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Crowds flock to Roman Road for the Summer Festival

More than 3,000 people celebrated the road’s culture, heritage and creativity at last year’s Winter Festival, organised by the Roman Road Resident and Business Association and Tower Hamlets Council. The rain held off and the sun came out for people to enjoy a whole array of events – including Britain’s Got Talent dance troupe, IMD Legion, who gave a lively, ...

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Re-union of former students of Moinpur High School

An emergency meeting was held to organise a reunion of former students of Moinpur High School. The organisers at the meeting decided that a re-union of the former students will be held on 17th August at Waterlily auditorium in East London. To discuss the action plan and other bits and bobs, a preparation meeting will be held on 27th July ...

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Awareness campaign for 20mph speed limit launches

A drawing by a school pupil from Tower Hamlets has been selected by the council for a 20mph speed limit introduction awareness campaign. The image of a sloth hanging from a 20mph roundel features on adverts that are being displayed on roadside banners, bus stops and on the back of London buses that serve the borough. The campaign will be ...

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Tower Hamlets Annual Residents’ Survey results announced

Results from the 2015 Annual Residents’ Survey show that 82 per cent have of residents have said they are satisfied with their local area as a place to live and 81 per cent of local people believe that Tower Hamlets is a place where people from different backgrounds get on well together. Between January and February 2015, independent researchers held ...

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Don’t get scammed

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau is warning residents about a new scam targeting people of Asian descent. Victims of the scam are cold called by people claiming to be from the Home Office UK Visa and Immigration department. The cold caller claims that a case has been received by the department against the victim, sometimes suggesting that the victim will ...

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Awami League’s Iftar

Ansar Ahmed Ullah UK Awami League hosted an Iftar Mahfil for the London based Bengali press & media on 9 July held at Café Grill restaurant, Banglatown. The event was attended by a large number of staff working for UK based satellite TVs, radio, newspapers, magazines and websites. Conducted by Secretary Syed Faruk Awami League’s president Sultan Shariff said, as ...

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Mayor John Biggs Attends Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Mayor John Biggs has attended the very first meeting of the new Overview and Scrutiny  Committee (OSC). This is in stark contrast to the previous mayor who repeatedly refused to attend meetings. The Mayor attended the latter part of the meeting in order to answer committee questions  on an executive decision. This marks a significant change in the culture of ...

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Roman Road Summer Festival on Sunday July 12th & Sunday July 19th

Ansar Ahmed Ullah The Roman Road Summer Festival is set to return for another fun family day out  celebrating all things local. The festival kicks off this Sunday 12th July at Gladstone  Place E3 with a spectacular performance from local dance sensation IMD Legion of Britain’s Got Talentfame at 11am. There will be family cartoons on our big  outdoor screen ...

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Protest meeting held demanding death sentence of Rajon killers

UK living expats organised a protest meeting demanding death sentence of Rajon killers.  Child Rajon was brutally and inhumanly killed by some miscreants after a period of vicious torture. Convenor of the Organising Committee Mohammod Ali presided over the protest meeting.  Youth Leader Habibur Rahman and Jashim Uddin jointly conducted the meeting.  Other speakers at the  protest meeting were Community ...

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Greater Lamakazi Welfare Association organised a prize giving ceremony for the friendly football

tournament and Iftar Mahfil on 8 July at West ham immigration Event Venue. Organisation’s President Faruq Ali presided over the event and General Secretary Abdus Salam and Senior Vice-President Sadiquzzaman jointly conducted it. In the beginning, founder General Secretary of the organisation Madhu Miah recited from the Quarn and conducted the Duwa Mahfil. Guests who addressed the audience and took ...

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