Results tagged “Hackney”

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The arts, science and tech sectors will come together to put east London at the cutting edge of the digital revolution.

The Olympicopolis development - which will see blue-chip cultural and educational institutions in a cluster on the Olympic Park - will act as a catalyst for a wave of innovative tech communities, say its backers, the London Legacy Development Corporation.

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Hackney housing prices have risen by 596% since 1995 - the highest percentage increase in all 32 London boroughs.

The average property in the borough is now a whopping £526,000 - 19 years ago it was £76,000.

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Tower Hamlets police are appealing for further victims of a photographer who sexually assaulted two models to come forward.

Freelance photographer Shaun Colclough, 40, of Amhurst Road, Hackney, was sentenced to seven years after he assaulted a 25-year-old and 27-year-old at his studio in Wallis Road, Hackney.

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After days of uncertainty and some very unhappy customers, Secret Cinema has announced it will screen its first showing of Back to the Future tomorrow.

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WHAT'S ON

By Lucia Blash

1 Dermaphoria plus Q&A with director Ross Clarke and star Ron Perlman
Friday, June 13, 7pm

East End Film Festival opens with the world premiere of New Orleans-set drama Dermaphoria, a first feature from Ross Clarke.