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Coffee and culture: Gallery Cafe

Coffee and culture: Gallery Cafe

In a quiet back street in Bethnal Green lies the Gallery Café, a small, friendly establishment that doubles as a unique art space.…

Reduce, re-use, recycle at alternative fashion week

Reduce, re-use, recycle at alternative fashion week

Spitalfield’s market plays host to an alternative fashion event this week, with scores of emerging designers due to showcase their talent.…

HOUSING WEEK: Overcrowding, an issue for today

HOUSING WEEK: Overcrowding, an issue for today

In 1961, the Parker Morris Committee decreed that as wealth increased, homes should be built accordingly. Thus, one of the most pioneering housing reports of the last century was passed, and the Parker Morris space standard of 72 metres for a terraced house was implemented.…

Residents have their say over development plans

Residents have their say over development plans

Local residents will mount a challenge against Tower Hamlets Council’s vision for future development when its fifteen year development plan is scrutinised by a planning inspector tomorrow.…

Bookies cannot change historic pub front

Bookies cannot change historic pub front

A bookmakers due to take over a Deptford pub has hit opposition after being told that their signage cannot be displayed on the outside of the building.…

Local housing build wins eco accolade

Local housing build wins eco accolade

A local housing development in Croydon has won a prestigious eco award, recognising the borough’s consistent drive to build more sustainable housing.…

Women Make The Olympics

Women Make The Olympics

A new exhibition championing the work of women in the construction of the Olympic site was officially opened by Tessa Jowell MP last night at the Museum of London, Docklands.…

Projected youth centre to get £3.5m cash boost

Projected youth centre to get £3.5m cash boost

Lewisham Council is set to receive funding to build a £3.5m youth centre for teenagers in the area.…

Town centres to get fresh facelift

Town centres to get fresh facelift

Two ELL boroughs are set to receive £52,000 each towards improving their high streets for the Christmas holiday.…

Listening bus visits Stepney

Listening bus visits Stepney

A ‘listening’ bus for deaf children visited a learning centre in Tower Hamlets this week, providing a place for parents to go for information and assistance.…

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