Upper Clapton

New play area opens on Clapton Common

New play area opens on Clapton Common

Just in time for half-term, the new play area on Clapton Common opened and local residents celebrated its opening last week. The new wooden play structures for younger and older children include climbing structures with slides, various types of swings and wobble dishes. The climbing structure for older children has low levels that are easier […]

Burst water main Floods Northwold Road Upper Clapton

Burst water main Floods Northwold Road Upper Clapton

Around 20 homes along Northwold Road have been evacuated following a burst water main, and fire fighters are helping residents to prevent water entering other buildings by using sandbags. Homes affected are between Fountayne and Durlston Rd. A spokeswoman for Thames Water said: “We have shut the 30-inch main to prevent any more water escaping and […]

Bright, popular, rebellious and creative, 21-year-old Louise Cattell had everything to live for. Then she made a fatal mistake. She took the party drug ketamine and was found dead in the bath by her flatmate. There are 125,000 other ketamine users in the UK. Louise’s parents want to make sure it never happens to any of them…

Hackney Council Apologises For For Removing Godwin Lawson’s Memorial

Hackney Council Apologises For For Removing Godwin Lawson’s Memorial

Hackney council has apologised to the family of murdered teenager Godwin Lawson after a cleaning crew removed a memorial to him on Amhurst Park, Stamford Hill. 17 year old Godwin was stabbed during the early hours of Saturday March 27, and was pronounced dead at the scene.  A promising student and footballer at  Oxford United […]