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Last remaining Jewish hospital to be demolished

Last remaining Jewish hospital to be demolished

The Jewish Maternity Hospital in Whitechapel, known as Mother Levy’s”, is to be demolished and replaced by a five-story housing development.  It is the East End’s last surviving Jewish hospital.…

‘Boris Bikes’ coming to East London

‘Boris Bikes’ coming to East London

Serco Group PLC signed a £50 million expansion contract to support the expansion for the Barclay’s Cycle Hire Scheme into East London. The contract will run until 2015 and include the design, operation and installation of the scheme in Tower Hamlets. The expansion will add over 200 new docking stations,…

Met Officer sacked over 999 call failures

Met Officer sacked over 999 call failures

  A metropolitan police officer was fired after ignoring 141 emergency calls including rape and child abuse reports.…

Queen Mary applications up despite tuition fee rise

Queen Mary applications up despite tuition fee rise

Undergraduate applications to Queen Mary University have reached their highest levels despite a falling number of applications across the UK.…

Borough launches new one-stop death registry

Borough launches new one-stop death registry

A new death-registering scheme, making it easier for residents to report those who have passed away, has been launched in Tower Hamlets this month.…

Tower Hamlets award for healthy school lunches

Tower Hamlets  award for healthy school lunches

Tower Hamlets has achieved a healthy school dinner award for all 90 of its primary, nursery and special schools.…

Million pound market rejuvenation starts

Million pound market rejuvenation starts

The one million pound Whitechapel Market rejuvenation project has started this week.…

Chelsea FC beckons for aspiring young footballers

Chelsea FC beckons for aspiring young footballers

Budding young footballers in Tower Hamlets are being giving the chance to impress Chelsea Football Club over the October half-term school holiday.…

Last chance to enter photo competition

Last chance to enter photo competition

Document Tower Hamlets as it transforms from just another East London borough to an Olympic borough.…

Helen Mirren backs free school to open in Wapping

Helen Mirren backs free school to open in Wapping

A free school, which is supported by actress Dame Helen Mirren, is due to open in one of the East End’s most under-privileged areas, next September.…