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Mayors of Tower Hamlets and Hackney unveil rainbow crossing

To help celebrate Pride month, rainbow crossings have been popping up across the capital as a symbol to celebrate LGBT+ people who live and work in London. One of the crossings is uniquely located on the border between Tower Hamlets and Hackney on Hackney Road, an area with historical connections to East London’s diverse and vibrant LGBT+ communities. The crossing ...

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Newham Barking and Dagenham Lib Dem Joined the Together for Education Rally

  The Newham Barking and Dagenham Liberal Democrats Executive Member and Diversity Officer, Business Lecturer from University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Independent School Representative for NEU, Barking and Dagenham District Afzal Sayed Munna joined in Central London at the weekend at the ‘Together For Education’ event, alongside Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, Lib Dem MP Layla Moran, London ...

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UEL Professor chosen as President of Chartered Institute of Building

  Mental health awareness in the construction industry is to be one of the priorities for the University of East London’s (UEL) Professor Charles Egbu as he starts his tenure as president of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) on 27 June. Professor Egbu, who is pro vice-chancellor (education and experience) at UEL, said: “At UEL we offer a range ...

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Exhibition at UEL explores the power of art and creativity

  Over 50 primary and secondary schools from Newham will be showcasing their artistic talents at ‘Art Matters’, a week-long exhibition exploring the power of art and creativity, taking place at the University of East London (UEL) in July. The show, which represents the work of over 2,000 students in Newham and surrounding areas and is now in its 21st year, ...

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Dagenham School Elected Parent Governor

  In June 2019 Village Infants School in Dagenham advertised one vacancy for a new Parent Governor, and the school is delighted to receive 2 nomination forms. Many schools really struggle to find parents willing to take on this important role, and this was an excellent indicator to the Governors and Senior Staff of the strength of support Village Infants ...

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Minister M A Mannan at Jagannathpur’ s Shaharpara Jubo Shongo scholarship ceremony

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Honourable Planning Minister of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, M. A Mannan MP said, the government of Bangladesh led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is the government of development working towards an educated friendly vibrant Bangladesh. Sheikh Hasina is working for establishing a beautiful Bangladesh for the next generation. The Minister said that ...

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Protest Meeting Held by East Bengal Socialist Party (Jonojuddho)

Press realize: A protest meeting had been held by East Bengal Socialist Party (Jonojuddho, UK Branch on 19th June, Wednesday in an aristocrat restaurant of Manor Park, London. Comrade Wahiduzzaman presided over the meeting. Speakers in the meeting mentioned the illegal government of Bangladesh is violating Human Rights in every step to permanent their power. Violating Human Rights is a ...

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Church Service celebrating James Swapan Peris’s life

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Well known community & human rights activist James Swapan Peris’s funeral took place on Friday 21 June at Salem Baptist Church, Hillingdon, who had passed away on 27 May in Charring Cross Hospital, London. He had died of kidney failure and brain haemorrhage though he had been ill for a while and had a transplant in ...

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Afzal Sayed Munna Elected to Lib Dem Diversity Officer

Afzal Sayed Munna, FHEA, QTLS is elected to the executive board of Newham Barking and Dagenham Liberal Democrats, the most pre-eminent voice for diversity as announced on June 18, 2019. Afzal Munna, the Lecturer at School of Business for University of Wales Trinity Saint David, the executive member for Lib Dem Campaign for Race Equality and the Independent School Representative ...

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First Bangladeshi expat gets UAE permanent residency ‘Golden Visa.

Monday, 17th June 2019:   Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman, Chairman and Managing Director of Al Haramain Group of Companies, Chairman of NRB Bank Ltd and President of Bangladesh Business Council in Dubai, has become the first Bangladeshi expat to be awarded the UAE permanent residency ‘Golden Visa’. In a statement issued by the company, the recognition comes as Al Haramain Group ...

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