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Yesterday, 16:34
The 'stink' hole just yards from houses next to former Phoenix smelting works site

A woman with cancer and a 10-month-old baby girl are among hundreds of people hit by fumes from contaminated canalside land in London’s East End where a wartime smelting works once stood.

Tue, 14:33
Dr Claire Sheppey and her burned-out top-floor flat in north London

A hero doctor from the 2005 Aldgate terrorist Underground train bombing 11 years ago died after discarding a cigarette in a plastic bag causing a fire in her top-floor flat, an inquest heard today.

Tue, 13:10
'Mini Manhattan' as City Island will appear on a loop of the River Lea

The first batch of 100 new apartments put on the market at the new ‘Mini Manhattan’ London City Island complex under construction on the Leamouth Peninsula in east London has been snapped up.

Tue, 10:39
Floating algae that was silting up the Limehouse Cut

Youngsters in London’s East End have been helping to rid the Limehouse Cut of litter and to clean up the water chocking with algae.

Mon, 17:45
Children enjoying a summer’s day at Victoria Park thast's just won a Green Flag award again [photo: Rehan Jamil]

Children have been enjoying outdoor summer entertainment at east London’s favourite Victoria Park which has just retained its Green Flag award this year.

Mon, 09:32
Hunt for East End's best-managed bar [photo: Harmit Kambo]

The police have joined “happy hour” looking for bars and boozers in London’s East End to track down the best-run watering hole.

Mon, 08:40
They're off! 700 runners dash through Vicky Park in British Heart Foundation's annual run

Hundreds of runners in red have dashed through east London’s Victoria Park focussed on their target to raise £50,000 for medical research.

Mon, 00:25
'Human chain' rally at Whitechapel against Islamist terrorism

The rise of Islamist fanatics with hate and those who carry out violence are “enemies of humanity who do not represent religion”, a rally staged at Whitechapel in London’s East End heard.

Sport

11:00
South Woodford under-13s celebrate their Peter Coe Cup success

South Woodford’s Harry Neicho is writing a blog during the 2016

09:00
East London Hockey Club are hosting a special drop-in event as past of the 'I Am Team GB' campaign on Saturday

Local outfit joins “I Am Team GB” campaign

Ollie Palmer celebrates his goal for Leyton Orient at Grimsby (pic; Simon O'Connor)

24-year-old talks about last meeting with Mansfield and his aim of trying to give the O’s supporters something to cheer about

Yesterday, 18:41
Dan Lawrence scored an unbeaten century for Essex at Leicester (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Teenager gives Division Two leaders hope

Yesterday, 17:31
Ashley Facey Thompson is off to the Rio Paralympics (pic: Morten Olsen)

Newham resident to take part in table tennis in Rio

West Ham legend Tony Cottee

Our West Ham Columnist fancies a trip to Ibiza United in the Europa League

Yesterday, 09:30
Tower Hamlets manager Ade Abayomi gives instructions during the 2015/16 campaign (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo).

Hamlets manager says he understands Foxes’ frustrations after Monday’s farcial postponement

Yesterday, 08:00
Leyton Orient assistant manager Andy Edwards (right) watches on at Dagenham & Redbridge alongside Andy Hessenthaler (centre) and Danny Webb. Pic: SIMON O'CONNOR

O’s assistant manager Andy Edwards discusses reformed competition and strength of the east Londoners squad

Tue, 18:47
Jamie Porter in bowling action for Essex (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

A round-up of the action on day one of the Division Two clash between Essex and Leicestershire

Entertainment

Monday, August 8, 2016
Scene in Alleycats

Movie makers shooting a murder thriller about the underground sub-culture of alleycat bike racing in London’s East End finally release the film this month after raising the cash to cover production costs from the public.

Monday, August 1, 2016
Mela Procession through Spitalfields

This year’s Bengali Mela finally shook off its commercial shackles of the past few years after families in London’s East End had complained it was too expensive to take part in.

Monday, August 1, 2016
Reggie Kray's 'pupil' Dodger Steve Tully... armed robber-turned-author

Steve Tully was hard as nails—but the years have softened him to give up his life of armed robbery and violence.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Island Gardens on the Isle of Digs, opposite Greenwich, where Kids Karnival has been scrapped [Google image]

Hundreds of children face disappointment with the sudden cancellation this week of East London’s famous ‘Kids Karnival’ which organisers blamed on “town hall red tape”.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Protesters wave banners in council public gallery against Mela being staged at Weavers Fields

The biggest Bengali New Year Mela parade outside Bangladesh returns to Brick Lane in the heart of London’s East End on Sunday amid a protest by campaigners wanting it to be staged further out at Victoria Park..

Monday, July 25, 2016
Cockney Sparras sword swallowing

The people were out on the streets for a right ole’ cockney ‘Roman’ festival in London’s East End.

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