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Community group hold Ramadan Dementia Friends 

Muhammad Ismael:   The British Bangladesh Society celebrated Ramadan by breaking fast with members of the community whilst also taking part in an inclusive Dementia Friends information session The session was delivered by Emdad Rahman MBE and hosted by Chairman Nasir Ali. Guests included Humayun Kabir, the deputy Mayor of Croydon, along with Councillor Patsy Cummins, deputy member for finance, ...

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Tarique Rahman urges everyone to unite together and disremember differences

Bangla Mirror Desk: Acting Chairman of Bangladesh Nationalist Party Tarique Rahaman has urged every political party members to come together and disremember differences to save the country. Speaking at an Iftar party in London, the BNP leader further said, “I would like to call upon all political parties and their leaders to create a national unity to protect democracy and ...

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Volunteers join hands to deliver a Sweet Eid

Emdad Rahman:   Local community volunteers, with the majority being children joined forces whilst fasting 18 hours during Ramadan to pack bags of sweets for children. Sweet Eid is a pioneering, not-for-profit, community project initiated by a group of young British professionals. The idea behind Sweet Eid is to make Eid, a festival celebrated by over 1.6 billion Muslims from ...

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Iftar Mahfil held by UK Juboleague

Bangla Mirror Desk: UK Juboleague recently organised an Ifter Mahfil to felicitate newly elected councillors, distinguished members of the community and journalists working in the UK.  Around seven hundred people from different cities across the UK took part in the Iftar Mahfil. Cllr. Nazma Rahman and Hafeez Al Mahi Rahman recited from the Quran in the beginning of the discussion ...

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Make a difference in your community with the Great Get Together

The upcoming Great Get Together (TGGT) weekend from 22-24 June is a great opportunity to get your neighbours, friends, family, community groups or colleagues together and share a meal or a cup of tea. TGGT is inspired by former MP Jo Cox who was killed on 16 June 2016. She was passionate about tackling loneliness and said ‘young or old, ...

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Tower Hamlets Council shares top tips for Scam Awareness Month

Tower Hamlets Council is committed to protecting its residents from scams and will be sharing some top tips throughout June for Scam Awareness Month. The Council is supporting the Don’t miss a trick, be scam aware campaign which was launched this month by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, Citizen’s Advice and the Consumer Protection Partnership. The campaign aims to raise awareness of scams ...

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Crackdown on drugs in a series of dawn raids

150 police officers raid 30 east London addresses for drugs £20k, weapons and class A drugs seized “We will continue to do everything we can to fight drug dealing on our streets” says Tower Hamlets Mayor John Biggs Police in Tower Hamlets have today, Wednesday, 6 June carried out a series of dawn raids as part of an intelligence-led operation to ...

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Met Police Chief warns over Tory police cuts

The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service Cressida Dick has warned that it is “naive” to suggest that reducing the number of police officers hasn’t had an impact on crime. This is in stark contrast to the claims of the former Home Secretary Amber Rudd, who had said there is no evidence that police cuts have had an impact on ...

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Tower Hamlets Care Association leaders meet newly elected council representatives

Leaders of Tower Hamlets Care Association organised a view exchanging meeting with newly elected councillors.  The meeting took place in the main hall of the council office on 4th of June where the Care Association leaders presented the past activities to the councillors and requested their co-operation in order to achieve the demands and ease off the difficulties that they ...

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