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V&A unveils £13.5m plan to redevelop Museum of Childhood

Revamp of east London site aims to create ‘world’s most joyful museum for children’ The V&A has announced its ambition to create the “world’s most joyful museum” for children and young people in a £13.5m revamp of its east London outpost, the Museum of Childhood. The redevelopment is intended to make the museum more immersive and interactive, to inspire, it hopes, ...

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Modern Poem On 21 February Tops World’s Poetry Site

The modern poem on The International Mother Language Day, a greatest historic legacy of Bangladesh is now a highest read poem on the Hello Poetry. The poem ‘On The Mother Language Day’ is been read twenty one thousand times and increasing. It’s written in English by British Bangladeshi writer Shofi Ahmed and is published in his book Zero and One. ...

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Cycling champion joins the Mayor to promote cycling in Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Mayor, John Biggs, and cycling champion Councillor Kyrsten Perry are today underlining their commitment to promoting cycling in the borough. Earlier this year, Canary Wharf Councillor, Kyrsten Perry was appointed as the Mayor’s cycling champion with a brief to monitor progress on the borough’s cycling strategy and suggest measures to improve opportunities to cycle. Over the last two ...

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Development Mela held in London

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: The Bangladesh High Commission in London celebrated the 4th Bangladesh Development Fair in the Impression Auditorium in East London on Sunday 7 October with due festivity and enthusiasm. The event was chaired by H.E. Mr Md Nazmul Quaunine, High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the UK. Having mentioned the leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur ...

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Early Help Service launched at the Brady centre

Mayor John Biggs has launched a new Early Help Service aimed at supporting vulnerable families facing serious issues such as family breakdown, housing problems, emotional health and well-being or money troubles. The Service, which was launched at the Brady Centre in Bethnal Green,  aims to address issues early  to avoid the need for statutory services to be involved. Early Help is ...

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Tower Hamlets Council calls for a People’s Vote

Tower Hamlets councillors have backed the Mayor of Tower Hamlets and called for a People’s Vote on Brexit, and urged the Government to “abandon any plans for a hard Brexit”. Councillors agreed a motion at a meeting of the Full Council. The Mayor had earlier called for a People’s Vote at the launch of the local council’s Brexit Commission, which ...

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Tackling drugs and violent crime in Tower Hamlets

John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, held a violent crime summit on 21 September at the Osmani Centre, E1 with police officers, industry experts and community groups to consider the best way to tackle drug dealing and violence on the streets. The move builds on successful partnership work between the council and police, which has already resulted in the imprisonment of 160 ...

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Two awards for Tower Hamlets at the London Council’s Apprenticeships awards

Two Tower Hamlets apprentices received accolades at the London Council’s Apprenticeship awards ceremony at the Saddlers’ Hall in the City. Paul Sammut- who works in the council‘s Parks and Open Spaces department was awarded the best manager or mentor award for his work developing new staff in the council’s parks service. Paul has supported a number of apprentices who have ...

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Inaugural Asian Restaurant & Takeaway Awards (ARTA) honours UK’s finest Curry Houses

The inaugural Asian Restaurant and Takeaway Awards (ARTA), the most  prestigious celebration of South Asian cuisine in the UK, paid homage to the UK’s  finest curry houses at the InterCont inental London – The O2 on the evening of 30th September 2018. ARTA 2018 welcomed a guest list of the nation’s most respected curry  restaurateurs alongside MPs, dignitaries and celebrities ...

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Team Orange get the Ealing Feeling

Emdad Rahman: Team Orange on Behalf of the UK charity Penny Appeal have completed the Ealing Half Marathon for charity. The run at Lammas Park now recognised as West London’s biggest running event has three times been voted the UK’s best half marathon. The idea of bringing a half marathon to the London Borough of Ealing was first discussed in ...

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