From cookery to befriending, Volunteer Centre Hackney provides an abundance of ways to help out in the community,
Students at Dalston’s School of Stuff reinvigorate old furniture using traditional upholstery methods
Hoxton studios are at the forefront of a discreet boom in hand-made ceramics
‘Emblematic’ building should be retained, says heritage group
Students could now study key figures of borough’s radical past
Warning that sale of council homes under Right to Buy will ‘destroy’ communities
Hackney’s schools could lose £51 million a year, claims teachers’ union
Is a Council-run lettings agency the answer to the borough’s housing crisis?