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Authors Ken Worpole & Sarah Wise At Stoke Newington Book Store

Authors Ken Worpole & Sarah Wise At Stoke Newington Book Store

Sarah Wise and Ken Worpole will be at the book store to discuss the many ways in which journalists, historians and novelists have sought to provide a definitive picture of the once notorious street slums of Hackney. They will be there to discuss the many ways in which journalists, historians and novelists have sought to provide a definitive […]

Two Men Deny Murdering Michael McCarthy

Two Men Deny Murdering Michael McCarthy

Two men arrested shortly after the murder of 19 year old Michael McCarthy last November, appeared at the Old Bailey this morning 1st March and entered pleas of not guilty. Julian Edwards, 20, of Aubert Road, Highbury and Mustafa Demirtas, 21, of Old Street, appeared in court via videolink. Michael of Stoke Newington was stabbed […]

Hackney Resident Wins Prize At Berlin Film Festival

Hackney Resident Wins Prize At Berlin Film Festival

Indigo, a short film produced by Jules Mascarenhas, whose film Company, Quince Films , is based in Stoke Newington, has won a special mention prize at the Berlin Film Festival. Shot in various parts of London including Lea Bridge Road and Walthamstow Market, Indigo is about a young British Indian boy who discovers he has […]

Banksys New Film May Not Show At Dalston Rio

Although Dalston’s Rio cinema is listed on a flyer as one of the limited cinemas to screen the controversial street artists’ new documentary, it may not happen.  According to the Rios general manager Charles Rubenstien its screening is dependent on the success of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s new French film, Micmacs. A decision on Banksy’s film will […]