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Johnson is “out of touch” says Jennette Arnold

Johnson is “out of touch” says Jennette Arnold

Boris Johnson has been dubbed “out of touch” by Jennette Arnold, London Assembly Member for North East London.…

Last chance for locals to oppose 18-storey tower

Last chance for locals to oppose 18-storey tower

Local residents have a week to make comments about a proposed application for planning permission for an 18-story residential tower on Kingsland High Street, next to Dalston Kingsland overground station.…

New £4.4m library welcomes first visitors

New £4.4m library welcomes first visitors

The brand new Dalston CLR James library has opened in Hackney today just metres from the old library building.…

Residents dissatisfied with GP services

Residents dissatisfied with GP services

Patient satisfaction levels at many GP practices in Hackney are lower than the London average, new figures reveal.…

New £5m shopping centre to create 200 jobs

New £5m shopping centre to create 200 jobs

Hackney Council has secured a £5.3million fund to improve Hackney Central Town centre area, which is expected to create over 200 jobs.…

Council to take back control over schools

Council to take back control over schools

Hackney councillors discussed the future of the borough’s education system on Monday night in advance of control over schools being brought back in-house for the first time in ten years.…

Woman and dog rescued from house fire

Woman and dog rescued from house fire

A woman escaped ‘without any serious injuries’ when a fire broke out in two-storey maisonette on Wick Road in Hackney, according to the London Fire Brigade.…

BAFTA nomination for Hackney rising star Deacon

BAFTA nomination for Hackney rising star Deacon

More good news for Hackney as born-and-bred actor and rapper Adam Deacon has been nominated for the Orange Wednesday Rising Star Award, at the BAFTA awards this year. The  announcement comes just a day after Idris Elbra, also from Hackney, won a Golden Globe for his role in British TV…

Free sporting initiatives in Hackney for the over 50’s

Free sporting initiatives in Hackney for the over 50’s

Hackney residents over the age of 50 are being offered the chance to sign up for a free place on a 12 week healthy lifestyle training programme as part of The New Age Games 2012 initiative.…

Second vintage shop to open on High Street

Second vintage shop to open on High Street

A second boutique vintage clothes shop is due to open on Stoke Newington High Street as East End fashion spreads north. …