A ‘big book giveaway’ takes place on Thursday at Bethnal Green’s Morpeth Secondary for anyone to drop in and pick something they fancy.

Prison officer Baz Colley is one of a squad of 28 wellwishers running in Sunday’s London Marathon to support East London’s unique Bow Ability therapy gym.

A new memorial stone to remember a First World War hero born in Whitechapel who was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously is being unveiled by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets today.

Hundreds of people turned up for a vigil and rally against knife crime in Whitechapel tonight following the death of 20-year-old Syed Jamanoor Islam who was stabbed outside his home in Mile End.

The ‘Miss Great Britain’ finalists are gathering in Whitechapel this evening for society multi-millionaire Danny Lambo to meet photographers and models.

Sikhs from all over the country gathered at Bow’s Gurdwara Sikh Temple for the opening of its new library replacing the one burned down in an arsonist attack eight years ago.

Two GP surgeries in the borough have passed their ‘medical’ inspections by the Care Quality Commission.

Busy traffic junctions on the A11 in east London, where at least six cyclists have been killed in three years, are among the worst in the capital for road safety which have been identified today in a study by City Hall.

Poplar and Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick who was one of 13 voting in the commons this-afternoon against having a snap general election has denied he is standing down.

Police have arrested a man in east London today on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorist was attacked with a noxious substance in Bromley-by-Bow during a car-jacking when his Audi was stolen.

The prime minister’s sudden announcement of a snap general election came as a shock to Labour’s Jim Fitzpatrick.

Police officers on the streets of Shoreditch are among the first in London to wear video recorders as part of their uniforms.

City Hall transport bosses at have rejected public demands and pressure from the local authority against cutting back a vital bus route linking the East End to Central London.

A man who died following a street fight in east London has been named today by police as 68-year-old Joseph Davis.

The education charity that has helped Tower Hamlets school pupils prepare for the world of work for the past 26 years is now expanding south of the river.

An old naval tradition of hanging out a hot cross bun on Good Friday returns to the original pub in London’s East End today where it began nearly 170 years ago.

The parents of a little girl who survived three major lung conditions in hospital at just five weeks old are taking part in a fundraising campaign for the charity that gave them free accommodation to be near the hospital bedside.

Scouts are on the hunt for unwanted children’s books to send to learning centres in developing countries abroad.

Children got a head start for Easter when they staged three Easter Bonnet parades in east London before their school broke up on the Isle of Dogs.

A pilot study to see if a simple test that can be done at home to ‘rule out’ the presence of bowel cancer has begun in east London.

Police have lost a consignment of unmodified antique firearms which went missing after a 70-year-old man died in east London, Scotland Yard has confirmed today.

Murder detectives are appealing for witnesses tonight following yesterday’s stabbing of 20-year-old Syed Jamanoor Islam at Bow Common in Mile End.

A vicar, a Scotsman in kilt playing the bagpipe and Derek the donkey led a Palm Sunday procession through east London’s famous Columbia Road flower market.

Roof extensions are worrying neighbours who say they damage the character and look of a canalside conservation area in east London near Victoria Park.

A domiciliary care serve in east London has been rated today as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Opponents have accused Tower Hamlets’ Labour Mayor of failing the children of London’s East End after Friday’s damning Ofsted Report into the council’s children’s services.

A new Thames crossing is vital if Britain is to maintain its dominant trading position after quitting the EU, business leaders and politicians have been warned.

You can always tell when Easter is just a week away—they have Palm Sunday parades in London’s East End seven days before the Big Day.

The unsuspected good weather ironically disappointed fundraisers organising a school spring fair in east London.

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