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Ghouls parade streets of Brockley

Ghouls parade streets of Brockley

Carving pumpkins at Halloween may be nothing new, but for a Brockley social enterprise group, this tradition was the inspiration for a unique fundraising opportunity.…

Locals priced out of Shoreditch as demand in the east End rises

Locals priced out of Shoreditch as demand in the east End rises

In the 90s it was the urban playground of the Britart crowd and celebrated as the capital’s creative and artistic hub. Now the artists have been priced out and the hipsters have moved on. Is it all over for Shoreditch?…

Twelve arrests at Squatters occupation of Parliament Green and MP Crispin Blunt’s home

Twelve arrests at Squatters occupation of Parliament Green and MP Crispin Blunt’s home

Hundreds of police were deployed late last night to kettle a ‘mass sleep out’ against a proposed late amendment to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill to be voted on today. The amendment would criminalise squatting in residential buildings. Twelve people were arrested.…

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

International engineering conglomerate Siemens, has recently announced the name of its new landmark centre of urban sustainability, which is being constructed in East London. The new eye-catching structure was christened ‘The Crystal’ at the high level ‘topping out’ ceremony that took place in East London last Wednesday the 26th of…

Flasher alert for local women

Flasher alert for local women

Social networking has uncovered a number of incidences of indecent exposure in the Brockley and New Cross areas over the last few months.…

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.…