Hackney News

Man shot dead in broad daylight on Chatsworth Road, Clapton

Man shot dead in broad daylight on Chatsworth Road, Clapton

A  police investigation has been launched following a shooting this afternoon on Chatsworth Road. The victim, described by police as a 25 year old man, was found suffering gun shot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police say they were called at 1:14 pm today (26 September) to reports of gun shots on […]

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 […]

Chastworth Road Festival: The dancing police man (CPO)

Keeping it real in Clapton and showing them how it’s really done at ChatFest.  Shame the video isn’t longer. Someone’s gotta do it @chatsworthroad #chatsfest pic.twitter.com/cpInuhOWdz — FD Events London (@flopidolle) September 5, 2015

Man critical following Manor House stabbing

Man critical following Manor House stabbing

Police were called at 10:18 am today, Sunday, 14 June, to reports of a stabbing in Portland Rise Estate, N4, just off Green Lanes. The victim, a man (no futher details) was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in critical condition. Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended the scene. […]

Man falls from 4th floor of Clapton Common Block of flats

Man falls from 4th floor of Clapton Common Block of flats

Reports of a man falling from a 4th floor block in Clapton Common have surfaced on Twitter. London Ambulance service has confirmed they were alerted at 11:40 am and sent a single responder, along with a duty officer to the Summit Estates on Portland Avenue. A full crew Ambulance and Air Ambulance also attended. The […]

References to homeless people removed from terms of public space protection order after criticism

The London borough’s ban on begging and rough sleeping is an attempt to hide the unsightly human fallout of ‘austerity’ in a deeply unequal society

Man shot in Stoke Newington Convinience Store

Man shot in Stoke Newington Convinience Store

A man was shot late last night (Saturday), at a CostCutter store on busy Stoke Newington High Road, near the corner of Foulden Road. Reports began surfacing on Twitter just before midnight including one from Stoke Newington resident author and food writer, Deborah Robertson,  who tweeted: “Seems the road block we got caught up in […]

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