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Hackney residents combat speeding cyclists

Hackney residents combat speeding cyclists

Local residents are taking to Hackney’s towpaths in a battle against inconsiderate cyclists. Dick Vincent, the Towpath Ranger, has been setting up events across Hackney to raise awareness on the dangers of speeding on towpaths. During one of these events held today (Wednesday) at the City Road Lock,  ‘Towpath Rangers’…

Helen Mirren backs free school to open in Wapping

Helen Mirren backs free school to open in Wapping

A free school, which is supported by actress Dame Helen Mirren, is due to open in one of the East End’s most under-privileged areas, next September.…

East London Celebrates Black History Month

East London Celebrates Black History Month

As part of the Black History Month festivities this year, councils across East London are organizing events in celebration of the heritage, culture and tradition of the Black African and Caribbean communities and what they have achieved.…

Goldsmiths lecturers rally against pension cuts

Goldsmiths lecturers rally against pension cuts

Goldsmiths teachers and students united in a rally against cuts imposed on their  pensions.  Today marks the first day of nation-wide industrial action opposing the proposals.…

Campaigner combats school homophobia

Campaigner combats school homophobia

Lesbian campaigner, Sue Sanders, is encouraging schools in Croydon to promote gay and lesbian rights in order to combat the issue of homophobia and bullying.…

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.…

Fined for renting out property during Olympics

Fined for renting out property during Olympics

Home owners in East London, who let their properties during the Olympics, could face a fine of up to £20,000. According to Tower Hamlets Council, those who fail to apply for planning permission before renting out their homes next summer could face legal penalties.…

East London public warned over wanted men

East London public warned over wanted men

Three men, who have allegedly committed violent crimes abroad, have close links to east London, according to the Metropolitan police.…

London Riots Inspire Hackney watch artist

London Riots Inspire Hackney watch artist

Dominic Wilcox, 36, an artist based in Hackney has created a series of miniature clocks, Moments in Time, capturing scenes from the London riots.…

Broadway Market shooting Friday night

Broadway Market shooting Friday night

A woman aged 37 was shot last night in Broadway Market. According to the Metropolitan Police the shooting took place at 1.45 am. The woman has gun shoot wounds to her legs and has been taken to a hospital in east London. She is in a non- life threatening condition. …