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Two Sentenced for Michael McCarthy’s Murder in Stoke Newington

Two Sentenced for Michael McCarthy’s Murder in Stoke Newington

Two men were sentenced to 19  years in prison at the Old Bailey this morning, Thursday 21 October, for murdering Stoke Newington teenager Michael McCarthy last November. The pair Mustafa Demirtas and Julian Edwards both 21 from North London,`were found guilty yesterday, Wednesday 20 October. Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector John Macdonald of the […]

Shaun Attwood & Farah Damji Back In Stoke Newington

Shaun Attwood & Farah Damji Back In Stoke Newington

If like me, you missed this bad boy and bad bad girl turned good, at the much acclaimed Stoke Newington Literary Festival in June, here is another chance to see both authors read from their latest offerings, at Stoke Newington Library Gallery. Farah reads from her raw and no holes barred autobiography, Try Me. Her  […]

More Pictures From Lollibop

More Pictures From Lollibop

Please Click On Photos To Enlarge Another of our Lollibop competition winners, Nicole Newman and Roger d’Olivere Mapp, a professional photographer, took their children to the festival which was held at Clissold Park in Stoke Newington last weekend. The photo’s and the children’s reaction says it all; They had a blast and can’t wait until […]

William Patten School Summer Fair – Sunday, 11 July

William Patten School Summer Fair –  Sunday, 11 July

Enjoy family fun at William Patten School Fair with exciting games including beat-the-goalie and the famous dunk tank, BBQ, cakes and other delicious home-made food and drink; pampering for body and soul; arts, crafts and face painting; raffle with great prizes; wonderful stalls; live music from The Irregulars. Date: Sunday 11 July Location: Stoke Newington […]

Enjoy an old fashioned fun fair at Clissold Park Today

Enjoy an old fashioned fun fair at Clissold Park Today

Today is your last chance to go back in time, in Stoke Newington’s Clissold Park and enjoy some vintage rides, by Carters Steam Fair. With antique rides and amusements, steam gallopers and steam yachts, Rock ‘n’ roll dodgems, vintage fair organs and slot arcades there is fun for the whole family. For the daredevils, Carters […]

Tony Salam Wins Prize Fighter Vote

Tony Salam Wins Prize Fighter Vote

A Stoke Newington man has won the publics vote, to take part in Prizefighter. Tony Salam will take the eighth and final place in the Super-Middleweights tournament that takes place at York Hall on Wednesday, June 30. Salam who lives in Stoke Newington said: “This is why the United Kingdom is the one of the […]

Splash-tacular paddling pool making waves in Stoke Newington

Splash-tacular paddling pool making waves in Stoke Newington

Young and old can enjoy cooling off at the newly refurbished Splash pool in Stoke Newingtom. The paddling pool was re-opened in time for the half term holiday (31 May-4 June), and has been re-painted, and a new ramp installed to make it accessible for those using wheelchairs. Cllr Jonathan McShane, Cabinet Member for Community […]