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An innovative form of opera is coming to Docklands.
Held at Trinity Buoy Wharf, opposite The O2, it sees audience members wear wireless headphones which deliver the sounds of singers and select instruments - along with a pre-recorded full orchestra - directly into their heads.
A successful East End artist has died just days before he was due to head off on a dream trip to India to work on a new project.
Alan Osborne, 63, died at his home in East Ham on Wednesday. He was preparing to leave for a three month tour of the Asian country culminating in an exhibition of his work in Mumbai.
A controversial proposal to build a concrete batching plant at a site neighbouring East India Dock basin took a step closer to reality yesterday (last Thursday) when it received the backing of a planning authority.
The London Thames Gateway Development Corporation approved the idea - even though the authority itself will be dismantled next month and its work absorbed by other councils and quangos.
Two major planning applications were thrown out by Tower Hamlets councillors last night against the advice of officers and the weight of planning policy.
A bid to regenerate the Asda site at Crossharbour and a renewed attempt to revive cargo handling at Orchard Wharf were both rejected in moves that signalled a shift of persuasive power - perhaps only temporary - from developers to residents.
The Port of London Authority has re-affirmed that it wants to see Orchard Wharf, neighbouring the East India Dock Basin, safeguarded for industrial use.
Campaigners living in Virginia Quay had sought a re-designation of the site to block plans for a concrete batching plant on the redundant area at the mouth of the Lea. Tonight (Thursday) councillors will re-visit the proposal.