North East London hyperlocal portal Tuesday 25 April 2017
Advanced
sponsor

Politicians »

£1.5bn lost tax from online VAT fraud 

20 Apr

Today’s National Audit Office report shows that HMRC’s prolonged failure to collect the right amount of VAT from online sellers outside the EU resulted in lost tax revenue of up to £1.5 billion in 2015-16.


Concentrix contract 

6 Apr

The dreadful human consequences of this contract are well-documented but the story does not end with its termination.


School standards at risk from significant financial pressures 

31 Mar

Pupils’ futures are at risk if the Department for Education fails to act on the warnings in our report.


100% local retention of business rates 

31 Mar

Changes to business rates from the latest revaluations are not only making life difficult for hard-working businesses but for many, threaten their future.


London’s Night Czar visits Hackney 

14 Mar

I was delighted to welcome London’s first Night Czar Amy Lamé to Hackney on Friday night.


Brexit Bill 

14 Mar

After months of silence and inaction over Brexit the Government was forced into giving Parliament a vote.


Business rates petition handed to 10 Downing Street 

7 Mar

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities.


Prime Minister’s Questions 

8 Feb

Prime Minister’s Questions is the most popular and well attended question session in Parliament.


Health Questions 

8 Feb

On Tuesday 7 February I asked the Health Secretary about funding in our NHS .


Taking struggling residents out of Council Tax 

2 Feb

by Councillor James Peters p.


More Politicians


Comment »

Banned Aid 

22 Apr

It is difficult to decide what is the more entertaining aspect of an uncoiling election campaign; the hilarious posturing of repulsive and thoroughly nasty politicians braying their saintliness or the increasingly ridiculous and totally unachievable ...


50 days of May 

19 Apr

The Prime Minister, in her Easter sermon to the masses, was correct in her assertion that Holy Week is a moment to reflect and an important time for Christians and others to gather together with families and friends...


Fighting back against Fracking – Film Screening – the Bentley Effect – 8th June 

17 Apr

Frack Off London are  organising a London screening of The Bentley Effect, a film documenting how a community in Australia organised against unconventional gas extraction, building up to an iconic blockade.


Fighting back against Fracking – Film Screening – the Bentley Effect – 8th June 

17 Apr

Frack Off London are  organising a London screening of The Bentley Effect, a film documenting how a community in Australia organised against unconventional gas extraction, building up to an iconic blockade.


Setting aside a CCJ is easy, right? (Or what Mad Dog Mattis can teach us about supplying legal services) 

17 Apr

Despite barristers and solicitors up and down this country posting blogs about the importance of getting legal advice before touching litigation with a barge-pole, I am routinely approached by litigants in person – after their cases have hit the ...


Hackney Council Could Fine Parents For Driving Kids To School. You Just Couldn’t Make This Up. 

15 Apr

Two schools in London are taking the next step in tackling the growing air pollution crisis by fining parents £130 for driving their children to and from school.


Taking the Mick 

15 Apr

For a government that is seemingly obsessed with legislation, Mrs May`s merry band of jesters are failing to bring into law measures that will protect the British public from the very real and present danger of unimaginable horror...


Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary says climate change is ‘complete and utter rubbish’ – not related to burning carbon 

11 Apr

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary says climate change is ‘complete and utter rubbish’ – not related to burning carbon Date added: April 8, 2017 Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has dismissed climate change concerns as “complete and utter rubbish...


Diane Abbott MP: ‘The only real solution to the housing crisis’ 

11 Apr

Calling for more new homes: Diane Abbott MP The government’s recent Housing White Paper falls far short of what is needed to tackle the deepening housing crisis, which we see manifestations of every day in my constituency of Hackney North and Stoke...


East London teenager to be deported by Tories’ racist rules speaks out 

10 Apr

East London teenager to be deported by Tories' racist rules speaks out by Tomáš Tengely-Evans...


More Comment


Arts & culture »

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry 

22 Apr

NOW IN PAPERBACK: Newly widowed Cora Seabourne leaves London for deepest Essex accompanied by her socialist friend and autistic son, aiming for a new start.


STRANGE LABYRINTH by Will Ashon 

18 Apr

A thoughtfully kaleidoscopic and deeply researched exploration of the many radical characters connected with Epping Forest, from poet John Clare to sculptor Jacob Epstein to the punk band Crass.


Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders 

9 Apr

It’s a rare thing when a writer seems to succeed in carving out a totally few form, not least when they’re ostensibly working in the realm of historical fiction! That is what Saunders has achieved however, and this, his first full length work ...


Support Gavin Pilcher to help raise money! 

4 Apr

Gavin Pilcher is taking part in the RunUltra Sahara Race in Namibia, to help raise funds for a second year of our Ensemble programme.


Seeing, Hearing (2) 

28 Mar

To a shipboard acquaintance who thought the White Cliffs of Dover scarcely real, Eliot once replied, “Oh, they’re real enough,” a statement to which four meanings may be attached according as each of the four words in turn is stressed.


Seeing, Hearing (1) 

27 Mar

Lovely weather on the weekend so I went down to the Thames and finally went to see the Rauschenberg exhibition at Tate Modern.


HARMLESS LIKE YOU by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan 

25 Mar

This beautifully written and subtly poetic novel spans 1960s New York and present day Berlin.


Michael Southan’s blog | Write to Play year 4 

24 Mar

Monologue Madness Coventry: home of Lady Godiva, the London Black Cab, and for two and a half days last week, the Graeae Write To Play Year 4 cohort, as we descended upon The Belgrade Theatre for some Monologue Madness! I arrived in Coventry shortly ...


Guys and Dolls of Broadway Market 

22 Mar

We found out what it's like to be an artist in Hackney's changing creative scene.


World Poetry Day: 8 famous poets with roots to Hackney 

21 Mar

From hidden connections with Shakespeare and Marlowe right up to the present day, Hackney has a long and proud history of producing poets.


More Arts & culture


Features »

london craft beer festival 

25 Apr

The London Craft Beer Festival is turning five this August and they’re making it a birthday to remember with their biggest beer extravaganza yet.


What’s in the bags this week – 26 April 

24 Apr

Here are the details of this week’s box scheme fruit and veg bags.


Howdy. 

23 Apr

  Yes-yes, can you believe it, I’ve finally managed to post an entry on the blog! Ha, this blog is so sporadically updated isn’t it, I just hope the dearest readers don’t give up on me! .


Winter salad 

21 Apr

Endive Cichorium endivia Light green leaves which are oval and lightly serrated in Escarole types, or long and highly serrated in Frissee types.


Year-round salad 

21 Apr

Wild Rocket Diplotaxis spp.


Spring and summer salad 

21 Apr

Lettuce Lactuca sativa Salad Bowl: with a lobed ‘oak leaf’ in shades of green, red or red/ green combination, a crisp, mild juicy and slightly bitter leaf, high in fibre, potassium, and vitamins C and E.


East End Mob at BSMT Space, Dalston 

21 Apr

A graffiti-riddled Memory Lane cuts through Dalston with East End Mob, a newly opened exhibition at BSTM Space featuring works by some of London’s most influential and prolific street artists from the past decade.


Meet the Maker – Bella Lane 

21 Apr

I am delighted to present highly skilled and beautiful lady Bella Lane for my next 'Meet the Maker' series of blog posts.


High Level Learning with Peter and Lauren 

21 Apr

On Tuesday the 2nd May Swing Patrol Dalston will be joined by special guests – the international teachers Peter and Lauren.


Penge – Beckenham 

21 Apr

Post to the west Anerley Post to the south Birkbeck Post to the east Beckenham Arrol Road Allotments .


More Features


Events »

Our future in Dalston 

25 Apr

Hackney Council has announced that it intends to develop several publicly-owned sites around Arcola, creating a new ‘ Dalston Quarter ’.


london craft beer festival 

25 Apr

The London Craft Beer Festival is turning five this August and they’re making it a birthday to remember with their biggest beer extravaganza yet.


We are hiring: Bar Manager Copy 

25 Apr

We are hiring! We are looking for a Bar Manager to continue the exciting development of the award winning Arcola Bar.


A Moving Image | Movie review 

24 Apr

Young director Shola Amoo’s debut feature uses the south London demonstration Reclaim Brixton as its starting point to denounce gentrification.


Lea Michele at Shoreditch Town Hall | Live review 

22 Apr

The refreshingly diverse crowd at the cosy, elegant yet understated Shoreditch Town Hall erupts into jubilant applause as Lea Michele struts into her first and only show on the European leg of her tour, “An Intimate Evening with Lea Michele”.


Beautiful: Not The Carole King Musical 

21 Apr

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.


London’s Five Best New Cocktail Bars 

21 Apr

Tired of relying on the same old spots for your Negronis and Manhattans? There’s a lot to be said for familiarity, but the best thing about the cocktail scene is its insatiable appetite for novelty and reinvention, and in London that’s showing no...


lnder #203: joe grossman 

21 Apr

It’s fair to say that this week’s LNDER knows a thing or two about burgers.


Richard III cast announced 

19 Apr

The full cast has been announced for Arcola’s thrilling new production of William Shakespeare’s RICHARD III , starring RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks and directed by Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen .


loti eats: dandy 

18 Apr

We were big fans of the Dandy cafe when it was in its original shipping container home in London Fields, so the news that it was moving even closer to our hood and taking over the Newington Table site was big news indeed.


More Events


Schools »

Year 5 Spanish Ambassadors Study Visit – 24th to 28th April 2017 

25 Apr

Six Pupils from Southwold Primary School had an amazing opportunity to become language ambassadors on a funded school trip to visit one of our partner schools in Murcia, Spain.


School Councils 

24 Apr

Just before the Easter break school council members from Orchard, Southwold and Hoxton Garden met together to hold a joint meeting.


Senior Marketing and Communications Officer 

24 Apr

Senior Marketing and Communications Officer Term Time + 5 Days (40 Weeks) Salary: Scale 6 Point 26 – 28 £26,868- £28,440 pro rata (Actual Salary £23,882 – £25,279 Per annum) (plus performance related bonuses and other benefits) View/download...


Haggerston School awarded Bronze Certificate by the Incorporated Society of Musicians 

24 Apr

Haggerston School has been awarded the ISM / ISM Trust’s Bronze Certificate.


Debate Mate finalists 

24 Apr

We are so proud of the two year 6 teams that went to the Debate Mate competition at London Metropolitan University.


Year 3 William Morris Trip 

21 Apr

Year 3 had a fabulous trip to the William Morris gallery in Walthamstow.


This Week @CityAcadHackney 

21 Apr

Clockwise from top right: Year 8 students learn about university applications during an InToUniversity workshop Wai-Chin prepares thoroughly for her upcoming exams The 7Y2 Orchestra perform in Mr Gill’s class Dynamic reading of DNA with Ms Sabbagh ...


Assistant Principal – Director of Learning 

21 Apr

Assistant Principal – Director of Learning (Inner London Leadership Spine L15 – L19, plus performance related bonuses and other benefits) View/download: Job Pack Closing date for applications: Wednesday 10 May, 9 am.


Deputy Subject Leader – Science 

20 Apr

Deputy Subject Leader – Science: Leader of Chemistry and Physics (Inner London Pay Spine + TLR2B, plus performance related bonuses and other benefits) View/download: Job Pack Closing date for applications: Friday 5 May, 9 am.


Festival of Friendship – 28th April 2017 

20 Apr

Come along to the Festival of Friendship, a free event bringing the Shacklewell community together...


More Schools



Submit your blog or suggest another local website for inclusion in TheEastEnder

Blog name:*
Blog url:*
Subject/area:*
Are you the blog owner? Yes No
Your name:*
Your email:*
Additional information:

Fields marked * are required



This page took 0.19662 seconds to generate and made 109 db queries.