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Old soldier Charles Pope who won the Victoria Cross for valour has finally been commemorated in the East End neighbourhood where he grew up—100 years after his death.

Public consultations are being launched tonight for the long-awaited Spitalfields Neighbourhood Plan.

A new memorial stone to remember a First World War hero born in Whitechapel who was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously is being unveiled by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets today.

The ‘Miss Great Britain’ finalists are gathering in Whitechapel this evening for society multi-millionaire Danny Lambo to meet photographers and models.

Sikhs from all over the country gathered at Bow’s Gurdwara Sikh Temple for the opening of its new library replacing the one burned down in an arsonist attack eight years ago.

A vicar, a Scotsman in kilt playing the bagpipe and Derek the donkey led a Palm Sunday procession through east London’s famous Columbia Road flower market.

Europe’s biggest urban city farm which draws large flocks of tourists to the Isle of Dogs has made its way onto a shortlist as one of Britain’s “most popular farm parks”.

An exhibition of carpentry where visitors can try their hand at woodwork themselves opens next week in London’s East End in a district once the thriving centre of the furniture-making industry.

The horror of the IRA bombing of Canary Wharf 21 years ago have been marked with an exhibition opening today of previously-unseen photographs taken inside the bank that was wrecked.

Urgent repairs can soon begin at the historic Oxford House in London’s East End, with its now-famous ‘hidden’ Victorian chapel.

The last batch of tower bells has been cast at the historic Whitechapel foundry at the premises it has occupied since 1738.

A warning shot has been fired by the Salvation Army’s world leader on a visit London’s deprived East End about closing doors on people when the Prime Minister triggers Article 50 next week to quit the EU.

Ambitious expansion plans to rejuvenate east London’s historic Geffrye Museum have taken a major step forward today with a £12.3 million National Lottery windfall.

The Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary today with a big parade in London’s East End where it all started in the 1860s.

A heritage talk is being given about a very independent woman who became the first female Mayor of Bethnal Green, in London’s East End.

Memories of the big protest movement of the 1980s in London’s Docklands are being recorded in an archive project with anyone around at the time who remembers those militant times battling to stop encroaching developers.

The doctor on duty the night 173 people were crushed to death in Britain’s worst wartime civilian disaster was the special guest at Sunday’s 74th anniversary memorial service.

The much-delayed memorial to Britain’s worst wartime civilian disaster has been stalled at the last hurdle by the installation firm going into liquidation and delayed planning negotiations to get it finished.

It took huffs and puffs—but most competitors completed today’s Great Spitalfields Pancake Race in London’s East End without embarrassing slip-ups.

Pub landlady Pauline Forster is going back to her local town hall in her long-running battle to stop developers putting up a block of six luxury flats on her doorstep.

A two-year-old tot started the massive demolition of east London’s former Westferry printworks on the Isle of Dogs today.

The Chief Treasury Secretary got an eyeful of just what the overcrowding problem is in London’s East End where planning development “overdrive” aims to treble the crammed population of the Isle of Dogs in the next 10 years.

A corner of London’s East End with its crammed population set to treble in the next 10 years with yet more tower blocks packed into its two square miles is telling the Government “enough is enough”.

An elderly lady sat with young mums at a council cabinet meeting aiming to stop its nurseries being privatised, wagging her finger at the mayor not to use the word “savings” when they were really “cuts”.

The birds and bees who used to stop off at the Limehouse Triangle in London’s high-density concrete East End have been given a belated reprieve.

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