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Angry members of the public are taking action over the closure of Victoria Park, which they claim is unlawful.

A major east London community environment scheme has just been completed in Bow before the Coronavirus lock-down kicked in preventing outdoor gatherings.

Thousands of small businesses in railway arches are being given a rent-free three months’ grace to get them through the pandemic crisis.

The massive Thames Clipper riverboat service that normally carries around four million commuters a year between Canary Wharf and the City is being suspended from Saturday because of the pandemic crisis.

Two lifelong pals who were living the dream running their own bar and kitchen in Bethnal Green that had to close down because of Coronavirus decided to give away all their food stock that was left over.

Neighbours are setting up groups across the East End to “connect to people” with offers of help during the current Coronavirus crisis.

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

The mayor took time off from running the £1bn budget Tower Hamlets Council public services to pick up rubbish in Mile End Park.

Thousands of trees are being planted across the East End at the end of the current planting season by the spring to improve air quality and turn neighbourhoods more green.

Families in new homes a stone’s throw from Canary Wharf are being forced out by heating charges that are four times the national average.

Walk through Spitalfields and you may be surprised to see an endearing shopfront with “Hackney Made Collective” displayed in the window.

Tower Hamlets is set to launch its ninth Big Clean Up event after residents collected 118 bags of rubbish during the last community litter pick.

Londoners can expect very heavy rain, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend as Storm Dennis swoops in.

London’s first “recycled road” has been laid in Bethnal Green.

Fines for fly-tipping in the East End will more than quadruple after a huge rise in offences.

Streets across Tower Hamlets are set to get 557 new trees in a bid to improve air quality.

New projects to help businesses become greener and make the borough’s air cleaner are set to be launched.

London will not meet a target to recycle half of all household waste unless significant action is taken to tackle a “postcode lottery” on landfill, campaigners warn.

The number of people stopped and searched by police in Tower Hamlets skyrocketed last year amid a London-wide surge in use of the controversial power.

New plans aimed at encouraging Isle of Dogs residents to walk and cycle more are going on display.

Bethnal Green will be the first area to see road layout changes in a controversial £15million council plan to tackle pollution.

Christmas is traditionally a time of extravagance and a chance to spoil loved ones with gifts, great food and merry cheer. But can we enjoy the festive season sustainably?

Three Extinction Rebellion protesters who glued themselves to a train have been spared jail.

A five-year-old boy from Shadwell has scooped this year’s Tower Hamlets in Bloom awards.

Three Extinction Rebellion protesters who glued themselves to a train have been found guilty “with regret” by a jury in the first crown court trial linked to environmental demonstrations.

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