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Report calls on locals and council to save their pubs

Report calls on locals and council to save their pubs

Lewisham council is appealing for residents to vouch for their local boozers as part of a new plan to stem the tide of closing pubs.…

The Business Bank: what will it do for you? We ask small businesses along the East London Line

The Business Bank: what will it do for you? We ask small businesses along the East London Line

Businesses in east and south London are divided over the government plans to invest one billion pounds in a ‘business bank’ for small and medium enterprise loans. EastLondonLines contacted local firms about whether the proposals address the problems they face and how crucial loans are to their survival. Business secretary…

Stiletto Walk to highlight human trafficking

Stiletto Walk to highlight human trafficking

High-heel clad activists took to the streets of Croydon this weekend to raise awareness of human trafficking.…

Spare rooms wanted to shelter homeless youths

Spare rooms wanted to shelter homeless youths

A new scheme backed by Tower Hamlets council is seeking spare rooms in the borough to house homeless young people.…

Photographer dies after fall from Shoreditch party

Photographer dies after fall from Shoreditch party

A fashion photographer was killed and another man seriously injured when they fell from an open window on French Place, Shoreditch last Thursday.…

Lunchtime protests outside east end universities join London Met students for visa amnesty

Lunchtime protests outside east end universities join London Met students for visa amnesty

Over one hundred students and lecturers protested at London Metropolitan University on Holloway Road on Friday as part of a UK-wide action against the UK Border Agency’s decision to strip LMU of its sponsorship rights. The protest rallied against the threat of deportation hanging over 2,700 international students at London…

Respect leader quits after Galloway rape comments

Respect leader quits after Galloway rape comments

The leader of  Respect, the political party set up in Tower Hamlets in 2004, has resigned. Salma Yaqoob said it was with “deep regret” she resigned from leadership, citing an “extremely difficult” period for the party in the last few weeks. In a statement on the Respect website on Tuesday, Yaqoob…

Engines put out rubbish heap fire in New Cross

Engines put out rubbish heap fire in New Cross

At least eight fire engines and twenty fire fighters raced to New Cross Road to extinguish a fire behind a row of shops on Thursday afternoon.…

Police find stolen iPad using ‘find my iPad’ app

Police find stolen iPad using ‘find my iPad’ app

A Greenwich resident has been reunited with a stolen Apple iPad after Lewisham Police harnessed the latest in GPS mobile technology to track down the missing device in Deptford.…

Paxton Green Time Bank needs a screen printer

Paxton Green Time Bank needs a screen printer

Paxton Green Time Bank are appealing for a  screen printer to lend their talents to a local resident…

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