lower clapton

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 […]

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 […]

Pages Of Hackney Presents: Cider Sponsored Art and Poetry

Private View for Amy Green’s “Drawings: A Show of Small Gifts.” This event has been featured in Time Out’s First Thursday Top 5 listing and is kindly sponsored by Kopparberg – Cider of Sweden – so free cider all night! The poet Stephane Mallarme saw that the making and effect of poetry is deeply similar […]

Nintendos For Afro Caribbean Children

Nintendos For Afro Caribbean Children

Year six Afro-Caribbean pupils in Hackney are being given computer game consoles to help them do better in maths. Under a new Learning Trust pilot scheme, twelve primary schools will be given Nintendo DS consoles for brain training games under a new Learning Trust pilot scheme. They will be available to take the consoles home […]