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Work needed

Hi, I’m doing a job in upper clapton, need a hand to get done quick as I have other work waiting. If your either a tiler or an electrician who can spare a few hours drop me a bell. Need a cellar floor tiled 15m2 and some minor works signed off. »

Congestion Charge Study

Hi, I’m a student at Royal Holloway, University of London doing a study on the congestion charge and driving habits in London and would be really grateful if you could spare a couple of minutes completing my questionnaire. Please copy and paste the following link: Thank you for your time, it is really appreciated, Hazel »

Office Manager Wanted!

Office Manager Wanted!

Code Club is looking for an Office Manager to join our fast growing, smart, energetic team based in Bethnal Green, London. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to ensure the whole team performs productively and the office runs efficiently. The successful candidate will be passionate about working for an energetic start-up focused on teaching the world’s children to code. T... »

Job Vacancy – Centre Director – Chats Palace

CENTRE DIRECTOR position £26,000 – £28,000 email for an application pack Deadline 31 October 2014 Interviews 11th November 2014 Chats Palace is an arts and community centre based in a Grade 2 listed building at the heart of Hackney, E9. The Centre Director will lead a small and dedicated team and report to the Chats Palace Trustees. The... »

Reiki Sessions by Donation

Reiki Sessions by Donation

Hello!! I am a Reiki Master based in Hackney Wick. I offer my sessions by donation so everyone can afford the benefits of an increased wellbeing. Reiki is a Japanese system of natural healing that is gentle and safe for everyone. It provides a deep sense of relaxation and helps with any medical or psychological condition. I also offer home visits. If you want to know more about me, have a look at ... »

Receptionist/Admin Assistant needed for The Garden School, Hackney

The Garden School is located in Stoke Newington, Hackney and has been developed from the federation of Horizon and Downsview school. Our pupils have Severe Learning Difficulties and/or a diagnosis of Autism. Our vision is to ensure that our pupils enjoy their time at school, progress well and develop their full potential. To facilitate this we have a multi-agency focus and an emphasis on on-going ... »

Floor sanding and varnishing required

I’m looking for someone to sand and varnish the floors in two of the rooms in our house. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks, Holly »

Launch party

Launch party

Launch party this Thursday at hatch in homerton for “Strop and Blade” barbershop. Come and see what we have to offer, with prizes and complimentary drinks. All welcome just please RSVP to Thanks, Ben »

Laptop repair + Portable Hard Drive recovery recommendation?

Hello, my Windows laptop seems to have an electrical short/hardware problem. Also, I have a Seagate external portable hard drive which needs to be fixed, or the data from it recovered if it’s not repairable. Does anyone know of a service in East/North/Central London which is NOT a rip-off? We, and our friends, have had bad experiences with rip-offs when having hardware repaired in the past. ... »

Photography Introductory Class

My sister in law is doing this tomorrow. Should be really interesting. Tickets available on eventbrite. Have a look at if you want to book look here: Ben »

Illegal after-hours nightclub in Homerton?

Does anyone know about an illegal after-hours nightclub operating at 8 Mackintosh Lane, E9 6AE? On Friday – Saturday, August 22-23, this warehouse hosted an all-night event, and has done so several times over the summer. Over the Bank Holiday weekend’s disturbance, a hired bouncer was stationed outside the door, ushering in several dozen people in the late night, early morning hours. R... »

Looking for ethnographic research participants

Hello I am a qualitative researcher recruiter meaning I place people in paid market research sessions. I currently have an opportunity in the Hackney area and was wondering if someone here might be interested in taking part/know somebody interested in taking part. More detail below. Anyone interested can get in touch with me Many thanks Lamis ————&#... »

Energy Healing sessions by donation

Energy Healing sessions by donation

Hello, I am offering Reiki, Chios and Kundalini Reiki sessions by donation to make It available for the community. You can have a look at my site to have a better idea of what is it about. I hope that you may find It useful. Best wishes »

Day’s cleaning work – Tuesday 12/8

Hi there, We need a day’s help from someone to clean our small one bed unfurnished flat on Tuesday 18 August. Probably one day for one person, half a day if you have a friend as well. No white goods to clean, just rooms, cupboards, internal windows etc. Would do it myself but can’t get the time off work. If anyone is interested please let me know. Thanks! »

Run to the Beat

Local Hackney charity Headway East London are looking for people to Run To The Beat – a unique 10k sponsored challenge taking place on Wembley on Sunday 14th September 2014. Live DJ’s will be pumping out motivational tunes all around the route, leading you to the finish where our headline act will be waiting for you to join the party. »

Job vacancy: Coordinator for Hackney charity Headway East London

Job vacancy: Coordinator for Hackney charity Headway East London

Co-ordinator at Headway East London – 4 days a week Link: Closing date: 8th August Based at Headway East London, off Kingsland Road, the Co-ordinator works/supports adult survivors of brain injury (18 years+). As part of the co-ordinator team, take responsibility for co-ordinating and delivering the day service activity and therapy progr... »

‘Catch Us If You Can’

‘Catch Us If You Can’

Welcome to Hollywood Spring. We’re an independent alternative cinema in the heart of hackney. On Saturday 19th July, Barrow Boy presents John Boorman’s first feature ‘Catch Us If You Can’ for one night only. Doors at 7pm Film at 8pm Bar closes at midnight More information at A model and a stuntman on the run from Swinging London in an E-Type Jag. On ... »

Places in the RideLondon-Surrey 100

Places in the RideLondon-Surrey 100

We’ve got a limited number of tickets for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 on Sunday 10th August. The ballot has closed, so you can’t get hold of these anywhere else! If you’ve been trying to get hold of a place, this is your chance, and what’s more it won’t cost you any money! (It’s being offered through the time bank If you’d like... »

London Fields Space Opportunity

are you, active outward looking creative, social, are you in business, trading, successful, do you like new opportunities, can you manage risk and drive forward……..we have a unique opportunity in the London Fields area, almost 3,500sq.ft of indoor and outdoor space, flexible approach to use and partnering, business development……….send a brief outline of your aim and v... »

A free or cheap room in a flat/house

For the past while I’ve been working on a community project which I’m really passionate about and which I really want to see become a reality. For this reason, due to spending full-time working on it, in addition to a few other reasons, I am not earning any money except the odd job here and there for living expenses. I am risking quite a bit at the moment focusing my all on this projec... »

Ground FloorTherapy Room/Small Group Room to Rent E9

Lovely, bright and spacious ground floor therapy room to rent in Homerton E9. Tel: 07944426399 or 020 8986 8046 Suit talking therapies ie: psychotherapy, counselling, homeopathy.. Also suits body therapies except aromatherapy massage 13ft X 12ft Could be suitable for small groups of about 6 Also suitable for 1-1 Pilates, Yoga etc.. Access to toilet &bathroom, kettle & cups available in the... »

Looking for a Damp-Surveyor

Hi everyone, we’re currently looking for someone to come and take a look at our end of terrace house to diagnose our damp problem. Does anyone know of a reputable company who might be able to do this for us? Any recommendations are welcome. Many thanks, Mike. »


We would like to invite all our friends and supporters to our 5th Birthday Party! Friday 20th June, 7.30pm, at the TUK Store. Entry: £5 (with a free drink). We are proud to announce that we are in the process of making a short documentary film about the projects we do and we are hoping to finish it soon so it may be ready for its premiere screening on our birthday night! We would be happy to share... »

Looking for help moving or man/men with a van!

Need help getting larger items over a very short distance to my new place – same street, different number! Need this in a real hurry though – within the next two weeks. Anyone have any numbers for me? »

Documentary looking at housing market in Hackney

We are making a documentary for Channel 4 that looks at the current situation in the housing market in London and elsewhere in the UK. One area we are interested in looking at is Hackney borough, an area that has seen dramatic rises in house prices that are impacting on anyone living or trying to move into the community. We want this to be a comprehensive and authoritative look at the housing mark... »

Clapton Library Reading Group has a blog!

Have a look and see if you agree / disagree / find inspiration in the books that we’ve been reading lately… From the World War II novel “My Dear, I wanted to tell you” by Louisa Young to P.G. Wodehouse, we’ve been reading and blogging up a storm: Warning: only for bookworms. Join Clapton Library’s reading groups: Adults Ever... »

Moving boxes wanted

I have to move! Moving boxes – all sizes – needed for the Big Day. Let me know if you have any or know a source, please. 🙂 »


ITV’S TONIGHT programme is looking for brave woman of all ages, shapes, sizes and background to help deliver an important breast cancer awareness message. Two thirds of women in the UK have no idea how to check for the signs of breast cancer. We are looking for brave women keen to up their breast awareness and be filmed examining their breasts under the guidance of an expert. Participants wi... »

Lady and the Tramps Live at The Jazz Department 30th May

Lady and the Tramps Live at The Jazz Department 30th May

Lady and the Tramps Live at The Jazz Department It’s a swinging affair at The Jazz Department with live music from special guests Lady and The Tramps. Based in London – Lady and The Tramps exude a strong aura of cool as they thrill you with their unique arrangements of seasoned standards, self-penned tunes, jazz classic and solid showmanship. Featuring vivacious vocalist She Rocola and... »

FREE Real Reusable Nappies Workshop

FREE Real Reusable Nappies Workshop

Nappuccino – Friday, May 23, 2014 – 10:30am to noon – Dalston C.L.R. James Library Around 6% of waste in Hackney comes from disposable nappies; this is equivalent to the weight of nearly 456 double decker buses each year! Reusable nappies can make an important contribution to waste reduction in the borough. Nappuccinos are a one stop shop for everything you need for real nappies ... »

The popular Roskell Piano Trio returns to Sutton House

The popular Roskell Piano Trio returns to Sutton House

The Roskell Piano Trio at Sutton House plays trios by Haydn and Schubert, and works by Bartók and Armenian composers. FREE tour of Sutton House at 6pm Tickets £10, concessions (proof required) £8, children and under-26 free, disabled and their carers free; Sutton House, 2 Homerton High Street, London E9 6JQ. Booking: 07505 609757, »

We Own the Night 10k 10/05/14

We Own the Night 10k 10/05/14

I am running the We Own the Night 10k in my NIA Project t-shirt, not the corporate stuff sadly attached to this race. I’ll be thinking of Margaret Muller as I run. She was brutally murdered whilst running round Victoria Park, where tomorrow’s event takes place, in 2003. She was a Hackney-based artist originally from the USA. I will donate my ‘goodie’ bag (see pics on @gilly... »

Part-time book-keeper needed

Hi People, Anyone out there looking for a part-time job either working from home or in our office flexi-time. If you have experience and are interested give me a call Thanks Niall »

Prop makers wanted

CheekyTiki based in Hackney Wick is looking for talented prop makers to join our busy creative workshops. CheekyTiki group is a growing group of companies that are creating all styles of props and installations. Please CV and examples of your work to Anjy »

I’m your indie Mayoral candidate for Hackney

I’m your indie Mayoral candidate for Hackney

Hello fellow yeahHackney-ers, You might have heard that we’ll be choosing a new Mayor for Hackney on 22 May. Guess what? I’m a contender and I’m standing as an independent under the Hackney First badge. Over the next few weeks, you’ll see more of me around and more of my policies dotted around the place. As soon as we release them in the run up to the full launch on 13th Ma... »

Clapton Library Reading Group now on Blogger

If you’re interested in reading what Clapton’s reading group thinks about each month’s book, then give this a try: With thanks and our kindest regards! Cordula @ Clapton Library »

Curtain Maker/Fitter wanted!

I am looking for a curtain maker and fitter for a new business venture in Hackney and am ideally looking for outworkers. If you are experienced and looking for more work then please get in touch! Many thanks »

Best Pub Quiz in Hackney?

Hi all, Its my turn to organise a night out to a local Pub Quiz and was wondering if anyone had any specific recommendations? Ideally in and around central Hackney but am willing to traipse further afield if the quiz night recommended is awesome enough. Thanks for your time. Mike. »

Small grants programme open for bids

Voluntary and community sector organisations are being offered the chance to apply for funding to support projects that benefit Hackney residents. Funding of £1,000-5,000 is available in the latest round of small grants from the Hackney Voluntary and Community Sector Grants programme, for projects running from 1 October 2014 to 31 March 2015. Applications are being accepted until midday on 23 May.... »

Barista wanted!

Barista wanted!

If anybody knows a local Barista looking for full time or part time work with immediate start, please ask them to send their CV to us at or maybe just drop it into the shop. Rate of pay is negotiable as we are nice people! »