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Storm Ophelia turns east London sky yellow 

16 Oct

You’d have been forgiven for thinking you were seeing the east London sky through an Instagram filter this afternoon, as Storm Ophelia turned the capital a strange shade of yellow.


Hospital A&E staff at Royal London turn to youngsters to improve mental health treatment 

16 Oct

Young people with mental health problems who have had “bad hospital experiences” are helping train staff in east London to improve urgent medical treatment.


Shoplifters and vandals may dodge justice after police say probes ‘impractical’ 

16 Oct

A senior police officer has said it is “not practical” for officers to investigate crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damage as his force bids to save £400 million.


New LGBTQ venue to open on the site of closed pub in Shoreditch 

16 Oct

The gay and transgender community have won Tower Hamlets Council’s green light for a new venue on the site of the Joiners’ Arms that was shut down in 2015.


Boy, 14, arrested after knife found on bus in Tower Hamlets 

16 Oct

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after police discovered a passenger carrying this knife on a bus in Tower Hamlets.


Essoldo-Rex picture palace where Krays grew up makes art deco comeback at Bethnal Green 

16 Oct

One of East London’s famous picture palaces once frequented by the Krays which closed half-a-century ago has been given planning go-ahead to reopen with its original art deco façade.


Brentford 1-0 Millwall 

14 Oct

Romaine Sawyer's first league goal of the season sees Brentford clinch victory as Millwall miss a late penalty.


Tower Hamlets has lowest dementia rate in UK 

13 Oct

There is a lower proportion of people with dementia in Poplar and Limehouse than in any other constituency in the UK.


Remembrance Day 2017: Share your stories 

13 Oct

Remembrance Day 2017 is fast approaching and the Advertiser is seeking personal stories – which have not been shared with us before – to complement our coverage.


Stressed workers invited to pet puppies in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 

13 Oct

Stressed London workers were offered some respite from the daily grind with the Pet a Puppy stress buster clinic.


Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: Summer’s back, but only temporarily 

13 Oct

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


Tower Hamlets sex assaults: Photos released by police 

13 Oct

Police say they believe the 17-year-old victim may have been drugged.


Sexual assault in Bethnal Green: police appeal for information about men pictured on CCTV 

13 Oct

Police are appealing for information about three men believed to have sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl as she made her way home from a night out with her friends.


Maternity unit at Royal London Hospital is no longer ‘inadequate’ but more improvements must be made 

13 Oct

A maternity unit where concerns were raised that babies could be given back to the wrong mother after birth still has security issues despite new measures being introduced.


Tower Hamlets Council urges ‘most at risk’ residents to get free flu jab 

12 Oct

Residents in the borough who are most at risk if they catch the flu are being urged to get vaccinated as the colder weather sets in.


Award for scheme that successfully tackles underage drinking in Mile End 

12 Oct

A scheme in Mile End which tackles underage drinking has won an award after drunken anti-social behaviour plummeted by 62 per cent.


Tower Hamlets homes £8,500 per square metre 

12 Oct

A phone box-sized space in Tower Hamlets costs more than £8,500, new figures reveal.


Police appealing for information about a Whitechapel crash between motorbike and pedestrian 

12 Oct

Police are appealing for information about a serious crash in Whitechapel that landed a woman in hospital with serious injuries...


Foo Fighters to play two shows at the London Stadium 

12 Oct

The London Stadium is set to rock next summer as the Foo Fighters confirmed they will be playing two nights at the venue.


Canary Wharf candidate Jeff Wan fired from The Apprentice 

12 Oct

The dream is over for Canary Wharf candidate Jeff Wan as he became the second candidate to be fired from The Apprentice.


Limehouse Triangle tower block rejected third time by Tower Hamlets Council 

11 Oct

Controversial plans to build a tower block on the ‘Limehouse Triangle’ nature preserve next to the Regent’s Canal was rejected yet again by Tower Hamlets council tonight.


Stepney born Jah Wobble to perform at free event in Whitechapel 

11 Oct

Stepney born musician Jah Wobble will be taking part in a special concert and conversation session in Whitechapel tomorrow.


Jailed: Bethnal Green man who handled phones stolen by moped-riding robbers 

11 Oct

A Bethnal Green man has been jailed for handling mobile phones stolen by moped-riding robbers whose victims include former chancellor George Osborne.


CSI-style investigation into ‘stolen funds’ by Bethnal Green’s Morpeth school pupils 

11 Oct

Pupils turned detective in east London when they tackled the mystery of finding out who stole money collected for a school party.


Half Moon tries to fly youngsters to the real moon in day of Fun Palaces at Limehouse 

11 Oct

The big ‘Fun Palace’ attracted 500 children and parents to east London’s Half Moon theatre for a science and space travel adventure day.


Mile End curry house fined after cockroaches and mice ‘appeared in droves’ 

11 Oct

A curry house in London’s East End closed down by Tower Hamlets health inspectors for “a brazen infestation” of cockroaches and mice has been fined £40,000.


VIEWPOINT: Ease the burden for vulnerable people as winter approaches 

11 Oct

Last year the British Red Cross declared that the NHS faced a ‘humanitarian crisis’ after our hospitals struggled over the winter period.


Advertiser letters: Mental health taboo and run for charity 

11 Oct

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


Silvertown tunnel decision delayed for a month 

11 Oct

A decision on whether the Silvertown tunnel will be built has been delayed for a month.


‘Limehouse Triangle’ plans resurface for flats on Tower Hamlets green space 

10 Oct

Controversial plans to build a tower block in east London on the ‘Limehouse Triangle’ nature preserve next to the Regent’s Canal are back before Tower Hamlets Council tomorrow for a third time.


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Kazzum: The Boy, The Bees And The Blizzard 

16 Oct

This magical interactive adventure comes to Shoreditch Town Hall 11-18 th November.


Koru Kids 

16 Oct

Searching for a local nanny share or wrap around school care for the kids? Sign up with Koru Kids and they’ll do the work for you and match you with a local family and great nannies too.


John Bevan’s wake 

13 Oct

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Floral tributes to John Bevan 

13 Oct

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Aromas of leather and rope imbue latest Whitechapel Gallery show 

13 Oct

Leonor Antunes: The Frisson of Togetherness pic: XueQing Huang The first thing you notice when you walk into Whitechapel Gallery for its latest exhibition is the smell of leather and rope.


Fate of British-Iranian prisoners still unknown as new charges emerge 

13 Oct

The comedian Shappi Korsandi is campaigning on behalf of Zagharu-Ratcliffe and Foroughi pic: Daren Nair Activists in Tower Hamlets fighting for the release of a British-Iranian mother imprisoned in Iran held a rally in central London last week to ...


Neighbourhood consultation Crisp Street, Stratford Waterfront consultation, Bow anti-social behaviour actions, Writeidea festival, Street Trees Walk, Creative Industries Meeting 

12 Oct

Love Your Neighbourhood consultation and street audit – Crisp Street area Saturday morning 14th Oct – full details here.


Emergency medics travelling to patients’ homes in bid to cut A&E numbers 

12 Oct

The service will have four new doctors and two new Emergency Ambulance Crew members.


John Laurence Bevan: 18th March 1943 – 16th September 2017 

10 Oct

John Laurence Bevan was cremated at The City of London Cemetery, Manor Park at 12 noon on Saturday 7th October 2017.


News in brief 

10 Oct

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets has pledged to boost police numbers Pic: Paden Vaughn   Mayor in pledge to boost police numbers in Hackney     The Mayor of Tower Hamlets has pledged to increase the number of police officers on the streets of the ...


DOT 

10 Oct

Spanish company Cia Maduixa brings immersive dance-led show DOT to Stratford Circus this half term 28th October AND we’ve got a family ticket up for grabs for one lucky family*.


Magical Christmas Home Visits From Becky Boo Parties 

10 Oct

Give your little ones a gift this Christmas they’ll never forget with a magical festive home visit from a real life Christmas character courtesy of Becky Boo Parties.


Christian foster child “misses” foster carers, new report claims 

6 Oct

Westferry Circus, where East London Family Court is located.


What’s On This Week 

6 Oct

The House of Peroni returns to Tower Hamlets this week.


Wonderful exhibition of pre-WW2 paintings of Bow 

6 Oct

The Working Artist: The East London Group exhibition is currently on at The Nunnery, 181 Bow Road, London E3 2SJ until Sun 17th Dec.


Top Five Halloween Events in Tower Hamlets 

5 Oct

Woo, hoo, hoo (ghost noises); it’s the scariest time of year – dress up your little pumpkins and take them to one of the below events in the borough – our Top Five Halloween Events in Tower Hamlets for 2017 are…..


Hocus Pocus Halloween Event at St Hilda’s East 

4 Oct

St Hilda’s East Community Centre is celebrating the 24 th birthday of the cult classic film Hocus Pocus with an afternoon of spooky activities on Saturday 28th October.


Victoria Park Friends Group – AGM 17th Oct 2017 

4 Oct

The first thing to say is that you can vote for Vicky Park in The People’s Choice Awards here.


Tobias & The Bear 

4 Oct

Psst, the new Tobias and The Bear x Peanuts collection goes live tomorrow Thursdays 5 th October.


Kate Angus of Link Age Plus/ Age UK has had a baby daughter 

2 Oct

Kate Angus of Link Age Plus/ Age UK East London had a baby daughter Grace on 24th September 2017.


Homeless photographers explore what London means to them 

30 Sep

A photograph of East London by Geraldine Crimmins.


John Bevan’s Funeral – 7th Oct 2017 

30 Sep

John Bevan’s Funeral will take place at 12 noon on the 7th October, this is at the City of London Crematorium Aldersbrook Rd.


Roman Road trust wants local people to become members 

29 Sep

Roman Road Trust is a small but ambitious community development organisation helping to regenerate the area of Roman Road in Bow and Globe Town.


Ole & Steen 

29 Sep

Serious carb alert – Danish bakery Ole Steen has opened at Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf with some seriously tasty baked goods.


Activists criticise inadequate government action in #FreeNazanin campaign 

28 Sep

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe with her daughter Gabriella.


Nightlife industry slams late night levy that could cause venue closures 

27 Sep

People in Old Spitafields market Pic: Garry Knight (Flickr) Experts and industry bodies have strongly criticised the decision to introduce a late night levy in Tower Hamlets, which could see nighttime venues close.


Half Term Halloweek 

27 Sep

Get down to Victoria Park this half term 23 – 29 October for Half Term Halloweek   and take part in some spooky activities.


Best Family Activites this Half Term in Tower Hamlets 

27 Sep

Don’t get bored this Half Term October 22 nd – 28 th .


Famous ex-boxers visit the Geezers in Bow 

26 Sep

My photo shows Ron Cooper (left) & Sammy McCarthy (right) visiting the Geezers in Bow.


Campaign chief guilty of terror offences after refusing to divulge passwords 

25 Sep

Mohammad Rabbani outside Bethnal Green Police station.


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