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Hundreds of Games Makers celebrate Olympic legacy

Hundreds of Games Makers celebrate Olympic legacy

Games Makers Micky Stevenson and Tina Harding thought it would be great to bring together half a dozen Olympic volunteers over a Chinese meal – just as a way to keep in touch after the summer’s antics. They ended up hiring the Hilton London Metropole for the evening of February 2…

Hackney artist Labrinth gets his first number 1 UK single

Hackney artist Labrinth gets his first number 1 UK single

Labrinth has received his first number one UK single in the Official Singles Charts with :”Beneath Your Beautiful”…

Equal pay claims about to hit Croydon council

Equal pay claims about to hit Croydon council

  50 equal pay claims are about to hit Croydon council in the wake of a ground-breaking ruling against Birmingham council.…

Pick of what’s on in the east- October 25 – November 1

Pick of what’s on in the east- October 25 – November 1

It’s all going on in the East end this week. Whether you want to laugh, shop or chill out somewhere different there’s plenty to do across the boroughs. Whether you want to splash the cash or keep your leave your purse at home there’s something for everyone!…

Mayor’s fund to build Hackney fashion hub

Mayor’s fund to build Hackney fashion hub

A fashion hub, new cafes and restaurants and space for local designers are just some of the things Hackney council are hoping to provide with the £5.3 million regeneration fund provided in the wake of last year’s riots.…

ELL to stream Lewisham police live web chat

ELL to stream Lewisham police live web chat

Figures released today show that crime in Lewisham has dropped by 8.6 per cent since last year, the largest drop in crime of any London borough. These come on the day that the borough’s police commander holds his first live web chat with residents.…

Hackney Weekend up for festival award

Hackney Weekend up for festival award

The public will get an opportunity to vote for the best UK Festival later this month. BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend has acquired five nominations in this year’s UK Festival Awards.…

Council defies Cameron over home extensions

Council defies Cameron over home extensions

A leading member of Croydon council has come out in opposition to government plans to relax building regulations.…

Councils object to Olympic transport plans

Councils object to Olympic transport plans

Hackney Council has objected to plans for the new Olympic Route Network, following concerns over its impact on local traffic and residents.…

Plans for Dalston skyscraper rejected

Plans for Dalston skyscraper rejected

Hackney Councils’ planning committee has unanimously rejected the proposal to build an 18-storey high block of flats on Kingsland High Street.…

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