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They call her ‘Ma’am’ as they pass the new ‘super borough’ Tower Hamlets and Hackney police commander walking down the corridor to her office ready for the day’s action.

Tower Hamlets Council is urging drivers to ditch their cars next Thursday in support of its ongoing Breathe Clean campaign.

Campaigners have warned that the council could fail to meet recycling targets if it doesn’t get more government money.

A council enforcement order to stop construction manufacturing work on an unregistered site that sprung up on the Isle of Dogs has been slapped on the owners—spelling victory for neighbours having to put up with noise and pollution all day.

Tongues and tails are wagging ready for this year’s ‘Canary Woof’ dog show part of the fifth annual LIMEfest.

A grandmother from Poplar claims she has been left severely disabled and “waiting to die” after suffering an adverse reaction to a new bladder drug.

An investigation has been launched into a Network Rail blunder which sparked travel chaos last night for c2c passengers.

A full train service on the Great Eastern main line resumes into Liverpool Street on Monday morning after engineers finish installing temporary repairs to a cracked rail on the station approach.

TV historian Dan Snow has joined Michael Heseltine in the fight to save one of Britain’s last remaining First World War ships from the scrapheap and have towed it back to London.

Detectives have today renewed an appeal for information after a man was stabbed several times in Shadwell.

A charter banning modern slavery has been signed by Tower Hamlets Council to stop ‘slave masters’ who might be supplying them with goods and services.

Six people have appeared at Thames Magistrates Court including a teenager from East Ham and two women following a series of drug raids targeting a suspected ‘county line’ supply network to Suffolk.

Crime & Court

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Detectives have today renewed an appeal for information after a man was stabbed several times in Shadwell.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

This shocking CCTV footage shows the moment a man was viciously head-butted by a passerby on Tower Bridge.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tower Hamlets Council are renewing an appeal to find a thug who punched a gay man in the face in a suspected homophobic attack outside a nightclub in Stepney.

Health

Friday, June 15, 2018

A grandmother from Poplar claims she has been left severely disabled and “waiting to die” after suffering an adverse reaction to a new bladder drug.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Thousands of carers giving unpaid support to those in need are being encouraged by Tower Hamlets Council to stay healthy themselves with awareness events during Carers’ Week from Monday.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Low paid NHS workers employed by an outsourcing giant at the NHS trust which runs Royal London Hospital today held a series of lunchtime protests over pay.

Environment

Friday, June 15, 2018

Tower Hamlets Council is urging drivers to ditch their cars next Thursday in support of its ongoing Breathe Clean campaign.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Campaigners have warned that the council could fail to meet recycling targets if it doesn’t get more government money.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets is wading into the controversy of toxic clouds sweeping across the Thames to the Isle of Dogs from the proposed cruise liner terminal on the Greenwich Peninsular.

Politics

Friday, June 15, 2018

They call her ‘Ma’am’ as they pass the new ‘super borough’ Tower Hamlets and Hackney police commander walking down the corridor to her office ready for the day’s action.

Friday, June 15, 2018

A council enforcement order to stop construction manufacturing work on an unregistered site that sprung up on the Isle of Dogs has been slapped on the owners—spelling victory for neighbours having to put up with noise and pollution all day.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

A charter banning modern slavery has been signed by Tower Hamlets Council to stop ‘slave masters’ who might be supplying them with goods and services.

Education

Friday, June 15, 2018

A council enforcement order to stop construction manufacturing work on an unregistered site that sprung up on the Isle of Dogs has been slapped on the owners—spelling victory for neighbours having to put up with noise and pollution all day.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Tongues and tails are wagging ready for this year’s ‘Canary Woof’ dog show part of the fifth annual LIMEfest.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Students with bright ideas for business have been given a boost this week with as £50,000 grant given to Queen Mary University by an enterprise fund to help the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Heritage

Thursday, June 14, 2018

TV historian Dan Snow has joined Michael Heseltine in the fight to save one of Britain’s last remaining First World War ships from the scrapheap and have towed it back to London.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The controversial Hopetown women’s hostel in Whitechapel has been given a new identity now it’s being used by homeless men who were reluctant to move there.

Friday, June 8, 2018

A-thousand cyclists are planning a night ride tomorrow from the Olympic Park through central London taking in iconic sites like Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf.

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