North East London hyperlocal portal Friday 23 June 2017

Mile End & Globe Town news

Princess Anne hears about Syrian refugee crisis on visit to Queen Mary University of London 

13 Jun

Princess Anne has been discussing the Syrian refugee crisis on her visit to east London this-afternoon to open Queen Mary University’s new £39 million Graduate centre at Mile End.

New panel will scrutinise patient care at The Royal London and Mile End hospitals 

8 Jun

Health chiefs are appealing for locals to join a new panel which will scrutinise the experience of patients at The Royal London and Mile End hospitals.

Mile End man sentenced for sending Tory MP ‘Jo Cox’ death threat tweets 

7 Jun

A man from Mile End has been given a suspended jail sentence for sending death threat tweets to a Tory politician referring to murdered MP Jo Cox.

Mile End college principal ‘involved in fake exam results visa fraud’, court hears 

31 May

A college principal and the director of an immigration advisory centre helped hundreds of foreign students apply fraudulently for visa extensions by faking English language exam results, a court has heard.

Cancellations continue at The Royal London and Mile End hospitals following cyber attack 

22 May

Patients at The Royal London and Mile End hospitals are facing cancelled appointments more than a week after their computer systems were hit by a cyber attack.

Hip Hop’s Cream whips up cash for Macmillan Nurses at Mile End charity bash 

21 May

International hip-hop singer Cream turned up in east London last night to help raise cash for Macmillan Nurses charity at a packed Victoria pub at Mile End in memory of his best pal who died from cancer.

Manor Park man faces jail for deliberately driving into crowd celebrating Eid in Mile End 

15 May

A Manor Park man is facing jail for deliberately driving his car into a crowd as they celebrated Eid in Mile End.

Appointments cancelled at The Royal London and Mile End hospitals after cyber attack 

15 May

Patients are being warned that some planned appointments will be cancelled as The Royal London and Mile End hospitals aim to recover from Friday’s cyber attack.

Thousands attend funeral of Mile End stabbing victim Syed Islam 

12 May

Thousands of mourners gathered to paid their respects to Syed Jamanoor Islam who was stabbed to death in Mile End.

Mile End and The Royal London hospitals hit by ‘cyber attack’ 

12 May

Barts Health, which runs Mile End Hospital and The Royal London Hospital, has been hit by a ‘cyber attack’ reported to be affecting NHS services across the country.

Thousands expected at funeral of Mile End stab victim Syed Jamanoor Islam 

11 May

The life of a 20-year-old who was stabbed to death in Mile End will be remembered tomorrow afternoon.

Murder hunt launched after woman, 20, dies in triple stabbing in Mile End 

5 May

A murder hunt is underway after a woman was killed in a triple stabbing in Mile End.

Campaign to stop youths carrying knives launched at Whitechapel after Syed Islam stabbing 

20 Apr

Hundreds of people turned up for a vigil and rally against knife crime in London’s East End tonight following the death of 20-year-old Syed Jamanoor Islam who was stabbed outside his home in Mile End.

Three teenagers charged with fatal Mile End stabbing 

18 Apr

Syed Jamanoor Islam died in hospital after an attack in Mile End on 11 April.

Three teenagers charged with the murder of Syed Islam in Mile End 

18 Apr

A man and two boys have been charged with the murder of a 20-year-old in Mile End.

Mile End murder: Three teenagers arrested in South Yorkshire over Syed Islam stabbing 

16 Apr

Detectives investigating the murder of Syed Jamanoor Islam in Mile End have three teenagers in South Yorkshire this morning.

Witness appeal after Syed Islam is stabbed to death at Mile End 

12 Apr

Murder detectives are appealing for witnesses tonight following yesterday’s stabbing of 20-year-old Syed Jamanoor Islam at Bow Common in Mile End.

Mile End stabbing murder: Victim named locally as Syed Jamanoor Islam 

12 Apr

A 20-year-old man stabbed to death in Mile End has been named locally as Syed Jamanoor Islam.

Man, 20, stabbed to death in Mile End 

12 Apr

A 20-year old man has been stabbed to death in Mile End.

Havering Pc accused of perverting the course of justice following Mile End crash 

6 Apr

A serving police officer has been charged with perverting the course of justice following a road crash in Mile End.

Man, 32, jailed after robbing Mile End Road betting shop 

10 Mar

After repeatedly targeting shops for almost a year, including Betfred in Mile End Road, Islam Uddin, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to seven counts of robbery, two counts of attempted robbery and nine counts of possession of a ...

Travelodge is lodging plan for new hotel at Mile End 

1 Mar

A new hotel is proposed in London’s East End if it gets the green light from the local authority after a public consultation exhibition opening today.

London’s biggest beer garden to open in Mile End Park 

23 Feb

London’s biggest beer garden is set to come to Mile End Park this summer as part of a German beer festival.

Benjy’s nightclub reprieved as Tower Hamlets Council rejects high-rise block for Mile End 

16 Feb

Controversial plans for a tower block to replace a popular nightclub in London’s East End have been booted out tonight.

Protesters to lobby Tower Hamlets council over planned Benjy’s tower at Mile End 

16 Feb

Campaigners lobby a Tower Hamlets planning meeting tonight over a skyscraper proposed at Mile End which is being recommended for approval.

Appeal to find missing Pimlico man Ryan Pereras who frequents Mile End 

10 Feb

Police are appealing for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing vulnerable man who frequents Mile End.

Mile End Road crash: Dramatic scene after car ploughs into tree and lamppost in Bow 

9 Feb

This was the dramatic scene after a car ploughed into a tree and a lamppost in east London.

Motorcyclist jailed who killed pedestrian at 74mph in Mile End in 30mph zone 

2 Feb

A motorcyclist who killed a pedestrian while speeding at 74mph on a busy main road in a 30mph zone in east London has been jailed by the Old Bailey.

ADVERTISER 150: Edwardian poverty—bakery ‘slave’ worker dies from overwork and street tramp dies of starvation 

28 Nov

ADVERTISER 150: Our nightly celebration of the 150 years of the East London Advertiser ’s news coverage since November, 1866, reaches the Edwardian era, an age of eloquence in High Society—but poverty and deprivation for the East End’s working ...

MISSING: Have you seen Sandeep Rakhra who vanished from home in Mile End? 

16 Nov

Police in east London are growing increasingly concerned tonight for the welfare of a 36-year-old man missing from Mile End.

Prince Edward drops in at Mile End Park for Duke of Edinburgh Award 60th anniversary 

14 Nov

Prince Edward met youngsters taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh award to mark its Diamond anniversary when he visited London’s East End.

Hyperlocal & blogs

Heritage Lottery Fund Project 

14 Jun

Plann Limited, on behalf of the Ragged School Museum, are currently seeking to recruit the following two positions: Project Manager Cost Consultant Please download the relevant Invitation to Tender (ITT) below and follow the instructions for tender ...

Concert at Bow Church: (Friday 9th June, 7.30PM) 

5 Jun

Come to a concert at church at Bow Church,9 June, 7.30pm – an evening of summer music in a serene setting as Queen Mary University’s Chamber Ensemble and QMUL All Stars are joined by soloists to perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 23 as well as ...

Planning News: Benjy’s Towers (Again!) 

3 Jun

I have had a few neighbours ask about how the proposals for redevelopment of the 562 Mile End Road site (aka Benjy's Towers) are going.

Planning News – Appeal to develop land at rear of 48-52 Grove Road DISMISSED 

3 Jun

In November 2015 St Johns DevelopmentLtd submitted an application "Proposed one x bedroom dwelling".

Fancy helping litter-pick the Park this Sunday (10am by the Art Pavilion)? 

2 Jun

This Sunday is the Friends' monthly litter-pick of the Park.

Urban Makers East Market – this Sat/Sun 12-5PM, Ecology Pavilion 

2 Jun

This weekend sees thereturn of the Urban Makers East Market to the Ecology Pavilion in Mile End Park (that's the venue in the park between the Brittania Fish Bar and Roman Road).

Urban Makers East: Summer Market (3-4th June 11-5PM, Ecology Pavilion) 

2 Jun

This weekend sees thereturn of the Urban Makers East Market to the Ecology Pavilion in our Park.

AHEAD Annual Charity Walk and Ride, July 2nd. 

29 May

As usual, our green space will be the location for the start and end of the annual AHEAD charity walk and bike ride.

Urban Makers East Summer Makers’ Market 

23 May

The lovely Urban Makers East returns to the equally lovely Ecology Park in Mile End 3rd and 4th June 2017.

#JULIASAYS – Discerning scene musings from fashion icon Princess Julia! 

27 Apr

It’s all about communication, getting your views across, making a statement.

Date for the Diary: Sunday 9th July 

18 Apr

We are now gearing up for our annual Community Fair Dog Show on Sunday 9th July 12-5 PM.

London’s other “garden bridge” 

4 Apr

While the Thames garden bridge gets all the attention, why not pay a visit to a garden bridge that works, that lacks security guards, and rather than protests, when opened was lauded and applauded.

Our Annual General Meeting: This Wed 5th April, 7 for 7.15PM at The Art Pavilion 

31 Mar

I hope some of you can make it to this year's Annual General Meeting.

MEOTRA AGM – Thursday 6th April. 7 for 7.30 start 

30 Mar

Next Thursday is Meotra'sAnnual General Meeting at the EpiphaniusChurch, Lichfield Rd .

Neighbourhood Forum Meeting: Saturday 25th March 4-6PM, Chisenhale Gallery 

19 Mar

This coming Saturday, 25th March, is a public meeting of the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Forum at the Chisenhale Art Place from 4PM to 6PM The Forum's Steering Committee will be giving an update on the progress so far.

Essex House – E3 

6 Mar

Besso/ Onyx House, Mile End Road In 1891 C.

New Free Exhibition at the Art Pavilion: Force of Nature (5-March to 9th April) 

5 Mar

A wonderfully accessible art exhibition has opened at the Art Pavilion in Mile End Park.

Force Of Nature: Exhibition at the Art Pavilion 5th March-9th April 2017 12-6PM daily 

5 Mar

A wonderfully accessible art exhibition has opened at the Art Pavilion in the park.

Traditions signs off with a Cockney Quiz 

27 Feb

Geezer Barrie Stradling helped sign off the last day of the Traditions Art Exhibition in the Mile End Art Pavilion by running a Cockney Quiz, as part of Tradittude  – a final day of events and experiences organised by Artcatcher .

As the days are getting lighter the park is springing into life 

26 Feb

I hope you have had agreat weekend.

london’s biggest beer garden 

24 Feb

London’s biggest beer garden is opening in Mile End this spring.

Chase & Status join LOVEBOX line-up 

23 Feb

Chase Status will headline at LOVEBOX this July Pic: Rich Knowles ( Flickr ) Chase Status are to join Frank Ocean as headliners at the East London music festival LOVEBOX to help mark the event’s 15th anniversary, it was announced on Tuesday (...

The hidden woodland of Tower Hamlets 

17 Feb

Paul Pulford Pic: Charlie Floyd Nestled amongst the high rises and building sites of Mile End is a hidden woodland; a 31-acre space with more species of butterflies than anywhere else in the UK.

People Power can Work 

17 Feb

MEOTRA (the Mile End Old Town Residents Association) reports that the council have refused planning permission for a 15 -storey tower block on the site of the former Benjy’s nightclub at Mile End.

Benjy’s Towers Refused Planning Permission. 

16 Feb

Tonight at Tower Hamlets Council's Strategic Planning Committee, the application to build a 15-storey tower block on the site of the former Benjy's nightclub was refused unanimously (6-0) going against the recommendation of the council officers to ...

Traditions ends with Tradittude 

16 Feb

The Traditions Art Exhibition at the Art Pavilion in Mile End Park ends its run with a final celebration on Sunday(19th Feb) – Tradittude, a day of events, performances and experiences, with something for everyone.

Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Area Gains Designation 

15 Feb

It's official:The application to designate the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Planning Area was approved on the 6th February 2017 by the Mayor in a Mayoral Executive Decision .

Neighbourhood Forum Steering Committee Open Meeting – Tuesday 14th Feb – 7.30PM 

13 Feb

Tomorrow night there is a meeting of the Roman Road Neighbourhood Forum Steering Committee at the Art Pavilion behind the Grove Road Texaco Garage.

“Benjy’s Towers”: LBTH Strategic Planning Meeting Thursday 16th Feb., 7PM Town Hall 

13 Feb

The above mock-up of the proposed "Benjy's Towers" development gives, to my mind, the best representation of how the development will, if it goes ahead, dominate the area.

Traditions Exhibition @ Art Pavilion (Final Week – ends Sunday 18th February) 

12 Feb

This exhibition by Art Catcher, a London curator of exhibitions about cultural and emotional identity, in collaboration with Incloodu Festivals and supported by Tower Hamlets Council, looks on the effects our cultural rituals have on how we feel ...

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