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.
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.
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.
Movie makers shooting a murder thriller about the underground sub-culture of alleycat bike racing in London’s East End finally release the film this month after raising the cash to cover production costs from the public.
Hundreds of spectators are expected for Sunday’s free grand festival to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Regent’s Canal, with narrowboats running trips by east London’s Victoria Park.