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Pub not new homes on our street says Homerton Campaign group

Pub not new homes on our street says Homerton Campaign group

The Chesham Arms on Mehetabel Road in Homerton has been on the road for over a century. It’s particular charm is that it was one of the few remaining mid terrace pubs left in Hackney and before the era of gastro pubs, it was the sort of friendly neighbourhood watering hole locals from all walks of […]

Educating Young Minds: A lesson In LGBT awareness

Educating Young Minds: A lesson In LGBT awareness

A Hackney borough secondary school, has recently been the focus of  nationwide and international attention because of a pioneering scheme to educate youths on LGBT awareness, (for the uninitiated, that stands for Lesbian, Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender). Stoke Newington School claims to have virtually eradicated homophobia amongst its students, thanks to its diversity studies, which includes […]

Hackney to continue free swimming programme

Hackney to continue free swimming programme

Despite the new coalition Government plans to withdraw funding to Councils, for the Swim4Life free swimming programme (16 and under and over 60s), Hackney Council has decided to continue providing free swimming to older and young people in the borough. Mayor Pipe said: “Residents aged 60 and over, plus under 18s, can swim for free […]

The Great Hackney Swindle – Voting Irregularities At Hackney Town Hall?

The Great Hackney Swindle – Voting Irregularities At Hackney Town Hall?

Employees at Hackney council have been telling callers that there is no Conservative candidate, standing for Mayor of Hackney in the coming elections, this according to the Hackney Citizen and Andrew Boff. The Conservative Mayoral candidates attention, was brought to this issue by ‘concerned residents’.  Only last month, Boff was told his election address would […]

Meet Andrew Boff – Conservative Hackney Mayoral Candidate

Meet Andrew Boff – Conservative Hackney Mayoral Candidate

With local and national elections closing in on us, do you know who the mayoral candidates are for the borough of Hackney? One of the hopefuls standing against current mayor and Labour candidate, Jules Pipe, who has been in office since December 2002, is Conservative member of the London Assembly Andrew Boff, elected in the […]