July 23 2014 Latest news:
A gripping and poignant tale of 1960s East End crime is coming to stage this summer.
This weekend will once again see Victoria Park turn into a fully-blown festival for 48 hours as Lovebox comes back to town for the tenth time.
Teenagers can take part in a magical bush craft experience they will remember for years to come, as they listen out for bats in Hyde Park, swim in its lake and ride horses.
Having failed to become Mayor, I am busily throwing myself back into my work at City Hall. And there is plenty to do. For a candidate an election is a very public, and thrilling, adventure. But afterwards normal life goes on. And in a democracy we live with the result.
The famous Bikeworks centre in Cambridge Heath Road shared its top cycling spots in Tower Hamlets ahead of the Tour de France.
What better way to get into the Tour De France spirit than cycle the course a week ahead of the famous race?
Every year around this time, the Government of the day sets out its vision for the year ahead in the Queen’s Speech. It’s a great opportunity for me to stand up in Parliament and respond on behalf of local residents.
Last Wednesday the House of Commons returned for the grand State Opening of Parliament and the Queen’s Speech.
The Moody’s Foundation hosted a community service activity at Look Ahead’s Tower Hamlets Resource Centre to help local people improve their employability skills.
I am very humbled to be writing this column as the newly elected Mayor of Tower Hamlets.
An east London housing association is offering people in Tower Hamlets the chance to improve their skills and gain on-the-job experience with a new apprenticeship scheme.
Few people in East London will have heard of the German politician, Martin Schulz. He is the President of the European Parliament and early last Monday morning took to the airwaves to comment on the delay to the European Election results because Tower Hamlets was hours late in declaring a result.
There’s nothing more important than seeing your GP quickly and without fuss.
Passing information to the police has long been a taboo subject in Tower Hamlets.
Following my last column, hopefully everyone over 18 reading this will be registered to vote and deciding who to vote for tomorrow (Thursday) – polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm.
Last month was the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster. A factory in Bangladesh which was making clothes for sale in the UK collapsed. 1,129 workers died. Almost 3,000 others were injured. Clothes made in the factory were for well known British brands including Lee Cooper, Gap, Matalan, Store 21 and Primark.
“Don’t bring your parents because you’ll get embarrassed.”
That’s the message from Hardeep Singh Kohli ahead of the arrival of his stand up tour, Hardeep Is Your Love, which comes to Stratford Circus later this month.
You can’t turn on the news or pick up a newspaper without coming to the conclusion that we’re approaching election time. In little over two weeks people will be going to the polls to vote in local councillors, MEPs and in our case a Mayor for the borough.
Mature students from east London attended a film premiere to celebrate the launch of a new English learning project.
Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury came back home to London’s East End at the weekend to curate the Poplar Film Fest in her famous grandfather’s honour—and was mobbed by hundreds of fans.
One of the major events of the year in Parliament is when the Chancellor reveals his budget for the year ahead. Economic recovery is at the forefront of everyone’s minds now more than ever. A better economy means something to every household whether it’s job security, better wages or just more opportunity.
The family fighting for justice for father-of-two John Kennedy—whose killer is still on the loose 17 years after his murder in a pub in London’s East End—are holding a memorial vigil to him on Saturday.
The decision by the government to reclassify khat, a flowering African and Arabian plant chewed or drunk as a stimulant, as a class C drug has been welcomed by health workers.
To celebrate their official launch, Caterina55 in Moorgate is offering you the chance to win a delicious Ligurian lunch for ten people!