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Schoolchildren took time out of their classroom to sell products on a street market stall in London’s famous Petticoat Lane.

Yesterday, 16:40
Getting to grips with the law... Rainbow Hamlets LGBT members at London Gay Pride parade

Members of Rainbow Hamlets clad in their best party frocks ‘cosied up’ to police officers at this year’s Gay Pride parade through London’s West End.

Yesterday, 11:41
Smart bench that recharges your batteries

Workers and shoppers in East London’s Canary Wharf business district will be the first in the world to use new “smart city” street benches where they can recharge their mobile phones free and get local information.

Yesterday, 10:55
Food slops... soon to be banned from landfill sites

Food and restaurant businesses in East London are being targeted for a commercial waste collection service to help prepare for new regulations.

Wed, 09:51
Canary Wharf volunteers helping improve Wapping's Tobacco Dock [photos: Carmen Valino]

Bank staff rolled their sleeves up to help tidy up a slice of London’s old docks with a fresh lick of paint and even making nesting platforms to entice wildlife back along the Thames.

Tue, 20:32
Fed up... Britain's 'Greenest Tenant' Tom Gleed's community garden raided by thieves yet again

Thieves have targeted a community garden for the fifth time in London’s East End which is tended every day by pensioner Tom Gleed, who won “Britain’s greenest tenant” title last year.

Tue, 18:28
Staff Nurse Aklima Rahman joints patient Sala Uddin for lunch

Hospital patients tucked into a slap-up lunch at the Royal London—and so did their visitors.

Sport

The Hammers European adventure took-off without a hitch at Upton Park, where the Andorran minnows of Lusitans were sent packing with minimal fuss.

Yesterday, 16:30
Harold Wood first team captain Tom Clarke (left) alongside fifth team player Steve 'The Wall' Faram who won player of the weekend after hitting a fine 72

Latest blog from Harold Wood’s Chris Bennett

West Ham United's James Tomkins celebrates the draw at the end of the match during the Barclays Premier League match at St Mary's, Southampton.

Hammers defender James Tomkins says that new manager Slaven Bilic will be a great success

Yesterday, 13:36
David Mooney and Moses Odubajo celebrate a goal for Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Irish forward agrees more to O’s rivals after not being offered new contract at Brisbane Road

Yesterday, 13:00
Frazer Shaw in his West Ham days (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO).

Former West Ham defender on trial with former manager Ian Hendon

Reece Oxford and James Tomkins train ahead of West Ham's Europa League clash

Youngster Reece Oxford is to become the youngest ever Hammer tonight

Yesterday, 10:00
Orient's Jobi McAnuff in action during the final match of the season at Brisbane Road against Sheffield United (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Orient winger confident of achieving something ‘special’ at Gold Cup with Jamaica

Entertainment

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Cockneys in London’s East End turn their clocks back 70 years to the post-war Swing era of the 1940s and early 50s.

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Rooted in Shakespeare... Malachite players Claire-Monique Martin as Feste’s girl in Twelfth Night and Stephen Connery-Brown as Malvolio [photos: Patrick Dodds]

A troupe of actors are taking over the gardens of east London’s famous Geffrye Museum for three nights to stage a play written for the Twelfth Night of Christmas by an up-and-coming dramatist living in area for a while.

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Acrobatics in the Sky Garden in City Festival's newest venue at 20 Fenchurch St, near Aldgate

Acrobats have been skylarking in a rooftop garden high above the streets testing their high wire antics to promote this year’s City of London Festival which opens on Monday.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Members of 'Why Not People?' get ready for Troxy's July 1 gig [photo: Sam Barker]

The first-ever gig in Britain exclusively for disabled people and their friends is being staged in London’s East End on July 1.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Troupe perform 'The Bad Mood' at Spitalfields summer fest

Sonic workers who keep the world’s sounds nice and tidy are urging children to help solve a bad mood that has emerged on the planet.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Boom Bap Festival

The UK’s only dedicated hip-hop festival is back in London for a warm-up party.

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Exhibition by Bow Arts earlier this month at its Rum Factory gallery in Wapping's London Dock

A prestigious arts education trust in London’s East End is holding its 20th anniversary birthday bash next month with the public being let in to peek behind the scenes—despite critics once predicting such things would flop.

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