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Seasonal delights to satisfy even the biggest Grinch

Seasonal delights to satisfy even the biggest Grinch

When you’ve had about enough of left over turkey sandwiches as you can take and the Christmas specials on repeat are about to send to insane, head out in the big wide world again and take solace in fun (and festive) activities around you. Victoria Park Ice Rink – Ends January 1 You’ve…

“Major concern” for Tower Hamlets’ school children

“Major concern” for Tower Hamlets’ school children

Ofsted have revealed that white school children’s results in Tower Hamlets are of “major concern”. The report discloses white British students are under achieving in at least five good GCSEs, including English and Mathematics, by five percentage points compared to the rest of England. This is in spite of the…

Cereal café makes a killing on first day, it’s grrreat!

Cereal café makes a killing on first day, it’s grrreat!

The Cereal Killer Café, the most anticipated themed cafe since Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium, opened its doors for the first time yesterday. Expectations were driven high by the 20-minute queue out the door onto Brick Lane  and the crowd were not disappointed. Identical twins from Belfast, Alan and Gary Keery, are…

Waiting game over for 94 lucky Playstation fans

Waiting game over for 94 lucky Playstation fans

Bethnal Green Road was the place to be today if you are an avid gamer in search of the bargain of a lifetime. In celebration of Playstation’s 20th anniversary, Sony opened a pop-up store selling the company’s latest special edition Playstation 4 for just £19.94, a saving of over £300…

Campaigner demands removal of returning officer

Campaigner demands removal of returning officer

Tower Hamlets’ current returning officer should not have the authority to oversee next year’s General Election, the founder of an anti-corruption independent political party has claimed. Andy Erlam, a founding member of Red Flag Anti-Corruption, said that the allegations being made in a High Court action against Mayor Lutfur Rahman…

Three people arrested after 15-year-old boy’s murder

Three people arrested after 15-year-old boy’s murder

Three people are being held by police following the death of a 15-year-old schoolboy after a fight in Bethnal Green on Friday December 5. Two men, aged 23 and 24, were arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday morning and taken into custody at separate north London police stations. A 24-year-old woman was also arrested last night and is…

Cyclist killed on one of London’s worst roads

Cyclist killed on one of London’s worst roads

A 57-year-old male cyclist died in hospital on Sunday, following a traffic collision with a silver Toyota Yaris in Aldgate on Saturday morning. The unnamed victim, who was cycling on Leman Street when he was hit, was rushed to hospital in critical condition for treatment but died 24 hours later.…

Man arrested in connection to late night rape

Man arrested in connection to late night rape

A man was arrested last night in connection with the violent rape of a young woman in Tower Hamlets on Friday December 5. The 27-year-old man was arrested on Sunday December 7 at an address in E14 Tower Hamlets. He was taken into custody at a central London police station…

Campaign succeeds in saving local nurseries from closing

Campaign succeeds in saving local nurseries from closing

Proposals to close down four local nurseries in Tower Hamlets have been overturned by the mayor as a result of weeks of campaigning by local parents and MPs. On Wednesday, Mayor Lutfur Rahman announced a reversal on his proposals to close the nurseries following a campaign that began in September.…

Schoolchildren’s innovation tested at TeenTech

Schoolchildren’s innovation tested at TeenTech

  Over 500 London schoolchildren will descend upon the Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park tomorrow to get a taste of the reality of careers in technology and engineering. More than 200 industry professionals will guide the attendees at the TeenTech event. TeenTech is the brainchild of BBC…

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