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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 ...

treeoffice: Hackney council's to-let tree office Hoxton Sq Shoreditch London N1 020715 © DavidAltheer@gmail.com

Tree office leaves Hackney a little short of rent

WHAT COULD BE a cooler place to work in than a tree office? A tree office in the coolest part of the coolest city, that’s ...

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Vampire bites man at Dalston Kingsland station

A LONDON OVERGROUND ticket-checker had to be rushed to hospital after a woman bit him when he challenged her at the barrier at Dalston Kingsland ...

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On your blocks! Get set for Paralympics freebie

WANT TO go to the London Olympic Anniversary Games? Hackney council is giving local people a chance to win tickets to the last day, Sunday ...

Patrick Hughes: PR pic

How a Hackney symbol could win you £1,000

A PUBLIC SCULPTURE on the theme of “regeneration”? Dread word, although it could have been the, uhm, dreader “gentrification”. Surely the symbol of regen has ...

Pottery building in Elrington Road Dalston E8 3EE  260615 © DavidAltheer@gmail.com

New hope for people safeguard on pottery store

NEW GROUNDS have emerged for optimism that the pottery store can be kept for community use. Owner Metroscope is coming under pressure to withdraw its ...

St-John-at-Hackney village fete 120714 © david.altheer@gmail.com

Feted to be a huge hit in the heart of Hackney

ONLY HACKNEY could come up with a church fete where food, drink, music… everything, was “curated”. Yep, everywhere else it’s laid on, served up, dished ...

Hackney parklet, 67-69 Pitfield Street, Hackney N1 6BT, opens on Friday 3 July 2015 © DavidAltheer@gmail.com

Parks and recreation: a Shoreditch surprise

HACKNEY probably has more parkland than any other London borough and today the council opens another, which it claims is England’s first parklet. Above is an ...

Birthday's club Stoke Newington High Street London N§6 020715 © DavidAltheer@gmail.com

Women rock in Dalston – whatever the biz says

ROCK’N’ROLL started off wanting to change the world but after a few upheavals eased itself into an old age about as challenging as a multimillionaire ...

Pottery building in Elrington Road Dalston E8 3EE  260615 © DavidAltheer@gmail.com

End Pottery’s safeguard, says Dalston flats owner

WHEN THE primary school in Wilton Way, Dalston, was sold for flats almost 20 years ago, a part of it was to be preserved — ...

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Nr Kingsland Basin "Haggerston Riviera” 230814 ©

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 ...

Robin: Hood Gardens, a 1970s Poplar housing estate, 210515 © DavidAltheer@gmail.com

Bid to save East End estate disliked by residents

A LAST-DITCH effort is being made to save Robin Hood Gardens, a 1970s Poplar housing estate, from demolition. Motorists will have seen the now shabby-looking ...

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Deadline ends for Haggerston Baths enquiries

THE DEADLINE ended today for would-be investors and developers to register their interest in the Hackney council proposal to sell Haggerston Baths. The 250-year lease ...

haggbathsBNp: BNP Paribas-arranged showing to potential buyers of Haggerston Baths Hackney London 120615 © david.altheer@gmail.com

Save Haggy Baths says Hackney’s top chronicler

HACKNEY AUTHOR Iain Sinclair has pleaded for Haggerston Baths to be saved. The writer of Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire and other non-fiction salutes to the soul ...

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Out in East London a splash of colour and style

WHEN A world-famous fashionista calls your collection breathtaking you know your decision to go into business was probably the right one. Karen Millen added that Raishma ...

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Investors flood Hackney with enquiries about pool

HACKNEY COUNCIL appears to have outmanoeuvred local people who want to save the historic Haggerston Baths. It set an early deadline, Friday 19 June 2015, ...

Haggerston Baths Hackney London 260515 © david.altheer@gmail.com

Sell this Haggerston heritage site says Hackney

THE PEOPLE’S POOL that was once Haggerston Baths is doomed. Hackney council has given up any pretence that it might one day reopen the Grade ...