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.

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

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.

Tower Hamlets will be included in Sadiq Khan’s extended London’s ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ), it has been revealed this morning (Friday).

Teachers at a debt-ridden secondary school in Poplar are threatening strike action over plans to cut hours and more than 10 per cent of staff.

Unemployed graduates from Tower Hamlets are being offered support to help them find work.

Schools have been told to keep more emergency contact numbers for students following the tragic death of a pupil who died with his mother at home.

Children got their sums right in a gruelling two-hour grand final challenge to Tower Hamlets primary schools to win their sixth annual numeracy contest.

A glass sculpture drawing inspiration from the wonders of science has been unveiled in Mile End.

Projects tackling air pollution are being offered cash by Tower Hamlets Council after a study has shown lung function of children aged eight and nine has been reduced by up to 10 per cent.

It’s the time of the year that every teenager - and their parents - dread: GCSE exams.

Pupils at a school in Poplar are using an app to help them learn their multiplication tables.

Some lecturers will be staging a three-day strike at Tower Hamlets and Hackney Community colleges starting on Friday.

The annual Tower Hamlets Festival of Communities returns, exploring living and learning.

Hundreds of pupils got a live performance from one of Britain’s pioneering orchestras when 75 musicians turned up at their school in Bromley-by-Bow.

Hundreds of pupils get a live performance from one of Britain’s pioneering orchestras when 75 musicians turn up at their school in Bromley-by-Bow tomorrow.

A new survey has revealed the often “extraordinary” lengths parents have gone to get their children into their preferred primary school.

Apprenticeships are being offered on the building sites in Whitechapel, Canary Wharf and Canning Town for on-the-job training for careers in construction.

A charity that runs robotics workshops for primary schools in underprivileged areas has landed a £1,000 donation from Amazon’s east London development centre in Shoreditch.

A remarkable record of 100 per cent success has been achieved on the fifth anniversary of a teacher-training alliance that provides classroom staff for 25 east London schools.

An education programme aimed at dealing with ‘menstruation poverty’ is selecting 16 Tower Hamlets schools for girls to receive free feminine care products.

A £6 million cash bonanza is being ploughed into boosting east London’s place as “the global capital of fashion technology”, the Mayor of London has announced.

Long-forgotten postcards showing destitute street children in Whitechapel in Victorian times have turned up with the 150th anniversary of the Barnardo charity’s first ‘ragged’ school.

More than 70 per cent of Year Six pupils in Tower Hamlets got into their first choice of secondary school yesterday.

Please contact schools individually to find out if they are open, but the following Tower Hamlets schools have been confirmed as closed:

Students and parents across the borough will find out if they’ve gotten into their first choice of secondary school today.

Schools across Tower Hamlets have been affected by the wintry weather.

Children have taken matters into their hands launching a campaign in east London to tackle obesity with a crowdfunding project to build a ‘cave’ play facility at Mile End Park.

Creative youngsters could win a free boat trip along the River Lea for their class.

Top Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg ran the gauntlet of protesting students with ‘anti homophobe’ banners on the Mile End campus where he arrived to give a talk.

Strike action is to hit Queen Mary University when up to 700 college lecturers could walk out in a dispute about cuts to their pensions.

A week of remembrance of the Holocaust has ended with services and events across London’s East End involving people of all ages and of all faiths and none.

Central Foundation Girls’ School is the best performing secondary school in Tower Hamlets, new figures have revealed.

Once upon a time, there was a charity in east London called ‘Magic Me’ that was looking for grown-ups to join their team of storytellers.

Jim Fitzpatrick joined a children’s deaf charity at the Houses of Parliament to learn about how pre-school deaf children in east London can benefit from new ‘hearing’ technology.

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