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Training scheme results in a new career for Stratford tenant 

25 Apr

Volunteer turned teaching assistant, Modupeola Fatoyinbo, is delighted to be back in work.


Appeal to find woman after kittens found dumped on doorstep in Stratford 

24 Apr

An animal rescue charity has appealed for help to find a woman suspected of dumping a box of kittens in Stratford.


Missing teenager Shahanara Akther could be in Stratford or Plaistow 

24 Apr

Police are searching for a ‘high-risk’ missing woman who might be in Newham.


Couple carried baby’s dead body onto London bus to stage her death 

20 Apr

The couple face jail after staging their babies death on a London bus (Picture: Met Police) A couple who staged their 16-week-old baby’s death on a London bus are facing jail after a judge slammed them for failing to protect her.


Manor Park couple found not guilty of murdering three-month-old daughter 

20 Apr

A couple whose premature baby was found lifeless on a bus in Stratford have been cleared of her murder.


Stratford shoppers treated to a chocolate wonderland with Willy Wonka 

20 Apr

Shoppers in Stratford were treated to a chocolate wonderland over the Easter weekend.


Barking man scoops £21k poker prize playing at Aspers Casino in Westfield Stratford City 

18 Apr

A MOT Centre boss from Barking has proved he has the ultimate poker face by scooping a £21,000 playing the card game.


Britain’s Got Talent star from Stratford brings krump to the stage 

13 Apr

See Britain’s Got Talent star Theo Oloyade take centre stage as international dance festival Breakin’ Convention returns.


Theatre Royal Stratford East to host premiere of play Room 

13 Apr

A play based on an acclaimed novel is set to premiere in Theatre Royal Stratford East next month.


Hornchurch man racially abused woman wearing a headscarf at Stratford station 

13 Apr

A Hornchurch man has been convicted of hurling racist abuse at a woman wearing a headscarf at Stratford station.


Man, 34, beaten up by angry mob at Stratford station 

13 Apr

Detectives have issued an appeal today for information after a man was seriously assaulted after an argument on a train spilled out on to a platform at Stratford station.


Beatboxing champion hosts charity event in Stratford 

13 Apr

Three-time UK beatboxing champion Marv Radio and opera singer La Verne Williams launched a World Premiere Beatboxing event in Stratford.


Shocking footage of children on live tracks released as Stratford station named as a favourite for trespassers 

12 Apr

Transport chiefs have today released breathtaking footage showing children dicing with death on live railway tracks seconds before a train passes.


New pop-up cereal shop coming to Westfield Stratford City 

11 Apr

Are you a big fan of cereal? Why not make your own at a unique pop-up shop in Westfield Stratford City.


Shoes made from CAT FUR found on sale in Westfield Stratford 

10 Apr

Whilst fur, both real and faux, has come into fashion lately thanks to celebrities such as the Kardashians, most shoppers choose fake lookalikes over the real thing.


Easter clothing workshop at Westfield Stratford City 

7 Apr

An Easter clothing workshop at Westfield Stratford City is to help kids give unworn clothes a new lease of life.


Stratford show shakes off macho stereotypes of the hip-hop music scene 

31 Mar

LGBT communities have historically been slighted in hip-hop music so it’s great to see one performer working to address the balance.


Men jailed for dumping stolen shotgun in Stratford street 

31 Mar

Two men who dumped a stolen shotgun in a Stratford street after speeding away from police officers have been jailed for 27 months each.


Giant intestine coming to Stratford in awareness raising campaign 

31 Mar

A pop-up event inviting people to wander through a giant inflatable intestine is coming to Newham.


Paralympic star David Weir CBE visits school in Stratford 

30 Mar

Six-time gold medallist, David Weir CBE, joined more than 500 schoolchildren to celebrate the success of the Marathon Kids programme in Stratford.


Boy, 16, stabbed in ‘targeted’ attack after party in Stratford 

30 Mar

Detectives are appealing for information after a teenage boy was stabbed in what appears to be a targeted attack.


Installation of Hackney Wick subway will see Overground line from Stratford to Camden Road shut at Easter 

29 Mar

Installation of Hackney Wick subway will see Overground line from Stratford to Camden Road shut at Easter 21 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The Overground line between Camden Road and Stratford will be shut for the whole of the Easter weekend so a ...


Installation of Hackney Wick subway will see Overground line from Stratford to Camden Road shut at Easter 

29 Mar

The Overground line between Camden Road and Stratford will be shut for the whole of the Easter weekend so a new subway can be installed at Hackney Wick station.


Missing 13-year-old may be in Stratford 

29 Mar

Police are searching for a boy who’s been missing for 17 days.


Stratford dance summit to hold Dragons’ Den-style presentations for entrepreneurs 

27 Mar

Dance entrepreneurs will bid for grants worth thousands of pounds in a Dragons’ Den-style pitch at an ideas summit on Friday.


See drag artist Le Gateau Chocolat perform at Theatre Royal Stratford East 

24 Mar

An intimate account of a cabaret star’s journey with depression is to see its first London orchestral version shown in Stratford.


Khalid Masood’s alleged partner arrested in Stratford raid 

24 Mar

The 39-year-old woman is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts.


Cookery student wins Stratford cafe competition 

22 Mar

A 19-year-old cookery student is celebrating after winning a competition to get her dish added to the menu of Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville’s cafe chain.


Street artist transforms Stratford cafe wall 

22 Mar

Visitors to a cafe would be forgiven for thinking they were entering another world after the completion of a piece of futuristic street art.


Police appeal for help to find elderly man missing from Stratford 

21 Mar

A 79-year-old vulnerable man from Stratford has gone missing prompting an appeal from police to find him.


Course boosting chance of jobs in Stratford 

21 Mar

Residents of Arhag Housing Association have been learning and getting tips to boost their chances of securing jobs.


Hyperlocal & blogs

International Workers Day Memorial 28 April 2017 11am Stratford E15 

24 Apr

Every year more people are killed at work than in wars.


William Shakespeare (1564-1616) 

23 Apr

William Shakespeare was born on or around this day in 1564, and died on this day in 1616.


Issue 14 Up Your Street 

22 Apr

Monday 24th April free 2-3pm.


Inundate Me 

22 Apr

Arts activities as groovy* for people of 65+ to purge the onset of dementia.


Churches and outreach. 

22 Apr

All happening my way.


Ladies Who Jerky 

17 Apr

It’s hard to get together sometimes.


On Later Years 

16 Apr

This getting old malarkey is hard.


Please do not use 

16 Apr

This poster is now a permanent fixture on Platform 11 at Stratford station.


I Love Telly 

14 Apr

It’s a cold Good Friday.


Issue 13 of Up Your Street, now ten years old. Whoop! 

13 Apr

Easter Holidays are on so many community centres are closed whilst planning post-Easter events.


Lloyd Park Heritage Group. 

11 Apr

12noon in the Community Bowls Pavilion Welcoming all Waltham Forest Residents aged 50 plus Tea cake provided! Includes a variety of activities, from nature poetry to building bird boxes to Tai Chi… FREE Over 50s’ Group Vestry House Museum, ...


ldner #201: gerry cottle jr 

7 Apr

He’s the man took film screenings out of the cinema and onto the rooftops of Peckham, Hoxton, Stratford and Kensington before taking it Stateside with pop-ups in LA and New York.


Le Gateau Chocolat: Black at Theatre Royal Stratford East | Theatre review 

6 Apr

He possesses enough charisma to outshine a basket of Labrador puppies and more sass than you could shake a perfectly coifed wig at, but Le Gateau Chocolat’s fabulousness competes with an immovable darkness.


Promoting Blues 

6 Apr

Well, I spend much time promoting community hubs when in fact I’m actually watching them to see whether they genuinely want people to come along or whether they’re just building their own reputation in the Big Society and not bothered if seniors ...


The E3 Coffee map 

6 Apr

Back in 2014 I noted the arrival of proper barista-style coffee in London E3, with a Costa arriving on Roman Road, and a handful of more independent specialists sprinkled here and there.


Reflections with a sad face. 

1 Apr

I was not feeling International Women’s Day this March.


Issue 12. Up Your Street. 

1 Apr

Sun Apr 2nd free 11-2pm Botanical Drawing at the outdoor classroom, Victoria Park, The Grove E3 Mon Apr 3rd £2 dance and DJ.


The Pamper Shop 

29 Mar

Description Have you been through a lot of Adversity or Trauma and decided to live life on your terms.


Up Your Street. Issue 11 

27 Mar

Thurs 30th March 11.30 am at East London Radio.


Wow! Said The Owl 

26 Mar

This April 13 th -15 th the Little Angel Theatre Company is presenting Wow! Said the Owl at Stratford Circus.


Free Cheese and Wine Festival at East Village, Stratford 

26 Mar

East Village will host a free cheese and wine festival the weekend of 1 April.


Up Your Street. Issue 10 

19 Mar

Tues Mar 21st £1 on the first day of Spring.10-1pm.


#51%RememberHer – A cultural return for E13.. 

14 Mar

Source: #51%RememberHer – A cultural return for E13..


Bromley Marshgate 

14 Mar

Consultation hats on.


Issue 9 Up Your Street. 

14 Mar

Tues Mar 14th free to view Great art (and bread) at Wynwood-Art-District next to The Bell E17.


LocaL ARTS JOB OPPORTUNITY: Visitor Services Assistant, Dicover Children’s Centre, Stratford 

13 Mar

Visitor Services Assistant, Dicover Children's Centre, Stratford   Part time SalaryPaid (£15k-20k pro rata) Artformlibraries, literature, museums, theatre, visual arts, Other...


Creatives Found. 

12 Mar

It was raining nay spitting.


Whoever Knew? 

11 Mar

Resonance FM’s The News Agents is a chat show.


Champions: The Tour 

11 Mar

On Thursday I invited Up Your Street seniors some of whom are artists and certainly all have seen many art exhibitions in their lives or so you’d assume plus two champions who’d been my subjects in acrylic and are seniors too.


Printing From A Women’s Perspective 

8 Mar

March 8th 2017 At The Mill Coppermill Lane.




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