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New company to run borough’s leisure centres

New company to run borough’s leisure centres

A new company is to take over the management of leisure centres in Lewisham in October.…

Tower Hamlets gets a minute of the marathon

Tower Hamlets gets a minute of the marathon

The Olympic marathon will go through Tower Hamlets. A local blogger, monitoring the trial Olympic run on Sunday, discovered that runners entered and ran through the borough for approximately one minute for each circuit of the track.…

First to glimpse Olympic Torch

First to glimpse Olympic Torch

Tower Hamlets is set to be the first borough in London to see the Olympic Torch, as it travels on a seventy day tour of the UK.…

Dwayne for Olympic flame

Dwayne for Olympic flame

Dwayne Fields, Polar adventurer, hopes to carry the Olympic flame for Hackney. …

Millwall fans admit West Ham stunt

Millwall fans admit West Ham stunt

Millwall fans have expressed their gratitude to ex-West Ham manager, Avram Grant with a sarcastic fly-by…

Football cup shows Tower Hamlets’ talent

Football cup shows Tower Hamlets’ talent

A new annual football tournament has been launched in Tower Hamlets to show that, when it comes to producing star players, the borough is top of the league.…

A memorial for Henry Cooper: council decides

A memorial for Henry Cooper: council decides

Heavyweight boxing legend the late Sir Henry Cooper, who passed away on May 1 aged 76, will be remembered at the primary school he attended in Athelney Rd, Lewisham.…

John Terry ensures survival of boyhood club

John Terry ensures survival of boyhood club

John Terry has stepped in to save Senrab, his boyhood football team, after a campaign to keep it afloat. The financial plight of Senrab was first highlighted by ELL in 2009, after an interview with club secretary Tony Carroll.…

Free swim scheme for young and old extended

Free swim scheme for young and old extended

Lewisham teenagers and pensioners will continue to swim for free in the borough following a decision by the Mayor of Lewisham, Sir Steve Bullock.…

Victoria Park to broadcast the 2012 Olympics

Victoria Park to broadcast the 2012 Olympics

Victoria Park has been named as one of four ‘Festival Live Sites’ across London, bringing the atmosphere of the 2012 Olympics to the heart of Tower Hamlets.…