Remi Makinde

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 […]

White supremacist group announces anti-semitic rally in Stamford Hill

White supremacist group announces anti-semitic rally in Stamford Hill

  A white supremacist group led by an unemployed, 21 year old former public school boy from Yeovil, Somerset, has announced plans for an anti-semitic protest on March 22, in Clapton Common. The group is calling to “liberate” Stamford Hill, which is home to Europes largest  Hasidic community. People began reacting on Twitter last night. […]

Cycling community holds vigil as Stephanie Turners family speak of their loss

Cycling community holds vigil as Stephanie Turners family speak of their loss

Tributes continue to be left following a vigil and two-minute “die-in” held last night, at the spot cyclist Stephanie Turner of Tottenham Hale, lost her life a week ago as she navigated a left turn into Amhurst Park Road from Seven sisters Road on her way to work last Tuesday. Approximately 250 people attended the […]

Cyclist killed in Stamford Hill named

Cyclist killed in Stamford Hill named

Friends have being paying tribute to the cyclist killed in Stamford Hill as she cycled to a patient appointment last Tuesday morning. Community physiotherapist Stephanie Turner 29, who lived in Tottenham Hale, died following a collision with a lorry on Amhurst Park Road near the junction of Seven Sisters Road, on the Haringey/Hackney border. Ms […]

Female cyclist killed in Amhurst Park Road collision

Female cyclist killed in Amhurst Park Road collision

  A cyclist died on Tuesday morning following a collision with a lorry in Stamford Hill. The woman was knocked down by a 32 ton waste container lorry, carrying scrap metal lorry making a tight left turn from Seven Sister Rd into Amhurst Park just before 8 am Tuesday, 20 January. A Met Police spokesperson […]

Hackney remembers on International Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Hackney remembers on International Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Hackney residents are invited to remember those who suffered during the Nazi killing regime and in subsequent genocides around the world as part of International Holocaust Memorial Day. This year’s event, on 27 January, marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration camp, while 2015 is the 20th anniversary year […]