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The Thames today

TODAY WE continue with our occasional series The Thames today. The Thames forms the southern boundary of four East London boroughs: Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking & Dagenham and Havering. In one way it is a barrier, sealing off one direction ...

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Will no one take our rubbish?

RUBBISH IS accumulating on One Housing (OH) estates on the Isle of Dogs, as days pass without a bin collection. It’s got residents fuming – and the Island Network is trying to get the problem sorted out. Last week’s failure ...

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It’s 3,000 not out for Bookbike London!

BOOKBIKE LONDON has achieved a special new milestone after delivering 3,000 books. Emdad Rahman has been sharing books with keen readers – including the isolated, elderly, ill, and homeless – since starting this simple project in Barking & Dagenham. Over ...

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