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Shoreditchstation: Outdoors screen at Shoreditch High St station London 310714 © david.altheer@gmail.com

My, my, Elijah: movie star DJs in Shoreditch

SOME PEOPLE still wonder what celebrities are for. The answer of course is: the amusement of everyone else but above all for advertising. A perfect ...

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London Fields gets its own writing-fair pop-up

TULIP TUITT loves reading. So much so that when the Goldsmith’s Row book market near Haggerston City Farm ended, she set up her own. Bookwood ...

CycWhitmore: Cyclist at Whitmore-Hyde junction Hoxton/Haggerston Hackney 220815 © david.altheer@gmail.com

East End hits the list of top 8 cycling horrors

ONE OF BRITAIN’S most dangerous road junctions is in Hackney. The intersection of Whitmore and Hyde roads at Hoxton N1 5J, above, has been identified ...

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Barbican takes Hackney Wick within its walls

THE BARBICAN arts centre has developed a liking for staging events in Hackney. One of its most popular was the Dalston mirror house two years ...

Shooting aftermath: Ridley Road Dalston Lon E8 160815 © DavidAltheer[at]gmail.com

Two in court after Sunday Dalston shooting

TWO HACKNEY MEN have been charged by detectives investigating a shooting in Ridley Road, Dalston E8, on Sunday 16 August 2015. The victim, believed to be in ...

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Are you intolerant? If so, sort it out in Brick Lane

FOR MOST PEOPLE, the word vegan is even more off-putting than “vegetarian”. Big mistake: just look at the pictures on this page… delicious, yes? It’s ...

New Era/Benyon Estate protest Haggerston 081114 © david.altheer@gmail.com

New Era in Hoxton wins rental concession

YOU DON’T walk easily over the tenants of the New Era Estate in Hoxton. Today a letter is being sent by their landlord, offering a means-tested ...

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Car-razy: free offer for an electric spin in Hackney

SOME OF us are old enough to remember that when electric cars first became taken truly seriously, unsafe contraptions such as the G-Whiz started to clatter around ...

Shooting aftermath: Ridley Road Dalston Lon E8 160815 © DavidAltheer[at]gmail.com

Shooting in Dalston said to be gang-related

HACKNEY POLICE have been making house-to-house enquiries in Dalston after a young man was shot in Ridley Road just east of the fruit-and-vegetable market. The ...

Silicon Milk Roundabout @ Shoreditch May 2013

Speed up Shoreditch broadband, urges the MP

SILICON ROUNDABOUT campaigner Meg Hillier has added to parliamentary criticism of the government’s failure to improve broadband speeds for Londoners. The All Party Parliamentary Group ...

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Shoreditchstation: Outdoors screen at Shoreditch High St station London 310714 © david.altheer@gmail.com

My, my, Elijah: movie star DJs in Shoreditch

SOME PEOPLE still wonder what celebrities are for. The answer of course is: the amusement of everyone else but above all for advertising. A perfect ...

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Barbican takes Hackney Wick within its walls

THE BARBICAN arts centre has developed a liking for staging events in Hackney. One of its most popular was the Dalston mirror house two years ...

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Are you intolerant? If so, sort it out in Brick Lane

FOR MOST PEOPLE, the word vegan is even more off-putting than “vegetarian”. Big mistake: just look at the pictures on this page… delicious, yes? It’s ...

Silicon Milk Roundabout @ Shoreditch May 2013

Speed up Shoreditch broadband, urges the MP

SILICON ROUNDABOUT campaigner Meg Hillier has added to parliamentary criticism of the government’s failure to improve broadband speeds for Londoners. The All Party Parliamentary Group ...

Abbott15: Hackney N sitting candidate Diane Abbott campaigns for Labour Stoke Newington High St in the spring 2015 general election © DavidAltheer@gmail.com

All bets off as Abbott blames Labour over bookies

ANTI-GAMBLING campaigner Diane Abbott has reacted to a Hackney council boast about a betting-shop clampdown by criticising her own party as having caused the problem. Asked ...

Skip Queensbridge Rd Dalston Hackney E8 270615 © DavidAltheer@gmail.com

Hackney saves on skips but tipping still a problem

HACKNEY COUNCIL has saved £50,000 a year by dumping its free skip service. Abuse of the scheme by builders and tipping around the huge iron ...

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Could you ride into a techie job in Haggerston?

SOMETHING being termed the internet of things is predicted to become  a trillion-dollar industry and a young firm in Haggerston may be at the heart ...