There have been more attacks on east London's mental health staff in 2019 so far than in the whole of 2015, new figures reveal.

East London's mental health trust is asking people to have a conversation about mental illness this World Suicide Prevention Day today, Tuesday, September 10.

Councillors from 26 authorities have signed a letter calling for more funding for disabled students before the shortfall reaches a "tipping point".

NHS staff across east London are taking thousands of sick days because of mental health issues, NHS figures show.

A signalling fault between Grays and Barking has blocked the London-bound c2c train line.

A new free school that opened in 2014 is marking its first set of GCSE results.

Pupils and staff are celebrating the best ever GCSE results at George Green's School in Millwall.

Young people on the Isle of Dogs hosted a one-day music festival to help more people get involved in their youth centre.

The prestigious Royal College of Pathologists has moved to a new, purpose-built home in Aldgate.

Tower Hamlets mayor John Biggs has accused the government of pushing the country towards No-Deal Brexit while leaving councils unable to prepare for the potential fall-out.

City Hall's environment committee has called on airspace decision-makers to prioritise the health and wellbeing of Londoners over the commercial interests of City Airport.

A team of mental health professionals working with the East London Mosque in Tower Hamlets have been praised for their work in the Bengali community.

Violence against staff at east London hospitals is on the rise, new figures reveal.

Updated Cancellations and delays across c2c

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

A track fault has lead to widespread cancellations and delays across the c2c train network.

A secondary school in Whitechapel has been heavily criticised for a myriad of failures by the education watchdog Ofsted as it was slapped with the lowest rating of Inadequate.

There is widespread disruption across the whole c2c network after a signalling fault between Upminster and Barking.

Around 40 firefighters have put out a fire in a flat in Canary Wharf.

More than 300 patients have gone missing from mental health hospitals run by the East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) in the past two years.

A woman has celebrated her 102nd birthday at a care home in Stepney.

Six people have been arrested at an Extinction Rebellion (XR) protest at an industrial yard between Bow and Stratford.

A team helping homeless people improve their lives after leaving hospital has earned national acclaim at the NHS Parliamentary Awards.

Dramatic pictures have emerged of fire crews putting out a blaze on the 13th floor of a building in the Isle of Dogs.

Police have found more than £20,000 in cash and thousands of pounds worth of drugs during dawn raids at five addresses in Stepney this morning.

An organisation helping vulnerable people live independently has won a national award for its work housing people in crisis in Tower Hamlets.

A team that makes sure homeless people who end up in A&E aren't discharged back to the streets has won a parliamentary award.

Three Tower Hamlets schools have won prizes for their work keeping pupils healthy.

A record 56 teams have taken part in the annual London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Royal Docks.

Barking and Dagenham's charities could be getting a boost as a new project launches to help them raise the money they need.

Poplar and Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick has said today he won't stand for re-election or fight any deselection battle.

Tenants in the borough are been urged to learn their rights as new regulations outlawing certain letting fees come into effect.


It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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