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Deptford residents furious over Thames Water plan to build ‘super-sewer’ on green site next to school

Deptford residents furious over Thames Water plan to build ‘super-sewer’ on green site next to school

Furious residents in Deptford have voiced their concerns over plans for a ‘super-sewer’ system that may be built in the area. At a meeting on November 15, Thames Water announced that the green land outside St Joseph’s Primary School is their preferred site for the Tideaway Tunnels scheme, which aims…

Childcare advice at free coffee mornings

Childcare advice at free coffee mornings

A local nappy company is offering advice is about using cloth nappies at free coffee mornings in Hackney.…

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…

Overground works mean sleepless nights for locals

Overground works mean sleepless nights for locals

Lewisham residents are enduring sleepless nights as Transport For London carries out noisy rail construction works during the early hours of the morning on the East London Line overground extension.…

Residents complain about rubbish collections

Residents complain about rubbish collections

Croydon locals are getting increasingly frustrated with the council’s rubbish and recycling schedule.…

Kirstie Allsopp helps clean up Croydon

Kirstie Allsopp helps clean up Croydon

TV personality Kirstie Allsopp was picking up litter in Croydon yesterday as part of the Love Where You Live (LWYL) campaign.…

River Lee Most Polluted river in the country

River Lee Most Polluted river in the country

The River Lee, which runs through Hackney, has oxygen levels below those that can support life, according to the environmental charity Thames21.…

Coulsdon centre most improved in London

Coulsdon centre most improved in London

Brighton road in  the centre of  Coulsdon has been named by charity, Living Streets, as one of the most improved streets in London.…

‘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.…

Growing your own on the rooftops of Dalston’s Green Zone

Growing your own on the rooftops of Dalston’s Green Zone

‘Dalston Green Zone’ has become the new name of the area around Dalston Junction. After a summer where urban farming has spread from shops to rooftops and local markets, the area has become a hub for aspiring urban-farmers and a positive addition to the community.…