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Yesterday, 17:08

You’d have been forgiven for thinking you were seeing the east London sky through an Instagram filter this afternoon, as Storm Ophelia turned the capital a strange shade of yellow.

Young people with mental health problems who have had “bad hospital experiences” are helping train staff in east London to improve urgent medical treatment.

A senior police officer has said it is “not practical” for officers to investigate crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damage as his force bids to save £400 million.

The gay and transgender community have won Tower Hamlets Council’s green light for a new venue on the site of the Joiners’ Arms that was shut down in 2015.

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after police discovered a passenger carrying this knife on a bus in Tower Hamlets.

One of East London’s famous picture palaces once frequented by the Krays which closed half-a-century ago has been given planning go-ahead to reopen with its original art deco façade.

Controversial plans to build a tower block on the ‘Limehouse Triangle’ nature preserve next to the Regent’s Canal in east London have been rejected by Tower Hamlets councillors yet again.

There is a lower proportion of people with dementia in Poplar and Limehouse than in any other constituency in the UK.

Last year the British Red Cross declared that the NHS faced a ‘humanitarian crisis’ after our hospitals struggled over the winter period.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Residents in the borough who are most at risk if they catch the flu are being urged to get vaccinated as the colder weather sets in.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in to the Advertiser this week.

Remembrance Day 2017 is fast approaching and the Advertiser is seeking personal stories – which have not been shared with us before – to complement our coverage.

Stressed London workers were offered some respite from the daily grind with the Pet a Puppy stress buster clinic.

Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old girl may have been sexually assaulted in Bethnal Green as she made her way home from a night out with friends.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 12:15

A senior police officer has said it is “not practical” for officers to investigate crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damage as his force bids to save £400 million.

Yesterday, 11:02

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after police discovered a passenger carrying this knife on a bus in Tower Hamlets.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old girl may have been sexually assaulted in Bethnal Green as she made her way home from a night out with friends.

Health

Yesterday, 12:57

Young people with mental health problems who have had “bad hospital experiences” are helping train staff in east London to improve urgent medical treatment.

Yesterday, 07:00

There is a lower proportion of people with dementia in Poplar and Limehouse than in any other constituency in the UK.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Residents in the borough who are most at risk if they catch the flu are being urged to get vaccinated as the colder weather sets in.

Environment

Yesterday, 11:52

The gay and transgender community have won Tower Hamlets Council’s green light for a new venue on the site of the Joiners’ Arms that was shut down in 2015.

Yesterday, 10:22

One of East London’s famous picture palaces once frequented by the Krays which closed half-a-century ago has been given planning go-ahead to reopen with its original art deco façade.

Yesterday, 10:11

Controversial plans to build a tower block on the ‘Limehouse Triangle’ nature preserve next to the Regent’s Canal in east London have been rejected by Tower Hamlets councillors yet again.

Politics

Yesterday, 11:52

The gay and transgender community have won Tower Hamlets Council’s green light for a new venue on the site of the Joiners’ Arms that was shut down in 2015.

Yesterday, 10:22

One of East London’s famous picture palaces once frequented by the Krays which closed half-a-century ago has been given planning go-ahead to reopen with its original art deco façade.

Yesterday, 10:11

Controversial plans to build a tower block on the ‘Limehouse Triangle’ nature preserve next to the Regent’s Canal in east London have been rejected by Tower Hamlets councillors yet again.

Education

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Pupils turned detective in east London when they tackled the mystery of finding out who stole money collected for a school party.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The big ‘Fun Palace’ attracted 500 children and parents to east London’s Half Moon theatre for a science and space travel adventure day.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Future astronaut Hussain Manawer presented the annual New City College ‘students of the year’ awards telling them to aim high in life.

Heritage

Yesterday, 11:52

The gay and transgender community have won Tower Hamlets Council’s green light for a new venue on the site of the Joiners’ Arms that was shut down in 2015.

Yesterday, 10:22

One of East London’s famous picture palaces once frequented by the Krays which closed half-a-century ago has been given planning go-ahead to reopen with its original art deco façade.

Yesterday, 10:11

Controversial plans to build a tower block on the ‘Limehouse Triangle’ nature preserve next to the Regent’s Canal in east London have been rejected by Tower Hamlets councillors yet again.

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