Vulnerable children and families supported by a charity in Bow received tasty food parcels donated by a UK Pakistani restaurant chain.

A police detective constable has been dismissed without notice after being handed a restraining order for harassment.

Two men are in custody after police seized 5kg of cocaine and around £400,000 in cash.

A new café space offering support for people experiencing mental health crisis in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has opened.

Twenty people escaped unharmed after a fire at an apartment building in Bethnal Green this morning (May 18).

London City Airport (LCA) is donating £12,500 to support four foodbanks in the borough during the coronavirus crisis.

A specialist service “taking the emergency department to the patient” and reducing uncessary hospital trips is expanding, providing vital support to London’s Covid-19 response.

London Fire Brigade and Met Police are investigating the cause of a blaze at a house in Bromley-by-Bow.

Temporary NHS workers in Newham and Tower Hamlets are urgently needed to help community and mental health services cope with the coronavirus crisis.

Barts Health NHS Trust will oversee the new NHS Nightingale Hospital London alongside its existing group of hospitals.

Volunteer groups have come together to support the most vulnerable people in the community during the coronavirus crisis.

Four Tower Hamlets schoolgirls had the privilege of meeting the Countess of Wessex at an “inspiring” women’s networking event.

Express individuality and explore identity at a family festival at the Museum of London Docklands.

Up to £2.4million in unpaid council tax could be recovered as Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) trials new powers in Tower Hamlets.

Hundreds of staff have been sent home from a Canary Wharf office amid coronavirus fears.

An amateur jockey from Shoreditch is preparing for the ride of his life for charity.

Tower Hamlets Council is helping The Met to recruit the next generation of police officers.

Victims of the IRA Docklands bombing are lobbying the government to negotiate with Libya to secure compensation for Gaddafi-supplied Semtex attacks.

Essex Police are appealing for help to find a Poplar man after a woman in her 70s was conned out of cash.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in unique style with a night of games, comedy, music, spoken word, dance performances and plenty of audience participation in Shoreditch.

Six men from Tower Hamlets were arrested as part of an investigation into the theft of more than £200,000 from victims across Kent.

London’s first “recycled road” has been laid in Bethnal Green.

The Met is appealing for witnesses and footage after homophobic abuse was heard at West Ham’s match against Brighton.

A community exhibition showcasing the unique artwork of isolated and disadvantaged people, including adults experiencing mental health issues, opens this week.

Activities will be held across Tower Hamlets to welcome in the Chinese New Year.

A homeless charity in Whitechapel will receive a funding boost and some extra helping hands from a law firm this year.

A social housing estate in Whitechapel will get new fire doors as part of a £9million project to make people safer.

Police and the fire brigade are investigating the cause of a fire at a Bethnal Green shop which damaged a bedsit above it.

A new community hub, with a focus on the borough’s Somali people, has been opened in Bethnal Green.

People were urged to challenge prejudice and the language of hate as the community came together for Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations.


The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

The United Kingdom is pulling together as one, with people from all regions and all four nations of the country helping each other through the coronavirus pandemic.

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