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   Manorfield / Dorchester Easter Eggstravaganza Raffle

  It’s been an absolute  joy to welcome all children back to school in recent weeks. Unbelievably, it’s been a whole year since we moved into the first COVID-19 lockdown situation, having to close the school for all but key worker and vulnerable children. The last year has flown by, with many challenges along the way, but at Manorfield, we are determined ...

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International web conference held to mark Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh

Bridge India Foundation, a progressive London based think tank in association with Bangladesh Writers and Journalists Forum UK and Bengali online TV channel NL24, organised an international conference to celebrate the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh on 24 March. It is probably the first time that such an international conference was organised where distinguished speakers from Canada, North America to ...

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HE High Commissioner Saida Muna Tasneem greets Bangladeshi-British and Bangladeshi-Irish on 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh’s Independence

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland HE Saida Muna Tasneem has given the special message below, extending her warm greetings to Bangladeshi- British and Bangladeshi-Irish communities on the 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh’s Independence and the Birth Centenary of Bangladesh’s Founding Father, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the glorious independence of ...

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Rehman Sobhan: Bangabandhu struggled life long for justice for his people

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   The 4th Annual Bangabandhu Lecture 2021 was held virtually on 18 March titled ‘The role and vision of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the making of the Bangladesh nation state’ at SOAS University of London. In welcoming speakers and audience to SOAS, Professor Edward Simpson, Director of the South Asia Institute, said that Bangladesh was shaped ...

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Bangladesh High Commission London celebrates commemorative event on ‘Mujib the Eternal’ with hundreds of British-Bangladeshi children

  In a special commemorative event titled ‘Mujib the Eternal’, Bangladesh High Commission, London celebrated on Wednesday the 101st Birthday of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children’s Day with reading from Bangabandhu’s ‘Unfinished Memoir’, artworks on ‘Bangabandhu and Britain’ by 300 British-Bangladeshi children and a special musical performance, ‘Jatir Pita’, by over hundred children. Commemorating the Day, High ...

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Residents Get Historic Opportunity to Shape Newham’s Future

Newham’s residents are being given a historic opportunity to help shape the borough’s future by voting on the issues that impact their lives the most. Next week all residents will be asked to choose one key local topic they want a new permanent Citizens’ Assembly to debate this summer. Newham Council has also written to 10,000 households selected randomly inviting ...

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 MPF urges everyone to complete the census on Sunday, 21st March

    The Muslim Professionals Forum today urged Muslims across the UK to complete the census on Sunday, 21st March. Not only is this a legal requirement, but it is an important exercise which helps the Government to plan public policy. Funding for local services will be assessed for the next decade on the basis of this population count. It ...

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Labour MP Calls for Economic Recovery to Combat Gender Equality  

  “After a decade of austerity that disproportionately affected women, working class women are again being failed by the UK Government. “During the pandemic women have lost more jobs than men, continue multiple forms of discrimination and been forced to struggle with extra burden of childcare during school closures and other caring responsibilities, due to the even way care is ...

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