North East London hyperlocal portal Monday 18 December 2017
Advanced
sponsor

News »

Bethnal Green WW2 Tube disaster memorial unveiled 

17 Dec

A ceremony remembers the 173 people who died when they were crushed in a stairway.


Police appeal after woman sexually assaulted on bus between Whitechapel and Mile End 

16 Dec

Police would like to speak to this man after a woman was sexually assaulted on a bus as it travelled between Whitechapel and Mile End.


Shock sound-wave hits Tower Hamlets as one of the noisiest places to live in Britain 

15 Dec

Don’t be surprised to hear that East London is one of noisiest places to live in Britain, with town hall officials in one borough receiving an ear bashing from 15,000 households about noisy neighbours in just 18 months.


Christmas closures set to cause disruption to east London’s travel network 

15 Dec

If you’re planning to visit loved ones over the Christmas period, you might want to think twice about using public transport.


Whitechapel personal trainer launches Vyta fitness app with ‘Apples and Pears’ in pairs 

15 Dec

Joshua Ashley launched his new personal fitness trainers app with a fundraiser for the ‘Apples and Pears’ cockney charity in London’s East End that runs weekend outings for children.


Millwall v Middlesbrough 

15 Dec

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Millwall and Middlesbrough.


Whitechapel offices evacuated after fire from faulty fitting 

15 Dec

Around 130 people were evacuated from an office block in Whitechapel after a fire caused by a faulty light fitting.


Charity delivers Christmas food bags to elderly residents in Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets 

15 Dec

A charity based in the Isle of Dogs has delivered tasty festive gifts to elderly residents who face spending Christmas alone.


‘Abandoned’ survivors of 1996 IRA Canary Wharf bombing meet Home Secretary in move for compensation 

15 Dec

Survivors from the IRA Canary Wharf bombing 22 years ago accused the government of abandoning their long-running quest for compensation when they met the Home Secretary.


‘I’m no sheriff’ Tower Hamlets Mayor Biggs tells critics accusing him of not acting on £2m ‘bribery’ claim 

14 Dec

The embattled mayor of Tower Hamlets has fired back at critics with a smoking barrel who claim he kept the lid on an alleged £2m bribery attempt to get plans passed for a skyscraper.


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.


Steve Morison: Millwall striker signs contract extension 

14 Dec

Millwall striker Steve Morison signs a contract extension which will keep him at The Den until 2019.


Met Police issue advice to protect homes from Christmas burglaries 

14 Dec

The Metropolitan Police is reminding people to protect their homes from burglary during the Christmas period.


Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: Frosty, cold, but mostly dry 

14 Dec

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.


Toys, toys, toys pour in for children in Royal London Hospital at Christmas 

14 Dec

Children spending Christmas at the Royal London Hospital are getting lots of new toys after an amazing appeal by a City PR agency.


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.


Canary Wharf laywer charged with child porn offences ‘invited men for sex parties after HIV diagnosis’, court hears 

14 Dec

A Canary Wharf lawyer accused of having a stash of indecent pictures told jurors his “devastating” HIV diagnosis drew him into hosting drug-fuelled sex parties at his luxury flat.


c2c trains to roll out new trains with 20 per cent more seats 

14 Dec

Rail operator c2c is to roll out new carriages with more seats and standing room – but it will take up to four years.


Primary school in Spitalfields hosts living nativity procession in Brick Lane 

13 Dec

A primary school in Spitalfields delivered an early Christmas present to residents, shoppers and traders by bringing the tale of baby Jesus to the streets today.


Campaign launched for auditors to take over Tower Hamlets planning after ‘bribery’ claims 

13 Dec

An opposition cross-party campaign is calling on the Secretary of State to take over strategic planning applications away from Tower Hamlets council in the light of an alleged £2 million bribery attempt to get plans passed for a skyscraper on the ...


Teenager accused of jumping from DLR train into water at Canary Wharf to appear in court 

13 Dec

A man has been charged in connection with a video that showed two people jumping from a DLR train into the water at Canary Wharf.


Two guns, drugs and cash seized after police raid flat in Spitalfields 

13 Dec

Two guns, drugs and a quality of cash have been seized after police raided a flat in Spitalfields this morning...


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.


Millwall considering move away from The Den because of CPO dispute 

13 Dec

Millwall's chairman is giving "full consideration" to a move away from The Den because of a dispute with Lewisham Council.


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.


Brick Lane switches on Christmas lights with ghosts from East End’s Jewish heritage 

13 Dec

The festive lights have been switched on along Brick Lane reflecting former Jewish and Yiddish-language culture of London’s East End with ghostly figures in doorways from the 1920s.


Advertiser letters: Late-night levy and Brexit locally 

13 Dec

Letters, contributions and comments sent in to the Advertiser this week.


Viewpoint: Our budget and priorities must start putting communities first 

13 Dec

In 2018 we will need a local budget that puts our communities first.


Four held and £8,000 cash seized in police dawn drug raids in Shadwell 

13 Dec

Police have busted several homes in dawn raids in east London as part of an ongoing operation to disrupted organised drug dealing crime.


Brick Lane switches on Christmas lights with ghosts from East End’s Jewish heritage 

12 Dec

The festive lights have been switched on along Brick Lane reflecting former Jewish and Yiddish-language culture of London’s East End with ghostly figures in doorways from the 1920s.


More News


Hyperlocal »

MEOTRA Carols in Tredegar Square – Sunday 17th December at 5PM 

16 Dec

Sunday night is MEOTRA's Carols in the Square at 5PM.


Angry Tower Hamlets residents call for ban on public use of fireworks 

16 Dec

Public use of fireworks enrages East London residents.


Community centre under threat of demolition by council 

16 Dec

Docklands Community Organisation Cultural Educational Centre (Mosque).


New photography book portrays the tension between grit and glamour of East London 

15 Dec

Gilbert George Artist Pic: Maryam Eisler The new book Voices: East London  by Maryam Eisler explores the heart and the soul of East London through photography and stories of its residents.


Century old images projected on Brick Lane buildings in art show 

15 Dec

A wall looked like a window Pic: Hideaki Hara Brick Lane building facades became a window to the past on Sunday as century old images captured in the streets of Tower Hamlets were projected as part of the art show.


Dan Glass: Running from the synagogue to Soho – and beyond 

14 Dec

Dan Glass, founder of Queer Tours of London and winner of Activist of the Year at the Sexual Freedoms Award 2017.


The verdict on plans to boost child mental health services: ‘inadequate for deprived communities’ 

13 Dec

The green paper outlines proposals to improve child mental health in school children.


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.


Police investigate alleged £2m corruption scandal linked to Isle of Dogs development 

12 Dec

Marsh Wall Pic: Matt Buck Detectives are investigating allegations of a £2 million corruption scandal involving Tower Hamlets Council.


Biggs: 20pc of private rented housing in Tower Hamlets falls below basic standards 

12 Dec

Public meeting on public rented housing in Whitechapel.


Remnants of Whitechapel’s monster fatberg to go on show in Museum of London 

12 Dec

Fat clogged pipe.


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...


Sing & Sign With Sukie 

12 Dec

Sukie’s Sing Sign classes come highly recommended from mums and dads in the know in Tower Hamlets.


V22 Workspace Créche Open Day 

12 Dec

Self Employed parents of Hackney rejoice! A solution has arrived in Dalston for mums and dads struggling to find affordable yet flexible childcare that will allow us to get some work done.


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...


Elderly care crisis as half of Tower Hamlets homes rated inadequate or require improvement 

7 Dec

CQC’s chief inspector for adult social care Andrea Sutcliffe with care home residents.


Mayor launches new charter to curb acid attacks in Tower Hamlets 

7 Dec

Mayor John Biggs and Jabed Hussain launch acid charter Pic: Tower Hamlets Council Shopkeepers in Tower Hamlets are being asked to help prevent acid attacks by signing a new voluntary charter launched this week by the Mayor, John Biggs The Mayor’s ...


Residents protest “graphic” Jack the Ripper Museum 

7 Dec

Jack the Ripper Museum in Whitechapel.


Dreamland’s Christmas Grotto – Margate 

7 Dec

For a festive trip out of London, stick the kids in the car, hop on the A2 and make for the seaside to Dreamland’s Christmas Grotto – Margate.


Top 5 Places to See Santa Claus 

6 Dec

We’ve rounded up the best places to see Santa Claus this Christmas from the classic Santa’s Grotto to the fully interactive Santa Experience.


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...


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.


Oxford author wins Tower Hamlets Book Award 2017 

4 Dec

                   Winner Jo Cotterill.


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.


Could Mayor John Biggs be the next Pied Piper of Tower Hamlets? Borough tops rat complaints league table 

1 Dec

Tower Hamlets tops table for residential rat complaints.


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.


Win tickets to the Ministry of Christmas 

30 Nov

A lot of people think that Santa’s head office is in the North Pole but it’s a closely guarded secret that since 1849, when Prince Albert brought the first Christmas Trees to England, Santa decided to relocate.


More Hyperlocal







This page took 0.26734 seconds to generate and made 81 db queries.