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Date for public consultation on new Fashion Hub in Chatham Works announced

Date for public consultation on new Fashion Hub in Chatham Works announced

Two of the principles involved in developing the new fashion hub in Hackney,  Manhattan Loft Corporation and Chatham Works Limited, have launched a consultation on their vision for Chatham Works and the immediate area. The initial phase will be held on Thursday, 25 October, at St Luke’s Church in Homerton, where residents will be able […]

Man stabbed and killed in Homerton

[map style=”width: 400px ; height:300px ; margin:20px 20px 20px 20px; border: 1px solid black;” address=”Buxhall Crescent london e9″ marker=”yes” maptype=”OSM”] A murder investigation has been launched in Hackney, after a man stabbed yesterday morning, Wednesday 10 June,  died last night. Police and ambulance service personnel found a 21 year old man, suffering from  a  stab […]

No longer ‘illegal’: Homerton hotel wins planning permission appeal

No longer ‘illegal’: Homerton hotel wins planning permission appeal

  The owners of  the beleaguered Silk House hotel on Hassett Road, won their appeal to operate as a hotel.  The decision over rules an enforcement notice  issued by Hackney council in July 2011. The former convent known as Sacred Heart Lodge and now grade II listed building, was used by the Sisters of the […]

Nimbyism gone wild in Homerton or hate group

Nimbyism gone wild in Homerton or hate group

Protesting against some big corporations or big developments coming to our neighborhood, is nothing new in Hackney and is understandable, but there is something about a Homerton groups tactics, that reminds me of spiteful games children play in the school yard.  For them,  protesting the 25 room budget hotel Silk House also known as Sacred […]

Abducted Hackney womans body found in Homerton alley

Abducted Hackney womans body found in Homerton alley

Detectives are investigating the abduction and murder of a woman in Hackney. Police were called at approx. 7:10 am on today, Monday 2 January to reports of a disturbance at an  address on Brownlow Road, E8, near Queensbridge Road. Officers and London Ambulance paramedics found a 22 year old man and a 24 year old […]