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Two rescued from Whitechapel house fire 

24 Feb

A woman and a child were rescued from a house fire in Whitechapel in the early hours of this morning.


Government drive by Department of Education for more London apprentices 

23 Feb

A new campaign by the Department for Education is urging small companies to take on apprentices.


Storm Doris causes delays and cancellations on c2c 

23 Feb

Commuters are facing delays and cancellations on the c2c line this evening due to Storm Doris.


Shoreditch pupils have ‘bad hair’ day raising £8,000 for Gt Ormond Street 

23 Feb

Passers-by got a shock at home time when pupils and teachers came out of the school gate in their lacquered backcombed hair or crazy wigs.


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.


Mass protests as Tower Hamlets votes 5pc council tax rise and £75m budget cuts 

23 Feb

Protesters picketed en mass last night’s budget meeting at Tower Hamlets Council as a £75 million raft of public service cuts was voted through.


FA Cup: Chelsea v Man Utd and Tottenham v Millwall live on BBC One 

22 Feb

The FA Cup quarter-finals between Chelsea and Manchester United and Tottenham and Millwall will be broadcast live on BBC One.


Met Police officer admits 9 sex assaults on child under 13 

22 Feb

A serving police officer in London has admitted in court to sexual offences with a child under 13.


Family call for care home inquiry after retired Met police officer’s death at Holborn Viaduct 

22 Feb

The shocked family of retired Scotland Yard officer Brenda Khan who plunged 40ft to her death from Holborn Viaduct are calling for an inquiry into why she was able to walk out of her care home 30 minutes before, without being checked.


Business Rates petition protest launched by east London small traders and two mayors 

22 Feb

A petition calling on the government to stop the planned rise in Business Rate has been set up by traders and two local authorities in east London.


Mother of teen who climbed to top of Canary Wharf skyscraper: 'I'm extraordinarily proud' 

22 Feb

The mother of a reckless thrill-seeker who was filmed climbing to the top of Canary Wharfs One Canada Square has said she is extraordinarily proud of her son.


Tube drivers stage 24-hour walk out in staffing row 

22 Feb

Both the Central line and Waterloo and City line face severe disruption.


Daring duo breach Canary Wharf security to reach top of One Canada Square tower 

21 Feb

Security at London’s second tallest tower seems to have taken a ‘dive’ after two young men managed to get into One Canada Square in Canary Wharf and climbed up to the very top.


Police officers ‘dropped off for tea’ on 999 call to woman found hanged in Poplar 

21 Feb

Two police officers “have a case to answer” for gross misconduct on duty over a delayed response to a 999 call when a woman was found hanged in London’s East End.


Millwall v Chesterfield 

21 Feb

Live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Millwall and Chesterfield.


Reckless pranksters climb to top of iconic Canary Wharf skyscraper One Canada Square 

21 Feb

This is the astonishing moment reckless thrill-seekers climbed all the way to the top of Canary Wharfs One Canada Square – the second tallest building in London.


Large cement spill closes Limehouse Link Tunnel 

21 Feb

Limehouse Link Tunnel is currently closed following a large cement spillage earlier.


Writing is on the wall in Whitechapel, spreading the word on mental health 

20 Feb

Children have been splashing paint on the wall of a housing estate in London’s East End—and no-one seems to mind.


Barkantine GP practice on Isle of Dogs rated ‘good’ by CQC 

20 Feb

Doctors in east London have been given a ‘clean bill of health’ on the Isle of Dogs.


Tube strike: Early morning commuters face no Central line service 

20 Feb

Commuters heading into London will not be able to use the Central line before 7am on Wednesday if the planned Tube strike goes ahead.


Neil Harris: Promotion for Millwall ‘more important’ than FA Cup success 

20 Feb

Millwall manager Neil Harris says promotion from League One is 'more important' than FA Cup success for the club.


Headlocked youth worker Zak Hussain arrested in Stepney cleared of obstruction 

20 Feb

A youth worker arrested in a headlock for “obstruction” in east London’s Asian community while he says he was cleaning his car has been cleared in court.


Night Tube drivers to be balloted for strike over pay and progression 

20 Feb

Drivers on the Night Tube will be balloted for strike action in a dispute over pay and career progression.


‘Wear hair, not fur, UEL’s Krasimira tells London Fashion Week 

19 Feb

Designer Krasimira Stoyneva had a goal when she sent her designs down the catwalk at the London Fashion Week—convince the industry that it’s time to “wear hair, not fur”.


Royal London pulls out ‘all the stops’ in struggle to tackle hospital A&E queues 

19 Feb

Hospital AE departments are struggling to keep medical services going, according to latest NHS figures.


Trafficked women join Amies ‘freedom’ choir at Bethnal Green to get them over trauma 

19 Feb

A music project has been started in London’s East End to help rescued women including teenage girls to overcome the trauma of being trafficked into forced prostitution or domestic slavery.


FA Cup quarter-final draw: Lincoln City and Millwall among sides already through 

18 Feb

The draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals will take place on Sunday, with Lincoln City and Millwall among the teams already through.


Car on fire closes Hackney Wick road near Stratford’s London Stadium 

17 Feb

The A12 Northbound at the junction of Wansbeck Road is closed near Stratford’s Olympic Park following an earlier car fire.


Jeanette Winterson: ‘Character of London will disappear’ 

17 Feb

Award winning author Jeanette Winterson has been speaking to the BBC about having to close her deli in Spitalfields because of rising rates.


Social services called in after 85 cases of FGM newly discovered in Tower Hamlets 

17 Feb

There were 85 newly-discovered cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) of women living in Tower Hamlets recorded in just one year.


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Where to find the best pancakes in East London 

25 Feb

Pancake Day is fast approaching so we’ve tracked down the Top 10 spots to grab yourself a pancake in East London.


Win a family ticket to Sammy & The Snow Leopard 

24 Feb

Bag yourself  a free family theatre ticket to see Sammy The Snow Leopard at The Half Moon Young Peoples Theatre Housed in a converted Victorian Board of Works the Half Moon Theatre building is impressive let alone what awaits families inside.


Your East End 

24 Feb

Free party alert: Celebrate the diversity of East London at Your East End, a free family festival at Museum of London Docklands – on 18 th and 19 th March 2017.


THMs The Big Sleep With Kerry Cares 

23 Feb

Since our very popular “I Can’t Get No Sleep” events we’ve realised the sleepless mums of Tower Hamlets could do with more support.


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 (...


Gallery displays five decades of Paolozzi work 

23 Feb

Bull’s Head on Red Ground-1946 Pic: Victoria Lancaster Whitechapel Art Gallery is currently displaying five decades of work by Eduardo Paolozzi, one of the most inventive British artists of the 20th century.


Introducing Dominic James, Shoreditch’s New Street Magician 

22 Feb

pic: by Daniel Lavelle Dominic James, or Dom as he prefers, performs most of his street magic in Shoreditch.


All-female art exhibition goes on display in Whitechapel 

21 Feb

Female artists’ work on display in Whitechapel Pic: Elijah Kong An all-female exhibition has gone on display at Whitechapel Art Gallery aimed at giving women their autonomy back.


Save Tower Hamlets Public Nurseries 

19 Feb

SAVE TOWER HAMLETS PUBLIC NURSERIES Quality nursery provision in Tower Hamlets is under threat.


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 .


George back in court – show your support! 

14 Feb

The George Tavern have been informed that they’re due in court (again!) on Wednesday 22nd March at 10am.


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 ...


Traditions Exhibition: 12 noon to 6PM daily until Sunday 19th 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 ...


Traditions film goes Online 

11 Feb

The Traditions Art Exhibition at the ArtPavilion in Mile End Park continues until Sunday 19th Feb.


Ability Bow Edges Closer… 

11 Feb

Sometime ago we posted about the threat of closure to the Ability Bow Gym in St Paul’s Church in St Stephen’s Road.


Pizza Pilgrims Coming to Shoreditch 

10 Feb

Cult Soho pizzeria joint Pizza Pilgrims is heading East with an opening on Shoreditch High Street in March 2017.


Frozen Yoghurt company crowdfunding for new locations around London 

8 Feb

Tucking in to one of Sloane Bros frozen yoghurts.


Cyclist dies in Tower Hamlets on cycle superhighway 2 

8 Feb

Cycle superhighway 2 on Whitechapel Road, where a cyclist was killed.


Former Mayor Rahman tries to overturn ban 

8 Feb

Ex-Mayor Lutfur Rahman demo.


LGBT photography competition to be held in Tower Hamlets 

7 Feb

Pride Flag.


Protect Children’s Centres Services 

6 Feb

Stand up for STAY PLAY at your Children’s Centre There are currently major funding cuts across all children’s centres in the borough.


Gun salute to mark the Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee 

6 Feb

Infantrymen fire a salute to mark the Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee.


Non-Muslims ‘Visit My Mosque’ in Whitechapel 

6 Feb

The East London Mosque is one of Britain’s largest mosques.


London’s cartographic tube map dresses 

6 Feb

Elisabeth Lecourt and her Designs Pic: Francesca Lucarelli An unusual collection of dresses made from old geographical maps has gone on display in Canary Wharf.


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