North East London hyperlocal portal Tuesday 17 October 2017

Bethnal Green news

Essoldo-Rex picture palace where Krays grew up makes art deco comeback at Bethnal Green 

16 Oct

One of East London’s famous picture palaces once frequented by the Krays which closed half-a-century ago has been given planning go-ahead to reopen with its original art deco façade.

Sexual assault in Bethnal Green: police appeal for information about men pictured on CCTV 

13 Oct

Police are appealing for information about three men believed to have sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl as she made her way home from a night out with her friends.

Jailed: Bethnal Green man who handled phones stolen by moped-riding robbers 

11 Oct

A Bethnal Green man has been jailed for handling mobile phones stolen by moped-riding robbers whose victims include former chancellor George Osborne.

Bethnal Green man jailed for kidnap after police found a woman in his boot 

30 Sep

A kidnapper has been jailed after police found his victim locked in the boot of his car when questioning him over his insurance.

Bethnal Green campaign group director convicted of obstructing stop and search 

25 Sep

The director of campaign group Cage has been convicted of an offence under the Terrorism Act for refusing to hand over the pin to his mobile phone.

Bethnal Green campaign group director ‘refused to hand over passwords during airport stop and search’ 

25 Sep

The director of campaign group Cage refused to hand over the pin to his mobile phone at Heathrow because it was “against his civil rights”, a court has heard.

Girl, 15, sexually assaulted in Bethnal Green 

20 Sep

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl in Bethnal Green have released CCTV footage in a bid to trace a man they suspect of attacking her.

Dogs take to catwalk at Bethnal Green with a ‘Sniffie’ to rival London Fashion Show 

15 Sep

The London Fashion show opening today in The Strand to showcase Britain’s world-renowned design talent has taken a back seat as far as the doggie world is concerned.

Drug addict who dragged pensioner, 92, along ground in Hoxton robbery is facing jail 

15 Aug

A violent drug addict arrested in Bethnal Green two weeks after dragging a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery in broad daylight is facing jail.

Driver stabbed after gang attack car in Bethnal Green with sledgehammer 

7 Aug

Police are hunting three men who dragged a motorist from a car in broad daylight in Bethnal Green and stabbed him.

Man, 23, charged with Bethnal Green ‘acid attack’ 

31 Jul

A man arrested following an ‘acid attack’ in Bethnal Green has been charged.

Man, 23, arrested after Bethnal Green acid attack which left victims with shocking injuries 

28 Jul

A man has been arrested after an acid attack in east London which left its victims screaming in agony as skin peeled off their faces.

Man is arrested after Bethnal Green ‘acid’ attack in Roman Road 

28 Jul

A man is in police custody in east London tonight following Tuesday’s ‘acid attack’ incident in Bethnal Green.

Two men injured in suspected Bethnal Green acid attack 

26 Jul

Two men have been taken to hospital after a suspected acid attack in Bethnal Green.

Bethnal Green acid attack: Two victims treated at scene 

25 Jul

An acid attack in east London has injured two men, believed to be in their late teens.

Bethnal Green acid attack: Two men injured in suspected acid attack in east London 

25 Jul

Two men have been injured in a suspected acid attack in east London.

Three men found not guilty of killing martial artist Jordan Bari in Bethnal Green 

13 Jul

Three men have been acquitted of killing a talented martial artist.

News flashback: 60 years ago – Lock-ins and sit-ins in Hackney 

12 Jul

News flashback: 60 years ago – Lock-ins and sit-ins in Hackney 46 minutes ago --> An East End bobby caught a landlord and a lorry driver drinking after hours when he peered through the frosted glass window of a Bethnal Green boozer.

News flashback: 60 years ago – Lock-ins and sit-ins in Hackney 

12 Jul

An East End bobby caught a landlord and a lorry driver drinking after hours when he peered through the frosted glass window of a Bethnal Green boozer.

‘Dangerous’ Sanchez Edwards, wanted after widow, 92, is robbed, seen in Bethnal Green 

7 Jul

Police attempting to trace a ‘dangerous and violent’ absconder wanted in connection with a violent robbery of a 92-year-old woman have released footage of him in Bethnal Green station.

Man rushed to hospital after third floor flat fire in Bethnal Green 

24 Jun

One man has been rushed to hospital after a fire broke out on a third floor flat in Bethnal Green.

Bethnal Green fire: Building evacuated as flames spread 

24 Jun

Flames engulf a third-floor flat and spreads to the roof of the building in east London.

Bethnal Green fire: Smoke billows into sky as 50 firefighters tackle blaze at block of flats 

24 Jun

More than 50 firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a block of flats in Bethnal Green.

Bethnal Green campaign group director faces trial over ‘password disclosure refusal’ 

21 Jun

The director of a campaign group charged with failing to disclose his mobile phone password after he was detained at Heathrow Airport is to face trial later this year.

Bethnal Green youth theatre director delighted by advert award success 

19 Jun

An actress and youth theatre director has won an award for her performance in a television commercial.

Man in critical condition after being hit by bus in Bethnal Green 

13 Jun

A man is in a critical condition after being hit by a bus near Bethnal Green station.

Recycling lorry smashes into low railway bridge in Whitechapel 

12 Jun

An investigation is underway after a Veolia recycling lorry crashed into a low railway bridge between Whitechapel and Bethnal Green.

Election 2017: Rushanara Ali MP celebrates ‘expression of hope over fear’ as Labour re-elected in Bethnal Green and Bow 

9 Jun

The newly re-elected Bethnal Green and Bow MP described her overwhelming win as an “expression of hope over fear” as she swept to power with a nearly 11 per cent increase on her majority.

£100 fine if you are caught begging, urinating or touting in the Brick Lane area 

9 Jun

Anyone caught begging, touting or refusing to stop drinking in the Brick Lane area between Bethnal Green and Whitechapel can be fined £100 on the spot.

Election 2017: Full results for each Tower Hamlets constituency 

9 Jun

Labour made gains in both Bethnal Green and Bow and Poplar and Limehouse.

Bethnal Green man jailed for three burglaries 

2 Jun

A burglar from Bethnal Green has been jailed for carrying out three break-ins.

Hyperlocal & blogs

Bethnal Green WW2 disaster – monument 

16 Oct

{On the main plaque:} The Bethnal Green Tube Shelter Disaster On 3 March 1943 the air raid warning sounded at 8.17pm.

Campaign chief guilty of terror offences after refusing to divulge passwords 

25 Sep

Mohammad Rabbani outside Bethnal Green Police station.

the foo fighters arms pub 

15 Sep

Yes the Foo Fighters are getting into the pub game and opening up the Foo Fighters Arms in Bethnal Green (taking over actual pub The Dundee Arms) to celebrate the launch of their new album Concrete and Gold.

Hazardous waste flytipped outside school, 7th September 

7 Sep

What looks like household waste has been dumped outside St Peter's community centre and Nursery on Marian Place / Pritchard's Road, Bethnal Green.

My accidental journey into startups and impact investment 

16 Aug

I’m Jeevahan, but most people call me Jeeves.

The East-West Passage – Stratford to the City via Bethnal Green 

15 Aug

Fresh off the train from Ramsgate into Stratford International I needed to stretch my legs so set off Westwards.

Local Council Elections 2018 

9 Aug

Local Council Elections 2018 Wed, 09/08/2017 - 11:48 Wednesday, 9 August, 2017 Have you ever thought about being a local Councillor? In Tower Hamlets we have a great team of Councillors led by Cllr Peter Golds, who work hard to represent the views of...

Bethnal Green Gardens, 7th August 

7 Aug

Bethnal Green Gardens covered in litter and food packaging cartons, cans, fag ends, etc, at 11.15 am.

The Dwellings of the Poor in Bethnal Green 

6 Aug

As regular readers of this blog will know, it is my belief that in order to gain a full understanding of the Jack the Ripper crimes you must put them into the context of the era and the area in which they occurred.

Bethnal Green acid attack Fri 28th July 

1 Aug

We have recieved the following update from the local police: “Further to my message earlier in the week.

St Margaret’s House Summer Jamboree 

27 Jul

The lovely St Margaret’s House in Bethnal Green is opening it’s doors for a free family fun day this Saturday 29 th July.

Reuse sale #2 

26 Jul

Reuse Sale # 2 We still have a few things that desperately need to find new homes ASAP.

Join your local Tower Hamlets Safer Neighbourhood Team 

25 Jul

Would consider becoming a Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator, Area Coordinator, Ward Coordinator or Member of your local Ward Panel? Please email your local Safer Neighbourhood Team below if you can help.

Fire Safety on the Cranbrook Estate 

21 Jul

Fire Safety on the Cranbrook Estate Fri, 21/07/2017 - 13:00 Friday, 21 July, 2017 This week, with Cllr Peter Golds, we delivered fire safety leaflets to the residents of the Cranbrook Estate.

Family Cycle Training Victoria Park This Summer! 

17 Jul

Family sessions in Victoria Park during the school holidays Free family cycle training is available in Victoria Park during the school Easter holidays.

Summer holidays 

14 Jul

Find out whether your class is taking a break for summer below.


11 Jul

London’s biggest cycling social enterprise is recruiting a logistics and booking coordinator.

Hello world! 

4 Jul

Welcome to WordPress.

Edith Walks – Andrew Kötting, Iain Sinclair and their band of Mummers 

22 Jun

Ahead of EDITH: A Performance at St John’s on Bethnal Green  in the East End Film Festival I recall the day I spent with Andrew Kötting’s merry band of Mummers as they started out on their 100-mile pilgrimage to Hastings from Waltham Abbey ~ ~ ...

Preview: The Greatest Spectacle of Lucha Libre, York Hall, Bethnal Green 

19 Jun

Amigos! It's time again for Mexico's masked superheroes to fight it out in an epic battle of Good vs Evil at Bethnal Green’s York Hall.

Bikeworks Yardsale! – Saturday 8th July 

14 Jun

Over the years Bikeworks have amassed a treasure-trove of useful bicycle parts, frames, random bits and related equipment.

Man in critical condition after being hit by a bus in Bethnal Green 

13 Jun

A man is in hospital after being hit by a bus in Bethnal Green Pic: Julian Walker A man is in critical condition after being hit by a bus near Bethnal Green station this morning.

25% off drinks at the sun tavern 

9 Jun

We’re officially into festival season and The Sun Tavern in Bethnal Green is getting into the spirit by knocking 25% OFF drinks for anyone wearing a festival wristband.

#ELLection – Labour maintains stronghold in Tower Hamlets 

9 Jun

Bethnal Green and Bow MP, Rushnara Ali.

Diss Street re-housing scheme 

9 Jun

Metropolitan Borough of Bethnal Green Diss Street Re-housing Scheme This commemoration stone was laid on Saturday 28th October 1922 by his worship the Mayor, Councillor Joseph James Vaughan.

Ravenscroft Park 

31 May

Ravenscroft Park This park was opened on 5th December 1990 byDr David Bellamy for the people of Bethnal Green with thanks to the Monument Trust and the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association for assistance with grants.

Tree on the way of cyclist lane, 23rd May 

23 May

This tree is in the way of cyclists and begins where the cyclist lane joins the main road.

£5 tickets for Disco 54 at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club – Celebrate 5 Years of To Do List with #FIVERAMA 

19 May

We’re celebrating 5 years of To Do List with a £5 ticket offer to dance the night away at our favorite haunt Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club.

Bethnal Green and Bow 2017 

16 May

As the General Election approaches, only six candidates have put their names forward for the Bethnal Green and Bow constituency, fighting for the honour of being its last MP.

Our GE17 candiate for Bethnal Green & Bow 

10 May

Our GE17 candiate for Bethnal Green & Bow Wed, 10/05/2017 - 20:14 Wednesday, 10 May, 2017 We are delighted to announce that Charlotte (Charlie) Chirico is our candidate for the 2017 General Election.

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