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Sense of Togetherness Shines At Iftar

Friends from all walks of life joined at an Iftar on Friday 17th May 2019 in east London. Among the buddies were newly elected Deputy Speaker of LBTH Cllr Ahbab Hussain, poet and journalist Shofi Ahmed, community activists Abdus Shahid, Sadequl Amin, Bodruzzaman Babul and many others. The sense of togetherness shined in limelight at Lime Grill in Tower Hamlets ...

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£10 million to improve roads and pavements

    Roads and pavements are being restored to their former glory thanks to a £10 million investment by Tower Hamlets Council. Despite cuts in central government funding, the council has surveyed the borough’s highways to identify a four year programme of priority projects including potholes, crumbling roads and uneven pavements. Recent projects include restoring cobbled streets like Raven Row ...

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Lib Dem sending clear message to stop Brexit

Liberal Democrats believe that Britain is better off in the EU. The Conservatives are making a mess of Brexit, and the Labour Leadership continue to support them. Lib Dem believe people should be able to choose whether the deal is the right deal for Britain’s future.  Nationwide they launch the Exit from Brexit campaign, which is moving faster with the ...

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Tower Hamlets welcomes 36 new British citizens to the borough

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs, hosted a citizenship ceremony on Friday 17 May at the Tower of London, where 36 new British citizens swore their allegiance to Queen and country in front of friends and family. The council’s Register Office organised the ceremony where Mayor Biggs and Will Tuckley, Chief Executive of Tower Hamlets Council met the proud ...

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£180,000 available giving massive boost to community groups

  Tower Hamlets Council’s support for the local voluntary and community sector (VCS) has been further boosted with £180,000 available annually for the next four years as part of a new small grants programme. The programme will have a special focus on the borough’s small organisations where their local expertise and innovation improve the lives of residents and communities. The ...

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Marine engineer Masud Karim’s mother passed away

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Chapai Nawabganj, 15 May: The wife of noted lawyer of Chapai Nawabganj Md Serajul Huq and mother of UK based marine engineer A K M Masud Karim Motiara Begum passed away on Tuesday in her residence in Arambag (Inna Lillahi Wainna Ilaihi Rajiun). She was 72. She had been suffering from kidney failure and diabetes since long. ...

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Bow to get new multi-million pound health centre

Building work has started on a council-funded project that will turn two Bow GP practices into a fully revamped and modernised health centre. The new Wellington Way facility will bring together existing practices at Merchant Street and Stroudley Walk when it opens in the autumn. It is the result of a collaboration between Tower Hamlets Council and the NHS, with ...

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The University of East London recognised with Race Equality Charter (REC) Bronze award

The University of East London (UEL) has been recognised with the Race Equality Charter  (REC) Bronze Award, affirming the University’s commitment to supporting race equality. UEL achieved the award by completing an in-depth assessment and developing a robust action plan to ensure that race equality is embedded across the institution. The actions and initiatives in the plan were created in ...

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s ‘Big Iftar’

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Hundreds of  people came together at  Britain’s biggest mosque Baitul Futuh in Croydon on Wed 15 May to break fast, share food and learn more about Ramadan as part of the ‘The Big Iftar’ an event organised and hosted by the Ahmadiyya Muslims, a community who live by the motto, ‘Love for All, Hatred for none.’ The event, presided by Mr. ...

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Recruiting the next generation of foster carers to change futures

Tower Hamlets has launched a bid to find foster carers to provide homes for vulnerable children across the borough. Every year the borough needs to recruit 15 foster carers to give a loving home to children who for whatever reason cannot live with their birth parents. Foster care fortnight, running between May 13 and 26 will focus on the incredible ...

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