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[Video] Tory Assembly candidate John Moss

[Video] Tory Assembly candidate John Moss

Conservative candidate for the London Assembly City and East, John Moss, told EastLondonLines about his campaign.…

[Video] Green Assembly candidate Chris Smith

[Video] Green Assembly candidate Chris Smith

EastLondonLines asked Chris Smith about his campaign for the Green Party in City and East.…

Local youngsters unveil London 2012 uniform

Local youngsters unveil London 2012 uniform

Young London ambassadors from Tower Hamlets and Hackney joined the Mayor of London to unveil the uniforms that will be worn by volunteers during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The eye-catching pink and purple uniforms, described as “quintessentially British” by Boris Johnson, will be worn by 8,000 Team London…

Visits paid as Muamba shows signs of life

Visits paid as Muamba shows signs of life

Flower tributes are piling up outside the London Chest Hospital in Bethnal Green where footballer Fabrice Muamba, remains in a critical condition following a cardiac arrest during a match on Saturday. Chelsea defender Ashley Cole, Queens Park Rangers player Shaun Wright-Phillips, and former team-mate and Arsenal player Johan Djourou, have…

Brick Lane to Broadway – East End market ride

Brick Lane to Broadway – East End market ride

This short but busy cycle route is jam packed with things to do and is perfect for a easy going weekend. It takes you through three of the East End’s most popular markets – Brick Lane, Columbia Road and Broadway.…

Robin Hood Gardens estate to be demolished

Robin Hood Gardens estate to be demolished

Plans to demolish the Robin Hood Gardens housing estate in Poplar were approved by Tower Hamlets Council at a meeting of its Strategic Development Committee yesterday.…

Tower Hamlets loses jubilee city status bid

Tower Hamlets loses jubilee city status bid

Tower Hamlets and Croydon have both lost out in their bids to be awarded city status in a competition held to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, it was announced yesterday.…

Immigration adviser jailed for fraud offences

Immigration adviser jailed for fraud offences

A Tower Hamlets immigration adviser has been jailed for three and a half years after he was found guilty of helping people enter the country illegally using fake identity documents.…

Tower Hamlets by-election confirmed

Tower Hamlets by-election confirmed

A Tower Hamlets by-election will be held in April, despite warnings that it will waste money and attract a smaller turnout than if it were held alongside the London mayoral election a month later. The council has announced that the by-election to fill the councillor vacancy in the Spitalfields and…

International women’s fair held at Spitalfields Market

International women’s fair held at Spitalfields Market

Spitalfields Market played host to the International Women’s Fair yesterday in celebration of the 101st anniversary of International Women’s Day. The fair was arranged by Alternative Arts, an east London-based organisation that aims to make art accessible to the public, and featured a wide range of creative women, from designers…