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Yesterday, 17:12

The man who orchestrated raising £500,000 for the memorial to the 173 victims crushed to death of Bethnal Green's wartime air-raid shelter disaster has died from a brain tumour at the age of 78.

Yesterday, 13:07

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with head injuries following a crash in Bromley-by-Bow.

Yesterday, 12:00

Drug deaths have bucked the national trend in the East End and gone down compared to the shock 16 per cent rise across the country in just 12 months.

Yesterday, 07:54

Central line passengers are facing severe delays this morning due to a trespasser on the track.

Yesterday, 07:00

The gauntlet has been thrown down to drug dealers by the new Met Police borough commander for Tower Hamlets.

Sunday, August 18, 2019

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

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Firefighters have raised £1,200 so far after rowing more than 160 miles in a day.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

An "urgent treatment" clinic has opened at the Royal London Hospital to take the pressure off the A&E department that is now only treating emergencies.


Yesterday, 17:52

Three violent downpours led to a second weather-interrupted day to Kent's 168th Canterbury Week County Championship clash with Essex.

Yesterday, 17:00

Super Rangers secured the Victoria Park Community Cricket League Division One title after picking up the point they needed due to wet weather cancelling their game.

Yesterday, 15:00

The League Two club have signed the midfielder on loan until January

Yesterday, 14:50

England's women moved one step closer to qualifying for the EuroHockey Championship semi-finals with a valuable draw against a strong German side.

Yesterday, 14:30

Leyton Orient have failed to score in their last three games, but went close on several occasions against Stevenage

Our West Ham Correspondent Dave Evans gives his verdict on the draw against Brighton at the Amex

Who gets our nod as Hammers man of the match?

Yesterday, 10:30

The O's interim head coach also insisted he was happy with the 3-5-2 system, but will change it if it stops benefitting the team

Yesterday, 06:50

Essex seamer Sam Cook said the County Championship leaders were 'pretty happy' with their first day's work against Kent at Canterbury on Sunday.


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A summer project to help 11-year-olds with their transition to secondary school is running at the Half Moon children's theatre dealing with online safety and bullying.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Children had a bubbling time at Victoria Park's annual family fun day which attracted 6,000 sun worshippers on Saturday.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Up-and-coming performers take the stage at Canary Wharf's Canada Square Park for a short series of free lunchtime and evening open air concerts of jazz, soul, pop and R&B.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Teenagers from the East End are performing at next month's Edinburgh Fringe festival to challenge 'misconceptions' about their generation.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Tower of London is recreating the escape of a secret Catholic priest locked up for being a heretic during Elizabeth I's reign.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Campaigning street artist Ben Eine has been painting the town red and all the colours of the rainbow to brighten up the drab streets around Poplar.


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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