Stormzy to headline All Points East 2023 in Victoria Park

Stormzy will headline All Points East festival in Victoria Park next year.   The rapper has teamed up with Luno for its 2023 event and will curate a day of artists on... Read more »

16th Century remains could be under Shoreditch streets

Dozens of post-medieval and modern remains could be lying underneath the busy streets of Shoreditch. Archaeologists believe commercial offices around 2-10 Bethnal Green Road, 1-5 Chance Street and 30-32 Redchurch Street are sitting on... Read more »

Call for housing benefits rise as east London rents soar

Havering Council has called on the Government to raise housing benefits following an investigation that found 97 per cent of housing in outer east London is unaffordable. An investigation by the Bureau... Read more »

£5.3bn East London development to create over 2,000 “high quality” local jobs

Havering Council’s Cabinet has agreed to move forward with the £5.3bn East Havering project, which will bring Europe’s largest data centre to the borough, delivering a major piece of national infrastructure. At... Read more »

Hackney Revealed: new free lights festival comes to east London this winter

A s the winter months approach and we adjust to the darkness beginning to creep in earlier, one of the few advantages it provides is the perfect backdrop for a lights festival.... Read more »

Tower Hamlets MP constituency boundary plans revealed

The Boundary Commission for England has revealed its latest plans for parliamentary constituencies in Tower Hamlets. It has unveiled the latest version of its proposals to reshape constituencies across east London as... Read more »

Hackney Wick street named after ‘Chopin’s piano maker’ Broadwood

A new street in Hackney Wick has been named after a piano manufacturing company that claims to be the oldest in the world. Broadwood Street in Hackney Wick takes its name from John Broadwood and... Read more »

LFA names winner of City of London public realm pop-ups competition

The Seats at the Table proposal will explore the intersection between equity, accessibility, and sustainable design. The team will work with local disabled and non-disabled young people to co-design spaces of ‘sharing,... Read more »

NHS: ‘Signs of improvement’ at east London maternity service

An east London NHS trust’s maternity service is “showing signs” of improvement, according to an inspection. NHS London visited Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust in September and has now... Read more »

O’Shea and Galliard win East London 236 homes job

Working in partnership with O’Shea Group and Galliard Homes, the Fish Island development in Hackney Wick will boost the availability of energy-efficient affordable housing in the area. Southern Housing Group is a... Read more »