Hackney Resident Wins Prize At Berlin Film Festival

Hackney Resident Wins Prize At Berlin Film Festival

Indigo, a short film produced by Jules Mascarenhas, whose film Company, Quince Films , is based in Stoke Newington, has won a special mention prize at the Berlin Film Festival. Shot in various parts of London including Lea Bridge Road and Walthamstow Market, Indigo is about a young British Indian boy who discovers he has […]

Teenagers Evidence Convicts Hoxton Gun Man

An Old Bailey Judge praised four Hoxton teenagers who gave evidence after wittnessing a drug dealer shoot a man over a £150 drug debt. Desmond Meade, 26 of Hoxton shot Richard Ballentine over a £150 debt in full few of 2 boys and 2 girls aged between 13-16 who were sitting on a nearby wall, […]

Banksys New Film May Not Show At Dalston Rio

Although Dalston’s Rio cinema is listed on a flyer as one of the limited cinemas to screen the controversial street artists’ new documentary, it may not happen.  According to the Rios general manager Charles Rubenstien its screening is dependent on the success of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s new French film, Micmacs. A decision on Banksy’s film will […]

14 Week Closure Of Hackney Stations

14 Week Closure Of Hackney Stations

Commuters using some Hackney Stations will be inconvenienced until 1st of June while they undergo essential engineering works.  They are Hackney Central, Homerton, Hackney Wick and Dalston Kingsland. Rail replacement bus services will run instead and will operate every 20 minutes except for Sundays when it will be every 30 minutes. A time table can be […]

East End Boy Alexander McQueen Found Dead

East End Boy Alexander McQueen Found Dead

British fashion designer extraordinaire and show man, Alexander McQueen was found dead this morning around 10:00 am at his Mayfair flat in Green Street. He was only 40. Reports are that he took his life with one news source claiming he hanged himself, although nothing has been officially confirmed. His twitter page has now been […]

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