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Hotels chains plan to cash in on hipster boom

Hotels chains plan to cash in on hipster boom

  Hackney may be set for an unprecedented hotel boom as developers rush to build four and five-star hotels in the area.…

New debate over Stoke Newington Sainsbury’s

New debate over Stoke Newington Sainsbury’s

A residents’ group has criticised new plans for a giant Sainsbury’s superstore to be built in the centre of Stoke Newington and is advising locals to back it in a council consultation.…

Croydon man arrested at Liverpool-Arsenal match

Croydon man arrested at Liverpool-Arsenal match

A man from Croydon appeared in a Liverpool court on Tuesday charged with the murder of a Stuart Smith in the early hours of Sunday morning.…

Join the crew of Britain’s multi-abled sailing ship

Join the crew of Britain’s multi-abled sailing ship

A ship designed and built to enable people of all physical abilities to sail alongside together as equals will leave on its first ever round-the-world trip in October.…

Last-minute hope for Church Street Bookshop

Last-minute hope for Church Street Bookshop

A bookshop under threat of closure after trading in Stoke Newington for over 30 years has been given a reprieve on Tuesday after an application to turn it into a restaurant was withdrawn.…

Firemen rescue children from burning home

Firemen rescue children from burning home

Firefighters saved the lives of seven people in a blaze that ripped through a block of flats in Lewisham on Wednesday 15.…

Stoke Newington building plans concern locals

Stoke Newington building plans concern locals

Local people are ‘horrified’ that an independent book store, which has been trading in Stoke Newington for over 30 years, could be forced to close if redevelopment plans for a new restaurant go ahead.…

Police seek witness to Homerton stabbing

Police seek witness to Homerton stabbing

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was repeatedly stabbed by a gang during an attack at a bus stop in Homerton on Thursday 9. The attack took place in Homerton Row at around 9pm, where the victim was found by police. A Met Police spokeswoman said the victim,…

Community oppose Sainsbury’s plans

Community oppose Sainsbury’s plans

Developers behind the heavily opposed plans for a new Sainsbury’s superstore and 68 housing units in Stoke Newington are inviting residents to voice their opinions on the latest proposals before September 9.…

Croydon’s Lawrence Okoye disappointed with discus final

Croydon’s Lawrence Okoye disappointed with discus final

Lawrence Okoye was knocked out of the Olympic discus final on August 7, after finishing in last place. The 20-year-old athlete from Croydon who threw over 65 metres in qualifying, only managed 61.03m in a competition that saw the two-time world champion, Germany’s Robert Harting clinch gold with a winning…

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