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The Ramona Flowers

Blooming Flowers top the bill in Bethnal Green

Up and coming band the Ramona Flowers have announced a headline gig at the Sebright Arms this month.

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Elite Business National Conference at the Old Truman Brewery.

Global business conference attracts thousands to East London

A global business conference attracted thousands of people to East London last week with international speakers such as West Ham United vice-chairman Karen Brady.

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Lt-Rt: Paulette Ivory (The Woman) , Clive Rowe (The Man), Sharon D Clarke (The Lady) and Gemma Sutton (The Girl), Blues in the Night, Directed by Susie McKenna, at the Hackney Empire, Thurs 24 April - Sun 4 May 2014, Box office: 0208 985 2424, www.hackneyempire.co.uk

Classic songs tell the story of four lives in east London production

An atmospheric show set in 1930s Chicago is coming to the Hackney Empire later this month.

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Beefeaters at unveiling of The Tower's new working drawbridge

Tower of London finally gets its working drawbridge back

The Tower of London has brought the past to life by reinstating a working drawbridge for the first time since 1978.

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Madison Amber, 5, who came second place is the under 8's Easter Bonnet competition Photo: David Mirzoeff

Pictures: Easter fun at Mudchute Farm

Mudchute Farm celebrated Easter with a host of seasonal events.

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Macmillan mobile unit

Macmillan bowel cancer support unit visiting Startford April 29 and 30

A specialist team is arriving in east London next week to give information to the public about bowel cancer.

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Panorama's John Ware says the mayor tried to stop the programme

Lutfur Rahman ‘tried to stop’ Panorama going ahead, says BBC reporter

The mayor of Tower Hamlets tried to stop BBC Panorama’s report about his time in office from going ahead, according to the chief reporter on the programme.

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Staff and shoppers at Sainsbury's in Whitechapel took part in the treadmill challenge to raise cash for a cancer charity

Whitechapel supermarket staff help raise cash for cancer charity

Staff and shoppers at a Sainsbury’s store took part in a treadmill challenge to raise £500 for Bowel & Cancer Research.

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Paramedic Chris Delaney went more than the extra mile when he took part in the London Marathon Picture:Tim Saunders

Bow ambulance controller goes the extra mile for charity in London Marathon

An ambulance controller who went above and beyond the call of duty has helped raise more than £10,500 for a charity by running in the London Marathon.

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Mayor Lutfur Rahman

‘No money’ for free school meals in Tower Hamlets budget, say critics

The mayor’s flagship free school meals policy was dismissed as “smoke and mirrors” by critics after it was alleged no money had been put aside to pay for it.

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Tower Hamlets Town Hall

Police clarify ‘no evidence’ statement: investigating grants to Brady Youth Forum

Police are investigating grants of public money given to the Brady Youth Forum by the council, according to a “clarification” statement issued by the Met.

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Mayor Lutfur Rahman planting the trees

Thieves steal trees from WWI memorial for bombed Poplar school

EXCLUSIVE: Thieves have stolen trees from a WWI memorial just days after they were planted to mark the deaths of 18 children killed in a German wartime bombing raid.

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Local government secretary Eric Pickles

Police say ‘no evidence’ worth investigation in Pickles’s Tower Hamlets files

The Met police has announced today it will not be investigating Tower Hamlets Council after it found “no credible evidence of criminality” in files provided by the government.

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General Views towards The Mall entrance with runners leaving the finishing line of the Virgin Money London Marathon on the Mall in London.

London Marathon described as a “party the whole way round” says Tower Hamlets runner

Runners from Tower Hamlets are nursing their sore limbs this week after jogging 26 miles in the London Marathon.

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c2c staff launch the foodbank appeal

c2c staff launch foodbank appeal

Train users can do their bit for a good cause as c2c has launched a collection for food banks at its stations.

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ELBA/London Works successfully placed candidates, Ashton Richards, Humayun Khader, Ben Mayo and Sandra Majchrowska.

London Works agency helps job-seekers find work in Canary Wharf

A new social enterprise and recruitment agency is offering job-seekers help finding work at companies in the City.

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Tower Hamlets Town Hall

Tower Hamlets bails out 2,500 families hit by ‘Bedroom Tax’

Thousands of families in London’s deprived East End have lost an average of £1,000 since the government’s controversial ‘Bedroom Tax’ was brought in a year ago.

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Hoxton murder victim Judith Nibbs

Murdered woman found in East End flat in Hoxton is named

A woman found murdered in her flat in London’s East End has been named by police today as 60-year-old Judith Nibbs.

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London Guide Dogs team visit East London Mosque

London Guide Dogs team visits East London Mosque ahead of dog events

A mosque in Whitechapel is on the road to gaining some canine companions after a visit from people who work with guide dogs.

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Alex James gets a licking at Canary Wharf pop-up farm [Photo: Anthony Upton/PA]

Blur’s Alex James pops up at Canary Wharf to spread seeds of country life

A pop-up farmyard suddenly appeared in the middle of the office tower blocks of Canary Wharf business and shopping district with pop star Alex James.

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Raglans

New band promises energetic Bethnal Green show

Exciting new band Raglans are making waves on the London music scene having been highly rated by BBC Radio 1 and XFM.

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Madison Amber, 5, who came second place is the under 8's Easter Bonnet competition Photo: David Mirzoeff

Pictures: Easter fun at Mudchute Farm

Mudchute Farm celebrated Easter with a host of seasonal events.

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