More than 130 rough sleepers have been housed by Tower Hamlets Council during the coronavirus crisis, with just a handful remaining on the streets.

A woman was spat at by a fellow customer in a “disgusting and frightening” attack at Mile End station.

Canary Wharf station is among the 20 busiest in London, Transport for London has revealed as it aims to reduce rush hour overcrowding on its network.

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Thousands of food and toiletry items have been donated to food banks across Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Tower Hamlets to help support families struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Detectives investigating a “frightening ordeal” where a doctor was followed home and pushed to the ground have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to.

Police are investigating after a woman was followed home on the DLR by a man who then pushed her from behind in the street.

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A surgeon and country singer has penned a touching ballad in memory of NHS and other key workers who have lost their lives fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

A body believed to be that of a missing Romford man has been found near Tower Bridge.

Victoria Park is set to reopen this weekend - but could be closed once more if visitors fail to observe social distancing measures.

An emergency fundraising appeal has been launched to provide items such as wash kits for hospital staff and iPads to keep coronavirus patients connected to their families.

Cyclists are aiming to ensure vital food, medicine and other supplies are delivered to those most in need during the coronavirus crisis.

A holiday pay dispute that led to Tower Hamlets refuse workers going on a week-long strike has been resolved.

Plans to build a new primary school and increase the amount of affordable housing on the edge of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have been given the nod.

Police investigating an assault at Canary Wharf station have released CCTV footage of two women they would like to speak to.

Refuse collectors on a week-long strike over unpaid holiday have called on Veolia to pay them what they are due - as plans for a second strike this month were announced.

Transport for London has denied that Silvertown Tunnel construction costs have risen by £200 million - claiming the apparent increase was due to the wording of the contract.

The number of coronavirus cases in Tower Hamlets has increased to four, Public Health England has confirmed.

A patient at The Royal London Hospital has tested positive for coronavirus.

Street cleaning and bin collection services are expected to be severely disrupted this week after talks to avert strike action were unsuccessful.

Three people have been injured in a triple stabbing in Bow.

A person in Tower Hamlets has been confirmed as testing positive for coronavirus.

This is what a proposed ferry linking Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe could look like.

Stepney City Farm is supporting an initiative aimed at supporting new mums who may be struggling or feeling isolated.

Track renewal and footbridge strengthening work is set to take place on the c2c network over the Easter weekend.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visited a Bethnal Green nursery school to mark the launch of a new air quality report.

Bins across the borough are set to go uncollected for a week as refuse collectors go on strike over holiday pay arrears.

Just under a third of the City Hall-funded affordable homes pledged for Tower Hamlets have been completed since 2016.

A new heritage trail to celebrate some of east London’s extraordinary women has been launched.


The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

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.

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