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Two Tower Hamlets primary schools are facing closure because of "significant concern" over falling pupil numbers.

If your child is due to start primary school in September this year, you have until Wednesday to apply for a place.

Outstanding east London teachers were recognised at a recent awards ceremony celebrating excellence in maths education.

A university lecturer has launched a new service to help people with disabilities, their parents, carers and support staff find vital information and support easily.

Two little children want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas in 2019 and a Happy New Year for 2020!

Pensioners have been treated to luxury pampering by trainee beauty students at their college salon with manicures and pedicures.

Children have been getting anxious about the rise of rough sleeping and the number of homeless people living in the East End and what Tower Hamlets Council is doing about it.

A headteacher campaigning to "break the cycle of malnutrition and obesity" among children in Poplar is to run a half marathon to raise funds — despite a personal knee injury.

A holiday childcare scheme with its own foodbank for families in Bethnal Green has received the top rating from Ofsted.

Djamila Aggabi has been named one of the country's top social workers for her "anti-oppressive approach" to training new professionals after seven years working in deprived areas of the East End.

Despite it being the kind of weather that tempted curling up indoors, Christ Church Primary School managed to draw an eager crowd to Spitalfields market for their fifth annual Living Nativity performance.

A new charity is setting out to tackle child illiteracy with a New Year volunteer recruitment drive to help Tower Hamlets primary schools where a-quarter of the pupils fall below reading standard.

Staff have gone out on strike today at New City College campuses at Poplar and Stepney in a dispute over pay and working conditions.

Youngsters have given themselves just seven days to raise £23,000 for a project that could turn them into East End "change makers" on issues they are passionate about.

The UN's Gold award for schools that respect children's human rights has been given to Arnhem Wharf Primary on the Isle Dogs.

Lecturers and support staff went on strike today at Queen Mary University over pay and pensions.

A mother and a teacher have both won awards for their projects to help bring a breath of fresh air to schools.

The top school in the country for best standard assessment tests has been named as Poplar's Mayflower Primary.

A student graduate has designed a new medical kit in his studies which is to be used by the Air Ambulance at the Royal London Hospital to help save lives.

Twilight movie star and ex-EastEnders actress Judi Shekoni revealed how determined she was as a teenager to get to Hollywood in a speech to pupils at Central Foundation Girls' School.

Contract workers went on strike at University College London's Olympic Park campus today to join hundreds of others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with staff.

A baby girl stolen by snake-charmers is an old Bengali fairy tale that has been reinterpreted at Rich Mix with modern feminist arguments about abuse.

The music publicist who brought Rock'n'Roll giants Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and Little Richard together in London for their final gig 20 years ago is coming to the East End to sing dirty blues on stage.

Outside contract workers are to go on strike at the University College London's Olympic Park campus tomorrow when they join others in a mass demo calling for equal pay and conditions with university staff.

Calls for "strong youth provision" to tackle child poverty and inequality have been made by the East End's biggest youth service on its fifth anniversary.

A skills training partnership designed to provide residents with access to jobs in the hospitality sector has celebrated its first graduates.

Little Jacob Hopkins has cerebral palsy but the special needs council services his mum depends on is facing budget cuts.

The death knell has been sounded for the East End's oldest school after 300 years with the Mayor of Tower Hamlets issuing a statutory notice to shut down Raine's Foundation.

One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.

A former cinema worker has secured a place as an apprentice engineer to work on a new footbridge to span Canary Wharf's South Dock.

The Clangers dropping in to party at the old Millwall Docks for an annual family rave-up promoting recycling.

The doors have opened for wannabe movie moguls in London's East End who want a career in film and television.

Schoolgirls spent a week being empowered to overcome barriers and follow their dreams during a government work experience placement.

A school trying to deal with child obesity has completed a nursery expansion in Poplar in a bid to engage more parents to promote healthier lifestyles.

More than 40 neighbourhoods in Tower Hamlets are among the 20pc most "deprived" in the country, according to government figures.


Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

Riverside flats to let are coming on the market in East London - at highly competitive rents. Too good to be true? A not-for-profit landlord explains how it works…

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.

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