Hackney News

Nintendos For Afro Caribbean Children

Nintendos For Afro Caribbean Children

Year six Afro-Caribbean pupils in Hackney are being given computer game consoles to help them do better in maths. Under a new Learning Trust pilot scheme, twelve primary schools will be given Nintendo DS consoles for brain training games under a new Learning Trust pilot scheme. They will be available to take the consoles home […]

Shoreditch Restaurant Vie For Award

Shoreditch Restaurant Vie For Award

A Terrence Conran designed restaurant in Shoreditch – Boundry has been shortlisted for this years Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. Only in it’s second year, it aims to raise the profile of innovatively designed bars and restaurants from the UK and across the globe. Included in the 11 categories are independent restaurant and bar, restaurant […]

Two Men Deny Murdering Michael McCarthy

Two Men Deny Murdering Michael McCarthy

Two men arrested shortly after the murder of 19 year old Michael McCarthy last November, appeared at the Old Bailey this morning 1st March and entered pleas of not guilty. Julian Edwards, 20, of Aubert Road, Highbury and Mustafa Demirtas, 21, of Old Street, appeared in court via videolink. Michael of Stoke Newington was stabbed […]