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Prime Minister unveils interactive map of Tech City in a bid to boost east London technology cluster

Prime Minister unveils interactive map of Tech City in a bid to boost east London technology cluster

The Prime Minister has unveiled an interactive map of Tech City, charting more than 600 businesses in east London. The map, created by Trampoline Systems and designed by Playgen, collects social network data for all of the businesses in the area to help analyse their performance. Users can also add…

Croydon Chef holds Apprentice style competition

Croydon Chef holds Apprentice style competition

Croydon businessman and restaurant owner, Malcolm John, has come up with a rather unusual idea to recruit young chefs.…

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

International engineering conglomerate Siemens, has recently announced the name of its new landmark centre of urban sustainability, which is being constructed in East London. The new eye-catching structure was christened ‘The Crystal’ at the high level ‘topping out’ ceremony that took place in East London last Wednesday the 26th of…

Police raid Kurdish activists’ tent at Occupy London

Police raid Kurdish activists’ tent at Occupy London

City of London police raided a tent outside St. Paul’s Cathedral on Thursday, after receiving an anonymous tip off that weapons were being stored there. The tent, occupied by people from the Kurdish communities of Hackney, Stoke Newington and Croydon, has been at St. Paul’s for one week. The police…

Grab a job at Silicon Milkroundabout

Grab a job at Silicon Milkroundabout

500 jobs are up for grabs with hottest London technology start-ups this Sunday at the Silicon Milkroundabout Job Fair.…

The new Brockley Market booms in the sunshine

The new Brockley Market booms in the sunshine

Five weeks in and Brockley’s Saturday market is booming. For an idea that was originally created in a pub just a mere six months ago, the market has quickly become a big hit with locals around south east London.…

University students facing a turbulent year

University students facing a turbulent year

Thousands of students across East London could face disruptions during their studies this year, as various branches of the lecturer’s unions (UCU) prepare for four-phase action against changes in their pension scheme.…

‘Zombie’ protest against Sainsbury’s plan today

‘Zombie’ protest against Sainsbury’s plan today

Stokey Local, the campaign opposing the proposed Sainsbury’s development just off  Stoke Newington Church Street is planning a new day of action today and inviting all supporters to a “Zombie-a-thon” at midday. EastLondonLines will be there to report the event so follow us on Twitter #eastlondonlines.co.uk.…

Google’s plans to open new building in Silicon Roundabout are greeted with praise

Google’s plans to open new building in Silicon Roundabout are greeted with praise

The IT community at East London’s ‘Silicon Roundabout’ has welcomed Google’s decision to aquire a seven-storey building in the area to support digital entrepreneurs.…

Much-needed job opportunities for residents of “cruelly let down” Olympic borough

Much-needed job opportunities for residents of “cruelly let down” Olympic borough

Hackney residents wishing to take advantage of the thousands of jobs created by next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic games will get an opportunity to register their interest next week.…