Vulnerable children from Hackney and Islington are being groomed to deal drugs hundreds of miles away – and rented out to gangs.
A new event set-up to showcase independent designers working in fashion, interiors and print is coming to Stokey this weekend.
His name was Callum, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.
A “cowardly career criminal” who held vulnerable women at knifepoint during a six-week spree robbing shops has been jailed.
Which of the following do you think TfL should have approached the Gazette about?
This weekend, TfL is celebrating the half-century of the Victoria line. Ahead of that celebration, we spoke to the transport body’s former heritage chief, Mike Ashworth, for the lowdown on its origins.
Lise Rossi tells Emma Bartholomew about being a member of Hackney and Islington Amnesty for 34 years and how she came to join the human rights organisation nearly 50 years ago
Hackney Council has urged Transport for London to scrap a series of “unacceptable” cuts to bus services that would see the 48 shelved completely and several others scaled back.
Chelsea Clinton and local poet Jan Nobles appear at this year’s Stoke Newington Literary Festival
The teenager who attacked six moped riders across Hackney, Islington and Stratford in 70 minutes with a powerful corrosive has been jailed for more than a decade.
The author and illustrator Sandra Dieckmann, who works out of Hackney Downs Studios, has been nominated for her book Leaf, from Hackney publisher Flying Eye
A man in his 50s was stabbed in Seven Sisters Road this afternoon.
Two-thirds of patients to use an innovative “A&E at home” service have avoided a hospital trip, figures from the first few months of operation reveal.
The Hackney and Dalston based actor and musician talk to Zoe Paskett about a new musical starring a young woman navigating through a messy, complicated and relatable life
Christmas can be a difficult time for care leavers, says Lemn Sissay. That’s why he decided to start organising Christmas dinners for them
Hackney resident and OperaUpClose artistic director Robin Norton-Hale talks about her feminist reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin
James Kermack talks about his new Hackney-based feature film, Hi-Lo Joe, and its intimate portrayal of mental illness
A proposal for a Farringdon office block containing on-site nappy changing and a dressing-up area for little ones is being touted as a solution for working parents struggling to cover childcare costs.
A woman who had her nose broken during a shocking late-night attack in City Road has handed the Gazette clear images of the thug who punched her – after the police failed to.
Johnathan McGarrity talks to Zoe Paskett about his experience in The Merchant of Venice, changing careers and moving to Hackney
Two men are being held by police after a fight in Newington Green that allegedly saw a man bottled in the head.
Ticket offices on the Overground network are set to be reviewed, with the network’s operator claiming there will be no “compulsory redundancies”.
Police claim dealers are storming a Finsbury Park shop every day to intimidate staff and customers, steal stock and sell drugs.
A 16-year-old boy today denied a string of acid attacks on six moped riders in Stratford, Hackney and Islington. He will stand trial in January.
Venezuelan chip butty brings home the proverbial at Vegan street food extravaganza
A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker who didn’t use a front brake or helmet because it was “stylish” not to.
Shabazi’s Body House (vers. III), is being performed at Rich Mix as part of the Certain Blacks Harlem Festival in September
The second Show of Hands event highlights issues surrounding migration, with a focus on the facts and figures at a local level
Danny Ash and Kayla Lomas-Kirton talk about getting into the spirit of circus with Stufish’s latest production, Soho
The Hoxton venue was taken over for the launch of the debut EP Devil’s Door from Francesca Mondi, a soulful jazz singer who takes influences from across the globe
Journalist and first time author Paula Cocozza talks to Zoe Paskett about embracing wildness in the city and praise from Hilary Mantel
Politicians, businesses and neighbours met on the fringe of Finsbury Park on Saturday for a five-hour discussion about the area’s redevelopment. The Gazette was there for all of it.
Angie Rance and Luke Owen from folk group Patch and the Giant talk to ZOE PASKETT about releasing their album and being related to an old Hackney Mayor
Traditional cars will be banned from parking and loading in a number roads around Old Street in the hope of cleaning up Shoreditch’s filthy air.
Welcome to the new home-cooked recipe column. Each week, we’ll meet one local resident and learn the secrets of their favourite recipes.
Jazz: it’s a bit like Marmite – you either love it or you hate it.
Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories
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