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London Fashion Week: King of knitwear Mark Fast of Dalston

London Fashion Week: King of knitwear Mark Fast of Dalston

    The fashion designer whose studio is based in Hackney, wowed them again at  London Fashion Week, when he showed his summer 2012 collection a week ago. Fast,  a Canadian who graduated from Central St. Martins, is known for his exciting and innovative use of yarns of  wool, linen, silk and cotton in his […]

Dalston and Stoke Newington Turkish Shopkeepers keep rioters at bay

Dalston and Stoke Newington Turkish Shopkeepers keep rioters at bay

Last night, Turkish and kurdish shopkeepers along Kingsland High Road and in Stoke Newington wasn’t having any of it, when confronted by rioters trying to gain access to their shops. They took them on and saved their businesses after seeing the response from emergency services to riot hot spots. It began at about 9.30,  within […]

Two pedestrians injured as Wooden beams falls in Dalston

Two pedestrians injured as Wooden beams falls in Dalston

A pregnant 38 year old woman and 56 year old man were hit by a shops wooden beam on Kingsland Road in Dalston yesterday morning. It happened at about 11 am outside Barclays 4 Bikes near Dalston Junction station. Police say the couples condition is being continuously assessed, but it didn’t appear any of the […]

Police arrest 20 in Dalston drugs and immigration raid

Police arrest 20 in Dalston drugs and immigration raid

Hackney Police, in conjunction with Hackney Council and UK Border Agency, have successfully completed a four-month operation in Ridley Road and Dalston Junction, E8, aimed at tackling class A drug dealing in the area. Tuesday saw the arrest phase, which culminated in the following results: 19 arrested for a variety of immigration and drug-related offences, […]

Hackney and The Olympics to drive local property value and infrastructure

Hackney and The Olympics to drive local property value and infrastructure

Advertising Feature For Stirling Ackroyd Estate Agents Unless you have been living under the most secluded rock possible, you will know what London will be hosting the Olympics next near after winning the rights to do so back in 2005. It will bring the attention of the world to the city and will generate millions […]