A new policy to decide what’s ‘graffiti’ and what’s ‘street art’ has been agreed by Tower Hamlets Council to speed up removing unsightly daubings—while protecting renowned mural art.

There are severe delays on TFL Rail services this evening between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield after a points failure at Forest Gate.

The oldest family business in Spitalfields which fought off the big chain stores in a ‘David and Golliath’ struggle to survive has led the East End Trades Guild’s Saturday take-over of the Old Market.

There will be no TFL Rail services running between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield this weekend as Network Rail carry out planned engineering works.

A hand-drawn map to help east London’s small traders in the run-up to the Christmas shopping spree is being prepared by artist Adam Dant.

Network Rail has sold off its converted railway arches for £1.5billion.

Small businesses that rent railway arches which are soon to be sold off have written to Transport Minister Jo Johnson setting out their demands for the future of the Network Rail properties.

I’m deeply concerned about the corporate rent rises the government have imposed on local businesses that occupy the Network Rail arches.

Derek Sansom is one of 8,000 traders signing a petition calling on the government to halt Network Rail’s “fire sale” of 4,455 railway arches.

The deadline for the next stage in Network Rail’s controversial £1.5bn arches sell-off is Thursday when the remaining four shortlist bidders must come up with a structured management plan to stay in the game.

Crossrail is running £590 million over budget because of “cost pressures”, the rail minister has revealed.

The transport minister has agreed to look at alternatives the £1.5bn “fire sale” of railway arches causing Network Rail’s 350pc rent rises, according to campaigners.

A fire has disrupted all trains from Liverpool Street that travel via Stratford.

A call to the government and Network Rail has been made by the mayor of Tower Hamlets to halt “damaging rent increases” on small businesses under railway arches.

The boss of rail operator c2c has apologised after commuters suffered disruption for two consecutive rush hours.

“We’re killing ourselves to earn a living.”

An investigation has been launched into a Network Rail blunder which sparked travel chaos last night for c2c passengers.

A full train service on the Great Eastern main line resumes into Liverpool Street on Monday morning after engineers finish installing temporary repairs to a cracked rail on the station approach.

A major track fault at Liverpool Street station being fixed by engineers is causing delays to passengers on Great Eastern main line services.

Hackney Wick Station has reopened following a £25m overhaul.

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