Many towpath users will enjoy seeing the two Regent's Canal gasholders that form an iconic view from London Fields. But not many will know their days could be numbered. Emma Bartholomew finds out why local historian Tom Ridge is calling for their preservation
A Stoke Newington mother whose partner and son have heart disease is taking on the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday to raise money for the British Heart Foundation's life-saving research into the condition.
Drivers and passenger escorts on school buses for disabled children accepted a financial settlement yesterday, as they embarked on another day of strike action in a dispute over payments for working split shifts.
A son "went willingly" along with a scheme which had the potential to release a "tsunami of cash" to him and his father, as they 'bribed their way' to land Hackney Council fire safety equipment deals, a court has heard.
A mass evacuation of volunteer actors from a simulated fire in a high-rise block of flats - with fake smoke - will take place on the Woodberry Down Estate on Tuesday - and Hackney Council is pre-warning residents to make sure no one panics.
The mayors and MPs for Hackney and Tower Hamlets have all told the Transport for London Commissioner Mike Brown that Overground services at Hackney stations have got to improve, after increasing reports of delays and cancellations.