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Universities Week Olympic focus [Audio]

Universities Week launched in Tower Hamlets on Monday releasing a new report revealing the predicted impact on universities of the upcoming London ...

Celebrations as Wenlock Arms is saved

The Wenlock Arms, a cherished pub and local institution in Hackney, has won its fight against redevelopment. Hackney planning Committee said today:...

Tower Hamlets launches new one-stop death registry

A new death-registering scheme, making it easier for residents to report those who have passed away, has been launched in Tower Hamlets this month....

Hackney sees steep drop in adoption levels

The number of adoptions in Hackney has declined dramatically, according to new statistics. In Hackney, only seven out of the 42 children looking fo...

Tower Hamlets receives award for healthy school lunches

Tower Hamlets has achieved a healthy school dinner award for all 90 of its primary, nursery and special schools. A bronze Food for Life Catering Ma...

Shoreditch to become a ‘mini Bond Street’

High-end fashion houses have set their sights on the trendy and cheap East End for future shop locations. Designers such as Christian Louboutin, Vi...

Local concerns over rubbish schedules in Croydon

Croydon locals are getting increasingly frustrated with the council’s rubbish and recycling schedule. Following the schedule change from weekly t...

Residents clear space for new Hackney venue

Clapton residents took part in a big clean up this morning to make room for the areas first alternative performance venue. At eight this morning me...

Million pound market rejuvenation starts

The one million pound Whitechapel Market rejuvenation project has started this week. The improvements are part of the multi-million pound project: ...

Local opposition to Sainsbury’s opening in New Cross

Local traders have united to stop big chain expansions in New Cross as Sainsbury’s plans to open another location. The New Cross Federation has g...

Millwall FC to get new station

Millwall Football Club will finally get connected with the East London Line, as the plans for Surry Canal Road Station are back on track. For the p...

Local Sherlock Holmes author wins literary prize

Sherlock Holmes author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, lived and worked in  Norwood.  Now a book about this period of his life has  won a literary priz...

Lewisham’s eighth Young Mayor is revealed

Kieran Lang has been elected as the new Young Mayor of Lewisham for this year, beating 18 other candidates to the post. The 15-year-old from Forest...

Chelsea FC beckons for aspiring young footballers

Budding young footballers in Tower Hamlets are being giving the chance to impress Chelsea Football Club over the October half-term school holiday. ...

Fire rages at Purley Way tyre shedding plant

UPDATED: 10.27am Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a tyre factory on Purley Way, Croydon, since the early hours of this morning (September...

Anti-EDL rally to be held in Whitechapel

Opponents of the controversial planned English Defence League march through Tower Hamlets in September are to stage a rally in Whitechapel on Frida...

Park bans smoking in children’s play areas

One of the Hackney’s most popular parks is to make its play areas smoke free in a bid to protect children’s health. Clissold Park’s newly-res...

Stokey Lit Fest: Weekend reviewed in full

Extensive coverage and photographs of all the happenings in N16

Hackney bank occupied in Protest at NHS cuts

Protesters have occupied a bank in Hackney to show their opposition to plans to cut the budget for the borough’s Homerton Hospital by £15m. ...

Moss sparks rumours of Batman shoot in Croydon

Since Kate Moss’s dramatic helicopter landing on the roof of a Croydon shopping centre, rumours have been flying that sections of the new Batman ...

Moss sparks rumours of Batman shoot in Croydon

Since Kate Moss’s dramatic helicopter landing on the roof of a Croydon shopping centre, rumours have been flying that sections of the new Bat...

Lack of space delaying Border Agency arrests

A short-notice inspection of the UK Border Agency in Croydon has found operations to arrest suspected illegal immigrants are being delayed becau...

Man locked up for killing father-to-be in hospital

A mentally ill man has been detained indefinitely after killing a father-to-be by stamping on his head in an east London hospital. A court at the O...

Charity investigated for fraud after council probe

Following an allegation of fraud brought forward by Hackney council, a major charity is being investigated by police. The O-Regen group mainly oper...

Football cup shows Tower Hamlets’ talent

A new annual football tournament has been launched in Tower Hamlets to show that, when it comes to producing star players, the borough is top of th...

Hackney union fights to keep teachers in work

The trade union, Hackney Unison, is campaigning to find alternative work for teachers who face job cuts. Eleven teachers and support staff who work...

Council determined to remove skate park graffiti

Hackney Council has confirmed that graffiti on Stoke Newington’s new skate park will continue to be cleaned up, even if it is spray-painted a...

Man dies in West Croydon motorbike crash

A 22-year-old motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in West Croydon. The man was riding along Sumner Road on Saturday when he came off his bike, ...

ELL Walks – Croydon: Lloyd Park and Surrounds

Croydon isn’t the most obvious choice for a day out amidst splendid greenery, but don’t let it’s unhealthy obsession with  cold, modernist a...

ELL Walks – St Katharine Quay to Limehouse Basin

The tussle between private and public land is dramatically apparent along the Thames Path between Tower Bridge and Limehouse. Huge blocks of flats ...

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