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Million pound drug seizure made in car park

Million pound drug seizure made in car park

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs after police seized 270 kilos of cannabis with a street value of over one million pounds.…

Hearing at Old Bailey for New Years Day murder

Hearing at Old Bailey for New Years Day murder

Dean Smith, 25, from Hackney, appeared at the Old Bailey on Tuesday charged with the murder of Aarron McKoy and possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.…

Strike ballot imminent at drug support centre

Strike ballot imminent at drug support centre

Unite members at a Hackney family drug support centre are being balloted to strike after being asked to reapply for their jobs, in some cases with a £10,000 pay cut.…

Boris’ eco-friendly bus to launch routes in Hackney

Boris’ eco-friendly bus to launch routes in Hackney

Boris Johnson has unveiled an eco-friendly double-decker bus that will go into service in Hackney next month. This “cutting-edge” bus will be the “most environmentally friendly bus of its kind”, according to Transport for London. It is the first bus designed specifically for London’s streets in over 50 years.…

Teenager charged with murder of Kirsty Treloar

Teenager charged with murder of Kirsty Treloar

A 19-year-old man is accused of murdering a woman, 20, who was abducted from her home and killed on Monday. Myles Williams, of Pond Farm Estate, is also accused of the attempted murder of Kirsty Treloar’s brother, Dean, 22, and sister, Gemma, 24. Scotland Yard launched a murder inquiry when…

Traffic chaos as tree blocks Clapton Common

Traffic chaos as tree blocks Clapton Common

Traffic around Clapton Common descended into chaos on Tuesday morning, as emergency services attempted to remove a tree from the road. Pedestrians and commuters narrowly missed injury at around 7am today after strong winds knocked down a tree across a zebra crossing on the junction with Chardmore Road.…

House prices soar above the national average

House prices soar above the national average

Hackney housing is the fifth most expensive in the country as the price of a home in the borough soars to over double the national average, research has found.…

Man in hospital following stabbing in Dalston

Man in hospital following stabbing in Dalston

A man was stabbed in Dalston in the early hours of Friday morning. Police were called to the scene of the incident at Downham Road.…

BBC names Hackney heroine as face of August

BBC names Hackney heroine as face of August

A Hackney woman made famous after a YouTube video showed her lambasting rioters in August has been named by the BBC as one of the faces who made the headlines this year.…

Hackney on Christmas and Boxing Day

Hackney on Christmas and Boxing Day

Whether you need medical care, have forgotten a trimming to the Christmas dinner or feel like a festive tipple at a local pub, here are a few of the services that will be operating on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.…