£3.5bn to replace cladding on towers like New Providence

More government cash is now on tap to get rid of dangerous cladding on privately-owned tower blocks like New Providence Wharf near Canary Wharf.  It means leaseholders won’t be slapped with bills... Read more »

Help pregnant women in Tower Hamlets by being Maternity Mate

A Tower Hamlets charity is on the lookout for new volunteers as it aims to continue supporting mums-to-be in the borough. Women’s Health and Family Services (WHFS) offers a number of services... Read more »
Explosion heard in east London - 999 crews attend as building is 'evacuated'

Explosion heard in east London – 999 crews attend as building is ‘evacuated’

A building has reportedly been evacuated in east London after reports of an explosion. Police and the fire brigade have attended the incident in the Hoxton area of Hackney. One local said... Read more »
Calling all apprentices: Applications to become a police constable in London are now open

Calling all apprentices: Applications to become a police constable in London are now open

This National Apprenticeship Week, the Met Police is calling on Londoners who are interested in a rewarding career – whilst working towards a fully funded degree at four London universities, including Brunel University London – to apply... Read more »
An aerial view of the park from the direction of Barkingside Tube station (Google Earth)

Fairlop Waters to grow by more than 100 football pitches

Plans to expand a country park by the equivalent of more than 100 football pitches have united political parties and excited residents. By “mid-late” this year, Redbridge Council aims to have finished... Read more »
Police have halted traffic on the A13 after a serious fuel spillage

A406 North Circular Road and A13 Barking traffic: Road shut for hours after fuel spillage caused miles of queues in icy conditions

The A13 was shut this morning (Thursday, February 11) which caused problems for London travellers. A lorry broke down close to the Beckton Roundabout in Barking, Greater London, forcing the East-bound carriageway... Read more »
East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

Hundreds of east London patients waited an hour in ambulance

More than 700 A&E patients waited an unacceptably long time to be seen by a doctor at King George Hospital and Queen’s Hospital between May and November last year. In the six... Read more »
East London's Eltee Talks Sophomore Track "Freaky" And What's Next.

East London’s Eltee Talks Sophomore Track “Freaky” And What’s Next.

The R’n’Drill singer is telling us it’s okay to get a little freaky. Encouraging us to embrace our inner “Freak” is East London’s Eltee with his sophomore R’n’Drill single. Following on the... Read more »
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East London NHS trust faces ‘cash risk’ if budget gap grows

The trust that runs King George Hospital and Queen’s Hospital spent £80 million over budget this financial year and will face “some cash risk” if its deficit gets any bigger. Barking, Havering... Read more »

School lessons to counter anti-vaxxers

Lessons aimed at tackling the Covid-19 anti-vaccine movement will be given in east London schools amid concerns young people have become more sceptical about the jab. Teachers and public health chiefs in... Read more »