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Christian Benteke rules out Crystal Palace exit: 'I want to be part of this project'
Christian Benteke today said he wants to stay at Crystal Palace and dismissed talk of a possible move to Everton.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/christian-benteke-rules-out-crystal-palace-exit-i-want-to-be-part-of-this-project-a3593201.html
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The young girl burst into tears after Tower Hamlets Council issued a fine for selling 50p drinks to festival goers.
The young girl burst into tears after Tower Hamlets Council issued a fine for selling 50p drinks to festival goers.

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Cycle hire company oBike accused of 'littering' London's streets as bikes vandalised
A smart bike hire company has been accused of littering London's streets with abandoned cycles.

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Tiemoue Bakayoko welcomes Alvaro Morata to London as striker edges closer to Chelsea transfer
Tiemoue Bakayoko may have only been a Chelsea player for five days, but the midfielder made sure he gave a warm welcome to the Blues' latest capture Alvaro Morata on Thursday.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/tiemoue-bakayoko-welcomes-alvaro-morata-to-london-as-striker-edges-closer-to-chelsea-transfer-a3592686.html
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Crystal Palace refuse to comment on Chinese takeover talks
Crystal Palace today refused to comment on reports they have rejected a takeover bid from a Chinese investment fund.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/crystal-palace-refuse-to-comment-on-chinese-takeover-talks-a3592206.html
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New council leader heckled by public
The newly elected leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council has been heckled over the Grenfell fire.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40664042
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Grenfell Tower fire: Investigators bring in 9/11 experts
Police are expected to be combing through 15 tonnes of debris until the end of the year.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40669589
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Tottenham target Ross Barkley out for four weeks after surgery
Tottenham target Ross Barkley has undergone surgery on a groin injury after it prevented him from travelling with the rest of the Everton squad to both Tanzania and Holland.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/tottenham-target-ross-barkley-out-for-four-weeks-after-surgery-a3591801.html
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Grenfell Tower fire: New council leader heckled by public
Elizabeth Campbell apologises to survivors of the tower block blaze for not doing more for them.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40663512
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Police search for Bromley dad’s killers after he was stabbed in Greenwich
A murder investigation has officially been launched as police issue a further appeal for witnesses after a dad was stabbed in Greenwich.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15419987.Police_search_for_Bromley_dad_s_killers_after_he_was_stabbed_in_Greenwich/?ref=rss
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Brentford confirm signing of EFL Young Player of the Year Ollie Watkins
Brentford have continued their summer recruitment with the signing of striker Ollie Watkins from Exeter City for an undisclosed fee.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/brentford-confirm-signing-of-efl-young-player-of-the-year-ollie-watkins-a3591626.html
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’Stretched’ Met Police force asks retired officers to return
Deputy chief commissioner Craig Mackey has written to retired officers and those on career breaks.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40654863
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Arsenal vs Bayern Munich: Prediction, team news, line-ups, start time, live, TV, head to head, betting - friendly preview
Another showdown with the German giants

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Green flags for Mint Street Park, Nelson Square and Tate garden
Three parks in SE1 - Mint Street Park, Nelson Square Gardens and the community garden at Tate Modern - have been awarded ’green flag’ status for the first time.

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Southwark Roman sarcophagus find is ’remarkable’
The 1,600-year-old coffin was found near Borough Market in Southwark.

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Lawyers for Grenfell survivors call for diverse inquiry panel
BMElawyers4Grenfell accuse government of failing to consult on inquiry panel composition as they prepare to launch judicial review proceedingsLawyers for some of the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire are preparing to launch judicial review proceedings against the government over the way preparations for the public inquiry have been handled.BMElawyers4Grenfell have accused the government of failing to consult about the composition of the inquiry panel, the selection of Sir Martin Moore-Bick as chair of the panel and the expert advisers to the panel. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/21/lawyers-for-grenfell-survivors-call-for-diverse-inquiry-panel
VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BETHNAL GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green - a happy corner

Bethnal Green is located 3.3 miles northeast of Charing Cross, It was historically an agrarian hamlet in the ancient parish of Stepney, Middlesex.

The name Blithehale or Blythenhale, the earliest form of Bethnal Green, is derived from the Anglo-Saxon healh ('angle, nook, or corner') and blithe ('happy, blithe').

Following population increases caused by the expansion of London during the 18th century, it was split off as the parish of Bethnal Green in 1743, becoming part of the Metropolis in 1855 and the County of London in 1889. The parish became the Metropolitan Borough of Bethnal Green in 1900 and the population peaked in 1901, entering a period of steady decline which lasted until 1981. Bethnal Green has formed part of Greater London since 1965.

The economic history of Bethnal Green is characterised by a shift away from agricultural provision for the City of London to market gardening, weaving and light industry, which has now all but disappeared.

By about 1860 Bethnal Green was mainly full of tumbledown old buildings with many families living in each house. By the end of the century, Bethnal Green was one of the poorest slums in London. Jack the Ripper operated at the western end of Bethnal Green and in neighbouring Whitechapel. In 1900, the Old Nichol Street Rookery was demolished, and the Boundary Estate opened on the site near the boundary with Shoreditch. This was the world's first council housing. The quality of the built environment was radically reformed by the aerial bombardment of World War II and the subsequent social housing developments.

Bethnal Green has a tube station on the Central Line of the London Underground. The station was opened as part of the long planned Central Line eastern extension on 4 December 1946; before that it was used as an air-raid shelter. On 3 March 1943, 173 people were killed in a crush while attempting to enter the shelter.

The station is an example of the New Works Programme 1935 - 1940 style adopted by London Transport for its new tube stations. Extensive use is made of pale yellow tiling, originally manufactured by Poole Pottery. The finishes include relief tiles, showing symbols of London and the area served by the London Passenger Transport Board, designed by Harold Stabler. The station entrances, all in the form of subway access staircases to the subterranean ticket hall, all show the design influences of Charles Holden, the consulting architect for London Transport at this time.



LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bethnal Green:   Bethnal Green - a happy corner
Victoria Park:   Victoria Park is a large open space that stretches out across part of the East End of London, England bordering parts of Bethnal Green, Hackney, and Bow, such as along Old Ford Road, London E3. The park is entirely within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bacon Street, E2 · Barnet Grove, E2 · Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Birkbeck Street, E2 · Blythe Street, E2 · Braintree Street, E2 · Brick Lane, E1 · Buckfast Street, E2 · Bullards Place, E2 · Buxton Street, E1 · Cheshire Street, E2 · Chilton Street, E2 · Claredale Street, E2 · Code Street, E1 · Colts Lagreenheath Business Centre, E2 · Coventry Road, E2 · Crown Works, E2 · Deal Street, E1 · Derbyshire Street, E2 · Dunbridge Street, E2 · Durant Street, E2 · Florida Street, E2 · Gales Gardens, E2 · Gawber Street, E2 · Gibraltar Walk, E2 · Globe Road, E2 · Gosset Street, E2 · Granary Road, E1 · Granby Street, E2 · Greenheath Business Centre, E2 · Grimsby Street, E2 · Hadleigh Street, E2 · Hague Street, E2 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Hartley Street, E2 · Hemming Street, E1 · Herald Street, E2 · Hereford Street, E2 · Hunton Street, E1 · Ivimey Street, E2 · Jersey Street, E2 · Kelsey Street, E2 · Mace Street, E2 · Malcolm Place, E2 · Morpeth Street, E2 · Old Bethnal Green Road, E2 · Padbury Court, E2 · Palmers Road, E2 · Paradise Row, E2 · Peary Place, E2 · Pedley Street, E1 · Pollard Row, E2 · Portman Place, E2 · Pott Street, E2 · Princelet Street, E1 · Roberta Street, E2 · Roger Dowley Close, E2 · Sceptre Road, E2 · Selby Street, E1 · Shacklewell Street, E2 · St Matthews Row, E2 · Teesdale Yard, E2 · Temple Street, E2 · Temple Yard, E2 · Turin Street, E2 · Twig Folly Close, E2 · Underwood Road, E1 · Union Walk Railway Arches, E2 · Vallance Road, E1 · Vallance Road, E2 · Viaduct Street, E2 · Weaver Street, E1 · Wellington Row, E2 · Wessex Street, E2 · Wilmot Street, E2 · Wimbolt Street, E2 · Winkley Street, E2 · Witan Street, E2 · Wood Close, E2 · Woodseer Street, E1 ·


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