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Disabled Bow performer to shine at Olympics

Disabled Bow performer to shine at Olympics

A Tower Hamlets resident’s dream of being part of the Olympic Games will be made a reality.…

Teenage drowned after ‘playing hide and seek’

Teenage drowned after ‘playing hide and seek’

The 15 year old who drowned in Limehouse Cut Canal has been identified as Shahidul Hassan, as reported in East London Advertiser today.…

Cooperative to reuse empty homes

Cooperative to reuse empty homes

A housing association in Bow is to bring long-term empty homes back into use for people in urgent need of housing.…

Warning over Olympic pollution problems

Warning over Olympic pollution problems

London’s leading scientists have warned that high pollution levels in Hackney and Tower Hamlets could  jeopardize the health of Olympic competitors. High pollution levels in the surrounding Olympic boroughs have become an increasing concern for competing athletes.…

Revamp in the pipeline for Museum Gardens

Revamp in the pipeline for Museum Gardens

Tower Hamlets Council has anounced plans to spruce up the under-used area around Museum Gardens, Bethnal Green in preparation for the Olympic Games this summer.…

Council to look into low-cost energy co-op

Council to look into low-cost energy co-op

Tower Hamlets council is to look into the creation of an ‘energy co-operative’ in a drive to lower energy bills and reduce fuel poverty in the borough.…

Fifteen arrested at EDL clash in Whitechapel

Fifteen arrested at EDL clash in Whitechapel

A fight broke out between English Defence League supporters and local youths outside East London Mosque leading to fifteen arrests on Saturday.…

Sculpting on ice at Canary Wharf [VIDEO]

Sculpting on ice at Canary Wharf [VIDEO]

Bankers and visitors at Canary Wharf were in for a treat on Friday as the London Ice Sculpting Festival was launched at the business district.…

Bow roundabout plans unveiled [VIDEO]

Bow roundabout plans unveiled [VIDEO]

TfL has unveiled plans to improve cyclist safety on one of London’s most dangerous roundabouts, which saw the deaths of two cyclists in three weeks last year.…

Council ranked in top 20 gay-friendly employers

Council ranked in top 20 gay-friendly employers

Tower Hamlets Council is ranked highest out of all London boroughs in a list of gay-friendly employers compiled by the charity Stonewall.…