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Two Sentenced for Michael McCarthy’s Murder in Stoke Newington

Two Sentenced for Michael McCarthy’s Murder in Stoke Newington

Two men were sentenced to 19  years in prison at the Old Bailey this morning, Thursday 21 October, for murdering Stoke Newington teenager Michael McCarthy last November. The pair Mustafa Demirtas and Julian Edwards both 21 from North London,`were found guilty yesterday, Wednesday 20 October. Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector John Macdonald of the […]

Shaun Attwood & Farah Damji Back In Stoke Newington

Shaun Attwood & Farah Damji Back In Stoke Newington

If like me, you missed this bad boy and bad bad girl turned good, at the much acclaimed Stoke Newington Literary Festival in June, here is another chance to see both authors read from their latest offerings, at Stoke Newington Library Gallery. Farah reads from her raw and no holes barred autobiography, Try Me. Her  […]

More Pictures From Lollibop

More Pictures From Lollibop

Please Click On Photos To Enlarge Another of our Lollibop competition winners, Nicole Newman and Roger d’Olivere Mapp, a professional photographer, took their children to the festival which was held at Clissold Park in Stoke Newington last weekend. The photo’s and the children’s reaction says it all; They had a blast and can’t wait until […]

Win FREE Tickets To Lollibop Children’s Festival At Clissold Park

Win FREE Tickets To Lollibop Children’s Festival At Clissold Park

THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED THIS AFTERNOON. Hackney Hive are happy to be giving away tickets yet again in our big summer give-away.  This time for  LOLLIBOP – The Big Bash For Little People. Courtesy of the nice Lollibop people and Continental Drifts Event Organizers, we have two family tickets (two adults […]

The Spy who lived in Stoke Newington

The Spy who lived in Stoke Newington

Stoke Newington can lay claim to fame to many known names in history, including authors, musicians, writers, great thinkers and activists. Now it can add Russian spy, to it’s list of illustrious residents. Anna Chapman,  nee Kushchenko, the flame haired 28 year old suspected alleged spy, arrested in New York over the weekend , lived […]