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10th Annual BCA celebrates winners

The winners of the 10th annual BCA Awards were announced at a memorable ceremony at the Park Plaza Hotel in Westminster, London on November 22nd 2015. Hosted by TV presenter Tasmin Lucia-Khan and MasterChef’s Gregg Wallace. In addition to the 10 winners of the Chef of the Year and 10 winners of restaurant of the Year accolades, three prestigious BCA ...

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Air Express is now exclusive travel partner of British Curry Award

Bangla Mirror Desk :: Community and mainstream service provider British Bangldeshi organisation Air Express has been selected as the exclusive travel partner of Oscar renowned British Curry Award. This will not only be limited in papers, rather it will turn into real life work by working in partnership in different projects together.  Air Express will be providing services in Curry ...

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Tax credit cuts SCRAPED

Bangla Mirror Desk :: George Osborne has backed down on controversial tax credit cuts which were due to cost millions of working families thousands each year. The chancellor had promised to modify his plan to cut tax credits – cuts that would have cost 3m low-income families an average of £1,000 a year. He was facing growing pressure from Tory ...

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Tower Hamlets Mayor opposes government funding cuts

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs, has written to the government setting out the impact that a withdrawal of welfare funding could have to families on low incomes. Evidence was given to the Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into local welfare safety nets, showing that households dependent on benefits were an average of £32 per week worse since welfare ...

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Train passengers stand up against racial abuse of Muslim woman

Bangla Mirror Desk :: A Muslim woman has thanked the public for standing up to a man who racially abused her and her sister on a packed Newcastle train. Ruhi Rahman, 23, said she was threatened when the abuser told other passengers she could bomb the train, as she sat with her sister. Other passengers on the on the Tyne ...

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Bangladesh Youth League celebrates 35th anniversary

 By Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Bangladesh Youth League (BYL) Luton celebrated its 35th Anniversary with a Gala Celebration Dinner on Wednesday 11th November at Venue Central, Bury Park, Luton. The celebration dinner was the culmination of Bangladesh Youth League’s celebrations which included the community Mela that attracted over 1,500 people at the end of August and the Heritage Exhibition in ...

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The community works for health

An innovative training project at Barts Health NHS Trust has this year helped nearly 700 people from across east London in their search for employment. On 12 November 2015, Barts Health staff and community partners gathered at an awards ceremony to thank everyone on this year’s Community Works for Health programme and celebrated how they are now putting their skills ...

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Brick Lane Monotypes exhibition unveiled

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Brick Lane Monotypes by local artist Alice Sielle was unveiled at the Kobi Nazrul Centre on 21 November. These monotypes depicting successive waves of immigration, were originally made for the film Cable Street to Brick Lane by Phil Maxwell and Hazuan Hashim which marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street. The exhibition of ...

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Parliament Week 2015:Minister for Constitutional Reforms hosted Youth Ambassadors and Leaders

In celebration of Parliament Week 2015, the Cabinet Office and John Penrose MP, Minister for Constitutional Reforms hosted Youth Ambassadors and Leaders Reception at the Houses of Parliament on Thursday, 19th November. The event was in appreciation of young people’s efforts to educate, engage and involve their peers in politics. Syeda Tasmia Tahia, from Waltham Forest, founder of the #ivote2015 ...

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Discussion meeting to observe 7th November Biplob and Shanghati Dibosh

London City Jobo Dol organised a discussion meeting to observe Biplob and Shanghati Dibosh in a restaurant in East London on 7th November.  Vice-President of London City Jubo Dol Suhedul Hasan presided over the meeting and founder Joint Secretary of UK Chatro Dol and present Co-Organising Secretary of London City Jubo Dol Md Musharaf Hussain conducted it. President of UK ...

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