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Tasneem presents credentials to Irish President

Bangladesh eyes diversifying bilateral trade with Ireland Photo: Courtesy Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasneem has presented her letter of credence to Irish President Michael Daniel Higgins as a non-resident ambassador of Bangladesh to Ireland. The ceremony was held at the President’s residence called Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin on Wednesday, the High Commission said Thursday. ...

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        Pitha Utsab on Saturday the 23rd November

  Pitha is an integral part of Bangladeshi culture and heritage. Without varieties of Pitha being there, a festival in the country cannot be think of.  This traditional Pitha program is being organized by different organizations, individuals and groups. The purpose is to provide people an opportunity to taste pitha, as well as to introduce them   not only to the ...

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Neighbours in Poplar visit Calais Refugee Kitchen

Emdad Rahman: A delegation from Neighbours in Poplar have returned after completing an aid trip to Calais to meet with Refugees, relief workers and volunteers. The team lead by Sister Christine Frost MBE included Lord Michael Cashman CBE amongst its members. The delegation visited the Refugee Community Kitchen which serves hot, nourishing meals to displaced people before meeting with volunteers ...

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Two-day Bangladesh Festival opens in London Saturday

The two-day (Nov 16-17) annual Bangladesh Festival, London begins at the Bethnal Green Library here on Saturday. The annual festival was put in place in 2010 by Shommilito Sangskritik Parishad, UK, in partnership with Bangla Academy, Bangladesh’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Bangladesh High Commission, London, and London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The festival is managed by CEN, a creative sector ...

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Report shows increased satisfaction with council care and support

  Latest figures show 67 per cent of adults using Tower Hamlets Council’s social care services are extremely satisfied with their care, an increase of nearly 10 per cent from last year. John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, announced the publication of the Local Account, the annual report of adult social care, during the council’s Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 30 ...

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12th year celebrating the best of the British Bangladeshi community.

  London, Friday  1st November 2019 – The official launch of The Bangla Mirror Group British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2019 publication and award gala dinner will be held in the prestigious Meridian Grand on Tuesday 12th November 2019. The Bangla Mirror Group, publishers of the British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication, held a press conference on Friday 1st November 2019   at ...

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A great news to make British Bangladeshi proud

An incredible achievement of  14 year old  Amal Rana from Essex who is going to participate in UK’s hugely popular Talent Show Junior Bake Off 2019. Amal will be the First British Bangladeshi who has this opportunity to participate in this show out of four thousand Bakers in UK. There are few articles has been published already and an advert ...

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Over 50 residents attend latest ‘Ask the Mayor’ event

Last night, John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, attended George Greens School on the Isle of Dogs to answer questions and hear concerns from over 50 residents as part of his regular ‘Ask the Mayor’ events. The session was chaired by Councillor Sirajul Islam, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Housing, who welcomed attendees before the mayor set the scene ...

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Traffic calming in Bethnal Green aimed at improving air quality and road safety

Residents in Bethnal Green are being asked for their views on Tower Hamlets Council’s plans to relieve gridlock on local streets. The proposals have been informed by a survey of more than 650 residents. They aim to prevent cars using residential roads as rat-runs and improve air quality and road safety as well as tackle crime and anti-social behaviour. Traffic ...

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Strategy for children and families for the next five years launched.

A new strategy for how the council and partners will deliver services for children and young people in Tower Hamlets was launched this week at a family fun day at Meath Gardens Children’s Centre with around 100 children and parents. Councillor Danny Hassell, Cabinet Member for Children, Schools and Young People who chairs the Children and Families Partnership Board,said: “I’m delighted to ...

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