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Laura Enfield

Laura Enfield

Laura Enfield is senior reporter of The Wharf and tackling everything from news to entertainment and property to fashion and food. When not tapping on her keyboard she can be found hunting out vintage bargains, tutting at theatre latecomers, trying not to get chocolate on her books and watching science fiction films.

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Artists in Hackney Wick say they are 'treated like cattle' by Olympic legacy chiefs

Creatives told London Assembly members their way of life is being destroyed by the impact of the Olympic Park regeneration. They blamed a lack of ‘grass-roots’ understanding from the London Legacy Development Corporation

How to do Burns on a budget with Canary Wharf shops

Create your own feast with items from Waitrose, Marks and Spencer and more

Get an Indian spiced Burns Night feast at this Canary Wharf restaurant

Chai Ki in Crossrail Place is serving up an alternative take on the traditional Scottish meal. It will be available from January 23-29

5 places to celebrate Burns Night in east London

Scot or not, there is plenty of fun to be had on Wednesday, January 25 and beyond

Secrets of the Burns Night haggis from Boisdale Of Canary Wharf

Executive chef at the Cabot Place restaurant Andy Rose shares his tips for a rousing Scottish celebration to mark the birthday of poet Robert Burns

A retro arcade game bar is coming to Hackney Wick

he Four Quarters East has chosen Here East as the location for its second venue. Due to open in late January it will feature cocktails, craft beers and classic games

University of East London psychologist says boredom, jealousy and guilt could hold the key to happiness

Dr Tim Lomas has written a book The Positive Power Of Negative Emotions detailing why feelings we perceive as bad can actually be good for us. We asked the east London lecturer to share his tips on how to turn darker emotions to our advantage

How to bag a bargain in east London antique shops

BBC Antique Roadshow expert Judith Miller reveals which items to buy as an investment and which to avoid. The Londoner also shares her favourite shops to find rare items for the home

CCTV of suspects in brutal unprovoked attack in Limehouse

Police are hunting two men who assaulted a 27-year-old as he walked along Three Colts Street. They hit him repeatedly in the face with a belt, fracturing his cheekbone and seriously injuring his eye

Former care worker from Surrey Quays jailed for ‘appalling’ sexual abuse of two teens

Bryan Handley from Rotherhithe targeted two boys under his care from 1984 to 1987. He was found guilty of six offences following a trial and sentenced at Croydon Crown Court


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