Campaigners who have launched a plan for the future of Spitalfields with ‘legal teeth’ to stop City developers encroaching into London’s East End are calling first for the local authority to clear up rubbish from the streets.
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.
An education charity praised by judges for bringing east London schoolchildren together with pensioners on inter-generation projects has been pipped at the post for a national Liberty Human Rights award.
Moves have been made for a Parliamentary debate over the controversial funding of east London’s Island Health clinic where the chair of the charity that owns the building has been paid £180,000 “consultancy fees” from NHS funds.
Pub landlady Pauline Forster was staging a victory celebration gig in east London to mark the end of her 10-year war against developers threatening the future of Stepney’s historic George Tavern—only to be faced with another battle looming on a second front.
Politicians in London’s East End are accusing “bigots” of whipping up hysteria over a white Christian child being placed by Tower Hamlets Council into care with a “niqab-wearing foster carer” in a Muslim household.
The deputy mayor who ran Tower Hamlets children’s services in London’s deprived East End—which came under fire for not knowing if fostered youngsters were being “abandoned or trafficked”—has spoken out today after handing in her notice to the mayor.
London members of the European Parliament are calling for urgent UK government action to prevent a looming financial industries crisis in the wake of thousands of jobs being lost at Canary Wharf over Brexit.
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