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Minister warns Island Health trustees in Commons debate to co-operate with investigation into Isle of Dogs charity funds 

20 Mar

A government minister has stepped into the controversy over funds and assets held by Island Health Trust warning its trustees to cooperate with a Charities Commission investigating into why £350,000 was paid into the chair’s bank account.

Sentenced: Fare evader who hurled the ‘worst racial abuse’ at Liverpool Street station worker 

20 Mar

A fare evader who hurled the “worst racial abuse” a worker at Liverpool Street station has ever heard has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Tower Hamlets wins £50,000 grant for art hub bid 

20 Mar

Tower Hamlets will receive a £50,000 grant to support culture and creative industries.

District line drivers to strike next Wednesday 

20 Mar

Tube drivers on the district line will be striking for 24 hours next week over the treatment of one of their train crew.

Group which provides free meals to people in Bromley-by-Bow is looking for volunteers 

20 Mar

A volunteering group in Bow Road which tackles food poverty, food waste and isolation, is looking for helpers.

MISSING: Callum Kinsella from Royal London Hospital during treatment 

20 Mar

Police are appealing for information to trace a man missing from the Royal London Hospital at Whitechapel.

East London protesters arrested after daubing ‘clean air’ paint messages on City Hall 

19 Mar

Protesters have been arrested today after spraying slogans on City Hall in a campaign for clean air that was launched at Tower Bridge last year.

Landmark children’s Spitalfields mosaic rescued from a skip is restored and back on public display 

19 Mar

A landmark street mosaic made by schoolchildren in Spitalfields 23 years ago that fell into disrepair over the years and ended up in a rubble skip has been brought back to life.

Disused Santander Bank in Watney Market becomes Tower Hamlets Council’s new youth careers hub 

19 Mar

An old High Street bank has been turned into a ‘workpath’ hub by Tower Hamlets Council to help tackle youth unemployment a month after relaunching its youth service.

River Lea oil spill: Campaign groups call on Defra to investigate ‘inadequate’ cleanup op 

19 Mar

Community groups who dealt with the fallout of what’s been dubbed the “River Lea Disaster” have called on the government to investigate the “inadequate response” of the two organisations in charge.

Burglar breaks into Alzheimer’s sufferer’s bedroom as she lies in bed 

19 Mar

This is the moment a man broke into an elderly woman’s bedroom in Bromley as she was in bed.

Barnsley 0-2 Millwall 

17 Mar

Millwall boost their Championship play-off chances with a sixth successive away win as they beat struggling Barnsley.

Girl boxer Caroline Dubois, 17, scoops Canary Wharf’s ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ award 

16 Mar

A teenage girl boxer who first entered the ring when she was only 11 has scooped the Canary Wharf ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ award.

University of East London students board big red business bus 

16 Mar

A giant big red bus has been driving round London, and no, we’re not having another referendum.

Crossrail fares will be in line with TfL’s tube pricing, says mayor of London 

16 Mar

All customer service and travel information on the line will be integrated with TfL’s other services, with daily fare capping for Oyster and contactless applying.

Teacher training alliance in east London gets 100pc success rate finding jobs in schools for its graduates 

16 Mar

A remarkable record of 100 per cent success has been achieved on the fifth anniversary of a teacher-training alliance that provides classroom staff for 25 east London schools.

R&B star Kelela among host of new acts announced for All Points East festival 

15 Mar

A host of new acts have been announced to perform at All Points East in Victoria Park this summer.

‘Switch off car engine at the school gates, mum’ urges Tower Hamlets Council’s fresh air campaign 

15 Mar

A campaign has been started to tackle air pollution in the East End which is one of the worst in London.

Tower Hamlets sixth busiest borough for London’s Air Ambulance in 2017 

15 Mar

London’s Air Ambulance treated 82 patients in Tower Hamlets last year, making it the sixth busiest borough for call-outs.

Tower Hamlets schools being added to ‘Betty’ national programme on educating children about having periods 

15 Mar

An education programme aimed at dealing with ‘menstruation poverty’ is selecting 16 Tower Hamlets schools for girls to receive free feminine care products.

Revealed: The 10 most crime-ridden streets in Tower Hamlets 

14 Mar

More than 110 crimes were reported in Tower Hamlets on average each day at the start of the year, police data reveal.

Prime minister announces investigation into ‘suspicious packages’ sent to Muslim MPs including Rushanara Ali 

14 Mar

Prime minister Theresa May has announced an investigation is ongoing into “suspicious packages” targeting Muslim MPs.

MP Jim Fitzpatrick gets Commons debate to expose Island Health Trust’s NHS funding 

14 Mar

The controversial Island Health Trust which has sucked in almost £350,000 of public NHS funding while GPs are being priced out of the building is to be debated in Parliament.

Central Line sex predator Malcolm Schwartz sentenced after 4 assaults on women passengers on Central Line 

14 Mar

A sexual predator who targeted four women on the London Underground between Bethnal Green, Mile End and the City over two months has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Fire crews battle bin room blaze in Bow 

14 Mar

A bin room blaze broke out at a block of flats in Bow yesterday afternoon.

London Tattoo Convention uncovers a skinfull of tattoo art at Old Truman Brewery 

14 Mar

A convention of tattooists from all over the British Isles is being held at east London’s Old Truman Brewery in Spitalfields at the weekend to show the best of the tattoo craft and the art behind it.

Bromley-by-Bow sees a return of the bun run at the Widow’s Son 

14 Mar

Sailors are paying homage to an old tradition with hot cross buns at the Widow’s Son pub in Bow.

Advertiser letters: Plastic waste and organ donation 

13 Mar

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

Viewpoint: ‘The borough’s on the up, don’t put that at risk’ 

13 Mar

Three years ago, I became mayor in circumstances I never expected.

Exhibition showcasing Elizabeth Line artwork opens at the Whitechapel Gallery 

13 Mar

An exhibition displaying artwork which will go on the Elizabeth Line is opening at the Whitechapel Gallery today (Tuesday).

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The new East London apprentice – feeding sheep on an urban farm 

20 Mar

Mayor Biggs (right) with apprentice Louie Legon and one of the sheep at Mudchute farm.

Missing Vulnerable Person and Fraud Alert 

20 Mar

The local Police are asking everybody help them find Callum KINSELLA aged 46.

1960s photo exhibition ends Weds, plus other local news. 

19 Mar

I’ve yet to see it, but there’s a great sounding free exhibition of 1960’s photos  called My Generation on at 3 Carnaby Street until Weds 21st March (open 10am-8pm.

Art Pavilion Exhibition: Shape Open 2018 – Collective Influence (22nd March – 5th April 2018) 

18 Mar

Shape Arts' 2018 Shape Open, this year titled “Collective Influence”, is a group exhibition of artwork created by both disabled and non-disabled artists in response to provocations such as: what influences you? How does influence go further than ...

East London Easter Holiday 

16 Mar

East London Easter Holiday No need to hunt for things to do this Easter Holiday.

Sylvia Pankhurst mural on Old Ford Road 

14 Mar

This brilliant new mural has appeared on the side of the Morpeth Arms, 402 Old Ford Rd, Bow, E3 5NR.

Wrestling, Trip to Brighton, Clothes Swap 

10 Mar

Top Photo: On Sunday 18th March at 3pm American Wrestling comes to The Broadway Theatre at Barking.

Kelly’s Pie and Mash Shop update 

10 Mar

The above photo is from the G.

Easter Holiday Camps and Childcare 

9 Mar

Easter Holiday Camps and Childcare Doesn’t it feel like it was half term only last week?! Easter is around the corner which means holiday childcare camps and club are starting to fill up.

‘Save The Jamboree’ forces council to act 

9 Mar

A busy and vibrant night at The Jamboree world music club in Limehouse.

Anna Fiorentini Easter Holiday School 

8 Mar

Anna Fiorentini Easter Holiday School This April 9th-13th sign your future stars up for Anna Fiorentini Easter Holiday School, a 5-day performing arts workshop ideal for children aged 7-16.

Easter at The Geffrye 

7 Mar

Easter at The Geffrye Ready for some cracking great news? Easter at The Geffrye opens this April 4 th to 6 th for 3 days of fun in the front garden.

Red Riding Hood and The Wolf 

5 Mar

Red Riding Hood and the Wolf We are so lucky to have Stratford Circus on our doorstep with so many great productions to encourage an early love of theatre.

Huge show at the Art Pavilion until 17th March 2018 

5 Mar

In a country far, far away is the title of this cross-border group art exhibition.

Councillors trade accusations of harassment and smears after surgery incident 

4 Mar

Rabina Khan speaking on Friday.

Contractors appointed for Tower Hamlets’ £105m new town hall in Whitechapel 

4 Mar

Plans for new town hall in Whitechapel.

Bengali Spring Festival 

4 Mar

Bengali Spring Festival Don’t miss the Bengali Spring Festival, a weekend of free family fun coming to The Museum of London Docklands this 31 st of March and 1 st of April.

Mile End Junction Petition 

3 Mar

Mile End Community Forum has launched a petition to reverse the decision which stops cars turning right from Burdett Road into Mile End Road.

How to Report Electoral Malpractice 

3 Mar

The local Neighbourhood Watch inform us that the Tower Hamlets Returning Officer, The Metropolitan Police, Tower Hamlets Council and the Electoral Commission take prevention of electoral malpractice very seriously.

Let’s Start Talking – Men’s health 

1 Mar

The Geezers have been taking part in developing the Let’s Start Talking campaign about men’s health.

Pollyanna Training Theatre 

28 Feb

Pollyanna Training Theatre Run by a mother and daughter, Pollyanna Training Theatre is a children’s theatre school for ages 2-18 in Wapping.

What’s on near Bow early March 2018 

28 Feb

On Sat 3rd March Jane Parker is leading a walk around the art deco buildings of N4 and N5 – details.

Win a Spa Treatment at The Spa Experience 

28 Feb

Happy Mother’s Day From THMs FACT:  Being a mother is the equivalent of 2.5 full-time jobs and we all know that despite doing our absolute best there is always the feeling of wanting to do that little bit more.

East London Mother’s Day Dining Ideas 2018 

28 Feb

Still yet to make a gesture for Mother’s Day next Sunday 11 th March? Read our East London Mother’s Day dining ideas below for some inspiration.

Jerk Alert: Rudie’s Boxpark Opening 

26 Feb

Rudie’s Boxpark We got wind that a new Rudie’s was coming to Boxpoark Shoreditch and we were kindly invited along to check them out.

Art Pavilion Exhibition: In A Country Far, Far Away (1-17th March) 

26 Feb

This group show incorporates work by 80 artists from London, Europe and further afield which presents varied interpretations of fairytales, myths and legends from countries under sufferance of war and crisis.

Help Rough Sleepers, Neighbourhood Talk at the East Village 

26 Feb

Tower Hamlets Street Outreach Response Team help support rough sleepers to leave the streets for good.


25 Feb

Halfmoon Theatre and Daniel Naffady’s Glisten Stratford Circus welcomes you and your little one to chill out this March 17 th with Glisten, a special production designed just for babies.

Westferry Circus Back-Up Childcare Centre 

22 Feb

Westferry Circus Emergency Back-Up Childcare Centre Every parent knows sorting out childcare can be a very challenging job in itself.

Police tell East Londoners ‘it’s nothing to do with us’ as KFC chicken shortage hits home 

21 Feb

KFC on Lewisham High Street.

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