East London News

East End Gay Pride organiser resigns over EDL affiliation

East End Gay Pride organiser resigns over EDL affiliation

Raymond Berry lead organiser of East End Gay Pride (EEGP) resigned yesterday after he could no longer deny his  English Defence League affiliation. Following homophobic posters showing up in the East End, the group was formed by a group of friends and promptly began organising a march set for next month, to combat homophobia and […]

A slow boat in the East – Hackney to host The Floating Cinema

A slow boat in the East – Hackney to host The Floating Cinema

An exciting and ambitious project is under way in East London, in time for the 2012 Olympics and Paraplegic Games as well as the cultural and entertainment activities leading up to and surrounding the events. It will be developed by artists Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie (known collectively as Somewhere), and designed by Hackney based […]

Man Stabbed During Manor Park Car Jacking

Man Stabbed During Manor Park Car Jacking

A 22 year old man was stabbed during the robbery of his car, on station road, outside Manor Park Station last night. Police and ambulance service were called at 10pm and found the man with stab wounds. He was taken to an East London hospital where his condition has been described as serious but not […]

MP Stephen Timms Stabbed In Beckton

MP Stephen Timms Stabbed In Beckton

Labour MP Stephen Timms was stabbed yesterday evening at a community centre in his East London constituency. The former Treasury minister, was holding a his first political surgery, at the Beckton Globe Library, in his Newham constituency, when he was attacked. He is being treated for non life threatening injuries at a hospital.  A 21 […]