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Jennifer McDermott speaks about daughter’s death

Jennifer McDermott speaks about daughter’s death

It takes astonishing strength to bounce back and create a positive from tragedy. But it is exactly that which Jennifer McDermott has so successfully achieved. She had the courage to turn the living nightmare and pain of losing a child into work that has the potential to help thousands of…

Squat to success: community centre opens in New Cross

Squat to success: community centre opens in New Cross

A derelict squat and overgrown garden has been transformed into a rent-free, community resource for New Cross residents. The Field, a creative not-for-profit community centre, officially opened its doors last November but only recently became the space the founding members originally envisioned. Conceived by a tight knit group of New…

ELL events special: May bank holiday festivals and markets

ELL events special: May bank holiday festivals and markets

There are plenty of ways to celebrate the beginning of May. If you haven’t yet made plans for the bank holiday weekend, here’s Eastlondonlines’ roundup of some of the most exciting festivals and market events happening.…

Quiz: How much do you know about global food?

Quiz: How much do you know about global food?

Enjoyed finding out about the diversity of food in ELL boroughs? Why not try our world food quiz to see just how much you know about kräftskiva and curry houses. Thanks for taking our quiz! If you missed it, this week ELL has been focusing on foreign food in your…

ELL goes to Delhi: waste dumping scandal

ELL goes to Delhi: waste dumping scandal

This week the team behind Eastlondlines has been working with journalism students at Jamia Millia Ismalia University in Delhi to produce the Delhi Gazette, a website much like ELL and covering stories in the Indian capital. Many of these stories reflect the same issues and events that are found in…

ELL goes to Delhi: Student projects for sale in Delhi

ELL goes to Delhi: Student projects for sale in  Delhi

This week the team behind Eastlondlines has been working with journalism students at Jamia Millia Ismalia University in Delhi to produce the Delhi Gazette, a website much like ELL and covering stories in the Indian capital. Many of these stories reflect the same issues and events that are found in…

ELL goes to Delhi: Using Whatsapp to protect women

ELL goes to Delhi: Using Whatsapp to protect women

This week the team behind Eastlondlines has been working with journalism students at Jamia Millia Ismalia University in Delhi to produce the Delhi Gazette, a website much like ELL and covering stories in the Indian capital. Many of these stories reflect the same issues and events that are found in…

ELL goes to Delhi: stories from the Indian capital

ELL goes to Delhi: stories from the Indian capital

This week the team behind Eastlondlines has been working with journalism students at Jamia Millia Ismalia University in Delhi to produce the Delhi Gazette, a website much like ELL and covering stories in the Indian capital. Many of these stories reflect the same issues and events that are found in…

#MigrantMunchies: ELL’s foodie focus week follows migrants’ stories and how they’re changing what you eat

#MigrantMunchies: ELL’s foodie focus week follows migrants’ stories and how they’re changing what you eat

Eastlondonlines has gone around the world – in four boroughs. We’ve sampled some of the tastiest global cuisines in our bid to discover how migration has spiced up the local restaurant scene. Over the week we’ll be offering you the low down on migration trends and the new and exciting…

Alastair Morgan: Seeking the truth behind brother’s death

Alastair Morgan: Seeking the truth behind brother’s death

  “It’s driven me to near insanity” Alastair Morgan confesses. For 28 years Morgan has relentlessly fought to establish the truth behind the murder of his brother, Daniel Morgan, a private investigator found with an axe in his head in a Sydenham pub car park. “That feeling of powerlessness, that…