Wildlife under threat as takeover of Shadwell Basin by swimmers continues

The numerous unauthorised swimmers in Shadwell Basin have ignored polite requests not to swim in the old dock and have now decided to remodel it based on their own needs to the... Read more »

Cash strapped Labour council finds spare £10k for Bangladeshi radio station grant

Bangladeshi volunteer radio station Betar Bangla has been awarded a £10,000 grant by Tower Hamlets council to help it pay the rent. Read more »

Puzzle of Phoenix Wharf owners deepens as Bridwell (Thames) Limited is dissolved

The original developer of the Phoenix Wharf development in Wapping was Bridewell (Thames) Limited. Bridewell (Thames) Limited was dissolved on 3rd July 2018 so who is the new owner? Read more »

Police hunt eight suspects after violent Whitechapel home invasion

Whitechapel CID have released CCTV images of four suspects who they wish to talk to after a violent burglary in Sidney Street E1 on Friday 27th July. Read more »
Wapping swan reflected in the canal.

Wildlife Rangers Field Report: What has happened to the Wapping swan?

Several residents have asked our Wildlife Rangers (Wapping Canal Team, North Side) what has happened to the pair of residents swans on Wapping Canal? Because they are not a pair anymore, just... Read more »