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Tower Hamlets Council are urging people to share their memories of the former Royal London Hospital.

A study into whether London’s first town council for 100 years should be set up has been started by Tower Hamlets Council.

Worshippers are getting their new church on the Isle of Dogs that is finally “healing the wounds” seven decades after their Victorian building was destroyed in the Blitz.

The busy Blackwall, Rotherhithe and Limehouse Link road tunnels have found their way onto a list of Britain’s longest subterranean highways in a survey by the motor trade.

The bishop who took over the Stepney diocese in a “baptism of fire” during the 2011 riots and went on to campaign to stop the EDL’s march and a Jack the Ripper tourinst trap has had to quit through ill health.

Plans have been unveiled today to revamp the east London’s famous Museum of Childhood to inspire future generations with activities to spark creative skills through play.

A property development company could be forced to rebuild a 165-year-old East End pub “brick by brick” after it was demolished without permission.

Neighbours have lost their battle to stop a developer demolishing part of a Grade II-listed hospital.

The world’s first university settlement is returning to its original home in Whitechapel following three years of renovation work costing £5million.

Historic, innovative and quirky buildings across Tower Hamlets are set to open their doors for one weekend only as part of Open House London.

Parishioners joined faith and civic leaders on a canal barge yesterday to get the Bishop of Stepney’s official blessing for their new community.

The historic Kingsley Hall where Mahatma Gandhi stayed in 1931 to be among the East End’s poor is marking its 90th anniversary tomorrow.

An ‘unmatched’ symbol of the Industrial Revolution has been listed as one of the top ten endangered buildings in the country.

A family history event is being staged to help anyone who thinks their ancestors may have been East End suffragettes fighting for votes for women more than 100 years ago.

The Troxy is slipping back through a timewarp on September 23 with a nostalgic performance on its historic Wurlitzer theatre organ.

Botanist Nicholas Culpeper would be well chuffed with the pub in Whitechapel named after him which has won an award for its herbal rooftop garden.

A Victorian engraved, silver-mounted whale’s tooth which revealed a rags to riches story of naval seaman will go on display at the Museum of London Docklands.

One lovable pussy-cat is taking over the iconic Tower Bridge for the day when a new feline adventure book comes out.

Some of the ‘Little Ships’ that took part in the Dunkirk wartime military evacuations are among vintage sailing and motor boats taking part in a floating festival at St Katharine Docks this weekend.

One of east London’s biggest-ever horse-drawn funerals paraded through the streets for the funeral of ‘the king of Roman Road Market’ with nearly 300 mourners.

A food festival is planned over three days in the Moat at the Tower of London next month with cooking demos from top chefs and lessons on how to decorate a naked cake.

A new film about the notorious Krays gangland rulers inspired by true events tells the shocking story of Mad Axeman Frank Mitchell’s murder.

Women are taking over Wilton’s Music Hall for a four-day festival to “put the gender balance” into traditional south Asian performance culture.

Tributes have poured into Roman Road Market where traders and shoppers left flowers for Brian Baker, ‘the king of the wheelbarrows’ who has died aged 77.

Children’s author Caroline Lawrence is starting a hunt to find out what happened to a teenage girl whose 2,000-year-old remains were discovered near London Bridge.

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