<![CDATA[News]]> Mon, 24 Feb 2020 14:52:04 +0000 <![CDATA[The Hackney Made Collective bringing sustainability to Spitalfields]]> /news/fashion-designers-nadien-klages-and-ellie-pearce-bring-collective-to-spitalfields-1-6529076

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

1.6529076 Mon, 24 Feb 2020 14:52:04 +0000
<![CDATA[Met Police look to Tower Hamlets in BAME recruitment drive]]> /news/crime-court/met-recruiting-police-officers-1-6521636

Tower Hamlets Council is helping The Met to recruit the next generation of police officers.

1.6521636 Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:58:16 +0000
<![CDATA[‘She loved the East End’: Tribute to singing seamstress Henrietta Keeper who has died aged 93]]> /news/henrietta-keeper-dies-aged-93-1-6526094

A singing seamstress who had a lifelong love of the East End has died at the age of 93.

1.6526094 Mon, 24 Feb 2020 09:18:11 +0000
<![CDATA[Tower Hamlets could lose £3m a year in government funding says council]]> /news/fair-funding-review-1-6526029

A reallocation of council funding could see Tower Hamlets lose more than £3million a year, councillors have warned.

1.6526029 Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:06:33 +0000
<![CDATA[Canary Wharf care provider teams up with Alzheimer’s Society to run dementia singing group]]> /news/singing-for-the-brain-docklands-launch-1-6526028

A care provider has teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Society to run a singing group for people living with dementia.

1.6526028 Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:06:25 +0000
<![CDATA[Watch this weekend’s weather forecast: Wet but getting brighter]]> /news/weather/weekend-weather-forecast-video-february-22-23-2020-1-6525972

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

1.6525972 Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:54:18 +0000
<![CDATA[‘High-risk’ missing 12-year-old boy found]]> /news/12-year-old-child-found-1-6525672

A “high-risk” 12-year-old child has gone missing.

1.6525672 Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:36:51 +0000
<![CDATA[Take on our Friday pub quiz!]]> /news/take-on-our-friday-pub-quiz-on-february-21-2020-1-6525275

It’s Friday, so why not celebrate the end of another working week by taking on our Friday pub quiz?

1.6525275 Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:38:45 +0000
<![CDATA[Third of Tower Hamlets’ City Hall-funded affordable homes are complete, figures reveal]]> /news/tower-hamlets-affordable-homes-figures-1-6524800

Just under a third of the City Hall-funded affordable homes pledged for Tower Hamlets have been completed since 2016.

1.6524800 Thu, 20 Feb 2020 21:51:07 +0000
<![CDATA[TfL workers at Blackwall Tunnel set to strike]]> /news/tfl-strike-over-holiday-and-pay-set-for-next-friday-1-6523724

TfL staff are planning three 24-hour strikes - on February 28, March 27 and April 24.

1.6523724 Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:46:05 +0000
<![CDATA[Funnyman Jon Richardson hosts comedy night in Bethnal Green to fundraise for Woodford Green hospice]]> /news/comedy-night-fundraiser-for-hospice-1-6523337

Comedian Jon Richardson hosted a gig in Bethnal Green to raise funds for a Woodford Green charity.

1.6523337 Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:50:36 +0000
<![CDATA[Heritage trail highlights some of east London’s extraordinary women]]> /news/heritage/women-s-heritage-trail-launches-1-6522255

A new heritage trail to celebrate some of east London’s extraordinary women has been launched.

1.6522255 Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:36:59 +0000
<![CDATA[Tower Hamlets Council refuses to reconsider plans to close down East End’s oldest school]]> /news/education/raine-s-closure-confirmed-1-6522195

A last-ditch attempt to save the oldest school in the East End from closure was refused by councillors last night.

1.6522195 Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:30:32 +0000
<![CDATA[Advertiser letters: Car bar parties and Barnardo’s]]> /news/features/advertiser-letters-car-bar-parties-and-barnardo-s-1-6521848

Letters, contributions and comments sent to the Advertiser this week.

1.6521848 Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:47:50 +0000
<![CDATA[Opinion: How council can maximise delivery of new affordable homes]]> /news/features/advertiser-guest-cllr-andrew-wood-canary-wharf-how-council-can-maximise-delivery-of-new-affordable-homes-1-6521771

Stroudley Walk in Bow is now owned by Tower Hamlets Council.

1.6521771 Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:20:24 +0000
<![CDATA[Hornchurch actor devises play about childhood bereavement at Half Moon Theatre, Limehouse]]> /news/hornchurch-actor-bereavement-play-tower-hamlets-1-6519968

After losing his dad three years ago a Hornchurch actor has created a play that explores children’s experiences of grief and bereavement.

1.6519968 Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:14:16 +0000
<![CDATA[Mural for Jack the Ripper victims set to come to Whitechapel]]> /news/mural-for-jack-the-ripper-victims-1-6520966

A commemorative mural for the victims of Jack the Ripper is coming to Whitechapel.

1.6520966 Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:34:58 +0000
<![CDATA[Volunteers tackle litter in Tower Hamlets]]> /news/environment/cleaning-litter-in-tower-hamlets-1-6520065

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.

1.6520065 Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:57:37 +0000
<![CDATA[All Points East announces The Kooks and The Wombats as Saturday headliners for Victoria Park festival]]> /news/all-points-east-announces-the-kooks-and-the-wombats-as-saturday-headliners-for-victoria-park-festival-1-6519428

All Points East festival has announced The Kooks and The Wombats are both performing in Victoria Park on May 30.

1.6519428 Tue, 18 Feb 2020 10:50:20 +0000
<![CDATA[Woman in serious condition after Shadwell crash]]> /news/crime-court/commercial-road-witness-appeal-1-6519423

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash which left a woman in a serious condition in hospital.

1.6519423 Tue, 18 Feb 2020 09:49:50 +0000
<![CDATA[Festival to celebrate Museum of Childhood before two-year closure for refurbishment]]> /news/heritage/museum-of-childhood-refurbishment-plans-1-6518848

Peter Rabbit and War Horse are among the exhibits set to take centre stage at the V&A Museum of Childhood after its £13 million refurbishment.

1.6518848 Tue, 18 Feb 2020 09:10:37 +0000
<![CDATA[Violent Barking Riverside burglar jailed after being caught during South Woodford home invasion by retired Tower Hamlets police sergeant]]> /news/crime-court/barking-riverside-burglar-jailed-after-being-caught-during-south-woodford-home-invasion-1-6518578

A violent burglar from Barking Riverside and his accomplice have been jailed after being caught red-handed during a violent raid on a South Woodford home – by a retired police sergeant who used to work in Tower Hamlets.

1.6518578 Mon, 17 Feb 2020 15:02:47 +0000
<![CDATA[Canary Wharf Conservative councillor quits party]]> /news/politics/andrew-wood-resigns-1-6517955

The leader of the Conservative group on Tower Hamlets Council has resigned from the party.

1.6517955 Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:23:48 +0000
<![CDATA[Last ditch bid to save Raine’s Foundation School]]> /news/education/bid-to-save-raine-s-foundation-school-1-6517847

An emergency meeting where campaigners will try to overturn a decision to close down the East End’s oldest school will be held tomorrow.

1.6517847 Mon, 17 Feb 2020 10:46:04 +0000
<![CDATA[Tens of thousands of EU citizens in Tower Hamlets apply to stay in UK]]> /news/tower-hamlets-eu-citizens-apply-to-stay-1-6515882

Tens of thousands of EU citizens in Tower Hamlets have applied to live and work in the UK after Brexit, according to the Home Office.

1.6515882 Fri, 14 Feb 2020 17:10:26 +0000

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