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Dwayne’s Fields of Dreams

Dwayne’s Fields of Dreams

In 2010 Stoke Newington resident, Dwayne Fields became the first Black Briton to walk from the most northern point of Canada to the magnetic North Pole, covering over 400 miles in 22 days (of which 16 days was a race) across snow and frozen ocean, when he competed in the Peary and Hansen Race with […]

Hackney’s Hasidic Jews Celebrate Purim

Hackney’s Hasidic Jews Celebrate Purim

The boroughs Hasidic Jewish community are not always known for their colourful Joyous public displays, nor loud Yiddish music.  Which is what made yesterdays celebration in Stamford Hill and Stoke Newington that more special and interesting to view. Both children and adults danced to music ‘pumped’ out of the back of trucks as they collected […]

East End Gay Pride organiser resigns over EDL affiliation

East End Gay Pride organiser resigns over EDL affiliation

Raymond Berry lead organiser of East End Gay Pride (EEGP) resigned yesterday after he could no longer deny his  English Defence League affiliation. Following homophobic posters showing up in the East End, the group was formed by a group of friends and promptly began organising a march set for next month, to combat homophobia and […]

Second deer in one week found dead in Clissold Park

Second deer in one week found dead in Clissold Park

Another female deer was found dead in Stoke Newingtons Clissold Park on Sunday (20 February), just a week after a doe was found in the same park, believed to have been killed by a dog. Six months previously a deer was fatally injured during a break-in. The doe was reportedly found at approximately 4:00 pm […]

Search for person who botched Claudia Aderotimi’s buttock enhancement continues

Search for person who botched Claudia Aderotimi’s buttock enhancement continues

“Illegal procedures like this are often carried out all across the United States. While it is popular with people looking for cheap ‘cosmetic surgery’, it is particularly popular amongst many in the Transsexual community”. All Hackney resident Claudia Aderotimi wanted to be, was a fly girl, another fame hungry wannabe hip hop video dancer. Now […]

Margaret Muller murder – Eight years on, Police launch fresh appeal & reward

Margaret Muller murder – Eight years on, Police launch fresh appeal & reward

Eight years ago today, artist Margaret Muller was found collapsed in a pathway between the rose gardens and the children’s play area, in Victoria Park. The 27 year old American of Wallis Rd E9, was a student at the Slade School of Art, University College of London, had been stabbed multiple times in a frenzied […]