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19:00

Our nightly series looking at the news covered by the East London Advertiser from 1866, celebrating our 150th anniversary this year, is now looking at local events during the Great War. Many men are at the Western Front, while there is poverty on the ‘home front’ and campaigns for reform. Sylvia Pankhurst has set up HQ in London’s East End in her battle for women’s suffrage...

12:56

Power is being given back to the controversial Tower Hamlets council two years after Government commissioners were sent in to tackle corruption and malpractice in public office during the Lutfur Rahman administration.

Yesterday, 19:40

Our nightly look at the past in the East London Advertiser’s 150th anniversary has arrived at the Great War and an incident that shocked the nation and the world, the execution of a nurse who had qualified at the London Hospital working in Belgium when the Germans invade. Nurse Edith Cavell had helped Allies soldiers trapped behind enemy to escape, but was caught. It costs her life...

Fri, 19:00

Our continuing nightly look the East London Advertiser’s 150th anniversary reaches 1913 and the start of the ‘Farthing Bundle’ for the children of the East End’s poor that is to last the next half century. Historian Gary Haines uncovers the story of the ‘Farthing Bundle Woman of Bow’, Clara Grant, who sets up the Fern Street Settlement feeding hungry children, helping to clothe them and creating her famous ‘farthing bundle’ of toys made from recycled bits and bobs…

Fri, 11:52

Two teenagers aged 16 have been bailed until January following their arrests in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in Bow.

Fri, 02:43

Labour took a bruising at last night’s Whitechapel by-election result in east London when a “novice” independent candidate won the seat on Tower Hamlets Council with a runaway majority.

Thu, 20:00

Polls close tonight at 10pm for the controversial Whitechapel by-election in London’s East End to replace a councillor jailed for housing fraud.

Thu, 19:20

Our nightly look at some of the stories the East London Advertiser has run since 1866, celebrating our 150th anniversary, continues in 1912 with the mass walk-out in the East End’s impoverished garment trade which begins the changes to its notorious ‘sweatshop’ working conditions...

Sport

20:11

London Raiders 3 Bracknell Hornets 2

19:35

Gerard, Griffioen and Wagner all win again

11:00

Sporting Bengal 0 Southend Manor 4; Hullbridge 3 Tower Hamlets 0

08:11

Paralympic champion moves to top of rankings ahead of final

The Hammers were no match for the Gunners despite Andy Carroll’s goal as Sanchez grabbed a hat-trick

Yesterday, 11:00

Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre to host event in June 2017

Yesterday, 09:21

Paralympic champion meets French rival in semi-finals

Yesterday, 07:00

A look back at some of our stories over the past week

Fri, 17:00

Blyth undecided on who will start against Bracknell

Entertainment

Fri, 12:00

The 40th Spitalfields Music Winter Festival opens on Sunday in London’s East End with a mix of Early music, classical Bach, jazz, Swing—and even opera for babies.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A show about pursuing dreams is being staged for children in London’s East End on Saturday morning to stimulate youngsters’ imaginations by exploring the senses.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Theatre players who helped “change the landscape of British theatre” celebrate the 50th birthday of their company with a new interpretation of its first ever show.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Teenagers are performing a modern-day ‘take’ of Rostand’s classic Cyrano de Bergerac as part of this year’s Bangla Drama festival returning to London’s East End.

Monday, October 31, 2016

A new art collection inspired by the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by world-renowned fashion photographer-turned-artist Raphael Mazzucco is on public show in east London.

Monday, October 31, 2016

A campaign to use popular music to help stamp out racism was “re-ignited” in London’s East End at the weekend in the wake of reported incidents following the ‘Brexit’ vote.

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