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Nursing home of 20 years set to close in New Year

Nursing home of 20 years set to close in New Year

A nursing home that has cared for older people in Lewisham for 20 years will close in the new year, it has been announced.…

Charity brings Christmas cheer to deprived children

Charity brings Christmas cheer to deprived children

Latest figures from Child Poverty Statistics show that 44 per cent of children live in poverty in Hackney. However, one charity is stepping in to bring some magic to families in desperate need of cheering up.…

Residents back #towerhamlets city bid

Residents back #towerhamlets city bid

Residents across Tower Hamlets shared their enthusiasm this Wednesday when the council organized a daylong twitter marathon to support the borough’s city bid.…

Local pedal power keeps silver screen aglow

Local pedal power keeps silver screen aglow

If you thought cinema was a sedentary vocation then think again; pedal powered movies have come to town.…

Transport company supports City status bid

Transport company supports City status bid

Vans, lorries and the staff of an east London firm are to be emblazoned with the Tower Hamlets city logo in support of the borough’s bid for city status.…

Amnesty International makes a song and dance for human rights

Amnesty International makes a song and dance for human rights

Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Festive Fayre, held at the Human Rights Centre in Shoreditch this weekend, merged traditional stalls with live entertainment, ranging from the hilarious to the bizarre.…

Festive fun and fundraising at Christmas Fayre hosted by volunteers at New Cross People’s Library

Festive fun and fundraising at Christmas Fayre hosted by volunteers at New Cross People’s Library

Lewisham volunteers hosted a Christmas Fayre at New Cross People’s Library to offer locals festive entertainment and raise funds to sustain the running of the community-led library service. The event on Sunday was opened by Brockley ward Councillor Jimi Adefiranye, who came along to show his support.…

Ongoing Centerprise dispute to go to court

Ongoing Centerprise dispute to go to court

A new court date has been set to settle an ongoing lease dispute between Hackney Council and the community centre.…

Brockley’s largest Christmas market to date

Brockley’s largest Christmas market to date

A Brockley charity staged their largest Christmas market to date, attracting crowds of over 800 festive shoppers.…

Reading as therapy: the power of the written word for one group

Reading as therapy: the power of the written word for one group

Standing in front of a small audience, a woman clears her throat and apologises for being nervous, before adding: “If you had told me a year ago that I would be up here today reading to all of you, I would have said ‘no way, no way.’” She then began…