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Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

17:00

Plans to sack more than 4,000 workers and rehire them over the Easter weekend have been pushed back.

12:07

All NHS workers are being given free parking at Canary Wharf to carry out essential work during the pandemic crisis.

10:00

Ten thousand pounds worth of free tickets are being given to NHS workers in a competition to win a newly-renovated flat in Bethnal Green.

08:19

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

07:00

Thousands of schoolchildren are at risk of going hungry over the Easter school holidays during the pandemic because they aren’t eligible for the government’s food voucher scheme, it has emerged.

Yesterday, 17:35

Boris Johnson is on the mend and “sitting up in bed” the chancellor has confirmed.

Yesterday, 15:20

An investigation has been started by the RSPCA after an Underground train passenger reported seeing a pet dog being badly mistreated on the Central Line at Bethnal Green.

Sport

16:00

Read Virgin Sport CEO Jessica Frey’s top tips on running during the coronavirus lockdown.

14:38

The English Football League has estimated that 56 days will be needed to complete the season in a letter sent to clubs.

13:30

Creative and media agencies have teamed up to create a campaign encouraging people to exercise safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

10:00

Leyton Orient chairman Nigel Travis and vice-chairman Kent Teague are trying to operate business as usual while being in lockdown across the pond in the United States of America.

07:46

Premier League players have joined forces to create an initiative which aims to raise funds for NHS charities during the coronavirus pandemic and distribute them “where they are needed most”.

Yesterday, 16:37

Essex Cricket players and the majority of non-playing staff have been placed on furlough leave because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 16:10

Simon Harmer is delighted to be flying the flag for the county game as one of Wisden’s cricketers of the year, taking his place in a tradition he has followed since his childhood in Pretoria.

Yesterday, 16:00

It’s an unprecedented time, so what does mean for Leyton Orient’s expiring contract players with the season still hanging in the balance.

Yesterday, 13:30

With sport shutting down across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with another quiz?

Entertainment

Saturday, April 4, 2020

A children’s theatre is putting productions online to keep youngsters entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

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

Monday, March 2, 2020

Hackney will not be asked to contribute to the £222,000 cost of the annual fireworks display in Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets Council has said.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Thom Yorke will take to the stage for a rare solo performance at All Points East on May 24.

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