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It was the first night of the Blitz - September 7, 1940 - when the capital received its first bloody taste of German airpower - and the Isle of Dogs was in the frontline.
A battery manning guns took the brunt of the first wave, virtually destroying the canteen and dormitory and, crucially, the radar.
Allotment holders are feeling more secure after "positive" talks over the future of their plots.
Council representatives met with Mudchute plotholders over the weekend to explain their plans to test for possible contaminants in the land.
Mudchute allotment holders are cautious about news of the need for drilling on their plots. For more, click here
Mudchute Park and Farm will stop selling produce while the council tests its soil for contaminants.
The Mudchute Kitchen will temporarily cease selling the farm's produce and grazing will be restricted while the soil is checked, although health chiefs believe it is "not likely" that the tests will throw up any immediate health risks.
They may no longer sweep the streets, but these brooms are at least fit for the pigs.
Tower Hamlets cleaning contractor Veolia was all set to dump its used brooms in the trash. But they've now found a new purpose as back scratchers for Mudchute Park and Farm's itchy swine.