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Planning in Hackney Gone Wild: Two harassed residents speak out

Planning in Hackney Gone Wild: Two harassed residents speak out

Back in January I was approached by a Hackney resident who was very concerned about the formation of  a neighborhood Forum in North Hackney, which would have included his neck of the wood.  He wrote a piece for  Hackney Hive which I had every attention of publishing, but didn’t, as I needed more evidence.  To […]

Murder inquiry underway after two stabbings in Upper Clapton flats

Murder inquiry underway after two stabbings in Upper Clapton flats

A 30 year old man was pronounced dead at a flat in Lee View House, Jessam Avenue last night at 9:10pm (Saturday 4th May) after police and paramedics were called to reports of an injured man. Earlier in the evening at 7pm,  a 29 year old man took himself to an east London hospital suffering […]

Burst water main Floods Northwold Road Upper Clapton

Burst water main Floods Northwold Road Upper Clapton

Around 20 homes along Northwold Road have been evacuated following a burst water main, and fire fighters are helping residents to prevent water entering other buildings by using sandbags. Homes affected are between Fountayne and Durlston Rd. A spokeswoman for Thames Water said: “We have shut the 30-inch main to prevent any more water escaping and […]