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We ask the people: what are your birthday wishes for the NHS

We ask the people: what are your birthday wishes for the NHS

As the National Health Service reaches it’s 63rd birthday today, is it a time of celebration or uncertainty for centrepiece of the welfare state. EastLondonLines spoke to locals in south London to find out what birthday wishes they would send to the NHS as it faces some of the biggest…

Performing arts students put their shows onstage in Lewisham

Performing arts students put their shows onstage in Lewisham

Theatre performers and artists from all over the globe demonstrarted their talents at  Goldsmiths, in New Cross last week  for “The Works” arts event.…

Andy Murray: ELL finds out what the people of London really think

Andy Murray: ELL finds out what the people of London really think

Andy Murray has the chance today become the first male British tennis player since Bunny Austin to reach the Wimbledon final and end 80 years of national frustration at SW19. However will Murray, known for his often moody nature, keep his cool overcome reigning champion Rafael Nadal and win over…

44 Frocks pop-up in Wapping

44 Frocks pop-up in Wapping

44 Frocks is to open a pop-up shop in Wapping at the end of the month. Managing director Laura Henson, is teaming up with a new business partner, Vicky Flores, who she met on Twitter, to open up a pop up boutique for a limited period of time at 29…

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.…

Special feature: Internships

Special feature: Internships

When it comes to writing job applications, internships are an essential feature on everyone’s CV. …

Displaced artists find home in old Tube station

Displaced artists find home in old Tube station

Ever since it was sold to a mystery bidder in February, a cloud of intrigue has surrounded the disused Shoreditch Tube station.…

Lit Fest: Alex Wheatle in conversation

Lit Fest: Alex Wheatle in conversation

Wheatle talks about books, football, Bob Marley and the impact of the Brixton riots on black British culture.…

Lit Fest: talking to Rowland Rivron

Lit Fest: talking to Rowland Rivron

Rowland Rivron was a stalwart of the 1980s alternative comedy scene who went on to craft a wonderfully varied…

Perlin presents ‘Intern Nation’ in Hackney

Perlin presents ‘Intern Nation’ in Hackney

Every student is familiar with it: the internship or – on a smaller scale – the ‘work experience’.…