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Canary Wharf station becomes a ride-in cinema

Canary Wharf station becomes a ride-in cinema

One of London’s largest public projection screens has gone up at Canary Wharf station as part of a season of free cinema on the London Underground.…

£1bn hospital’s dancers a sight for sore eyes

£1bn hospital’s dancers a sight for sore eyes

After six years and £1bn in public funds Whitechapel’s new Royal London Hospital opened its doors on Thursday with the start of a one-month arts festival.…

Age-old disease stalks streets of east London

Age-old disease stalks streets of east London

As Rare Disease Day launches, figures show Tower Hamlets is still one of the worst affected places in the country for the killer infection tuberculosis.…

Petition slams “ugly” rebuild of historic building

Petition slams “ugly” rebuild of historic building

The future of Spitalfield’s historic London Fruit & Wool Exchange site will be decided in in a meeting of Tower Hamlets Council on Tuesday.…

Parents fence council over safe playgrounds

Parents fence council over safe playgrounds

Residents formed a 150-strong ‘human fence’ in Victoria Park on Saturday to protest against the lack of a real one around newly built playgrounds.…

Greenwich & Docklands festival funding restored

Greenwich & Docklands festival funding restored

Tower Hamlets Council agreed to restore its funding for the Greenwich & Docklands International Festival (GDIF) at a budget meeting on Wednesday.…

Tower Hamlets rejects ‘scurrilous’ fraud claim

Tower Hamlets rejects ‘scurrilous’ fraud claim

Tower Hamlets council have rejected claims that voter fraud is rife in the borough following an investigation by the Evening Standard newspaper.…

Lutfur live: council meetings to go online

Lutfur live: council meetings to go online

Tower Hamlets Council plans to stream all future council meetings online, the Mayor announced on Wednesday evening.…

Community land trust will create cheaper housing

Community land trust will create cheaper housing

London’s first community land trust project is to be based at St Clements hospital in east London .…

Flipping good: Pancake Day in Brick Lane

Flipping good: Pancake Day in Brick Lane

Around sixty pancake flippers donned fancy dress at Brick Lane on Tuesday for the annual Great Spitalfields Pancake Race.…