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Olympic VeloPark opens to public later this month

Olympic VeloPark opens to public later this month

The Lee Valley VeloPark, part of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, is due to open to the public at the end of the month. Members of the public will be able to use various cycling facilities and activities within the site, including the velodrome  where Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria…

Happy Christmas to all our readers from the ELL team

Happy Christmas to all our readers from the ELL team

The Eastlondonlines team would like wish all our readers a very happy festive season and a safe and prosperous New Year. Thank you for following the site over this year. We will be taking some down time over Christmas and New Year so we can fill ourselves with festive goodies…

Local chefs bring you their recipes for Christmas success

Local chefs bring you their recipes for Christmas success

Christmas dinner is one of the most eagerly awaited parts of the festive season, but it can also be one of the most stressful. So to make your Christmas Day as easy as possible, ELL has teamed up with some local chefs to bring you all the know-how you need…

Festive transport guide: Overground, Underground, rail and bus services over Christmas and New Years

Festive transport guide: Overground, Underground, rail and bus services over Christmas and New Years

Passengers travelling between December 23 and January 1 need to be aware of service changes and holiday hours affecting their journeys. Planned closures and disruptions to the London Overground, Tubes and bus and rail services will take place over the Christmas period, so TfL recommends that those intending to travel…

ELL picks the best local festive film screenings

ELL picks the best local festive film screenings

With special screenings of festive films planned all across the ELL boroughs this Christmas, there’s plenty of opportunity to indulge in the magic of cinema. So ditch the gift shopping, nurture your nostalgia with some cult classics and share the season’s greetings through the magic of the big screen at…

Pop in to Pop-ups this Christmas with ELL’s guide on where to find unique and unusual presents

Pop in to Pop-ups this Christmas with ELL’s guide on where to find unique and unusual presents

  Pop-up shops are swamping every corner of London this Christmas: ELL shines a light on a different shopping experience, explores the magic behind its success and gives a guide to pop-up shops across the EastLondonLines boroughs. As Christmas draws closer and manic gift-buying gathers urgency, the frustration with generic…

The gift of giving: ELL’s guide to Xmas volunteering

The gift of giving: ELL’s guide to Xmas volunteering

How can you volunteer for a food bank or a homeless charity this Christmas and help those in need locally? ELL explains…. With Christmas fast approaching most people will be worrying about what to buy loved ones or struggle to choose between roast turkey or beef at the annual office get-together.…

Campaigners celebrate launch of Lewisham A&E report

Campaigners celebrate launch of Lewisham A&E report

Although the legal battle to save Lewisham A&E has been won, the “creeping privatisation” of the NHS is set to continue, a meeting at the House of Lords heard last night. Campaigners gathered to celebrate the publication of the “Report of the Lewisham People’s Commission“, which includes details of June’s…

Spending revealed: Lewisham A&E legal battle has cost the taxpayer over £200,000 to date

Spending revealed: Lewisham A&E legal battle has cost the taxpayer over £200,000 to date

The failed legal battle to close Lewisham Hospital is estimated to have cost taxpayers over £200,000 so far, according to government figures, with more expenditures to come. Figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that the government’s legal challenge and subsequent appeal resulted in the Department of Health…

Victory for Lewisham Hospital as Hunt loses appeal

Victory for Lewisham Hospital as Hunt loses appeal

The Court of Appeal dismissed the Government’s appeal that the TSA had the right to make changes to the Lewisham Healthcare Trust this morning. Jos Bell, spokesperson for Save Lewisham Hospital said: “This is a government that feels that it is above the law and Lewisham says that it is…

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