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Your view: Should the Travellers be forced to move on?

Your view: Should the Travellers be forced to move on?

An extended Traveller family living on Stoke Newington Common have until the end of this week to move on, following a High Court injunction granted to Hackney Council.…

Mixed views on ‘Isles of Wonder’ plan for Olympic opening

Mixed views on ‘Isles of Wonder’ plan for Olympic opening

Film director Danny Boyle this week unveiled his  dramatic vision for the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games, now just 41 days away.  As artistic director for the event, he plans to turn the stadium into a gigantic “green and pleasant land’ complete with 70 sheep, real grass and…

Brick Lane jewellery – handmade with love and healing crystals

Brick Lane jewellery – handmade with love and healing crystals

The Sunday market on Brick Lane in Shoreditch is bursting with creative energy. Every week, this vibrant part on London swarms with a diverse crowd of traders, avid collectors and intrigued shoppers as the surrounding warehouses are transformed into vintage wonderlands and world food markets.…

Jewellery in Brick Lane – made with love and healing crystals

Jewellery in Brick Lane – made with love and healing crystals

  The Sunday market on Brick Lane in Shoreditch is bursting with creative energy. Every week, this vibrant part on London swarms with a diverse crowd of traders, avid collectors and intrigued shoppers as the surrounding warehouses are transformed into vintage wonderlands and world food markets. Each Sunday over 100…

The Jubilee: national pride or just an excuse for a big party?

The Jubilee: national pride or just an excuse for a big party?

It’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee- are you excited? HRH- – hopes the celebration will install a local sense of:  “togetherness, strength of family, friendship, and good neighbourliness.” In the warm up for the Olympics, is the Jubilee about national and local pride, or are you just happy for an extra…

MoD officials to face critics at meeting over plans to site missiles in Bow during Olympic Games

MoD officials to face critics at meeting over plans to site missiles in Bow during Olympic Games

The Ministry of Defence is to face its critics from the  Stop the Olympic Missiles Committee at a meeting on Thursday  this week, to the Bow Quarter Residence where it wants to site missiles during the Olympics . The Ministry of Defence have also responded to a series of questions raised…

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…

Shot shop assistant receives bravery award

Shot shop assistant receives bravery award

A Croydon shop assistant, shot after attempting to accost armed robbers, was last night awarded…

London to Brighton Mini Run [Audio Slideshow]

London to Brighton Mini Run [Audio Slideshow]

On Sunday May 20, 2012 thousands of minis made the run from Crystal Palace Park…

Auditions for “Surrey Heights” [Audio & Video]

Auditions for “Surrey Heights” [Audio & Video]

Aimee Butcher, 22, of Croydon has proposed a reality TV series to showcase the diversity and talent in Croydon. The auditions for the show took place for almost a week, and with some 5,000 applicants, the judging panel saw hundreds of auditionees daily.…