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Sports pavilion in Victoria Park is renamed after dedicated worker 

14 Dec

A refurbished sports pavilion in Victoria Park has been renamed in honour of a dedicated council worker who died in July.


Borough commander pays tribute to Bow Street police officer stabbed to death 26 years ago today 

13 Dec

The borough’s police commander has laid a wreath in memory of a detective who was stabbed to death 26 years ago today.


Bow illustrator secures Plaistow cultural arts internship through enterprising scheme 

7 Dec

An artist from an ethnic minority background says a place on a creative industry internship has opened new doors for her career.


Avast! Plastic whale beached off Bow 

5 Dec

There she blows! There she blows! A hump like a rubbish hill, it’s the plastic whale...


Mobil Dick: Plastic whale spotted off Bow 

5 Dec

There she blows! There she blows! A hump like a rubbish hill, it’s the plastic whale...


Teenager facing trial over rape of woman found injured in park 

4 Dec

The woman was allegedly raped in Victoria Park in July (Picture: Google Maps) A teenager is due to go on trial accused of the rape and attempted murder of a woman who was found in a park with life-threatening injuries.


Jailed: Pair who killed 60-year-old in his Bow Common flat after he refused to rob drug dealer 

1 Dec

Two men have been jailed for killing a 60-year-old man in his Bow Common home after he refused to help them rob a drug dealer.


No love lost as Lovebox festival quits Victoria Park for south London after ‘13 electric years’ 

28 Nov

The once-controversial Lovebox summer rock music festival that lost its contract for east London’s Victoria Park with 18 months still to go is “crossing the river” to stage next year’s music extravaganza in Brixton.


All Points East: Nick Cave, Patti Smith and St Vincent to play new Victoria Park festival on June 3 

28 Nov

Breaking News: All Points East: Nick Cave, Patti Smith and St Vincent to play new Victoria Park festival on June 3 41 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will top the bill on the final day of All Points East in Victoria Park, ...


All Points East: Nick Cave, Patti Smith and St Vincent to play new Victoria Park festival on June 3 

27 Nov

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will top the bill on the final day of All Points East in Victoria Park, it can be revealed.


All Points East: Nick Cave, Patti Smith and St Vincent to play new Victoria Park festival on June 3 

27 Nov

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will top the bill on the final day of All Points East in Victoria Park, it can be revealed.


Tower block in Bow left without emergency exit for three days 

21 Nov

Residents in a tower block in Bow were left without an emergency exit for at least three days, a councillor has claimed.


Pair killed man, 60, in Bow Common after he refused to rob drug dealer 

16 Nov

Two men have been found guilty of killing a 60-year-old man in his Bow Common home after he wouldn’t help them to rob a drug dealer.


Body found in Stratford river 

14 Nov

A body has been found in the Bow Back River in Stratford.


MISSING: Police appeal to find Connie Nash, 80, from Bromley-by-Bow 

9 Nov

Police are concerned for the welfare of an 80-year-old woman with dementia who has been missing in east London for more than 24 hours.


All Points East: LCD Soundsystem and Björk join The xx as headliners at new 10-day Victoria Park festival 

30 Oct

All Points East: LCD Soundsystem and Björk join The xx as headliners at new 10-day Victoria Park festival 52 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> LCD Soundsystem and Björk will join The xx as headliners at Victoria Park’s new All Points East festival ...


All Points East: LCD Soundsystem and Björk join The xx as headliners at new 10-day Victoria Park festival 

30 Oct

LCD Soundsystem and Björk will join The xx as headliners at Victoria Park’s new All Points East festival next year, organisers have announced.


All Points East: LCD Soundsystem and Björk join The xx as headliners at new 10-day Victoria Park festival 

30 Oct

LCD Soundsystem and Björk will join The xx as headliners at Victoria Park’s new All Points East festival next year, organisers have announced.


Premier League trophy surprise for Bow pupils at Leyton Orient 

26 Oct

Non-league Leyton Orient might be a far cry from lifting the Premier League trophy themselves, but youngsters were able to get up close and personal with it during a visit to the ground.


Tesco donates £2k to Pride Run 10k in Victoria Park 

25 Oct

A community 10k run which takes in Victoria Park has been given a £2,000 cash boost thanks to sales of 5p shopping bags.


Tower Hamlets in bid to be ‘London borough of culture’ as Victoria Park festival deal is signed 

24 Oct

A campaign to make Tower Hamlets “the London borough of culture” has been launched in the week a deal has been signed with international promoters for major festivals and community events at Victoria Park for the next five years.


Victoria Park to host ‘exciting’ new 10-day festival next summer 

24 Oct

Field Day revellers have a new festival to look forward to next year Big-name acts have been announced for a new 10-day music and community festival at Victoria Park next summer.


All Points East: 10-day music and community festival to replace Lovebox and Field Day in Victoria Park 

23 Oct

A 10-day music and community festival headlined by The National and The xx – and starring 200 other acts – will replace Lovebox and Field Day in Victoria Park next year.


Police concerned for missing boy, 14, from Bow 

9 Oct

A 14-year-old boy missing for five days could be at risk of exploitation due to his age, police say.


2,000 meditate to lift Vicky Park into a Wanderlust of global peace 

3 Oct

Thousands of people looking for their “true north” wandered into east London’s Victoria Park for a ‘triathlon of the mind’ with outdoor yoga and meditation.


Winterville activists celebrate Haggerston Park victory as festival moves to Clapham 

2 Oct

Haggerston Park won’t see Winterville this year Winterville was launched in Victoria Park, gaining a reputation as a “cooler”, east London version of Winter Wonderland.


Young man fatally stabbed in Bow 

30 Sep

A murder investigation has been launched after a young man was fatally stabbed last night in Bow.


Winterville withdraws bid to run festival in Haggerston Park over neighbours’ complaints 

29 Sep

Winterville withdraws bid to run festival in Haggerston Park over neighbours’ complaints 28 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The odds of a white Christmas in Haggerston Park have been slashed after Winterville withdrew its planning bid to run the ...


New glasses designed ‘on spec’ for opticians by 4-year-old from Bow 

27 Sep

Here is next season’s ‘must wear’ for anyone with specs—designed by a four-year-old from east London who has her eye on a future in ophthalmic design when she grows up.


Artworks of working-class painters to be exhibited in Bow 

18 Sep

A group of historic paintings are returning to east London for the first time since their creation in the 1920s and 1930s.


Bow rapist jailed for 14 years 

14 Sep

A Bow man who raped a woman in a car on her way back from a night out has been jailed for 14 years.


Hyperlocal & blogs

The Geezers Christmas Lunch 

13 Dec

On Tuesday 12th Dec Tower Hamlets Community Transport picked up the Geezers from Bow and took us to The Eagle, Snaresbrook.


A film of our local Video Stars, Beware Festive Fakes, and a Burglary Warning 

12 Dec

The 23 min film:  ‘The Geezer’s Guide to Growing Old’ is now online, and you can watch it below: The Geezers were part of a line-up of inspiring speakers at the event Being the Story  created...


Shave The Day 

11 Dec

On Remembrance Sunday 12th November 2017, The Geezers were invited to Shave The Day run for TABAC a German company who produce Male Shaving products, it was organised via Age UK and run on the...


Fixer wanted cash for Tower Hamlets planning permission (according to Times) 

10 Dec

The top story on the front of the Sunday Times today is about a fixer who (it is alleged) was trying to extort £2 million plus from a developer to get guaranteed planning permission for...


Blue House Yard Christmas Market 16 Dec 

6 Dec

Sat 16 th Dec Christmas market at Blue House Yard 12-6   Stallholders - crafts   Couture Surprises – festive cake pops and biscuits http://couturesurprises.


Isle of Dogs pubs plus wrapping the presents 

5 Dec

At last Tuesday’s regular meeting of of the Geezers in Bow, Malcolm Barr-Hamilton, our Borough Archivist, came along to talk about pubs! Malcolm kindly brought along a laptop and projector to show us a huge number...


Lot of bundles of leaves on left hand side bow flyover, 5th December 

5 Dec

On the Bow Flyover when coming from Bow Road, on the left in-between the grey posts that are part of the railing, there is a lot of leaves.


The Geezers Sponsor Little Geezers! 

4 Dec

In the spirit of Intergenerational work The Geezers sponsor a Dagenham United U10s Football team.


Santa Invasion 

3 Dec

A peaceful walk across Victoria Park today was enlivened by the sudden appearance of 4,000 Santas on the run.


Things to do 1st to 3rd Dec 2017 

30 Nov

1st – 10th Dec 2017 East London Printmakers Festival of Print at Mile End Art Pavilion, Clinton Road, E3 4QY.


The Gladstone statue at Bow Church dirt on floor and weeds growing, 28th November 

28 Nov

The Gladstone statue at Bow Church, there are weeds growing all around the base of statue and there is a loot of dirt and fallen leaves built up and no one is cleaning this area.


Fraud warning, talk on Stratford, steam train Sat, 

27 Nov

Fraud Alert The police are warning everybody to watch out for online fraud.


Festive Wreath Making – Bow Beasties Club 

22 Nov

Don’t miss the last of the year’s Bow Beasties monthly wildlife club at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park on Saturday 16th December.


Paintings of Bow 

19 Nov

Above: “East End’s Amateur Art Students” Daily Sketch 13th April 1927.


Mini-documentary film featuring the Geezers 

18 Nov

The Geezers plus other locals talk about how pubs were important community centres.


Film Screening at Palm Tree Tuesday 

13 Nov

Photo above by Kake Pugh “OUR EAST END” a mini documentary is screening at the Palm Tree pub: 7.30pm Tues 14th Nov 2017 (127 Grove Rd, London E3 5RP).


Pines & Needles Christmas Trees 

13 Nov

Pick up a Christmas tree (or have yours delivered) this year from Pines Needles Christmas tree stores and save £5 with your THMs card*.


Kids Try Time Rugby 

11 Nov

Get your little ones down to Victoria Park (near the Pavilion, opposite the VA Building) for a Saturday weekly scrum with Try Time Kids Rugby.


Art Show at Trinity Buoy Wharf, Inter Faith Forum, Compassionate Volunteers wanted 

10 Nov

Last night Sheila and I went to the opening of the Trinity Art Studios Autumn exhibition at Trinity Buoy Wharf.


Lost pubs on Bromley High Street, and a changing world 

9 Nov

Photo above of The Old Palace © Victoria and Albert Museum, London In 1900 C.


Old Flo Returns to the East End 

8 Nov

Above is a picture of Henry Moore himself at the Installation and where it resided on the Stifford Estate.


Remembrance Sunday (12th Nov), Poplar Clothes Swap, Police News, Tower Hamlets Sports News, Pantomime at Stratford 

4 Nov

Remembrance Sunday, 12 November 2017, commemorates the signing of the armistice between the Allies and Germany at 11am on November 11, 1918.


Men’s Health Network Meeting in Bow 

1 Nov

All local men are welcome to attend the next Men’s Health Network meeting on Weds 8th November at 3.15 – 4.45pm in Harley Grove Medical Centre, 15 Harley Grove, London, E3 2AT.


Did you know this about London? 

1 Nov

“Did you know that you can get one of the best-cooked meals in London at the Hotel and Restaurant Technical School at the Westminster Technical Institute? Did you know that in Victoria Park in east London the L.


Dick Whittington’s Cat 

31 Oct

Turn around turn around Lord Mayor of London.


New All Points East Festival replaces Field Day and Lovebox in Tower Hamlets 

30 Oct

Lovebox will no longer be held in Victoria Park Pic: Rich Knowles (Flickr) Locals in Tower Hamlets will no longer be able to attend the Lovebox or Field Day festivals, after both events were replaced by the new All Points East Festival in Victoria ...


Geezers on stage at the Conway Hall 

30 Oct

On Friday 20th Oct 2017 four of the Geezers were on stage at the Conway Hall, in London.


Vote for Tower Hamlets, Exhibitions, Roman Rd Xmas Fair, City Airport expands 

27 Oct

Tower Hamlets is bidding to become London Borough of Culture for both 2019 and 2020.


Free Fireworks at Victoria Park On November 5th 

27 Oct

Remember, remember the Vicky Park fireworks on 5 th of November: Tower Hamlets Council’s FREE fireworks display is back at our favourite park.


Halloween & Victoria Park fireworks 

26 Oct

The local police have this advice for Halloween: “If you are intending to go ‘trick or treating’, please be mindful that not all residents want to be disturbed and be polite when asking for treats.



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