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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.…

Residents complain about rubbish collections

Residents complain about rubbish collections

Croydon locals are getting increasingly frustrated with the council’s rubbish and recycling schedule.…

Kingsland Shopping Centre Revisited

Kingsland Shopping Centre Revisited

Last week ELL reported the publication of the Dalston Action Plan. Since then blogs have started to highlight key developments.…

New research un-covers Sure Start funding cuts

New research un-covers Sure Start funding cuts

Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney and Shadow Minister for Health, has urged the government to act instantly to protect the Sure Start Children’s Centres.…