Angry parents fighting to save the East End's 300-year-old Raine's Foundation School from being closed down are turning up for a consultation meeting tonight at the alternative school they don't want their children transferred to.
Parents fighting to save the East End's 300-year-old Raine's Foundation School from being closed down by Tower Hamlets Council have set up a steering group which staged a protest with their children outside the main gate.
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.
Former Chelsea and Charlton footballer Micky Ambrose has returned to his roots to help save the East End's oldest secondary school and kick plans into touch to close down Raine's Foundation in just 16 months' time.
Former government business secretary Vince Cable launched the Lib Dems' national EU election manifesto in Bethnal Green last night with a 'remain' message that Europe "doesn't encroach on Britain's sovereignty".
Hundreds if home-owners living in an east London housing complex with unsafe cladding have won their two-year battle to get the fire combustible material removed from their tower blocks two years after the Grenfell fire tragedy that killed 70 people.