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GSC UK organises its extended National Executive Committee meeting

Greater Sylhet Development Council UK organised its extended National Executive Committee meeting on 29th April at the central office of the organisation.  Chairman of GSC UK, Barrister Ataur Rahman presided over the meeting and General Secretary Khasru Khan conducted it.  A number of regional Presidents, General Secretaries, Treasurers , Members and guests took part in this extended meeting.  Patron of the ...

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Celebrate all that is East London at the 2018 Festival of Communities

The annual Tower Hamlets Festival of Communities returns for 2018 exploring living and learning across our borough. Hosted by Queen Mary University of London and Tower Hamlets’ organisations, the festival allows visitors to get hands on with research through games, sports, crafts and other family friendly activities and events. The festival will run over two days starting on Saturday 12 May in ...

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Bishwabangla organises meeting in protest of derogatory comments made by UK BNP

Bishwabanla Foundation recently organised a protest meeting against the derogatory, vile, insulting  and communal comments made by UK BNP during  the visit of Prime Minister of Bangladesh Shiekh Hasina.  Several political, cultural and community organisations came together to take part at Altab Ali Park in East London on 30th April  at the protest meeting. The speakers emphasised that for over thousand ...

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BDVB partner with LIDL to support homeless residents

Muhammad Talha: The Barking & Dagenham Volunteering Bureau (BDVB) are delighted to announce a working partnership which sees supermarket chain LIDL joining John Samuel Estates and Avril’s Platters to support four local homeless hostels. The local partnership will officially be launched on 1st May 2018. BDVB volunteers will be working with LIDL Chadwell Heath and the London Borough of Barking & ...

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Mayor Biggs condemns Trump’s visit to UK

Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs said: “It is hugely disappointing that Theresa May has invited Donald Trump to visit the UK.   “Donald Trump seeks to spread division and legitimise the far-right. His words and actions demonise individuals and communities on basis of their race, religion or ethnicity. “Tolerance and diversity has strengthened Tower Hamlets for centuries and we must ...

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President of Sylhet Chamber Khandokar Shipar Ahmed is coming to London for brief visit

President of Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry and prominent businessman Khandakar Shipar Ahmed is coming to London for a brief visit on Wednesday 2nd of May.  During his visit, he will meet representatives from different business and community organisation.  He will also attend a press conference on February 4th of May at Feast restaurant at Whitechapel in East London. Prominent Businessman ...

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Barking and Dagenham School fighting for funding cut

An astonishing 49 out of 53 schools in Barking and Dagenham are still grappling with precarious financial futures – which is why activists are campaigning for sensible funding to be restored. To mark the fight for funded education, the National Education Union with their local representative sponsored a banner drop at Village Infants School on Ford Road, Dagenham, today. Members ...

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Just under a week to go – Use don’t lose your vote on May 3

With just under a week to go until the mayoral and council elections in Tower Hamlets, the borough’s eligible voters are being urged to use, and not lose their votes on May 3. The polls will open at 75 locations across the whole of the borough next Thursday from 7am until they close at 10pm. The counts will then take place at the Excel Centre. It ...

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AGM re elects young blood to lead BRTUK

  Emdad Rahman: At the recent Bangladesh Regeneration Trust UK elections Nazir Ali was elected chairman for another term alongside Yahya Alkasmeah (Secretary) and Aros Ali (Treasurer). The Bangladesh Regeneration Trust UK (BRTUK) is a UK registered charity established to carry out various forms of regeneration work in the areas of education, health & livelihood within Bangladesh. BRTUK provides a ...

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UWT charity evening to support the needy

Emdad Rahman: An emergency appeal has been launched by Ummah Welfare Trust to support the people of Syria, the Yemen and the Rohingya. A Child’s Cry For Help presents A Silent Refugee, an event which will be hosted by Na’eem Raza. The guest speaker for the evening will be Shaikh Mujahid Ali – Ustadh of Hadith at Ebrahim College and ...

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