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Barking & Dagenham staff are Dementia friendly

Muhammad Hamza: Barking Town Hall hosted a Dementia Friends seminar for staff keen to raise their awareness and increase their knowledge. Dedicated frontline workers from various key community sectors took part in the information session and committed to Dementia friendly actions. Each attendee is now a Dementia Friend and received a pin badge as recognition of their participation. Zoinul Abidin, ...

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Rogue letting agents have fines upheld for misleading renters

Thousands of pounds worth of fines issued to two rule-breaking letting agents have been upheld. Tower Hamlets Council fined Xpresslink Properties, 172 Commercial Road, Aldgate, E1 2JY, and Field and May, 10 – 16 Tiller Road, Crossharbour, E14 8PX, £10,000 each as part of their crackdown on rogue landlords and letting agents. The fines were issued for failing to comply with the ...

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Preventing youth homelessness

  Tower Hamlets Council has commissioned accommodation and support service to help prevent and reduce young people from becoming homeless. The Service, run by One Housing Group, aims to eliminate  the need for bed and breakfast and temporary accommodation for 16 and 17 year olds, it will facilitate a safe return home where possible, and help young people into longer term accommodation. The ...

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Deeds Not Words Suffragette March to mark Centenary of Women getting the vote and celebrate Emmeline Pankhurst’s Birthday:

Dr Anwara Ali, former Conservative Mayoral candidate, organised Tower Hamlets Pankhurst Party on Saturday July 14th. The party attendees marched  from Whitechapel to St George’s Town Hall where a wreath was laid to honour Emmeline Pankhurst’s Birthday followed by speeches from Dr Anwara Ali , Sophia De Souza, Priscilla Coleman, Councillor Peter Golds, Councillor Mumtaz Khan and Lady Sheikh . ...

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BRITISH BANGLADESHI BUSINESSMAN AND PHILANTHROPIST SIRAJ ALI RECIEVES HONORARY DOCTORATE FROM PRESTIGIOUS UK UNIVERSITY

JOINS RT HON JOHN BERCOW SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS (UK PARLIAMENT) DR SHIRIN SHARMIN CHAUDHURY, SPEAKER OF JATYO SANGSHAD (BANGLADESH PARLIAMENT) IN HONOURED LISTOF RECIPIENTS LONDON, 18 JULY 2018: British Bangladeshi Businessman and Philanthropist, Muhammad Siraj Ali, based in Essex, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Essex for his distinguished career in the ...

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Meeting held in London in support of Mayoral candidate Kamran

Bangladesh is experiencing development and increased growth under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.  To continue this development and the increased growth we all need to come forward and strengthen the hands of the Prime Minister.  Organising Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League Advocate Misbah Uddin Siraj told this as the Chief Guest in a meeting held in support of ...

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We have only one World Make it plastic free

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Dortmund, July 14: Speakers and experts from Asian and African Diaspora and European development organisations made one and united call to the world citizens, “We have only one world. Wherever in the world you use and throw plastic particles to the soil, water or air, it will equally harm the living beings across the world in the ...

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SHE Awards celebrate the amazing achievements of women

By Emdad Rahman: The Golden Palace Banqueting hall in north London hosted a who’s who of men and women who came together for the unique purpose of celebrating a century since women were granted the vote. The fantastic achievements of women were recognised with various awards celebrating their huge and vital dedication to enriching communities and making a vitally positive ...

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Jaganmathpur Upozila Unnoyan Shangshta organised Annual General Meeting

Bangla Mirror Desk: Jaganmathpur Upozila Unnoyan Shangshta organised its Annual General Meeting on 10th of July in a restaurant in Brick Lane in East London.  Members across the UK took part in the AGM.  At the meeting, members talked about the past activities of the organisation and discussed the future plans and activities.  The committee also decided that donors who will ...

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Baurbagh Development committee organised general meeting and re-union

Baurbagh Development committee recently organised a general meeting and re-union at Darul Ummah Care Centre in East London.  People across the UK took part in the meeting and reunion. President of the organisation Lais Miah presided over the meeting and General Secretary Dilwar Hossain conducted it.  Other guests who addressed the audience included Joint Secretary Abdur Rashid Dalim, Treasurer Moynul ...

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