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Children want parents to spend more time with them in the New Year according to ChildLine survey

Children want parents to spend more time with them in the New Year according to ChildLine survey

ChildLine, a charity phone-line service, has found that children in the UK wish their parents would promise to spend more time with them as part of their New Year resolutions. The charity service based on Curtain Road, Tower Hamlets, provided by the NSPCC, quizzed the nation’s children about what their…

Man in hospital following stabbing in Dalston

Man in hospital following stabbing in Dalston

A man was stabbed in Dalston in the early hours of Friday morning. Police were called to the scene of the incident at Downham Road.…

BBC names Hackney heroine as face of August

BBC names Hackney heroine as face of August

A Hackney woman made famous after a YouTube video showed her lambasting rioters in August has been named by the BBC as one of the faces who made the headlines this year.…

Stolen Cartier watch returned to rightful owner

Stolen Cartier watch returned to rightful owner

A stolen Cartier watch said to be of great sentimental value was returned to its rightful owner after being taken two years ago.…

Christmas tree recycling points: when and where to drop off trees across south and east London

Christmas tree recycling points: when and where to drop off trees across south and east London

Local residents can recycle their Christmas trees this festive season from December 28 onwards. Council recycling authorities for Hackney, Lewisham, Croydon and Tower Hamlets will be setting up recycling points and dates on which residents can give their real trees for reprocessing. Lewisham Council residents are provided with 12 tree…

Home Run for community art project

Home Run for community art project

Miniature paper sculptures of houses have been flooding to the Hill Station cafe on Telegraph Hill, as part of a local charity, Bold Vision’s, latest venture, The Mixer Home Run.…

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.  …