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Police raid Kurdish activists’ tent at Occupy London

Police raid Kurdish activists’ tent at Occupy London

City of London police raided a tent outside St. Paul’s Cathedral on Thursday, after receiving an anonymous tip off that weapons were being stored there. The tent, occupied by people from the Kurdish communities of Hackney, Stoke Newington and Croydon, has been at St. Paul’s for one week. The police…

‘Boris Bikes’ coming to East London

‘Boris Bikes’ coming to East London

Serco Group PLC signed a £50 million expansion contract to support the expansion for the Barclay’s Cycle Hire Scheme into East London. The contract will run until 2015 and include the design, operation and installation of the scheme in Tower Hamlets. The expansion will add over 200 new docking stations,…

‘Occupy’ protest joined by Goldsmiths lecturers

‘Occupy’ protest joined by Goldsmiths lecturers

Thursday evening, Goldsmiths lecturers and students, visited St Paul’s Cathedral to support the ‘OccupyLSX’ protesters.…

Shoreditch squat to be evicted Friday morning

Shoreditch squat to be evicted Friday morning

An East London squatters group are organising a “party of resistance” to eviction tonight . The squatters are due to be evicted tomorrow from the Grade II listed building that they have restored and inhabited over the last four months.…

‘Free to Be’ Exhibition

‘Free to Be’ Exhibition

The “artists”, young Muslim girls from East London, stand next to their artwork, smiling proudly as the crowd admires their effort.…

Compost your pumpkin this Halloween

Compost your pumpkin this Halloween

A new organisation in Croydon that collects food waste will allow thousands of pumpkins to be recycled after the upcoming Halloween festivities this month.…

Shoreditch High Street Overground re-zoning

Shoreditch High Street Overground re-zoning

Hackney Liberal Democrats have announced a campaign against the re-zoning of Shoreditch High Street Overground station.…

Anti capitalist protesters occupy Finsbury Square

Anti capitalist protesters occupy Finsbury Square

Anti-capitalist protesters set up a second campsite in London’s financial district on Saturday, after a previous site they established a week ago forced St. Paul’s Cathedral to close.…

Olympic hero Gordon Pirie honoured

Olympic hero Gordon Pirie honoured

As the Olympics are approaching, a plaque has been unveiled this week, in an honour of a past hero Olympic silver medallist and five-time record holder Gordon Pirie (1931 – 1991).…

New Cross locals protest outside Sainsbury’s Headquarters in central London

New Cross locals protest outside Sainsbury’s Headquarters in central London

Protesters went down to Sainsbury’s headquarters in Holborn today (Thursday) and gave a letter to Justin King, the Chief Executive of Sainsbury’s in protest again the proposed Sainsbury’s on New Cross rd.…