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Awami League’s Iftar

Ansar Ahmed Ullah UK Awami League hosted an Iftar Mahfil for the London based Bengali press & media on 9 July held at Café Grill restaurant, Banglatown. The event was attended by a large number of staff working for UK based satellite TVs, radio, newspapers, magazines and websites. Conducted by Secretary Syed Faruk Awami League’s president Sultan Shariff said, as ...

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Mayor John Biggs Attends Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Mayor John Biggs has attended the very first meeting of the new Overview and Scrutiny  Committee (OSC). This is in stark contrast to the previous mayor who repeatedly refused to attend meetings. The Mayor attended the latter part of the meeting in order to answer committee questions  on an executive decision. This marks a significant change in the culture of ...

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Roman Road Summer Festival on Sunday July 12th & Sunday July 19th

Ansar Ahmed Ullah The Roman Road Summer Festival is set to return for another fun family day out  celebrating all things local. The festival kicks off this Sunday 12th July at Gladstone  Place E3 with a spectacular performance from local dance sensation IMD Legion of Britain’s Got Talentfame at 11am. There will be family cartoons on our big  outdoor screen ...

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Protest meeting held demanding death sentence of Rajon killers

UK living expats organised a protest meeting demanding death sentence of Rajon killers.  Child Rajon was brutally and inhumanly killed by some miscreants after a period of vicious torture. Convenor of the Organising Committee Mohammod Ali presided over the protest meeting.  Youth Leader Habibur Rahman and Jashim Uddin jointly conducted the meeting.  Other speakers at the  protest meeting were Community ...

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Greater Lamakazi Welfare Association organised a prize giving ceremony for the friendly football

tournament and Iftar Mahfil on 8 July at West ham immigration Event Venue. Organisation’s President Faruq Ali presided over the event and General Secretary Abdus Salam and Senior Vice-President Sadiquzzaman jointly conducted it. In the beginning, founder General Secretary of the organisation Madhu Miah recited from the Quarn and conducted the Duwa Mahfil. Guests who addressed the audience and took ...

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Redbridge Welfare Association organises Duwa and Iftar Mahfil

Redbridge Welfare Association organised a Duwa and Iftar Mahfil on 14th July in a restaurant at Ilford Lane.  Iqbal Ahmed conducted the Duwa where  a prayer was said for the welfare of Bangladeshi Community in the UK and the people around the world. President of the organisation M S Selim presided over the meeting and General Secretary Atiqur Rahman conducted ...

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Tower Hamlets celebrates Pride London

Tower Hamlets Council supported the London Pride festivities this year by funding local LGBT+ charity, Rainbow Hamlets, to run London’s first Pride Bus service with a classic Routemaster. More than 40 volunteers engaged with residents and businesses along the parade route, promoting hate crime reporting, the prevention of domestic violence, smoking cessation and LGBT+ volunteering opportunities in the borough. Mayor ...

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Convener committee of West London Jubodol formed

The central committee of UK Jubodol has approved a 31 member committee for West London Jubodol. Muhibur Rahman Shueb has been nominated the convener of the committee. Saleh Ahmod, Abdul Latif, Kamrul Hasan, Abu Tarek Shipon, Muhammad Samadul Haque, Yahya Khan and Abdul Quayyum have been selected to be the joint convener of the same committee. Convener of the UK ...

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Muslim Aid urges public to remember Gaza one year on from deadly Ramadan conflict

This July marks the one year anniversary of the devastating conflict in Gaza which claimed the lives of thousands of people and devastated many more.  Lasting for seven weeks and continuing through the month of Ramadan, over 2,000 people died, more than 11,000 were injured and 60,000 homes were destroyed, leaving around 100,000 people homeless. Muslim Aid was on the ...

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Government accused of “stealing” housing funding

Local London Assembly Member John Biggs has accused the Government of “stealing” £90m of funding for new council homes in London including Tower Hamlets and Newham. Mr Biggs said the missing money is “contributing to a disturbing situation where it is becoming more and more difficult for people in to access affordable housing including council homes.” This accusation comes after ...

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