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Origami and openness at Telegraph Hill cafe

Origami and openness at Telegraph Hill cafe

The Mixer is the latest offering from Bold Vision to the people of Telegraph Hill. A fresh take on the community newsletter, The Mixer will be distributed to every house on Telegraph Hill, 5-6,000 in total, and will give inhabitants the opportunity to be guest editor of subsequent issues.…

Deptford dwellers get in the Christmas spirit

Deptford dwellers get in the Christmas spirit

A Christmas tree decorated with empty beer-cans, tomatoes, carrots and a large umbrella on Deptford High Street has attracted a lot of attention from passers by. The Deptford dwellers that usually sit around the anchor sculpture on the high street made the unusual Christmas decoration after they found the tree…

Ken Loach: “It’s a wretched old world we’ve handed on”

Ken Loach: “It’s a wretched old world we’ve handed on”

Ken Loach is as politically outspoken as ever. With 3 million people preparing to strike on November 30′s ‘day of action’, he took the stage before Goldsmiths, University of London students at an anti-austerity conference on Thursday.…

Review: EastEnd Cabaret – The Revolution Will Be Sexual

Review: EastEnd Cabaret – The Revolution Will Be Sexual

EastEnd Cabaret comes with high expectations. Their show, The Revolution Will Be Sexual, has been showered with critical praise and this week they grace the cover of Time Out.…

Riots aftermath: residents speak of fear, division – and what’s next

Riots aftermath: residents speak of fear, division – and what’s next

As EastLondonLines continues to examine the aftermath of the riots that tore through our boroughs three months ago, we asked the people of Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Croydon three questions: Are the riots still affecting their lives? How well have the authorities dealt with the aftermath in their area?…

Children in Need helps your neighbours with £850k

Children in Need helps your neighbours with £850k

This Friday, London will play host to the 31st Children in Need event. Organisations across Croydon, Lewisham, Hackney and Tower Hamlets have received over £850,000 from the charity in recent years, enabling their continued work in the area today.…

Psychics’ fortunes falter as economy flatlines

Psychics’ fortunes falter as economy flatlines

It appears that even those with supernatural powers could not predict the extent of the economic downturn.…

Swap app keeps fashion sustainable for teens

Swap app keeps fashion sustainable for teens

Shoreditch-based company Inensu has created a new Facebook application that aims to solve teenagers’ fashion woes, while encouraging them to think about ethical fashion.…

Boris will secretly vote for me, says Livingstone in Lewisham

Boris will secretly vote for me, says Livingstone in Lewisham

Five years of leading the General London Council, 14 years in Parliament, and eight years as directly-elected Mayor of London. You would forgive him for taking a three year break. But that has not lasted long: Ken Livingstone is back.…