Protesters picketed en mass last night’s budget meeting at Tower Hamlets Council as a £75 million raft of public service cuts was voted through.

A petition calling on the government to stop the planned rise in Business Rate has been set up by traders and two local authorities in east London.

Controversial plans for a tower block to replace a popular nightclub in London’s East End have been booted out tonight.

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.

Campaigners lobby a Tower Hamlets planning meeting tonight over a skyscraper proposed at Mile End which is being recommended for approval.

A desperately-needed new primary school planned to cope with a booming population growth in London’s expanding East End is being delayed by a year, anxious parents have been told.

Cash has been rolling out onto the pitch for 23 East London grassroots football clubs which have scored with grants from Tower Hamlets council.

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”.

A local authority has stepped in to a row to try and stop the auction of public housing in London’s East End where the waiting list has 20,000 families queueing for homes.

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.

Jeremy Corbyn’s three-line whip supporting the Brexit vote in the Commons yesterday which led to 50 Labour MPs rebelling has had a knock-on effect causing the party to lose overall control on a local council in east London.

A leading east London councillor has been embroiled in a row at City Hall with a police commander during today’s London Assembly hearing into election fraud and why the Met failed to interview witnesses willing to testify.

Police are under fire from council leaders in east London at City Hall this-morning over their failure to prosecute anyone following the corrupted 2014 Tower Hamlets local elections.

Police come under fire at City Hall tomorrow (Thurs) over failing to arrest or prosecute anyone in the corrupt 2014 Tower Hamlets local election which eventually got Lutfur Rahman banned from office—they are being accused of “political correctness” and ignoring witnesses.

The Advertiser has produced an easy-to-understand guide to everything Brexit after the country took a massive step towards leaving the EU on Wednesday.

Campaigners launching a joint strategy last night to protect child services against cuts in London’s deprived East End gave the Mayor of Tower Hamlets a tough time when he turned up at their meeting.

President Donald Trump is to be boycotted in London’s East End with its large Muslim population if his state visit to Britain goes ahead later this year.

Ageing tube trains are causing “inadequate service” for thousands of commuters on the Central Line which is not running at full capacity, the London Assembly has been told.

Mums have started a campaign to save three council pre-schools from privatisation in London’s deprived East End that only just escaped being shut down two years ago.

A petition to stop commercial events taking over east London’s huge Victoria Park has been signed by almost 1,500 people from neighbouring streets.

Legal moves to stop developers tearing down a community centre on the Thames waterfront opposite Greenwich Palace to build luxury flats have begun with an appeal to the Sectary of State over who actually owns the site.

Young people have elected their new youth mayor of London’s East End in a closely-fought election in schools and youth clubs.

The funding of a community health centre in London’s East End is being raised with the Charities Commission and referred to Tower Hamlets council’s legal department in a bid to restore “local accountability”.

A late night tax is being brought in for premises selling booze after midnight in London’s East End in a bid to stem drunkenness on the streets.

The mayor of one of Britain’s most-deprived boroughs turned up in the cold to be fed at a soup kitchen set up for the homeless in London’s East End.

The woman behind a groundbreaking arts and music education service for children in London’s deprived East End has been awarded an MBE for services to education.

The way Tower Hamlets council has breached its own planning rules to get rid of a biodiversity green space and build another tower block in London’s East End has been slammed as “underhanded” at its own planning committee.

Identity checks have been introduced in an area of London once plagued by voting fraud for the local elections—but not for catching polling fraudsters.

The Mayor of one of Britain’s most deprived boroughs plans to get round government spending cuts to keep free school meals, keep libraries open and set up a poverty fund for families on the breadline.

Campaigners won the battle last night to prevent developers throwing up a 28-storey skyscraper that would overshadow Grade I listed almshouses just 80 yards away which were designed by Christopher Wren in 1695.

Thousands of tenants have been without hot water and winter heating on the regenerated showpiece Ocean housing estate in London’s East End.

A triangle of wildlife next to the Regent’s Canal in east London could soon be lost if plans go ahead for a nine-storey tower block of flats.

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