July 29 2014 Latest news:
A staggering 12 million people watch the Tour roadside in all its stages in any given year.
Parents, businesses and commuters across the borough are being urged to plan ahead to cope with the Tour de France in Newham on July 7.
George Osborne unveiled a new Crossrail tunnel under the River Thames today at the Crossrail site in North Woolwich.
A man has appeared in court accused of murder in a cemetery in east London.
Thousands of revellers flocked to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park yesterday for the Great British Carnival.
Last week many of our council and teaching staff took park in national strike action against the pay freezes imposed by the government. I supported them in that action. Low pay is driving more and more people into financial distress. It may surprise readers to know the majority of those in receipt of benefits are now from working families due to low wages, part-time working and rising living standards. Everybody deserves a decent wage. I was proud that Tower Hamlets was one of the first London councils to introduce the London Living Wage, some five years ago, to support some of our lowest paid staff.
A festival celebrating all forms of art is returning to east London this Friday.
Grand Union Brixton have teamed up with Rekorderlig to host the #SpiritofSummer between Thursday 7th and Sunday 10th August.