Five charities have scooped awards and £500 prize money for their work.

Tower Hamlets has lost 75 pubs although more people are working in the trade, figures have revealed.

A gardening club’s members have called for an urban forest to be planted on top of railway arches.

Motorists driving while under the influence of drink or drugs caused three serious or fatal casualties in Tower Hamlets this year.

Tower Hamlets’ two MPs must decide within days whether to vote for or against Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Tower Hamlets has appeared in the top 10 of a London-wide count of parking and traffic fine appeals.

Fewer than half of people receiving the universal credit benefit have received the correct amount, a survey has shown.

Fatbergs have caused almost 400 sewer blockages in the borough this year.

The family of a mother-of-two who has been missing for seven months has pleaded for help to find her.

Climate change campaigners have vowed to continue blocking Tower Bridge as plans to disrupt the capital’s roads enter a third day.

A Limehouse charity led by young people wants to raise £42,500 to help save the city’s bees.

Campaigners have called for support ahead of a national unity demonstration against racism and fascism.

When the alarms sounded to let people know the war had ended many thought they were under attack.

Carol Dodson never knew her uncles William and Alfred. Both died in their twenties fighting in the war.

On Armistice Day, 1918, men, women and children united to celebrate the war’s end, but the relieved crowds without meaning to helped spread a deadly disease.

Thousands of men and women whose deaths can be linked to the First World War have yet to be commemorated.

The Royal British Legion has been helping veterans and their families for almost 100 years.

Radio 1 DJ Dev Griffin was at the unveiling of a sculpture aimed at breaking down barriers between the generations.

They are listed on war memorials across the East End, but their stories have long been forgotten.

Images have been released of a woman detectives want to speak to in connection with a racist attack in Bethnal Green.

The mayor has demanded an apology from Sunday Times columnist Rod Liddle after he told British Islamists to blow themselves up in the borough.

A Bangla music festival has released details of its lineup.

A ‘dangerous’ drug dealer who kept a loaded gun on top of a wardrobe has been jailed for eight years.

An anti-racist protest has been organised after an Asian teenager was beaten and had her headscarf grabbed in an attack in Bethnal Green.

A hair spa has raised £400 for a charity helping to keep youngsters off the streets.

An appeal for help has been launched to raise money for the survivors of the Indonesian earthquake and tsunami.

A Bow school has hailed two table tennis tables a “roaring success” after they were donated by a sports charity.

Last ditch talks between union reps and rail bosses to avert a strike on the Central line tomorrow have broken down.

The council has called for a second vote on whether the country leaves the European Union.

Commuters face rail misery following the announcement of Central Line strikes on Friday.


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