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A cute little gosling waddling around Canary Wharf has won the hearts of a tough panel of judges, with this charming picture they voted as this year’s overall winner of the east London business district’s second annual photo contest.

Primary schoolchildren are to get free breakfasts before they start lessons each day at 57 more schools around Britain in a campaign launched today in London’s deprived East End.

Teenager Eleanor Pettem never had a maritime career on the Thames on her ‘radar’—but now has a taste for it when she leaves school after her work experience on patrol with the Port of London Authority.

The Lord Mayor of London has visited east London’s famous Mildmay Hospital to see the work of the medical staff and to meet patients at the end of its 150th anniversary year.

Our nightly lookback at some of the news the East London Advertiser has reported since 1866, marking our 150th anniversary this year, reaches 1926 and the effects the General Strike had on the East End. The strikers paralyse the London Docks, force closure of London Hospital Outpatients and hijack motorcars to hurl into the River Lea. Nowhere is safe...

Church leaders are having to subsidize living accommodation for their missionary workers because of London’s rocketing rents which are forcing many out of the deprived inner city parishes where they’re needed.

Detectives have arrested a man in east London on suspicion of “encouraging terrorism and dissemination of terrorist publications”.

The government’s threatened ‘Pay to Stay’ rental housing tax charge has been rejected in London’s deprived East End and won’t be adopted by Tower Hamlets council.

Our nightly series celebrating the East London Advertiser’s 150 years in print reaches 1921 and the Poplar Rates Strike when 28 councillors refuse to set the LCC’s unfair charge on poor households at the same rate as the wealthy of Westminster. It is a point of principal, but council leader George Lansbury and his supporters would rather go to jail than put such a burden on the poor...

A memorial has been unveiled to hundreds of orphans cared for by Thomas Barnardo’s charity who were buried in unmarked graves in London’s East End a century ago where the Victorian campaigner worked.

Our nightly review for the East London Advertiser’s 150th anniversary reaches the Great War of 1914-18 and the first civilian tragedy on British soil—the German air-raid that hits Upper North Street School in Poplar, killing 18 infants and many other people. We report the nation’s shock and the angry public mood in the East End...

A memorial tribute to hundreds of orphans cared for by Thomas Barnardo’s charity who were buried in unmarked graves a century ago is being unveiled today in London’s East End where the Victorian campaigner worked.

Even the freezing cold couldn’t prevent the crowds turning out in Brick Lane this-evening in the heart of London’s East End to see the Christmas Lights being switch on.

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. Men are at the Western Front, while there are campaigns for reform on the ‘home front’. Sylvia Pankhurst has her battle HQ in London’s East End fighting for women’s suffrage...

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.

Crime & Court

Friday, December 2, 2016

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

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The heartbroken mum of actor Mark Blanco is calling for a reconstruction of the night 10 years ago this coming Saturday when he plunged to his death in London’s East End in suspicious circumstances—after being thrown out of a party over a bust-up with rock star Pete Doherty.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Recognise this man seen lurking near Shoreditch High Street in east London following a violent £24,000 Rolex robbery?

Health

13:57

Primary schoolchildren are to get free breakfasts before they start lessons each day at 57 more schools around Britain in a campaign launched today in London’s deprived East End.

09:42

The Lord Mayor of London has visited east London’s famous Mildmay Hospital to see the work of the medical staff and to meet patients at the end of its 150th anniversary year.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Too many schoolchildren in London’s deprived East End are ending up in hospital because of a lack of NHS resources, an MP has warned.

Environment

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A demolition scheme to pull down 25 disused railway arches to make way for student accommodation in London’s East End has won an environment regeneration award.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Veteran campaigner Dan Cruickshank is backing conservationists fighting to stop a tower development that threatens to overshadow Grade I-listed almshouses darting back to 1696.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Schoolchildren have been used to help clear the streets of London’s East End which are constantly littered with rubbish.

Politics

Yesterday, 09:09

The government’s threatened ‘Pay to Stay’ rental housing tax charge has been rejected in London’s deprived East End and won’t be adopted by Tower Hamlets council.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

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.

Friday, December 2, 2016

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.

Education

13:57

Primary schoolchildren are to get free breakfasts before they start lessons each day at 57 more schools around Britain in a campaign launched today in London’s deprived East End.

11:13

Teenager Eleanor Pettem never had a maritime career on the Thames on her ‘radar’—but now has a taste for it when she leaves school after her work experience on patrol with the Port of London Authority.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thousands of volunteers from big business are touring schools in London’s deprived East End helping improve basic learning skills and giving a taste of life in the world of work.

Heritage

09:42

The Lord Mayor of London has visited east London’s famous Mildmay Hospital to see the work of the medical staff and to meet patients at the end of its 150th anniversary year.

Yesterday, 19:00

Our nightly lookback at some of the news the East London Advertiser has reported since 1866, marking our 150th anniversary this year, reaches 1926 and the effects the General Strike had on the East End. The strikers paralyse the London Docks, force closure of London Hospital Outpatients and hijack motorcars to hurl into the River Lea. Nowhere is safe...

Tue, 19:47

Our nightly series celebrating the East London Advertiser’s 150 years in print reaches 1921 and the Poplar Rates Strike when 28 councillors refuse to set the LCC’s unfair charge on poor households at the same rate as the wealthy of Westminster. It is a point of principal, but council leader George Lansbury and his supporters would rather go to jail than put such a burden on the poor...

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