Remi Makinde

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: […]

UPDATED: Hackney Council explains it’s decision to halt fox cull

UPDATED: Hackney Council explains it’s decision to halt fox cull

SCROLL TO BOTTOM OF PAGE TO READ LATEST STATEMENT FROM HACKNEY COUNCIL, ON DECISION TO POSTPONE FOX CULLIn a tweet this evening Hackney council has announced they are halting their fox culling procedure, with the promise of a full statement on it tomorrow. Hackney Hive was first to report on the intended culling this morning, after a […]

EXCLUSIVE: Hackney Council to cull foxes in Clissold Park

EXCLUSIVE:  Hackney Council to cull foxes in Clissold Park

It has been brought to Hackney Hives attention, that Hackney Councils Parks Department is to begin the culling of foxes in the coming week. The source who tipped me off wants to remain anonymous, but was concerned about the  secrecy surrounding the culling saying: “There has been no public consultation and employees have been told […]

Sorry to disappoint you but there wasn’t a riot in Manor House last night

Sorry to disappoint you but there wasn’t a riot in Manor House last night

The thing about police tip offs, is that they are confidential, so we will never know if the police were really tipped off, or if the presence of a large group of young Black people congregated was intimidating and caused alarm to some. I saw first hand as a friend and I attempted to navigate […]

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 […]

Anti-semite Joshua Bonehill arrested and banned from London

Anti-semite Joshua Bonehill arrested and banned from London

The juan man band organizer behind “Liberate Stamford Hill” anti Jewish rally, was arrested at his Yeovil, Somerset home on Friday morning. According to Joshua Bonehill’s web site, around 20 Met and local Yeovil, Somerst Police officers “stormed” his home at 8:30am yesterday. In keeping in style with his over blown melodramatic announcements, he wrote: […]

Bottles and missiles thrown at police as teen is stabbed in Clapton

Bottles and missiles thrown at police as teen is stabbed in Clapton

Officers in Hackney are appealing to witnesses to a stabbing on Chatsworth Road last night. Police arrived at 11.30pm Saturday night following reports of a stabbing and found an 18-year-old man suffering stab wounds to his upper body. He was taken to an East London hospital where his condition is serious but not life threatening. […]

White supremacist Joshua Bonehill picked the wrong borough

White supremacist Joshua Bonehill picked the wrong borough

  Almost 69 years after Oswald Mosley and his Blackshirts were run out of the East End, following the Battle of Cable Street and clashes in Ridley Road Market in Dalston, a  baby faced boy from Yeovil, Somerset,  Joshua Bonehill-Paine,  is bringing his own special brand of lunacy to Hackney. The irony is if his […]