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Police appeal for dash cam footage after Limehouse Link collision 

23 Feb

Officers from the Met’s roads and transport policing command are appealing for witnesses after a serous collision on the Limehouse Link tunnel this morning.


Limehouse Link reopens after serious crash leaves man in hospital 

23 Feb

The Limehouse Link tunnel has reopened after a serious collision between a lorry and a moped this morning.


Fury as Big Half charity run on March 4 blocks off Wapping and Limehouse 

21 Feb

Hundreds of households face being cut off for seven hours over road closures for a half-marathon charity race through east London with only 10 days to go that will seal off whole neighbourhoods.


Limehouse man, 28, wanted after assault 

21 Feb

Police have launched an appeal to help trace a Limehouse man wanted in connection with an assault.


Sprinklers save Poplar tower block residents from kitchen blaze 

19 Feb

An infant was rushed to hospital after an unattended chip pan led to a blaze in a block of flats.


Passengers invited to help improve Poplar DLR Station 

14 Feb

Poplar DLR station is launching an ‘Adopt a Station’ programme designed to allow passengers to personalise their nearest station.


More businesses in Tower Hamlets join the fight against acid attacks 

8 Feb

The mayor of Tower Hamlets visited shops in Poplar today as part of his drive to encourage traders to sign up to his acid charter.


Birmingham physiotherapist who supplied gun used to murder Poplar man is jailed 

31 Jan

A physiotherapist who supplied guns and ammunition to criminal gangs, including bullets and weapons used in the murder of a Poplar man, has been jailed for 14 years today.


Limehouse couple ‘disappointed’ after losing High Court bid to keep pet dog 

31 Jan

A pet owner has spoken of her disappointment after her and her husband lost a High Court case to keep their dog at their penthouse apartment in Limehouse.


Limehouse man admits raping woman twice in Carlisle on Christmas Eve 

31 Jan

A man from Limehouse has admitted raping a woman in Carlisle in the early hours of Christmas Eve.


Limehouse couple take their fight to keep their pet dog at their penthouse apartment to the High Court 

25 Jan

A couple who want to keep their “lovely” pet dog Vinnie in their penthouse apartment in Limehouse have taken their fight to the High Court.


Surplus supermarket stock helps East End seamen feed needy 

22 Jan

A Poplar seaman’s charity has received surplus food from a supermarket chain to help feed those in need.


Poplar & Limehouse MP Fitzpatrick joins call for radio aids technology to help deaf children hear 

17 Jan

Jim Fitzpatrick joined a children’s deaf charity at the Houses of Parliament to learn about how pre-school deaf children in east London can benefit from new ‘hearing’ technology.


Master Mercer from the City of London pays Poplar primary school a visit 

16 Jan

Pupils at a Poplar primary school were paid a visit by the Master of London’s premier livery company, the Mercer’s Company, during an assembly.


Group of men sexually assault woman and female who came to her aid in Limehouse park 

12 Jan

A group of men sexually assaulted a female as she walked through a park in Limehouse before carrying out a second sex attack on a woman who came to her aid.


Poplar man convicted of drink-driving in Southend 

11 Jan

A man from Poplar has been convicted of drink-driving after being stopped by police in Southend.


Street robbery ‘foiled’ as undercover police swarm Limehouse to tackle crime wave 

11 Jan

Undercover police patrolling the streets of Limehouse claim to have foiled a robbery outside a packed public meeting being addressed by the Met’s Tower Hamlets Borough Commander.


Landlord in Poplar squeezed 10 tenants into illegal rat and cockroach infested shack 

5 Jan

A rogue landlord who squeezed 10 tenants into a rat and cockroach infested illegal run-down shack in Poplar has lost a bid to overturn a demolition order.


‘Clean up our dirty streets’ the public tells Tower Hamlets Council in latest litter-picking campaign 

28 Dec

Council workers have ended the year with a massive clean-up in east London joining residents to spruce up neighbourhoods from Whitechapel to Poplar and Mile End.


Limehouse man charged with raping woman in Carlisle on Christmas Eve 

27 Dec

A man from Limehouse has been charged with raping a woman in Carlisle in the early hours of Christmas Eve.


Rogue gun dealer who supplied pistol used to murder Poplar man is jailed for 30 years 

21 Dec

A rogue firearms dealer who supplied illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crime scenes, including the murder of a Poplar man has been jailed today for 30 years.


Rogue gun dealer who supplied pistol used to murder Poplar man is facing jail today 

21 Dec

A rogue firearms dealer will be sentenced today for supplying illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crime scenes, including the murder of a Poplar man.


Drugs raid uncovers cannabis factory on Limehouse housing estate 

14 Dec

A cannabis farm has been discovered in a dawn drugs raid on an east London housing estate at Limehouse today.


Popstar Pixie Lott visits primary school in Poplar 

13 Dec

Popstar Pixie Lott took part in a poetry-writing session with pupils at a primary school in Poplar during a surprise visit.


Santa colludes with Poplar MP Jim Fitzpatrick to throw switch for Chrisp Street Christmas lights 

7 Dec

Hundreds of revellers watched Santa switch on this year’s Christmas lights in east London packed into Poplar’s Chrisp Street Market.


Jailed: Limehouse drug dealers caught with cocaine and heroin worth £2.5m 

5 Dec

Two Limehouse drug dealers who were caught with cocaine and heroin with a street value of £2.5million have been jailed for 15 years each.


Limehouse knifepoint robber jailed after 11-day crime spree 

24 Nov

A man who took part in a string of knifepoint robberies, assaults and vehicle thefts around Limehouse and Mile End has been jailed for six years.


Norwegian government minister visits Poplar to get the ‘Spotlight’ on tackling youth radicalisation 

23 Nov

The Norwegian government minister for immigration has been finding out how east London is tackling youth radicalisation and extremism.


Jailed: Violent pair who carried out armed car-jacking in Poplar 

22 Nov

Two thugs who carried out a violent robbery and car-jacking on three men in Poplar have been jailed.


Watch the moment police in Poplar seize drugs in car ‘smash and grab’ 

15 Nov

This is the haul of drugs seized by police after they broke into a car used by a suspected dealer in Poplar.


Guilty: Rogue gun dealer who supplied pistol used to murder Poplar man 

14 Nov

A rogue firearms dealer has been found guilty today of supplying illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crimes including the murder of a man from Poplar.


Hyperlocal & blogs

From Cuba Street to Buckingham Palace: The Remarkable story of Harry T Waterman DSM (1917-1984) by Gerard Gilbertson 

21 Feb

Last October, Gerard Gilbertson sent a fascinating short history of his Grandfather John F.


The Strange Story of the Chinese Junk Keying at Blackwall in 1848 

14 Feb

Whilst writing the West India Dock Review and listing the Chinese ships, I was reminded of a story which I have intended to write for some time.


Early colour photographs of East London on display 

11 Feb

An exhibition has opened of previously unseen photographs which depict Stepney, Mile End, Whitechapel, Spitalfields, Limehouse and the Thames riverside in the warm hues of Kodachrome film.


Tower Hamlets ‘Big Clean Up’ event will run again after last year’s success 

10 Feb

December Big Clean Up volunteers in Quixley Street, Poplar.


Fitz Weekly – 9 February 2017 

9 Feb

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Fitz Weekly – 2 February 2018 

2 Feb

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Walking the Lea Valley – East India Dock Basin 

28 Jan

An occasional series walking the Lea Valley.


Fitz Weekly – 26 January 2018 

26 Jan

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Robin Hood Gardens and along Poplar High Street 

21 Jan

I’d been meaning to go for a proper look around Robin Hood Gardens for a while (a journal entry from July 2008 notes the idea of making a documentary about the estate’s proposed demolition), the eventual visit made more urgent by news that its ...


Fitz Weekly – 19 January 2018 

19 Jan

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Broadway Theatre Barking, film night Poplar, Graffiti Tour, Limehouse Robberies. 

18 Jan

The Broadway Theatre in Barking has a huge and diverse range of reasonably priced shows on this spring.


Jim Fitzpatrick MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment 

17 Jan

This week Poplar and Limehouse MP, Jim Fitzpatrick signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as ...


Jim Fitzpatrick backs Labour legislation to protect renters from homes unfit for human habitation 

17 Jan

Jim Fitzpatrick, MP for Poplar and Limehouse, is backing a Bill introduced by Labour MP Karen Buck this Friday 19 January which will give renters a new legal right to ensure their home is ‘fit for human habitation’.


Fitz Weekly – 12 January 2018 

12 Jan

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Eighty Not Out: The Memories of Ernest Edward Loades 1890 – 1976 (Part Two) Disasters 

11 Jan

HMS Albion Launch Disaster 1898 When Ernest Edward Loades was eighty in the early 1970s, he wrote about his eventful life which started from humble beginnings in Poplar before he worked in service to some members of the aristocracy before leaving the...


H11 pcn car parked on public road with no tax, no mot, parked on double yellow lines, 8th January 

8 Jan

Car parked on public road with no tax, no mot, parked on double yellow lines.


Large trough across east/south lane, 28th December 

28 Dec

Large, deep pothole across the entire lane that has been there a few weeks.


Christmas 1888 

24 Dec

Over the Christmas period, 1888, the people of the East End were coming to terms with the fact that another murder had recently taken place in their midst, with the finding of the body of Rose Mylett in the early hours of the 20th of December 1888, ...


Fitz Weekly – 22 December 2017 

22 Dec

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Pineapples Don’t Grow in Poplar by Coral Rutterford 

20 Dec

I was delighted when I received the following piece from long time contributor Coral Rutterford about how a small interest as a child can lead to a long time passion.


George Lansbury – E14 

20 Dec

Near this place on July 29th 1921 George Lansbury led the people and councillors of Poplar on their march to the high court for the equalisation of rates to poor boroughs.


Fitz Weekly – 15 December 2017 

15 Dec

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Parking on double yellow lines, blocking access, 13th December 

13 Dec

Parking on double yellow lines, blocking access.


Eighty Not Out: The Memories of Ernest Edward Loades 1890 – 1976 ( Part One) 

13 Dec

Recently I was contacted by Sharlene Jones-Martin from Brisbane in Australia regarding her great grandfather Ernest Edward Loades who was born in Poplar in 1890 and spent much of his early years there.


Local MP helps dog welfare charity in fight against Puppy Smuggling 

11 Dec

Jim Fitzpatrick MP highlights plight of smuggled puppies imported to fuel the Christmas puppy trade Last week Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity – invited a host of MPs and Peers, including Jim Fitzpatrick, MP for Poplar and ...


Jim Fitzpatrick MP calls on all primary schools in Poplar and Limehouse to sign-up to Premier League Primary Stars to help support their teachers and pupils 

11 Dec

Jim Fitzpatrick attended an event in Parliament focused on the Premier League’s national primary school programme, Premier League Primary Stars, which draws upon the excitement of the Premier League and young people’s interest in football to help...


Fitz Weekly – 8 December 2017 

8 Dec

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Poplar MP visits Canary Wharf Tesco Branch to support food donation initiative 

5 Dec

Food donation initiative at Canary Wharf Tesco Branch.


Residents fear steep service charge rise to pay for £38,000 per week fire wardens 

4 Dec

New Festival Quarter.


Fitz Weekly – 1 December 2017 

1 Dec

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