North East London hyperlocal portal Sunday 22 July 2018

Mile End & Globe Town news

NHS 70: Mile End Hospital hosts garden party to celebrate the NHS’ birthday 

9 Jul

Mile End Hospital joined in the celebrations for the NHS’ seventieth birthday last week.

It’s all heart with Queen Mary University’s school science festival showing it’s fun to learn 

9 Jul

A fun festival for school pupils interested in science and medicine careers held at Mile End had experiments like a meter testing their lung capacity and equipment measuring their heart size.

Fire crews tackle Mile End tower block blaze 

29 Jun

Fifty-eight firefighters battled the fire on the 12th floor of a tower in Mile End.

Mile End fire: Sixty firefighters and eight fire engines battle east London tower block blaze 

29 Jun

Fire breaks out at east London tower block ++++ Vast plume of smoke billows across London ++++ 58 firefighters and eight fire engines in attendance ++++ Fire broke out at 1228 ++++ Cause not known at this stage, says London Fire Brigade...

More than 50 firefighters tackle Mile End tower block blaze 

29 Jun

A fire has broken out on the twelfth floor of a block of flats in Mile End.

Appeal to find missing girl, 16, from Mile End 

25 Jun

Police are appealing for information leading to the whereabouts of a missing teenage girl from Mile End.

Drawing back the Curtain: Landmark event to explore history of recently discovered Elizabethan playhouse 

21 Jun

A 2017 performance of the earliest surviving commercial play, The Three Ladies of London, in Mile End.

Uninsured motorist from Mile End convicted of drink driving in Essex 

11 Jun

An uninsured motorist from Mile End has been given a suspended jail sentence for drink driving.

Two-headed Janus marks gateway to Mile End Road at St Clement’s new housing scheme 

31 May

Artist Agnes Jones has used the two-headed Janus for the new gate design installed at St Clement’s housing scheme at Mile End as part of a public artworks project.

Science sculpture unveiled at Queen Mary University 

28 May

A glass sculpture drawing inspiration from the wonders of science has been unveiled in Mile End.

Alexia Walenkaki: Watchdog probe 'last hope for justice' over death of girl, 5, in swing collapse at Mile End park 

25 May

A mother whose five-year-old daughter died in a tree swing tragedy today said an investigation by safety watchdogs was her last hope for justice.

‘Inappropriate wood’ led to death of girl, 5, inquest finds 

18 May

Alexia Walenkaki, 5, was playing on a rope swing in Mile End Park when a tree trunk fell on her.

‘Wrong wood’ used by Tower Hamlets for children’s play equipment that killed Alexia Walenkaki at Mile End 

17 May

Lack of any council safety inspection and the wrong type of wood used for the play equipment killed five-year-old Alexia Walenkaki in a children’s playground at Mile End Park, an inquest has heard.

Co-op shoppers in the Mile End Road give cash to keep PDSA pets’ hospital in Bow running 

16 May

Bella the puppy wants to say ‘thanks’ with a big lick to the shoppers at the Co-op who have raised £2,770 for the animal hospital in Bow that treats sick and injured pets.

Amazon gives cash boost for Setpoint London East’s schools workshops to train tomorrow’s scientists 

1 May

A charity in Mile End that gets children to take up science and technology has landed a £1,000 windfall from Amazon.

Award-winning novelist to star at fundraiser for Hackney literacy charity 

30 Apr

Critical acclaim: author Nick Hornby.

Video tribute to Mile End cancer sufferer who died a month after getting married 

24 Apr

The family of Eric Meighan, a cancer sufferer from Mile End who died on March 1, have made a tribute video in his memory.

Woman injured after being hit by car in Mile End 

19 Apr

A female pedestrian has been rushed to hospital after she was hit by a car outside Mile End station this evening.

Teenage Queen Mary University student Sami Sidhom stabbed to death in Forest Gate 

17 Apr

A student at Queen Mary University in Mile End has been stabbed to death in Forest Gate.

One-day tour of young musicians hits Stratford, Mile End and Barking on Saturday 

17 Apr

A one-day music festival will be touring six of London’s east end boroughs on Saturday.

Green light given for new Travelodge hotel in the Mile End Road by Tower Hamlets Council 

12 Apr

A new hotel is to replace a disused building trade showroom next to the former Mile End municipal bath-house.

Band’s first ever European tour ends early after equipment worth £10k stolen in Mile End 

9 Apr

A band’s first ever European tour has come abruptly to an end after £10,000 worth of instruments and equipment were stolen from a van parked overnight in Mile End.

Boy 16, arrested in connection with triple stabbing in Mile End 

6 Apr

A 16-year-old boy who was treated for minor injuries following a triple stabbing in Mile End has been arrested.

Five more people stabbed in another day of bloodshed in London 

5 Apr

It happened on Grove Road in Mile End (Picture: Google) There have been five more stabbings in London today, adding to a wave of violence in the capital.

Two males stabbed in Mile End 

5 Apr

Two people have been stabbed in Mile End this evening.

‘Clocktower’ flats go on sale at St Clement’s site in Mile End next to East London Land Trust scheme 

5 Apr

New flats have gone on the property market in a converted clock-tower building of a former Victorian workhouse in Mile End as part of a mixed development that also includes Britain’s first urban land trust scheme.

Nearly £10k raised for family of woman who died in Mile End construction accident 

4 Apr

A company has raised nearly £10,000 for the family of Michaela Boor, 29, who tragically died after being hit by bricks dropped from a crane in Mile End.

We want tollgates in Bow, urges Mile End Old Town residents 

3 Apr

An idea for tollgates in Bow is proposed with a referendum calling for the conservation area around Tredegar Square to be sealed off to through traffic.

Terminally-ill Mile End man who wed his partner of 16 years in hospital dies 

3 Apr

A cancer sufferer from Mile End who married his partner of 16 years in hospital after finding out he had weeks to live has died.

Woman, 29, struck by falling bricks as she passed Mile End construction site has died 

29 Mar

The woman who was struck by falling bricks as she passed a construction site in Mile End has died.

Mile End accident: witnesses say 'it could have been any of us' as woman is crushed under pallet of bricks in horror incident 

28 Mar

The family of a woman left fighting for life after being crushed under a pallet of bricks demanded answers today.

Hyperlocal & blogs

Mile End PArk Community Fair and Dog Show: This Sunday 22nd July 11-4PM 

16 Jul

This year's Park Life is just 5 days away and is going to be jam-packed with something for everyone.

Mile End Park Community Fair & Dog Show: Sunday 22nd July 11-4PM 

16 Jul

This year's Park Life is just 5 days away and is going to be jam-packed with something for everyone.

Rubbish, 16th July 

16 Jul

More dumped rubbish here Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 644-646 Mile End Road, E3 Report on FixMyStreet...

Fete Mile End Park, Community Golf Day, Raise Money for St Joseph’s Hospice 

12 Jul

What’s on soon in the East End The Village Butty is this Saturday (14th July 2018) in Mile End Park near the Palm Tree pub.

Two Lovely Black Eyes 

12 Jul

Colin Whitton McCallum (1852 – 1945), was born in Stepney, East London.

Extremist/offensive poster, 4th July 

4 Jul

Extremist/offensive poster Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Mile End Road, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...

Park Life 2018: Mile End Park Community Fair and Dog Show -Sunday 22nd July 

2 Jul

Just three weeks to go until the 2018 Park Life Festival: Community Fair and Dog Show.

George Irvin’s Fun Fair -Coming to Mile End Park this Friday 

1 Jul

With the balmy summerweatherlots of us are enjoying evenings outdoors in the Park rather than staying in our stuffy homes.

Motorists frequently making illegal right turns, 29th June 

29 Jun

Motorists frequently ignore the banned right turn from White Horse Lane on to Mile End road, which is dangerous for anyone making a legal right turn from Mile End Road to White Horse Lane as well as for pedestrians crossing on the green man...

Dumped cans etc, 27th June 

27 Jun

Dumped cans and bottles Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 489 Mile End Road, E3 Report on FixMyStreet...

Antoni Malinowski: Light Triggered 

27 Jun

Antoni Malinowski:  Light Triggered Ragged School Museum, 27 th June – 4 th August 2018 Antoni Malinowski is an artist who works with pigment, light, movement and time, investigating the dynamic relationship that exists between pictorial and ...

Abandoned stolen moped, hundreds of nitrous oxide canisters, 26th June 

26 Jun

Kids keep riding stolen moped around the park.

Mayor leads protest against reduction in key East London bus service 

25 Jun

The 277 is being cut from Saturday next week.

A Great Day Out 

13 Jun

Make the most of your trip by combining a visit to the Ragged School Museum with the VA Museum of Childhood.

Bow Church – Summer Concert (Fri 8th June, 7.30PM) 

3 Jun

This Friday sees Queen Mary University of London Chamber Ensemble, String Quartet and Jazz Ensemble present a programme of classical music and jazz to help celebrate the end of the academic year.

Dumped beer cans, 29th May 

29 May

These are all dumped Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 638b Mile End Road, E3 Report on FixMyStreet...

Royal Wedding Celebration – Picnic & Activities in the Park (Sat. 19th May) 

13 May

Bring along a picnic to celebrate the royal wedding and take part in a range of children's activities and sports.

Graffiti, 8th May 

8 May

Please remove the tags from this shelter in Mile End Park.

Mile End Park Royal Wedding Picnic – Saturday 19th May (12-4) 

7 May

Mile End Park is putting on a free event to celebrate the royal wedding.

Local Election results and MEOTRA 

5 May

John Biggs keeping an eye on the Bow West counts So the Tower Hamlets local elections have been in the news for all the wrong reasons again.

Indicator signs for pedestrians/cyclists are pointing in completely the wrong directions., 2nd May 

2 May

Board for Roman Rd Market, Idea Store, Victoria Park, etc is pointing south, but these locations are all north of this point.

Bow Church – Meridia Piano Trio (Sat 5th May 4-6.30PM) 

28 Apr

There is a piano concert on Saturday 5th May at Bow Church.

Litter Pick This Sunday – 10am by the Art Pavilion 

27 Apr

Welcome to those of you who signed up to be a Friend of Mile End Park at last weekend's Urban Makers Fair in the Ecology Pavilion.

Local Elections – Bow West candidates reply to MEOTRA’s concerns 

27 Apr

Excerptfrom Meotra letter You may remember that theMEOTRAcommittee wrote to all the Bow West local election candidates a couple of weeks ago (see here for the post and here for the letter) and asked them what they would do, if elected, to deal with a...

Kilikya Mile End 20% off for THMs Members 

25 Apr

Kilikya Mile End There are few better ways to while away a lazy summer afternoon than dining alfresco.

This Weekend’s Events in Bow 

20 Apr

This weekend sees a medley of events in our area: Urban Makers Spring Eco Market (Sat-Sun 11-5) Breath Clean Workshops (2.30-4.30) Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Forum AGM (3-5) Urban Makers Spring Eco Market (Sat-Sun 11-5, Ecology Pavilion, Mile End ...

News Roundup London E3 and Nearby 

18 Apr

The first AGM of the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Forum is this Saturday, 21st April 2018.

Eco Pavilion – Urban Makers Spring Eco Market (Sat-Sun, 21-22nd April, 11-5PM) 

16 Apr

Urban Makers East are continuing their run of seasonal makers’ markets at our Ecology Pavilion in Mile End Park.

Beer Barrels & Brewhouses – Exploring the Brewing Heritage of the East End 

15 Apr

Over 200 breweries - including household names such as Truman's, Charrington's and Taylor Walker - have brewed beer in London's East End.

Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Forum AGM (April 21st, 3PM) 

13 Apr

On Saturday 21st April the Roman Road Neighbourhood Forum are holding their first Annual General Meeting.

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