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The fun is just starting this-morning at east London’s Victoria Park for a family day out.

The Bishop of Stepney is leaving through ill health after seven years as east London’s ‘campaigning church leader’ tacking the government for social justice.

An iconic piece of ‘guerrilla street art’ has appeared in Shoreditch depicting “national treasure” David Attenborough side-by-side with tech magnate Elon Musk.

Fees for learning English as a second language are being scrapped in a “bold move” by east London’s New City college group.

An urgent appeal for witnesses has been launched after a woman pedestrian was injured in a road traffic accident involving a double-decker bus in Shoreditch.

More bobbies on the beat paid for with extra funding could soon be coming to Hackney with the creation of a new police command for east London.

Some lecturers will be staging a three-day strike at Hackney Community and Tower Hamlets colleges starting on Friday.

A charity that runs robotics workshops for primary schools in underprivileged areas has landed a £1,000 donation from Amazon’s east London development centre in Shoreditch.

A gang of bike-jackers are being hunted by police after a cyclist was ambushed and robbed in Victoria Park.

A teenager who found himself drifting towards street crime after being expelled from his Hackney college has won second place in the “young builder of the year” awards at a Houses of Parliament ceremony.

The gay and transgender community have won Tower Hamlets Council’s green light for a new venue on the site of the Joiners’ Arms that was shut down in 2015.

Refugees from the Syrian conflict may soon be resettled in Hackney with the launch of a foundation set up by a network of community groups in east London.

Protesters against ‘Brexit’ from all over east London join tomorrow’s ‘People’s March for Europe’ and mass rally in Westminster.

Teenagers are planning a take-over at east London’s historic Geffrye Museum for an evening which could help kick-start their careers in the arts.

Budding engineers from Homerton Adventure Playground took home the bronze medal in a go-kart grand prix – as well as a title for the best-decked-out vehicle.

Teams of youngsters from two Hackney playgroups are making a strong running at this-afternoon’s All London kids’ go-kart annual ‘grand prix’ being staged on the Isle of Dogs.

A grief-stricken family are crowdfunding to fly their mum’s body home to east London after she died while on holiday in Turkey.

A floating church could be coming to a parish near you with plans being unveiled for canal boat worship on the Lea River next to the Olympic Park.

An academic programme for former Chelsea FC players making the transfer away from football as part of an ‘aftercare’ scheme is being set up by the Institute for Sport Business at its Hackney Wick campus.

Living business rents like the London “living wage” could be used in the war to stop small firms being pushed out by big corporate companies encroaching from the City.

Three men and a teenager have been arrested in east London today under the 2000 Terrorism Act.

A gang of six drug dealers supplying heroin and crack cocaine in a network operating between east London, Norwich and Cardiff have been convicted after a year-long undercover operation involving three police forces.

Three teenage girls from east London arrested in a counter-terrorism investigation have been released from police custody after 10 days.

Three teenage girls have been arrested in east London today on suspicion of involvement in terrorism, according to Scotland Yard.

A 47-year-old woman has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Police have arrested a man in east London today on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Schoolchildren who turned their playground bike shed in Hackney into an art gallery are among ‘super community heroes’ recognised by famous faces in east London’s first Artskickers awards.

Two budding Elizabethan ‘Bards’ have won the poetry competition for the visitor centre opening at The Stage development in Shoreditch where the foundations of Shakespeare’s Curtain Theatre were discovered in 2008.

A new campaign by the Department for Education is urging small companies to take on apprentices.

Passers-by got a shock at home time when pupils and teachers came out of the school gate in their lacquered backcombed hair or crazy wigs.

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