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Pop-up artists take to the streets to save ‘Old Flo’

A movable pop-up art display by the artist known as Bob and Roberta Smith will travel around East London from January 10-18 to gather local communi...

East London Gay Pride marches on

Hundreds of people celebrated East London Gay Pride on Saturday, three weeks after the original event was cancelled because of the EDL march throug...

East London celebrates Pride

Hundreds march peacefully from Hackney Town Hall despite the recent controversies over the appearance of 'gay-free zone' stickers

Tower Hamlets may get its first free school

A proposal to open the first “free school” in Tower Hamlets is being considered by the Department for Education. The new primary school, which ...

Mayor warns of ‘painful decisions’ on council cuts

Residents of Tower Hamlets have been warned that they face ‘painful’ decisions over which local authority services will face the axe. The alrea...

Tower Hamlets to catch first glimpse of Olympic Torch

Tower Hamlets is set to be the first borough in London to see the Olympic Torch, as it travels on a seventy day tour of the UK. Residents are being...

Brick Lane curry houses closed over ‘touting’

Several curry restaurants in Brick Lane have had their licenses suspended by Tower Hamlets council in order to stop illegal touting. Four restauran...

Labour proposals for budget amendment scrapped in favour of £56m cuts for Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets is facing £56 million in cuts in the coming year after the council voted against Labour amendments to the independent Mayor’s budg...

Curry nights replace 2012 Olympics Marathon route

A compensation package has been agreed for Tower Hamlets, to even out the borough’s loss of the Olympics Marathon. The agreement aims to make...

Rahman pledges not to close children centres

There will be no “frontline cuts” to children’s centre workers and  none of the 22 centres will be closed, Lutfur Rahman pledged at a meetin...

Three schools among UK’s most improved

Three Tower Hamlets secondary schools are among the 50 most improved in the UK, according to the latest figures released by the Department of Educa...

Rahman welcomes newly elected youth mayor

Nahimul Islam has beaten 18 other candidates to be elected as the new youth mayor of Tower Hamlets. Nahimul, 15, from Raine’s Foundation Scho...

Untold stories of hope and survival on film

Survivors of Rwanda’s genocide will have their inspiring life stories brought into focus in Tower Hamlets this week, with a new exhibition of...

Croydon councillors paid £1.5m last year

Croydon Council paid almost £1.5million to councillors last year, the highest spend for any borough in London, according to research carried out b...

Council braced for job losses as budget slashed

Council workers in Tower Hamlets have been told to brace themselves for redundancies as staff budgets are slashed by £29 million. Tower Hamlets Ch...

Athletics board backs Coe over 2012 marathon

The governing body for the world’s top athletes has backed London 2012’s decision to change the location of the Olympic marathon finish lin...

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