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The new Mayor, alongside his majority Labour council has now taken office in Tower Hamlets. We wish them well in the tasks ahead, but residents will expect a change of direction in the management of the council.

Canary Wharf volunteers helping improve Wapping's Tobacco Dock [photos: Carmen Valino]

Bank staff rolled their sleeves up to help tidy up a slice of London’s old docks with a fresh lick of paint and even making nesting platforms to entice wildlife back along the Thames.

Last week’s election of John Biggs as Mayor in Tower Hamlets starts a new chapter in our politics. John will be a strong, accountable and visionary Mayor. Together, we now have the opportunity to restore people’s faith in democracy. We also have the chance to remind people that Tower Hamlets is a place with unique talents, energy and a sense of aspiration.

It's a wrap... for Graduate Fashion Week

The grand finale takes place today for this year’s Graduate Fashion Week in London’s East End.

Antonio Olmos' Landscape of Murder at RichMix

“It started when a woman was murdered close to where I live in January 2011.”

Today Parliament dissolved, marking the official start of 2015's general election campaigning (Pic by Andrew Matthews/PA)

Today parliament dissolved, marking the start of official general election campaigning.

I would like to praise the many housing associations in Poplar and Limehouse that do a fantastic job working with the residents of Tower Hamlets.

Scribbler... customer pens her thoughts on wall at The Canvas

You can have a right laugh all day today in London’s East End at a “happy café” with a coffee and massage and a scribble on the wall.

Mayor Lutfur Rahman

The Conservative propaganda machine is keen to point out economic growth figures. But it’s what these figures don’t tell us that’s more concerning.

Jamie Toff

British and European White Collar Boxing champion, Jamie Toff, is bringing his own show ‘Fighting for Charity’ to Bethnal Green’s famous York Hall on March 26th.

M for Medea rehearsals

Greek tragedy Medea returns to the Half Moon on Thursday, after sell out shows last year.

Last week, Tower Hamlets Council completed its annual budget process.

August 19, 1916... Corps pet St Bernard named Hissy and Terrier named Jack with Staff Sgt Len Nusse

Pictures of dogs of war have come to light for a unique exhibition launched this-evening of photographs going back 100 years that almost ended up in the dustbin.

Rushanara Ali

Imagine a girl called Sofia – 19-years-old. She could be your daughter, or cousin. You might know a person like her – your granddaughter, or neighbour.

Transformers live band

British comedian and drag queen Jonny Woo is once again bringing one of his famous nightlife events to London’s Rich Mix.

Tax avoidance has been a big issue in the news as of late, particularly in relation to HSBC.

Danny Dyer at Bromley-By-Bow - which sits in as Walford East on the EastEnders Tube map (Picture: PA)

Self-confessed geezer and all-round rogue Danny Dyer is voicing the announcements at Bromley-by-Bow station today to mark EastEnders’ 30th anniversary.

The government’s plan to cut the benefit cap yet again is cynical political posturing at its worst.

Mary Barnes' Volcanic Eruption' (left) and as yet 'Untitled'

Pictures created by a woman having treatment in an experimental psychiatric programme in London’s East End in the 1960s who was the subject of a book about madness have gone on public show.

A young boy takes a closer look at one of the motorbikes on display at last years show

An exclusive collection of bikes from nine-time Moto GP legend Valentino Rossi are roaring over to the Royal Docks events centre.

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