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Bristol City 0-0 Millwall 

19 Aug

Millwall remain without a win in 2017-18 following a hard-fought draw against Bristol City in the Championship.


Longer read: The adult social care crisis 

18 Aug

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.


A-level results: Great grades at George Green’s School 

18 Aug

Students from George Green’s School have been praised for their “richly deserved” success on results day.


A-level results: Bow School bowled over by ‘fantastic’ marks 

18 Aug

Students at Bow School are celebrating their “fantastic results” in this year’s A-level exams.


Night Tube expects eight millionth journey on first anniversary 

18 Aug

A year after it launched, the Night Tube is set to welcome its eight millionth passenger.


A-level results: It’s Cambridge for Ciaran at Green Spring Academy Shoreditch 

17 Aug

Teenager Ciaran Constable will become the first Green Spring Academy Shoreditch to secure a place at Cambridge.


A-level results: Tower Hamlets College student triumphs over exams despite house fire 

17 Aug

A 20-year-old forced to move home after a serious house fire two weeks before his A-levels said he was left “a bit frazzled” after reading his results.


A-level results: Record results at Mulberry School for Girls 

17 Aug

The headteacher at Mulberry School for Girls has praised her students’ “outstanding” A-level results.


A-level results: Quarter of all Bishop Challoner grades A or A* 

17 Aug

Pupils at Bishop Challoner are celebrating after almost a quarter of all grades were A or A*.


Man jailed for possessing ‘highly dangerous’ noxious substance at Bow Road station 

17 Aug

A man who was found carrying a bleach-like substance described as a “highly dangerous weapon” has been jailed for a year.


East Ham man handed suspended sentence for Central line sex assault 

17 Aug

A man who was caught sexually assaulting a woman on the Tube has been handed a suspended sentence.


A-level results: Childline support for anxious students 

16 Aug

As young people open their AS and A-level results, Childline is offering support to those worried about their results.


Could you pass an A-level exam? Find out with our quiz 

16 Aug

With pupils across the country anxiously waiting on their A-level results, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.


A-level results day 2017: Everything you need to know 

16 Aug

Tomorrow marks A-Levels results day, when students at sixth forms and colleges will finally know more about what comes next.


Free wifi to come to Tower Hamlets in £1.75m project 

16 Aug

Free wifi is set to come to town centres and social housing across the borough after the council set aside £1.75million for the scheme.


Drug addict who dragged pensioner, 92, along ground in Hoxton robbery is facing jail 

15 Aug

A violent drug addict arrested in Bethnal Green two weeks after dragging a 92-year-old woman along the pavement during a robbery in broad daylight is facing jail.


‘Justice for Luther Edwards’ peace march a year on from York Hall murder 

15 Aug

A peace march and rally is being staged to mark a year since the murder of father-of-two Luther Edwards on the steps of east London’s York Hall whose killers are still at large.


Rapper Prof Green set for gig in Shoreditch for Royal London trauma research 

15 Aug

Rap performer Professor Green puts on a one-off gig next month to raise funds for trauma research and care at the Royal London Hospital.


Brick Lane in shock at stabbing of Beigel Bake mum and daughter in Golders Green 

15 Aug

Customers have reacted with shock at a double killing which has torn apart a well-known family who owned the famous 24-hour Beigel Bake shop in London’s East End.


Millwall v Ipswich Town 

14 Aug

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Millwall and Ipswich Town.


Man charged with murdering Brick Lane bagel shop owners 

14 Aug

Two members of a Brick Lane bakery-owning family have been found stabbed to death in their home.


Tim is promised Mayor’s cash to turn empty basement in Poplar tower block into recycle workshop 

14 Aug

Artist Tim Barklem is desperately looking for businesses to help his social project to convert an empty basement in a tower block in east London into a recycling training centre.


Teenagers wanting to kickstart their careers are planning a Geffrye Museum take-over in Shoreditch 

11 Aug

Teenagers are planning a take-over at east London’s historic Geffrye Museum for an evening which could help kick-start their careers in the arts.


Tower Hamlets ‘turning corner’ in 10-year battle against child obesity as national rates shoot up 

11 Aug

Local authorities are calling for urgent government action after a shock rise in child obesity with 600 youngsters being treated for Type 2 diabetes normally only seen in adults over 40.


Tower Hamlets pupils have their GCSE artwork on public show at Half Moon’s Limehouse gallery 

11 Aug

An exhibition giving 45 GCSE Art students a chance to have their work on public show in a professional gallery has opened at east London’s famous Half Moon theatre.


More social homes built by Tower Hamlets despite government spending cuts 

11 Aug

More social housing was completed in crisis-hit Tower Hamlets—even without government help—than any other London borough last year, according to latest City Hall figures.


Medical student with links to Tower Hamlets and Newham is finalist in Miss India UK 2017 

11 Aug

A medical student hopes to prove she has beauty and brains after reaching the finals of the 2017 Miss India UK pageant.


Millwall v Bolton Wanderers 

11 Aug

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


Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: Sunny spells but chilly mornings 

11 Aug

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


CCTV released by police after late-night stabbing in Shoreditch 

11 Aug

A late-night argument in Shoreditch resulted in a man lying in hospital after being stabbed.


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Get started with gardening in Victoria Park Sunday 

19 Aug

An outdoor classroom is being held near St Agnes Gate this Sunday 20th Aug 2017.


Benjy’s Towers – Planning Permission REFUSED again 

17 Aug

The application to build on the former Benjy's site has tonight been refused planning permission with six councillors voting to reject the proposals and with one abstention.


Bow Church Summer Fair: Saturday 19th August 2017, 12-4PM 

16 Aug

This coming Saturday sees Bow Church's Summer Fair which is always popping along to.


East End Boxer, Ted Lewis, dead 

15 Aug

Sadly Ted Lewis died peacefully in his sleep on 7th August 2017, just before his 88th birthday.


Art Pavilion: Summer of Art (15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23rd August) 

15 Aug

There are lots of activities for ALL AGES on various dates this and next week at the Art Pavilion.


Community Eid Party, Bromley by Bow, Weds 16th Aug. 

15 Aug

Details on the poster below.


Benjy’s Tower – 562 Mile End Road & 1a, 1b, 1c Burdett Road 

14 Aug

Comparison CGI View from Grove Road South - Original (left) and submitted (right) The latest revised planning application for the Benjy's site goes before Tower Hamlets' Strategic Planning Committee this Thursday (17th August, 7PM, Town Hall).


B2 Area Parking Consultation 

11 Aug

Idyllicview or double-parking hotspot with boaters leaving their high emission engines running? Tower Hamlets Council are currently conducting an informal consultation on parking within our B2 area.


Tower Hamlets Deputy Mayor stands down 

9 Aug

Saunders announced her resignation last night on Facebook Pic: Tower Hamlets Council Deputy Mayor Rachel Saunders, who led the Child Services Department condemned by Ofsted for “serious failures”, has submitted her resignation from Tower Hamlets ...


Celebrate our campaign success! 

9 Aug

To celebrate their recent victories in court, and to thank you for your incredible support over the years, The George Tavern are throwing the party to end all parties with a whole night of live music and DJs on Friday 25th August from 5pm to 3am.


Party in the Park – tonight! 

9 Aug

That’s Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park A FUNDRAISING SHINDIG to help keep the Shuffle Festival alive.


POPlar clothes SWAP 

7 Aug

POPlar clothes SWAP is back! Thursday 17th August 6 – 8.30pm at: The  Cabin
, 82 St Leonards Road, London E14 0QU.


Luxury flat redevelopment must include LGBT venue 

7 Aug

Tower Hamlets has lost 73 percent of its LGBT venues since 2006 Pic: Save the Joiners Arms – Change.


Chrisp Street Festival 

6 Aug

The annual Chrisp Street Festival is back on Sunday 10 th September and this year’s in theme of a County Fair! Celebrate the end of the summer at this free event for all the family with farm animals, fairground rides and live Ceilidh* dancing.


Annual Mudchute Fun Dog Show 

5 Aug

Calling all dog owners; prep your pooches, and get ready to Join Friends of Mudchute for the Annual Mudchute Fun Dog Show on Sunday September 3rd 2017.


Litter Pick this Sunday 10am by the Art Pavilion 

5 Aug

Every month the Friends run a two-hour litter pick of the Park.


No Laughing Matter 

5 Aug

No Laughing Matter is the name of a campaign by Tower Hamlets Council, Tower Hamlets Police and Tower Hamlets Homes to help tackle some of the problems caused by nitrous oxide.


No Laughing Matter 

4 Aug

No Laughing Matter is the name of a campaign by Tower Hamlets Council, Tower Hamlets Police and Tower Hamlets Homes to help tackle some of the problems caused by nitrous oxide.


Ladies Clothes Swap 

4 Aug

We’re thrilled to be an official partner of the upcoming Ladies Clothes Swap at Docklands Sailing Watersports Centre on Wednesday 13 th September – why shop when you can swap? This is a charity fundraiser taking place 10am – midday, raising...


Busy on the tube during the World Athletics Championships 

4 Aug

The IAAF World Championships are taking place at the London Stadium until Sun 13th Aug.


Summer Activities in Tower Hamlets 

4 Aug

This Summer Tower Hamlets Council has a wide range of activities taking place in our Parks - take a look at their PDF Booklet .


Tower Hamlets schools to become academies despite protest 

4 Aug

Stepney Green Maths and Computing College has applied for ‘academy’ status Pic: Jamie Barras – Flickr Two Tower Hamlets state schools will become academies despite efforts from local parents and campaigners to block the handover.


News and events around Bow 

3 Aug

Early August 2017 The East End Preservation Society have posted an article from the Architects Journal on their Facebook page: “A cross-party group of London Assembly Members has demanded a rethink of two bridges proposed...


Bethnal Green acid attack Fri 28th July 

1 Aug

We have recieved the following update from the local police: “Further to my message earlier in the week.


Summer of Art at Mile End Art Pavilion 

1 Aug

During  August 2017, the Art Pavilion in Mile End Park is all set for creatives of all ages to try their hand at various artistic disciplines including printmaking (techniques that you can take home and develop...


Estate residents join in on weapon sweeps 

1 Aug

A 15-inch machete was uncovered during the latest search by residents and local faith leaders Pic: Tower Hamlets MPS – Twitter Tower Hamlets police are calling on residents to help get weapons off the street.


538-540 Roman Road 

28 Jul

The Roman Road Trust are again asking for your help to preserve this site as retail premises.


FREE Art Workshops at The Art Pavilion 

28 Jul

Visit the Art Pavilion in Mile End Park for a series of free, creative workshops throughout August for all ages.


Pop-up Indian restaurant at Mile End 

28 Jul

During August at the Shuffle Festival in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park you can book a table amidst the woodlands at this Indian style restaurant.


More police to target drugs crime in Tower Hamlets 

27 Jul

Police numbers in England and Wales have fallen by 46,700 since 2010 Pic: Wikimedia Commons Fourteen new police officers will be recruited to tackle crime on Tower Hamlets council estates, it has been confirmed.


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