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We Are The Champions, Hear Us Roar

We Are The Champions, Hear Us Roar

After years of heartbreak Millwall finally made it to the Coca-Cola Championship League on Saturday. Before the match, everyone in my family chose their seat, preparing not to move for at least ninety minutes.  Texts came in from relatives sitting up at midnight in Australia and my cousins who clenched…

…And Some People Supported Swindon (Sort Of)

…And Some People Supported Swindon (Sort Of)

Before beginning this piece, I would like to make clear; I am neither a fan of Swindon, nor football.…

Election 2010: The Untold Story

Election 2010: The Untold Story

Who lost the elections? Conservative ideology comprehensively lost. Only just over a third (36%) of the British electorate voted Tory, a handful voted for Ulster Unionists and the BNP were routed.…

Vote for a vote

Vote for a vote

Today’s General Election promises to be one of the closest in recent history. Polls across the UK opened at 7 am and will close at 10 pm tonight. In many of our boroughs there are also local council and mayoral elections.…

Our Line

Our Line

At EastLondonLines, we're in the business of local news. And as our stories show, you can't have local news without local politics.…

Our line

Our line

Whether you like it or not, Valentine’s Day is approaching and businesses and local government are harnessing the event to drum up sales or highlight important issues.…

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Our line

Dear Reader, It has been an eventful week to say the least, with news that has sparked strong reactions within our boroughs and amongst our readers. The BNP announcing that they plan to stand for the Mayoral elections in both Hackney and Lewisham has indeed caused a stir.…

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Our Line

Dear Readers, It has been a diverse week for the communities along The East London Lines. As the UK has officially come out of recession this week, London boroughs are on their way to recovery. This is good news for the small and medium enterprises that dominate business in the…

What an absolutely fabulous walk darling

What an absolutely fabulous walk darling

Visitors to Mile End Park in Tower Hamlets will now be able to stroll the grounds accompanied by actress and Ghurkhas campaigner Joanna Lumley.…

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Our line

Dear reader, 2010 is now in full swing and news across the East London Line this week has been refreshingly positive. Tower Hamlets is a leading example amongst local authorities in Britain for its work in promoting equality in the work-place for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. With ‘gay-friendly’ organisations…