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Post by Jan: Kerbela Street, E2

My grandparents lived in Kerbela Street many years ago when they were terraced houses. My memory of the street is one long street with these strange wrought iron things outside - which I now know as boot scrapers. The house inside was fairly large, but I was a child. Loo was outside. Shame they knocked the terraces down and build a huge housing estate, but that?s progress I suppose. Does anyone know the origin of the name Kerbela?

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The ARP Report giving details of the damage caused by a V2 Rocket on the 14 February 1945:- This very serious Rocket Attack occurred when the V2 struck Waite Street and the junction of Trafalgar Avenue Following details obtained from Camberwell ARP records : A LRR penetrated a 3 storey houses at the SW angle of Trafalgar Av with Waite Street, forming a crater at ground level about 40 feet across by 10 foot deep. Blast caused the complete demolishing of 12 4 storey ’neo Greek’ type of terrace houses of poor construction erected about 90 years previously. Damage beyond repair to about 25 similar properties adjoining the crater and damage calling for first aid repairs to properties within a s radius of about 200 yards of the crater. Rescue operations were concerned with the release of 10 trapped casualties which were found by dogs. Initial

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Rashan Charles: Police restraint death ’accidental’
Rashan Charles, 20, died in hospital after police chased him into a shop in east London in July 2017.

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Pioneering Tooting Jazz musician historic plaque unveiled
A jazz musician from Tooting was honoured with a historic blue plaque to recognise her contribution to music.

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Abuse charity ’demonising men’ with its World Cup domestic violence campaign

A charity that helps people who have been abused has been slammed on social media for "demonising men".


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Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.

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Police appeal for witnesses after fight at Blackfriars Station
Detectives from the British Transport Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed a fight at Blackfriars Railway Station earlier this month to get in touch.

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NHS at 70
The London hospital has transformed eye care and saved the sight of millions since the start of the NHS.

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The exhibit in London looks at the life and legacy of King Ashurbanipal - the last great ruler of the Assyrian Empire - during his reign in seventh century BC Iraq.


The exhibit in London looks at the life and legacy of King Ashurbanipal - the last great ruler of the Assyrian Empire - during his reign in seventh century BC Iraq.


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Loughborough Junction: Tributes to graffiti artists hit by train
The men were hit by an out-of-service passenger train while in a "particularly dangerous place".

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Mayor calls for ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles

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A man is wanted in connection to a burglary.


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England patience pays off as they pass first World Cup 2018 test with flying colours
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Colombia vs Japan: World Cup 2018 prediction, betting tips, odds, kick-off time, team news and line-ups, what TV channel, live stream online, head to head
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Harry Hallowes was handed the title deeds to the secluded woodland spot in Hampstead Heath in 2007.
Harry Hallowes was handed the title deeds to the secluded woodland spot in Hampstead Heath in 2007.

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Westminster council accused of playing politics over bike route
Westminster council accused of playing politics over bike route

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/jun/18/westminster-council-accused-of-playing-politics-over-bike-route

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Whitechapel

Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.

By the late 1500s Whitechapel and the surrounding area had started becoming 'other half' of London. Located downwind of the genteel sections of west London which were to see the expansion of Westminster Abbey and construction of Buckingham Palace, it naturally attracted the more fragrant activities of the city, particularly tanneries, breweries, foundries (including the Whitechapel Bell Foundry which later cast Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and also Big Ben), slaughterhouses and, close by to the south, the gigantic Billingsgate fish market, famous in its day for the ornately foul language of the extremely Cockney fishwomen who worked there.

Population shifts from rural areas to London from the 1600s to the mid 1800s resulted in great numbers of more or less destitute people taking up residence amidst the industries and mercantile interests that had attracted them. By the 1840s Whitechapel, along with the enclaves of Wapping, Aldgate, Bethnal Green, Mile End, Limehouse and Stepney (collectively known today as the East End), had evolved, or devolved, into classic 'dickensian' London. Whitechapel Road itself was not particularly squalid through most of this period - it was the warren of small dark streets branching from it that contained the greatest suffering, filth and danger, especially Dorset St., Thrawl St., Berners St. (renamed Henriques St.), Wentworth St. and others.

In the Victorian era the base population of poor English country stock was swelled by immigrants from all over, particularly Irish and Jewish. 1888 saw the depredations of the Whitechapel Murderer, later known as 'Jack the Ripper'. In 1902, American author Jack London, looking to write a counterpart to Jacob Riis's seminal book How the Other Half Lives, donned ragged clothes and boarded in Whitechapel, detailing his experiences in The People of the Abyss. Riis had recently documented the astoundingly bad conditions in the leading city of the United States. Jack London, a socialist, thought it worthwhile to explore conditions in the leading city of the nation that had created modern capitalism. He concluded that English poverty was far rougher than the American variety. The juxtaposition of the poverty, homelessness, exploitive work conditions, prostitution, and infant mortality of Whitechapel and other East End locales with some of the greatest personal wealth the world has ever seen made it a focal point for leftist reformers of all kinds, from George Bernard Shaw, whose Fabian Society met regularly in Whitechapel, to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, who boarded and led rallies in Whitechapel during his exile from Russia.

Whitechapel remained poor (and colourful) through the first half of the 20th Century, though somewhat less desperately so. It suffered great damage in the V2 German rocket attacks and the Blitz of World War II. Since then, Whitechapel has lost its notoriety, though it is still thoroughly working class. The Bangladeshis are the most visible migrant group there today and it is home to many aspiring artists and shoestring entrepreneurs.

Since the 1970s, Whitechapel and other nearby parts of East London have figured prominently in London's art scene. Probably the most prominent art venue is the Whitechapel Art Gallery, founded in 1901 and long an outpost of high culture in a poor neighbourhood. As the neighbourhood has gentrified, it has gained citywide, and even international, visibility and support.

Whitechapel, is a London Underground and London Overground station, on Whitechapel Road was opened in 1876 by the East London Railway on a line connecting Liverpool Street station in the City of London with destinations south of the River Thames. The station site was expanded in 1884, and again in 1902, to accommodate the services of the Metropolitan District Railway, a predecessor of the London Underground. The London Overground section of the station was closed between 2007 and 27 April 2010 for rebuilding, initially reopening for a preview service on 27 April 2010 with the full service starting on 23 May 2010.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
18 Folgate Street:   Dennis Severs' House in Folgate Street is a 'still-life drama' created by the previous owner as an 'historical imagination' of what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers.
Altab Ali Park:   
Christ Church CofE School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Collingwood Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
East India:   This is a children’s centre.
Harry Gosling Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kobi Nazrul Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
London East Academy:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Madani Secondary Girls’ School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Montefiore Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Osmani Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Anne’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Matthias Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stewart Headlam Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Swanlea School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Thomas Buxton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Tower Gateway:   Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway station near to the Tower of London.
Whitechapel:   Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adler Street, E1 · Alderman Stairs, E1W · Alderman Stairs, SE1 · America Square, EC3N · Back Church Lane, E1 · Back Mews, SE4 · Bacon Street, E1 · Barnsley Street, E1 · Batty Street, E1 · Bermondsey Wall West, SE1 · Bermondsey Wall West, SE16 · Bishops Square, E1 · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Blossom Street, E1 · Blue Anchor Yard, E1 · Boyd Street, E1 · Brady Street, E1 · Braithwaite Street, E1 · Brick Lane, E1 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Buckhurst Street, E1 · Burr Close, E1W · Burslem Street, E1 · Butlers Colonial Wharf, SE1 · Buxton Street, E1 · Calvin Street, E1 · Cambridge Heath Road, E1 · Cardamom Building, SE1 · Cartwright Street, E1 · Casson Street E.1, E1 · Casson Street, E1 · Castlemain Street, E1 · Chamber Street, E1 · Chance Street, E1 · Chicksand Street, E1 · Christian Street, E1 · Club Row, E1 · Collingwood Street, E1 · Commercial Pier Wharf, SE16 · Commercial St, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Copper Row, SE1 · Corbet Place, E1 · Court Street, E1 · Coverley Close, E1 · Crescent, EC3N · Cresent, EC3N · Crispin Place, E1 · Crispin Street, E1 · Crofts Street, E1 · Cudworth Street, E1 · Curlew Street, SE1 · Darling Row, E1 · Davenant Street, E1 · Deal Street, E1 · Dock Street, E1 · Dorset Street, E1 · Dray Walk, E1 · Durward Street, E1 · East Flank, SE18 · East Mount Street, E1 · East Smithfield, E1W · East Smithfield, EC3N · Elder Street, E1 · Ensign Street, E1 · Ensign Street, SE3 · Fairclough Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Fieldgate Street, E1 · Flank Street, E1 · Fleur De Lis Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · Forbes Street, E1 · Fordham Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · Fulbourne Street, E1 · Gainsford Street, SE1 · George Street, E1 · Golding Street, E1 · Goodman?s Yard, E1 · Goodmans Yard, E1 · Granary Road, E1 · Greatorex Street, E1 · Greenfield Road, E1 · Gun Street, E1 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Headlam Street, E1 · Hemming Street, E1 · Heneage Street, E1 · Henriques Street, E1 · Hermitage Court, E1W · Hopetown Street, E1 · Hunton Street, E1 · Ivory House, E1W · Key Close, E1 · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Knighten Street, E1W · Knighton Street, E1W · Lafone Street, SE1 · Lamb Street, E1 · Langdale Street, E1 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · Maggie Blake’s Cause, SE1 · Maggie Blake’s Cause, SE1 · Maguire Street, SE1 · Maguire, SE1 · Mansell Street, EC3N · Merceron Street, E1 · Mews Street, E1W · Mill Yard, E1 · Monthope Road, E1 · Mulberry Street, E1 · Myrdle Street, E1 · Nesham Street, E1W · New Concordia Wharf, SE1 · Old Montague Street, E1 · Orton Street, E1W · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Parfett Street, E1 · Pedley Street, E1 · Pereira Street, E1 · Philchurch Place, E1 · Pier Head, E1W · Pinchin Street, E1 · Plumbers Row, E1 · Ponler Street, E1 · Princelet Street, E1 · Puma Court, E1 · Quaker Street, E1 · Queen Elizabeth Street, SE1 · Raven Wharf, SE1 · Redchurch Street, E2 · Regal Close, E1 · Rhoda Street, E2 · Romford Street, E1 · Royal Mint Court, EC3N · Royal Mint Place, E1 · Royal Mint Street, E1 · Saint Katharine’s Way, E1W · Saint Katherine’s Way, E1W · Sampson Street, E1W · Scott Street, E1 · Selby Street, E1 · Settles Street, E1 · Shad Thames, E1W · Shad Thames, SE1 · Shoreditch High Street, E1 · Shorter Street, E1 · Shorter Street, EC3N · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spital Square, E1 · Spital Street, E1 · Spring Walk, E1 · Springalls Wharf Apartments, SE16 · St Anthony’s Close, E1W · St Katharines Way, E1W · St Katharine’s Way, E1W · Star Place, E1W · Stepney Green Court, E1 · Stockholm Way, E1W · Stothard Place, EC2M · Stutfield Street, E1 · Surma Close, E1 · Tent Street, E1 · The Circle, SE1 · Thomas More Square, E1W · Thomas More Street, E1W · Thrawl Street, E1 · Three Colts Corner, E2 · Three Colts Lane, E1 · Three Colts Lane, E2 · Three Oak Lane, SE1 · Tower Bridge Approach, E1W · Tower Bridge Approach, EC3N · Tower Bridge Piazza, SE1 · Tower Bridge, E1W · Tower Walk, E1W · Trahorn Close, E1 · Umberston Street, E1 · Underwood Road, E1 · Vallance Road, E1 · Vaughan Way, E1W · Vine Court, E1 · Vogans Mill, SE1 · Weaver Street, E1 · Wheler Street, E1 · Whitby Street, E1 · Whitechapel Market, E1 · Whitechapel Road, E1 · Whitechapel Street, E1 · Wicker Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Winthrop Street, E1 · Wodeham Gardens, E1 · Woodseer Street, E1 ·

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