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Hundreds of households face being cut off for hours on end with road closures for a half-marathon charity race through east London with only 10 days to go.

Controversial plans to redevelop Poplar’s Chrisp Street Market have been deferred at a packed Tower Hamlets planning meeting.

Campaigners have won a landmark victory for social housing at Shadwell that is to provide more than 40 families with genuinely affordable homes to buy.

The diaries of suffragette Kate Parry Frye who was twice arrested in Whitechapel for holding an ‘unlawful’ street meeting has come to light after 100 years, discovered rotting in a damp cellar.

Suffragette leader Sylvia Pankhurst set up her ‘battle HQ’ in the East End during the First World War having seen the poverty among families whose menfolk were away to the Front.

The struggle for women’s equality began in the East End almost three decades before the suffragettes set up their HQ in the area.

A retired doctor who was the oldest person involved in the wartime Bethnal Green air-raid shelter disaster in east London has died this week aged 102.

Six Tower Hamlets councillors were threatened with court proceedings for not paying their council tax on time.

The sister of Russell Brown who was stabbed to death at a party in Bethnal Green is undertaking a daring tandem skydive to raise funds and say ‘thank-you’ to London’s Air Ambulance team from Whitechapel who tried to save him.

A call for the chair of the controversial Island Heath Trust to resign has been made publicly by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets.

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”.

Pearly kings and queens are laying on a right old cockney knees-up for London’s Chelsea pensioners at their favourite East End boozer.

Undercover police patrolling the streets of Limehouse claim to have foiled a robbery outside a packed public meeting being addressed by the Met’s Tower Hamlets Borough Commander.

Lanterns have appeared in a park in east London as part of a church campaign for better lighting at night and more social housing in Shadwell.

Little Navie May Fuller couldn’t wait to get into the world and made a dash for it just four hours into the New Year.

New Year preparations to mark the 75th anniversary of the Bethnal Green wartime air raid shelter disaster could be overshadowed by a looming campaign for a long-awaited government apology.

An athletics trainer awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Years’ Honours for services to community sport at Mile End stadium is calling for “badly needed investment” to get East End youngsters fit.

Council tax is going up for thousands of households in the borough despite Tower Hamlets putting a freeze on the budget bill.

Don’t be surprised to hear that East London is one of noisiest places to live in Britain, with town hall officials in one borough receiving an ear bashing from 15,000 households about noisy neighbours in just 18 months.

Survivors from the IRA Canary Wharf bombing 22 years ago accused the government of abandoning their long-running quest for compensation when they met the Home Secretary.

A memorial to the controversial 1943 Bethnal Green wartime air-raid shelter disaster in which 173 people died needlessly is finally being unveiled on Sunday after a 10-year fundraising campaign.

The embattled mayor of Tower Hamlets has fired back at critics with a smoking barrel who claim he kept the lid on an alleged £2m bribery attempt to get plans passed for a skyscraper.

The families of two fire-fighters who died in a blaze in east London 13 years ago stood silently as a memorial was unveiled in their memory.

Shopkeepers in Tower Hamlets are being urged to ban the sale of acid or corrosive household products over the counter to customers under 18 or without proper proof of identity.

A little boy with a very big heart is set to play Santa for real by helping rough sleepers on the streets of London’s East End keep warm over Christmas.

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