<![CDATA[News]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2020 01:05:59 +0000 <![CDATA[Corrupt Pc dismissed in east London for drug-running conspiracy and cash laundering]]> /news/crime-court/corrupt-pc-dismissal-1-6946431

A corrupt police officer stationed in east London who used his patrol car to intercept drug-running cash in a conspiracy to acquire criminal property has been dismissed from the Met after his conviction in court.

1.6946431 Fri, 27 Nov 2020 01:05:59 +0000
<![CDATA[Under 50s and ‘non-priorities’ to stay on Tower Hamlets’ housing list after mayor makes U-turn]]> /news/politics/housing-waiting-list-u-turn-1-6945955

Campaigners and renters have won a victory and stopped Tower Hamlets Council cutting them from the housing waiting list.

1.6945955 Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:08:15 +0000
<![CDATA[London to be in Tier 2, cases still rising in eastern boroughs]]> /news/health/east-london-to-be-in-tier-2-1-6945819

This morning health secretary Matt Hancock has announced that London will revert to being in the Tier 2 band on December 2.

1.6945819 Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:34:08 +0000
<![CDATA[Let’s brighten up Christmas by sharing festive displays]]> /news/tower-hamlets-christmas-lights-2020-1-6945614

This Christmas is going to be different in many ways, but one thing that is set to remain is the colourful displays inside and outside many people’s homes.

1.6945614 Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:45:02 +0000
<![CDATA[Police bust latest rave in Limehouse within a mile of Poplar raid just 4 weeks before]]> /news/crime-court/illegal-rave-police-raid-1-6945394

Police have raided a second mass illegal rave in the East End within a mile of each other in less than a month that both breached Covid-19 emergency regulations.

1.6945394 Thu, 26 Nov 2020 00:14:41 +0000
<![CDATA[View from City Hall: Plan to improve community’s confidence in city policing]]> /news/opinion/unmesh-desai-am-will-be-watching-progress-of-london-s-policing-action-plan-1-6945294

Tower Hamlets Council has decided to hold a referendum on the elected mayor in May next year.

1.6945294 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:07:40 +0000
<![CDATA[Broadway Market shooting: ‘Break wall of silence’ appeal after woman, 32, is left wounded in street]]> /news/crime-court/witness-appeal-to-shooting-1-6945223

A 32-year-old woman shot in the street in Broadway Market near London Fields on Sunday night is still in a critical condition after three days, with her family at her hospital bedside.

1.6945223 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:28:44 +0000
<![CDATA[‘Help Us Help You’ campaign launched to get cancer referrals back up]]> /news/health/campaign-launched-to-increase-cancer-referrals-1-6942668

The NHS has launched a campaign to get cancer referrals back up to pre-pandemic levels.

1.6942668 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:58:10 +0000
<![CDATA[Covid regulations: Council patrols to tour East End with advice in areas with high numbers of cases]]> /news/politics/council-patrols-covid-advice-1-6944586

Council officials are ready to tour the East End for the next seven days in locations identified where cases of Covid-19 are the highest.

1.6944586 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:20:55 +0000
<![CDATA[Police investigate £73,000 theft from school in Whitechapel]]> /news/crime-court/thousands-stolen-from-secondary-school-1-6944459

Detectives are investigating after more than £73,000 was stolen from a Whitechapel school and the theft went unnoticed for months.

1.6944459 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:11:11 +0000
<![CDATA[Woman suffers head injury in ‘serious incident’ in Bow]]> /news/crime-court/bow-head-injury-investigation-1-6944156

Police are investigating how a woman came to sustain a head injury in Bow.

1.6944156 Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:05:16 +0000
<![CDATA[Barrier experiment being tested to absorb A12 traffic noise on Blackwall Tunnel Approach]]> /news/politics/traffic-noise-barrier-test-1-6943408

An experimental barrier to reduce the impact of traffic noise has been installed on the A12 dual-carriageway next to Bromley-by-Bow station, the first of its kind anywhere in Britain.

1.6943408 Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:07:59 +0000
<![CDATA[Health centre extension opens in Bow — but baby clinic won’t start till after Covid crisis is over]]> /news/health-centre-extension-1-6943916

A new £4.6million health centre extension opened in Bow during the Covid-19 pandemic is now almost fully functioning while the planned baby clinic is having to wait till after the emergency is lifted.

1.6943916 Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:52:31 +0000
<![CDATA[Estate funding is switched by Old Ford housing panel to help volunteers cope with Covid crisis]]> /news/funding-to-cope-with-covid-crisis-1-6943083

Cash normally earmarked for East End housing estate projects is being switched to help tackle the pandemic emergency.

1.6943083 Tue, 24 Nov 2020 13:58:14 +0000
<![CDATA[Shop Local: Now ‘social supermarkets’ join traders during lockdown to help families in food poverty]]> /news/politics/social-supermarkets-1-6942326

Social food stores for families in need are joining traders to encourage more local shopping during the current Lockdown emergency.

1.6942326 Tue, 24 Nov 2020 00:10:30 +0000
<![CDATA[Images of wanted men released after fatal drive-by shooting]]> /news/crime-court/drive-by-shooting-reward-offered-1-6942034

These are the images of three men wanted in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting outside a house party.

1.6942034 Mon, 23 Nov 2020 17:47:35 +0000
<![CDATA[IS bride Shamima Begum’s appeal opens at Supreme Court to get her UK citizenship back]]> /news/politics/begum-supreme-court-appeal-1-6941535

Shamima Begum’s return to the UK to challenge the deprivation of her British citizenship “would create significant national security risks”, the Supreme Court has heard.

1.6941535 Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:48:32 +0000
<![CDATA[Woman gunned down in east London street is fighting for her life]]> /news/street-shooting-witness-appeal-1-6940817

A police hunt is under way in east London after a shooting near London Fields in which a woman was blasted with a shotgun and is now fighting for her life.

1.6940817 Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:07:15 +0000
<![CDATA[East London state schools are tops in UK for exam results with Mayflower at No 1 second year running]]> /news/education/state-schools-exam-results-survey-1-6940812

Three east London schools are in the top five in the country in a national survey of exam results with Mayflower Primary in Poplar at the very top for the second year running.

1.6940812 Mon, 23 Nov 2020 04:18:31 +0000
<![CDATA[Guilty: Fugitive who murdered ‘peacemaker’ trying to stop street fight outside Shoreditch nightclub]]> /news/crime-court/murder-guilty-verdict-1-6939264

A killer who fled the country after stabbing a stranger trying to break up a street brawl on a night out in Shoreditch has been convicted by a jury of his murder.

1.6939264 Sat, 21 Nov 2020 04:37:10 +0000
<![CDATA[Why now’s the time to get fit and stay fit to improve your physical wellbeing]]> /home/promoted/fitness-tips-for-lockdown-1-6938387

Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

1.6938387 Fri, 20 Nov 2020 12:45:30 +0000
<![CDATA[New Food Store in Limehouse sorts your household bills into the bargain]]> /news/food-store-project-opening-1-6937835

A community Food Store has opened its doors in Limehouse for families to shop for groceries at a fraction of the price and get their household budgets put in order at the same time.

1.6937835 Fri, 20 Nov 2020 02:01:53 +0000
<![CDATA[Why children living near canals must learn to swim, St George’s campaigners warn Tower Hamlets Council]]> /news/politics/swimming-pool-petition-1-6937107

A people’s campaign has been launched to get St George’s Olympic-standard swimming pools reopened after the Covid crisis.

1.6937107 Thu, 19 Nov 2020 18:50:55 +0000
<![CDATA[One thousand fresh claims for Universal Credit made in Tower Hamlets between September and October]]> /news/latest-universal-credit-figures-released-by-dwp-1-6936117

The number of Universal Credit claimants in Tower Hamlets rose by 1000 between September and October.

1.6936117 Thu, 19 Nov 2020 09:19:20 +0000
<![CDATA[View from the chamber: Libraries bring people together]]> /news/features/rabina-khan-on-proposed-library-closures-1-6935667

Closing our wonderful libraries will be resisted.

1.6935667 Wed, 18 Nov 2020 17:28:34 +0000

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