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‘We Love Hackney’ campaigns for late night licenses

‘We Love Hackney’ campaigns for late night licenses

Over 600 people attended the ‘We Love Hackney’ campaign launch at Dinerama, in Shoreditch, on Wednesday. The campaign is working to stop Hackney Council from initiating licensing proposals that will force new bars, nightclubs and other late night venues, including Dinerama, to close at 11pm throughout the borough. Supporters believe…

Police launch summer of food and fun in bid to reduce crime

Police launch summer of food and fun in bid to reduce crime

  Bouncy castles, dance classes and food stalls have been organised by Tower Hamlets police in a bid to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour over the summer. The Summer Night Lights scheme, now in its second year, will be held at various locations throughout the borough. The police have teamed up with local…

Council investigation reveals unsafe tyre sales in borough

Council investigation reveals unsafe tyre sales in borough

An investigation by Tower Hamlets council has revealed the sale of unsafe used car tyres at a number of dealerships across the borough. The council in association with TyreSafe – one of the UK’s leading tyre safety organisations –  carried out a  number of  declared and undeclared visits to dealer’s…

National Recycling Week: Where to recycle your waste

National Recycling Week: Where to recycle your waste

As part of national Recycling Week Lewisham Council has joined with local authorities across the UK to encourage residents to pay more attention to recycling. Recycling Week, which runs from 22-28 June 2015, celebrates with a ‘recycling around the home’ theme. The goal is to encourage residents to pay closer…

Forest Hill coffee house expands evening menu

Forest Hill coffee house expands evening menu

St. David Coffee House, based in Forest Hill, is not a typical coffee, breakfast and lunch spot. In addition, at weekends it serves cheese and wine, while there is Singaporean food on Thursdays. It is also an art gallery and a home to community events. And now it has expanded…

ELL goes to Delhi: waste dumping scandal

ELL goes to Delhi: waste dumping scandal

This week the team behind Eastlondlines has been working with journalism students at Jamia Millia Ismalia University in Delhi to produce the Delhi Gazette, a website much like ELL and covering stories in the Indian capital. Many of these stories reflect the same issues and events that are found in…

ELL goes to Delhi: Student projects for sale in Delhi

ELL goes to Delhi: Student projects for sale in  Delhi

This week the team behind Eastlondlines has been working with journalism students at Jamia Millia Ismalia University in Delhi to produce the Delhi Gazette, a website much like ELL and covering stories in the Indian capital. Many of these stories reflect the same issues and events that are found in…

#ELLGetRegistered: Goldsmiths Students’ Union tell the cynics to vote

EastLondonLines asked Goldsmiths Students’ Union Education Officer Sarah El-alfy why students should vote when more than 50 per cent did not vote in the last general elections.

#ELLGetRegistered: Methodology for exploring the importance of the youth vote in the 2015 general election

#ELLGetRegistered: Methodology for exploring the importance of the youth vote in the 2015 general election

This week’s digital features encouraging young people in the ELL boroughs to register to vote were based on several different data sets. Our features primarily used data and information from the Electoral Commission which recorded “registration completeness” within different age groups, demographics and housing tenures. “Completeness” is defined as being…

#ELLGetRegistered: Students – think carefully about where you vote! Our guide to the UK’s swing seats

#ELLGetRegistered: Students – think carefully about where you vote! Our guide to the UK’s swing seats

Students: beer drinkers, penny-pinchers and takeaway lovers, but also one of the most under-registered groups on the electoral roll. The student population is consistently one of the hardest to canvas, particularly at their term-time addresses. High mobility due to short-term private rent contracts, means that this demographic were often failed…

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