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Iftar and Duwa Mahfil held by Betar Bangla

Betar Bangla organised an Iftar and Duwa Mahfil on 10th of June in  a community center in Shadwell.  A number of politicians,  journalists, lawyers, artists and distinguished members of the community took part at the Iftar and Duwa Mahfil. Hafeez Maolana Abdul Hakim recited from the Quran in the beginning of pre-iftar discussion. Programme Director of Betar Bangla Mustaq Ali conducted ...

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Tower Hamlets signs Charter Against Modern Slavery

  Tower Hamlets Council has signed the Co-operative Party’s Charter on Modern Slavery, bringing the total number of councils which have signed, or passed an enabling motion, to 12. The Charter commits councils to proactively vetting their own supply chain to ensure no instances of modern slavery are taking place. The term ‘Modern Slavery’ captures a whole range of types ...

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Best Wishes for Eid ul -Fitr

Marking the festival of Eid ul -Fitr and the end of Ramadan, Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs said, ‘On the auspicious occasion of Eid -ul- Fitr, I send my warm wishes to all residents, particularly to Muslims in Tower Hamlets. It is a day for everyone to come together. As we celebrate this day which marks the end ...

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Abdul Aziz Sardar and Pasha Khandaker receive MBE award on Queen’s birthday

Former Civic Mayor of Tower Hamlets Abdul Aziz Sardar  and former President of BCA Pasha Khandaker were awarded MBE on Queen’s Birthday this year. MBE most commonly refers to Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, a grade within the British order of chivalry.  This year one thousand and fifty seven people received this honour. Abdul Aziz ...

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Consultation opens on new traffic calming measures for Harley Grove scheme

A Tower Hamlets road scheme could be dressed with colours from the Central Foundation Girls’ School (CFGS) uniform, as part of innovative traffic calming measures designed to protect local school children and improve the look of the area. Harley Grove is home to CFGS, and suffers from congestion and road safety problems during the general mayhem of school drop-off and ...

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Big Clean Up 4 bigger than ever

Tower Hamlets’ fourth week-long The Big Clean Up campaign was bigger than ever before with more volunteers collecting rubbish. The event underlined the real and tangible scale of the littering problem that affects the local community and the communities’ determination to tackle it. At 11 events over a week, a total of 74 large bags filled with litter, were collected ...

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Community asked to help identify attackers and pledge to tackle hate crime

Tower Hamlets Council is joining the police in calling for anyone with information about a hate crime which took place outside the Troxy last year to come forward. The council is also encouraging residents and local organisations to pledge to tackle hate crime in Tower Hamlets and support its No Place for Hate campaign. Crimewatch has issued an appeal for ...

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All UK homes and businesses ‘to get another recycling bin’ costing millions

Every home and business in the UK could be set to add another recycling bin to their collection as recycling costs skyrocket. Research by the Uks waste management agency, BusinessWaste.co.uk, shows that the cost of sorting ‘dry mixed recycling’ (DMR) materials in the UK is rising, meaning households will see yet another bin added to their collection – and costing ...

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Iftar Mahfil held by Nazir Bazar Welfare and Education Trust

Nazir Bazar Welfare and Education Trust organised a felicitation meeting and Iftar Mahfil on 4th of June in a restaurant in East London.  Member of the Advisory Committee and Chairman of Lalabazar Union of of Dhakhin Surma, Peer Foyjul Haque Iqbal was felicitated at the meeting. President of the Trust Moshahid Hossain presided over the meeting and M A Ali conducted ...

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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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