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Campaigners have turned a corner in their fight to stop the controversial Enderby Wharf cruise-liner scheme polluting a huge swathe of the Thames and the Isle of Dogs now that Greenwich Council has come on board.

Pupils from three east London schools who were inspired by the music of Mozart’s classic Marriage of Figaro opera have won ‘spoken word’ awards for their pieces about ‘identity’.

More Tower Hamlets schools have picked up this year’s Mayor of London ‘healthy living’ awards at City Hall today than schools in any other London borough.

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets is wading into the controversy of toxic clouds sweeping across the Thames to the Isle of Dogs from the proposed cruise liner terminal on the Greenwich Peninsular.

High level talks have been going on at City Hall today over controversial plans for a cruise-liner terminal on the Thames close to the Isle of Dogs which is feared would cause severe air pollution both sides of the river.

Robbery, sexual offences and violent crime have risen, according to Met Police crime figures.

A new church spire has appeared on east London’s skyline turning the clock back 50 years with the near-complete St Luke’s parish on the Isle of Dogs being born again.

The elderly and families on the breadline are among those now benefitting from a £1 million windfall levied on new building schemes in the mass redevelopment of Poplar and the Isle of Dogs.

Daniel Morgorosi celebrated his 100th birthday with a touch of luck, a letter from the Queen and a new widescreen to watch his favourite football.

An 11-year-old schoolboy from the Isle of Dogs has scooped top prize in a photography competition with an unusual view of London’s iconic Shard skyscraper.

Hundreds of families fearing for their safety following last summer’s Grenfell tower-block fire tragedy have called on Tower Hamlets Council to improve measures “before there is another disaster”.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man who was badly injured in an attack in the Isle of Dogs died yesterday — five months later.

The brakes are being put on massive developments on the Isle of Dogs with new legal measures to stop scheme going ahead without improving public services.

Schoolchildren from east London found out where food comes from when they had a taste of the countryside at Lee Valley Regional Park.

Pupils in Tower Hamlets primary schools are among 9,000 children up and down the country taking part in trials to find out if different cultural learning approaches can help improve their achievement rates.

The Boundary Commission has announced revised proposals for changes to constituency seats.

The transformation of Docklands into the Canary Wharf world-class commercial hub more than 30 years ago didn’t go without mass protest from the community, a touring exhibition this week reveals.

Historic cottages said to have been illegally demolished on the Isle of Dogs must be re-built by the owners exactly as they stood before, Tower Hamlets council has ordered.

Protesters are furious at plans to allow “dangerous” cycling through the historic foot tunnel under the Thames linking east London to Royal Greenwich that could blow up into to a major dispute on both side of the river.

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