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COMMENTBy John Biggs
This is a vital year for Tower Hamlets. Many of us think the current mayor is letting our community down. We could do so much better. The mayor of Tower Hamlets controls a £1billion annual budget but he's failing on the basics. Rubbish goes uncollected and crime has risen in our borough, despite decreasing in Newham and Hackney.
Crosssrail has unveiled the first of eight, 1,000 tonne tunnel boring machines that will construct the its tunnels under central London.
The 140m long machine is currently undergoing factory testing, but will soon be shipped to London where it will be re-assembled at Westbourne Park ahead of the start of tunnelling from Royal Oak in March.
The "most important regeneration project in 25 years" has moved a step closer after planning applications were made for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Family housing, transport links and open spaces are at the heart of the application lodged today by the Olympic Park Legacy Company for 64 hectares of the site that will be the centrepiece of next year's Games.
Canary Wharf's newest tower has yet to be built but a tenant has already been lined up.
The European Medicines Agency have agreed to take half the space at the 500,000sq ft block to be built at 25 Churchill Place, the last plot of land yet to be filled on the original Canary Wharf estate.
The Notting Hill Housing Trust has been chosen by the London Development Agency to carry out the Gallions Quarter development in the Royal Docks.
The appoointment, which is subject to contract, will see a mixed used centre built in the Albert Basin area, featuring around 700 new homes and 50,000 sq ft of retail and community space.