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Free sporting initiatives in Hackney for the over 50′s

Free sporting initiatives in Hackney for the over 50′s

Hackney residents over the age of 50 are being offered the chance to sign up for a free place on a 12 week healthy lifestyle training programme as part of The New Age Games 2012 initiative.…

Hospital entrance to get a welcome facelift

Hospital entrance to get a welcome facelift

Work has begun on a £56K revamp for the entrance of Croydon University hospital.…

New child poverty report names Tower Hamlets as the worst local authority in UK

New child poverty report names Tower Hamlets as the worst local authority in UK

Over half of the children in Tower Hamlets are living in poverty, according to a report released today by the Campaign to End Child Poverty coalition. In February 2011, Tower Hamlets was also reported to have among the highest proportion of child poverty by the Save the Children charity. Material…

Open Christmas and Boxing Day in Croydon

Open Christmas and Boxing Day in Croydon

Whether you need medical care, have forgotten a trimming to the Christmas dinner or feel like a festive tipple at a local pub, here are a few of the services that will be operating on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.…

Hackney on Christmas and Boxing Day

Hackney on Christmas and Boxing Day

Whether you need medical care, have forgotten a trimming to the Christmas dinner or feel like a festive tipple at a local pub, here are a few of the services that will be operating on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.…

Open Christmas and Boxing Day: Lewisham

Open Christmas and Boxing Day: Lewisham

Whether you need medical care, have forgotten a trimming to the Christmas dinner or feel like a festive tipple at a local pub, here are a few of the services that will be operating on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.…

Christmas openings in Tower Hamlets

Christmas openings in Tower Hamlets

Whether you need medical care, have forgotten a trimming to the Christmas dinner or feel like a festive tipple at a local pub, here are a few of the services that will be operating on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.  …

Competition panel rules against hospital merger

Competition panel rules against hospital merger

The NHS competition watchdog has ruled against plans for the merger of three East London Hospitals after London’s health authority approved them this week.…

Report shows ‘obesity epidemic’ among children

Report shows ‘obesity epidemic’ among children

A report published today shows that the level of childhood obesity in Tower Hamlets is nearly 7 per cent above the national average as a quarter of children measured were found to be overweight.…

Locals donate blood for Christmas

Locals donate blood for Christmas

Litres of blood were collected in Tower Hamlets this morning as residents came to the Bishopsgate Institute to donate before Christmas.…