box your way to fitness

  “Adrian: why do you want to fight?                                            Rocky: cos I can’t sing or dance !” Boxing was a popular part of fitness even before Sylvester Stallone made his first Rocky film but in recent years it’s become a regular fixture on gym time tables with Box Fit, Boxercise, and Body Combat to name […]

Teenage girl abducted and allegedly raped in London Fields flat

[map style=”width: 400px ; height:300px ; margin:20px 20px 20px 20px; border: 1px solid black;” address=”london fields e8″ maptype=”ROADMAP”] A 17 year old Hackney student who was walking along Mare Street near the Cambridge Heath/Hackney Road intersection on Wednesday, 4th July afternoon at about 3pm, was abducted and taken to a flat in London Fields where […]

Man arrested as part of alleged rape in London Fields inquiry

Man arrested as part of alleged rape in London Fields inquiry

The alleged assault occurred in the early hours of  Saturday 28 May. Part of the park was cordoned off for most of the day, while forensics combed the area. The man arrested has been bailed to return in late June. Detectives from the Met’s Sapphire Unit are investigating the incident. Anyone with information should contact […]

Hackney cyclists get a chance to exchange places with HGV drivers

Hackney cyclists get a chance to exchange places with HGV drivers

Encouraging cyclists to safe cycling this winter, Hackney Council have co-ordinated an event, hosted by the Council’s Streetscene Team, in partnership with the Metropolitan Police. Cyclists can ride in and get a free, on-the-spot bike health check and free bike marking. They can also exchange places with an HGV driver to help them understand how […]

‘No Hackney High-rise’?.. So where is everyone going to live?

‘No Hackney High-rise’?.. So where is everyone going to live?

  Despite London’s status as a leading world capital our city has some very serious problems affecting its potential and that of its inhabitants – namely a chronic and dire housing shortage, the smallest room-sizes to be found anywhere in the western world, and prices so high that they exclude all but the very wealthy from buying a home […]

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