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Narrowboat moorings instead of office car park... at Containerville project

First office tenants move into Containerville’s converted metal boxes

The first tenants this week move into a new business space facility in London’s East End which uses converted cargo containers turned into offices.

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Missed chances... Brick Lane facing quiet afternoon lack of business during 2012 Olympics

FSB survey to find out just how friendly town halls are in helping local traders

Every firm in London is being asked how business friendly their local authority is working on their behalf.

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Ex-Tower Hamlets pupils at a previous reunion

Last-ever reunion for Tower Hamlets School for Girls, 1964-86

Ex-pupils from a former girls’ comprehensive going back half-a-century are turning up in London’s East End from all over the world for their last-ever reunion.

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Charlie Yaxley makes the first swap with author Neil Gaiman

Swap for Syria aims to use trades to help refugees

It might seem like a playground game but a charity worker is hoping that swapsies can help improve the lives of Syrian refugees.

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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O's Nathan Clarke gets in a header at  Fleetwood Town (pic: Simon O'Connor)

Leyton Orient captain Clarke: Slade is the only man to lead us

Leyton Orient skipper Nathan Clarke insists current boss Russell Slade is the only man for the job.

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Scottish Saltier flying above Stratford Old Town Hall

BIG DEBATE: Scottish Referendum—better together or better apart?

The Scottish Saltier is flying over the old Stratford Town hall with Newham Council backing the ‘Better Together’ campaign as Scotland votes tomorrow on whether stay in or quit the UK. Newham’s directly-elected mayor, Sir Robin Wales, is a proud Scot and an ardent supporter of a United Kingdom who genuinely believes we are better as a united island. The ‘yes’ voters who want an independent Scotland have won support, unsurprisingly, from English Democrats who believe England should have its own Parliament—like the Scots—because they believe we would prosper without having to support the rest of Britain:

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