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A warning shot has been fires at the Chancellor ahead of Wednesday’s Budget if it leads to the “devastating” cuts the Mayor of Tower Hamlets fears on police spending.

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For centuries our borough has welcomed people who want to make a better life from themselves or who are fleeing persecution. From the French Huguenots, to the east European Jews, from the Irish to the Bangladeshis, our borough is one of the greatest of melting pots.

A public pledge was made last night to broker 1,000 new apprenticeships across east London and the City by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets.

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.

Just five days are left to tell the Mayor of Tower Hamlets and the town hall just what developments the public wants in London’s East End for the next 14 years.

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.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in to the Advertiser this week.

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 police officer is facing a misconduct meeting over a 13-year-old girl being headlocked when arrested after a squabble with another girl outside Wapping High School.

Worshippers took to the streets after their Sunday service in a London Citizens campaign for ‘affordable’ housing in the East End.

An 11th-hour campaign to save a ‘women only’ hostel in Whitechapel has been started by a feminist group unfurling a 40ft banner in Brick Lane disrupting the street market.

At last the East London Advertiser today can reveal the dirt that Tower Hamlets politicians have been involved in this week.

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.

Children were among protesters lobbying MPs at Westminster to try and prevent cuts in education in deprived areas like east London.

Henry Moore’s treasured ‘Old Flo’ sculpture has hit a snag this-morning on its long-awaited return to east London after 20 years because of Hurricane Brian at the weekend.

Campaigners have called on the Mayor of Tower Hamlets to save an historic Victorian gasholder in London’s East End which is being demolished.

Henry Moore’s treasured ‘Old Flo’ sculpture has finally begun its journey back to east London after 20 years in ‘exile’ in Yorkshire and a four-year legal battle over who owns it.

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.

The mayor who ditched his official limmo as soon as he took office has unveiled his latest bike port off east London’s Club Row to mark ‘car free’ day.

Government ‘intervention advisors’ are reported to have moved in to help run Tower Hamlets children’s services after its disastrous Ofsted report.

Police recruits are being stepped up with local authority funding in the aftermath of acid attacks on the streets of east London.

More than 100 homeless women are being told to quit their hostel shelter in Whitechapel which is being closed by the end of the year.

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