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Police officer shot and wounded in Haggerston

Police officer shot and wounded in Haggerston

A police officer has been shot during an authorized operation, by Trident Gang Crime Unit and Met’s Specialist Firearms Command (SCO19), in Haggerston today at lunchtime. The male police officer has been taken to an East London Hospital by air ambulance, and is said to be in stable condition. A statement released by the Met Police said: […]

Hackney prepares to welcome Syrian refugees

Hackney prepares to welcome Syrian refugees

With the worlds eyes on Syrian refugees and economic migrants fleeing unstable and war-torn regions, Hackney Council has revealed it is already supporting 30 unaccompanied children and young people who have recently arrived in the borough. Mayor Jules Pipes has also called on the government to “step up its effort”. In a released statement, the […]

Bottles and missiles thrown at police as teen is stabbed in Clapton

Bottles and missiles thrown at police as teen is stabbed in Clapton

Officers in Hackney are appealing to witnesses to a stabbing on Chatsworth Road last night. Police arrived at 11.30pm Saturday night following reports of a stabbing and found an 18-year-old man suffering stab wounds to his upper body. He was taken to an East London hospital where his condition is serious but not life threatening. […]

Cyclist Killed following collision on Homerton High Street.

Cyclist Killed following collision on Homerton High Street.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist died following  a collision with an HGV lorry, travelling along Homerton High Street  yesterday afternoon. A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 4:20pm on Monday, 2 February to reports of a cyclist in collision with a HGV in Homerton […]

White supremacist Joshua Bonehill picked the wrong borough

White supremacist Joshua Bonehill picked the wrong borough

  Almost 69 years after Oswald Mosley and his Blackshirts were run out of the East End, following the Battle of Cable Street and clashes in Ridley Road Market in Dalston, a  baby faced boy from Yeovil, Somerset,  Joshua Bonehill-Paine,  is bringing his own special brand of lunacy to Hackney. The irony is if his […]

Cycling community holds vigil as Stephanie Turners family speak of their loss

Cycling community holds vigil as Stephanie Turners family speak of their loss

Tributes continue to be left following a vigil and two-minute “die-in” held last night, at the spot cyclist Stephanie Turner of Tottenham Hale, lost her life a week ago as she navigated a left turn into Amhurst Park Road from Seven sisters Road on her way to work last Tuesday. Approximately 250 people attended the […]

Cyclist killed in Stamford Hill named

Cyclist killed in Stamford Hill named

Friends have being paying tribute to the cyclist killed in Stamford Hill as she cycled to a patient appointment last Tuesday morning. Community physiotherapist Stephanie Turner 29, who lived in Tottenham Hale, died following a collision with a lorry on Amhurst Park Road near the junction of Seven Sisters Road, on the Haringey/Hackney border. Ms […]

Homerton teenage stabbing death referred to IPCC

Homerton teenage stabbing death referred to IPCC

    A murder investigation has been launched following the fatal stabbing of a teenage boy in Homerton, late on Tuesday night. The boy has been named by locals as Jeremie Malenge or “Jdot”, a 17 yr old former straight A Petchy Academy student.  He was found injured suffering from stab wounds on the corner […]