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Mon, 11:26

A resident living in flats in Bow claims their refuse has not been collected for SEVEN weeks forcing them to live with overflowing rubbish.

Volunteers from all over London turned up in Poplar to spruce up the playground at Manorfield Primary School after recent building work.

Bow and Three Mills is in the running for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood 2019.

A campaign has been started to raise the cash for what might be the world's first hand-cracked rolling footbridge planned for a disused dock on the River Lea.

The mayor of Tower Hamlets today called for the government to bring forward a ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 10 years.

One of the best museums in Britain for wheelchair access turns out to be Bethnal Green's own V&A Museum of Childhood, a national survey shows.

The lives of East End families living in a nine-year war between architects trying to preserve their massive concrete housing estate and the local authority itching to pull the whole lot down are chronicled in a poignant exhibition opening today.

The secrets of London's rivers are being uncovered with archaeology from the tributaries including those now buried beneath our feet.

A £75,000 'grassroots' fund has been set up today by London City Airport for charities and organisations "making a difference" to east London's community life.

Meet the workers fixing broken pavements and filling in potholes in a street near you.

Floating islands are literally being launched on the Regent's Canal to help east London's wildlife flourish.

A campaign group parked pot plants in a parking bay to highlight the need to reclaim the streets for people.

Mouse crossings and duck crossings could soon appear at schools and nurseries in east London as part of a new national road safety campaign.

New sensors costing a total of £80,000 are going to monitor the emissions from cruise ships docking across the Thames in Greenwich.

This may seem like just a cheap plastic comb that you can pick up in any local corner shop—but it has a history that has impacted around the world for two centuries.

A 'play street pledge' has been started this week for September's 'World Car Free' day hoping to persuade motorists to give up their vehicles and maybe even go to work on space hoppers.

A street artist has paid tribute to environmental legend and broadcaster David Attenborough splashed across the front of a building in Bethnal Green.

Lawyer Dan McCurry has taken on a tough new brief—to open up the Thames foreshore to the public.

Deaf people are soon to get advice in Sign Language on fuel poverty and how to reduce energy bills after an east London charity has won a grant from Britain's biggest electricity distributor.

The world's largest outdoor photography exhibition capturing street life from every corner of the globe makes its UK debut at Canary Wharf in the morning.

Plans for a new secondary school in Wapping have been unveiled as the first to be commissioned by Tower Hamlets Council in 20 years.

Protesters have climbed on top of a DLR train at Canary Wharf for the second time in two weeks to protest what they say is inaction over climate change.

The man who knows what it's like to be seen as Scrooge is going on stage at the Bishopsgate Institute to explain his role in life.

Rocketing costs of building the world's longest pedestrian drawbridge over the Thames at Canary Wharf could put the whole scheme in danger, it has emerged.

Volunteers have been planting more trees to make their East End housing estate a little bit greener.

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