The new Universal Credit is pushing families in deprived areas of east London into greater poverty and increasing their reliance on food banks, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets is warning Theresa May’s government.
Tens of thousands of spectators who braved the winter cold last night to watch the Guy Fawkes fireworks heard the mayor of Tower Hamlets pitch for a £1 million ‘culture cash’ up for grabs from City Hall.
Another angry demonstration hit east London’s controversial Jack the Ripper Museum at the weekend with women picketing the sombre, black-painted building which has refused to take down its blood-read sign.
Fresh investigations into the corrupt 2014 Tower Hamlets local elections which led to mayor Lutfur Rahman’s ban from office could finally result in criminal prosecutions, an official report last night suggests.
A campaign to make Tower Hamlets “the London borough of culture” has been launched in the week a deal has been signed with international promoters for major festivals and community events at Victoria Park for the next five years.
Henry Moore’s treasured ‘Old Flo’ sculpture was unveiled today back in east London after 20 years languishing in a field in Yorkshire and surviving attempts to sell it off, a High Court battle for ownership and dodging a hurricane.
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