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Sunday, August 2, 2015

A new strategy to tackle extremist radicalisation, child sex abuse and youth violence on the streets of London’s East End is being set up by Tower Hamlets Council.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Tower Hamlets Town Hall and (inset) Mayor Biggs

The launch of the controversial new Jack the Ripper museum opening near the Tower of London on Tuesday is being boycotted by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets because he says his local authority was “misled” in the original planning application.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt lands at Whitechapel [photos: Nigel Pacquette]

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has paid a ‘flying visit’ in the London Air Ambulance helicopter today to meet the NHS trauma team and some of the patients whose lives they’ve saved.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Pupils at St Paul's Whitechapel thrilled at growing their own food

Children have turned their outdoor space at school into an ‘edible playground’ in London’s East End where they grow their own food.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Bethnal Green pupils 'tweet' picture of Boris shopping at their school farm stall

Boris Johnson took time off to do a spot of fresh food shopping at a market stall run by pupils from Bethnal Green Academy in east London.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Watts Grove... with its solar panels when work is finished

Construction has begun on an ambitious canal-side housing project in London’s East End with its own source of energy.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Jack the Ripper Museum opening at 12 Cable Street

Hundreds of protesters are expected to picket outside the new Jack the Ripper Museum opening in London’s East End next week.

Sport

Yesterday, 14:30

Former AFC Wimbledon midfielder discusses friendly match with the Blues and tough weekend for the Orient squad

Yesterday, 09:18
Leyton Orient head coach Ian Hendon (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Orient head coach discusses potential windfall the club will get if former player Moses Odubajo joins Hull City and the latest on Jack Payne

Sunday, August 2, 2015
West Ham United's Diafra Sakho celebrates scoring their second goal

The Hammers let an early lead slip as preperations continue for the new Premier League season

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Leyton Orient head coach Ian Hendon (Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO).

Pre-season friendly: Southend United 0 Leyton Orient 1

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Tobi Adesina netted twice in Barking's win at Three Bridges (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Latest news from pre-season

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Adam Ellis (blue) and Richard Lawson (red) impressed for Hammers at Leicester (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League: Leicester 39 Lakeside Hammers 51

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Scott Kashket has scored four goals for Leyton Orient during pre-season (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Pre-season friendly: Bishop’s Stortford 2 Leyton Orient 4

Entertainment

Friday, July 31, 2015

Sounding at first hearing like some sort of low-rent male stripper experience at your local town hall, Boisdale is in fact one of the swankiest places to chow down in the Canary Wharf skyline.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Dark Arts founder Peter Kennedy accompanies himself on accordion

An alternative ‘Dark Arts’ circus pitches its tent in “a cemetery near you” in London’s East End on Saturday.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
High jinx at East London's Roman Road Festival... back today for its second Sunday [photo: Oliver Lynton]

This-year’s Roman Road Festival resumes this-morning with its second Sunday along East London’s famous market thoroughfare.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Right old cockney knees-up down the Roman Road... last year's festival when Street Patrol got them dancing in the street [photo: Oliver Lynton]

Summer celebrations begin in London’s East End with two days of festivals this weekend—turning E3 into a festival postcode.

Sunday, June 21, 2015
Swinging time back to 1940s at last year's shindig [photos: Rehan Jamil]

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.

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