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Robin Hood Gardens estate to be demolished

Robin Hood Gardens estate to be demolished

Plans to demolish the Robin Hood Gardens housing estate in Poplar were approved by Tower Hamlets Council at a meeting of its Strategic Development Committee yesterday.…

Man charged over New Cross indecent exposure

Man charged over New Cross indecent exposure

A 46-year-old man has been charged with three separate counts of indecent exposure in a residential area of New Cross.…

BBC poll shows Croydon and Hackney residents still feel unsafe in many areas hit by 2011 riots

BBC poll shows Croydon and Hackney residents still feel unsafe in many areas hit by 2011 riots

A poll has shown that many residents in the areas affected by last summer’s riots still do not feel safe in their communities. The poll was carried out by ComRes for BBC London 94.9. Of the 1,007 adults surveyed, 50 per cent said they felt unsafe in parts of their…

Council seeks new bids for new primary school

Council seeks new bids for new primary school

Croydon Council is seeking a new sponsor to open and run a new primary school in Croydon by September 2012, after rejecting several existing bids.…

Immigration adviser jailed for fraud offences

Immigration adviser jailed for fraud offences

A Tower Hamlets immigration adviser has been jailed for three and a half years after he was found guilty of helping people enter the country illegally using fake identity documents.…

London students take part in national NUS protest campaign against higher education reforms

London students take part in national NUS protest campaign against higher education reforms

Students across London walked out of lectures and took to the streets today as part of nationwide protests to demand the Government “come clean” on its plans for higher education. The demonstration was part of a national Week of Action campaign organised by the National Union of Students (NUS) to…

Councils object to Olympic transport plans

Councils object to Olympic transport plans

Hackney Council has objected to plans for the new Olympic Route Network, following concerns over its impact on local traffic and residents.…

Man jailed for 20 years for murder of pensioner

Man jailed for 20 years for murder of pensioner

A man has been jailed for 20 years for the murder of pensioner James Land, who was killed in his home in Lewisham in May last year.…

Lords and MPs debate the Health and Social Care Bill

Lords and MPs debate the Health and Social Care Bill

EastLondonLines reported live on the changes taking place in the NHS as the House of Lords and MPs debated the Health and Social Care Bill on March 13.…

Mortgage scheme launched in Lewisham

Mortgage scheme launched in Lewisham

Prime Minister David Cameron visited Lewisham today to launch a new government scheme to encourage house buyers.…