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Trapped in Zone One

Putting the art into community partnerships Anyone who’s ever met Bablu Miah, founder of Trapped in Zone One (TIZ1), knows that grass never grows under his fee...

Thoughts on a Grey Day

What are you waiting for? She's waiting for a delivery. He's waiting for his shift to end. They're waiting for the TV show to start. I'm waiting for the ket...

Thoughts on a Grey Day

I can’t imagine living anywhere else than here, in East London; I’m an urban creature, and could never live in a rural setting - there’s something ominous a...

Little Green Duckie

Litter picking with Little Green Duckie I love a litter pick. Great exercise, fresh air, meeting lovely people and doing something practical to reduce environm...

The Gentle Author

John Thomas Smith's Cries of London For centuries, the most popular prints produced in the capital were The Cries of London. From the Elizabethan era until the...

Applecart Arts

Spotlight on Harold Road Centre, home of Applecart Arts Based in Upton Park, the centre's roots run deep. It's a much loved community hub, used for many years ...

Talk Changes

Talk Changes: Why your mental health is important We all know the term ‘mental health’, but what does this really mean? Our mental health includes our psycholo...

Colourful Newham

E6 resident Mathew Heath asks, “Is it me, or is Newham getting more colourful?” I don’t mean the many spring flowers or the beautiful parks, though that certai...

HONNE

Meet Bow's hottest music duo, HONNE Electronic music duo James Hatcher and Andy Clutterbuck began their musical collaboration soon after meeting at univers...

London Community Land Trust

London Community Land Trust - Regeneration rather than gentrification Most would agree that London needs more affordable homes, and while we’ve certainly seen a...

Lemzi

Leytonstone’s very own Hip Hop artist, Lemzi, sits down with Mark Wincott at the Horizon cafe in Leytonstone to talk music and growing up in East London over a...

Oxford House

Coinciding with its 127th anniversary, Bethnal Green’s Grade II Listed Oxford House has recently undergone extensive renovation work and is now ready to fling o...

Headway East London

In the blink of an eye… I first came across Headway East London on twitter; they had posted something about an art exhibition that caught my eye, and, always ...

The Big Lunch

The Big Lunch: it's a community thing... One of our mantras at LoveEast is ‘It’s a community thing" We live by this and fervently believe that the more we conn...

Ode to a beloved feline

The Gentle Author shares an excerpt from The Life & Times of Mr Pussy - a Memoir of a Favourite Cat When the clouds hang heavy and the atmosphere is qu...

Hackney Wick FC

Music and football come together for Hackney Wick FC's United Against Knife Crime Charity Match A lot has happened with Hackney Wick FC, aka The Wickers, sinc...

Ali Jacko

William Wilde meets Ali Jacko, East London kick boxing champion turned singer Ali Jacko is an East End-based kickboxing champion who also gets involved with co...