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.

British Transport Police (BTP) have released CCTV images after a teenage boy was robbed by two men in Bow.

A Stepney healthcare leader has praised the admin "superheroes" who keep the NHS running after winning a national award.

A school on the Isle of Dogs has installed a new running track in their playground after receiving council funding.

Building has begun on a £151million development at Westferry which includes London's tallest Premier Inn hotel and 66 new homes.

A fifth man has been charged by detectives investigating the murder of Iron Miah in Whitechapel last year.

If your child is due to start primary school in September this year, you have until Wednesday to apply for a place.

A teenager will face court today after being charged in connection with a stabbing in Poplar.

Medical professionals in Barking and Dagenham and Tower Hamlets will receive extra training to recognise signs of domestic violence and offer victims support sooner.

A new project is helping black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee women in Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham build financial literacy and resilience.

The NHS chief for Tower Hamlets and Newham is "delighted and humbled" to be recognised in the New Year's Honours list.

Outstanding east London teachers were recognised at a recent awards ceremony celebrating excellence in maths education.

There are delays on c2c services currently due to an "injured person" at London Fenchurch Street station.

A rail staff member was attacked by three men after asking a passenger to take their feet off a seat on a DLR train.

A skills training partnership designed to provide residents with access to jobs in the hospitality sector has celebrated its first graduates.

Bow Arts is opening its doors for a festive season makers market for the first time.

Schoolgirls spent a week being empowered to overcome barriers and follow their dreams during a government work experience placement.


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