Stamford Hill

Stabbing In Stamford Hill

Yet another stabbing in the Hackney area, this time along Stamford Hill Broadway. Police, ambulance and air-ambulance and were alerted at 12.25pm today, to a man being stabbed.  The man thought to be around 19 yrs, was transfered by air ambulance to a hospital.  His condition at present is unknown. The A10 in Stamford Hill […]

Police Appeals For Witnesses In Hackney Teenage Murder

Police are urging members of the public who were in the vicinity of Amhurst Park in the early hours of Sunday morning, when Godwin Larson along with two of his friends were attacked, to come forward with any information “no matter how insignificant”. Mr Larson a rapper and aspiring footballer was pronounced dead at the […]

Amhurst Park Road Stabbing Victims Named

Amhurst Park Road Stabbing Victims Named

The Teenager killed yesterday morning, 27 March in Amhurst Park Road has been named as Godwin Nii Lawson, a 17-year-old aspiring footballer from Enfield. He was found with stab wounds along with two other men at 1:50am on Amhurst Park Road near the junction with Durley Road and was pronounced dead at the scene. Two […]

Teenager Dead & Two In Serious Condition After Stabbing In N16

A young man believed to be in his late teens was stabbed to death in Stamford Hill, during the early hours of this morning. Police and paramedics were called at approx 1:50 am on Saturday 27 March to reports of three males assaulted in Amhurst Park, N16. On arrival they found 3 men suffering from […]

Stamford Hill Charedim Demand Hebrew, Not Yiddish, Census

Stamford Hill Charedim Demand Hebrew, Not Yiddish, Census

After a 110-year absence, the appearance of Yiddish in the 2011 Census has provoked controversy among the strictly Orthodox Stamford Hill community – who would prefer it to be Hebrew. Stamford Hill community leaders Rabbi Avraham Pinter and Ita Symons decried the measure, achieved after a lengthy consultation process between the Office for National Statistics […]