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A violinist hopes to raise £15,000 to transform an old double-decker bus into a mobile music school.

Researchers from Queen Mary University have helped create the Xingu Village installation taking visitors to the heart of Brazil’s native communities.

The role in helping create the ‘Living Wage’ has put Queen Mary University on a list of the country’s best ‘breakthrough’ moments for its “impact on people’s lives”.

Medical science researchers at Queen Mary University have been listed in the top one per cent in the world for improving life.

A sports programme for youngsters aimed at tackling school truancy and improving classroom work is appealing for cash in the ‘Big Give’ Christmas challenge from tomorrow.

A new action plan is being put together to make children safer from street crime and lift families out of poverty in the East End, Tower Hamlets Council’s second youth summit heard.

Housing and Communities minister Lord Bourne has been on a fact-finding visit to east London to see how the government’s Controlling Migration fund is being spent.

A giant canvas of historical photographs of figures in the 19th and 20th centuries was projected onto the façade of the old London Hospital building in Whitechapel to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

Almost all schools in Tower Hamlets are good or outstanding, Ofsted figures show.

An advice clinic set up as a temporary free service at Stratford following cuts to legal aid has won a funding contract for a permanent operation.

Children have spent four years researching the life of a pupil at their school more than 100 years ago who was later awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously after being killed in the First World War.

Pupils across Tower Hamlets are tucking into healthier school dinners following a revision to the menu.

A primary school and nursery with more than 400 places has opened in Bow Common.

Children have been put in charge of Tower Hamlets Council for a week.

Trade union GMB has criticised proposals to replace 11 staff with apprentices at a school in Poplar.

Schoolchildren in east London have had a turn running Tower Hamlets’ council chamber for a lesson in how democracy works.

Somali graduates are finding it hard to get jobs where they can use their university qualifications, shock findings by Tower Hamlets Council has revealed.

More than a third of 16-year-olds in Tower Hamlets failed to pass both their English and maths GCSEs this year,

Critics may claim that east London’s traditional Cockney rhyming slang is ‘brown bread’, or dead.

New City College closed its six campuses for a day to take part in a march in Westminster.

EastEnders TV star Richard Blackwood was the surprise special guest on stage for the academic awards of New City College students.

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

Plenty of young sports fans dream of meeting their idols.

Primary school pupils in Bethnal Green learnt how to look after their pennies through drama lessons through a charity project.

The head of the Science Museum paid a visit to students in Bromley-by-Bow.

Pupils from a school in Bow met Britain’s first astronaut Tim Peake.

Plans have been unveiled today to revamp the east London’s famous Museum of Childhood to inspire future generations with activities to spark creative skills through play.

A Bromley-by-Bow teacher is one of the stars of a national TV advert encouraging people to take up the profession.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets opened an edible garden and playground at a school in Poplar.

Bethnal Green and Bow’s MP opened a new primary school playground in Bethnal Green.

A sports charity which is working with schools to improve the lives of young people from disadvantaged communities has been praised by Tower Hamlets Council.

A fact-finding visit to see how school pupils are keeping fit with sports has been made by Tower Hamlets councillor Danny Hassell.

Secondary school pupils from east London have met the cast of Dreamgirls stage production in the West End in a move to inspire the next generation of theatre talent.

A new postgraduate MA degree course in Live Art with underground and stigmatised art forms is being introduced at east London’s Queen Mary University, the first of its kind in the UK.

“Considerable weaknesses” remain in Tower Hamlets’ struggling children’s services despite improvements, according to Ofsted inspectors yesterday.


Are you a landlord looking for a fixed rental income, paid whether the property is empty or not? Steve Westley, general manager at estate agents Elliot Leigh, explains their Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it takes the stress out of letting your property.

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