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Channel i Europe has launched a new programme from September 15

Channel i Europe has launched a new programme from September 15. The programme — My Beautiful Bangladesh — will interview successful British-Bangladeshis to inspire new generation as well as giving them recognition. It will be hosted by award-winning Bangladeshi journalist and columnist Nadeem Qadir, who is also Minister Press in the Bangladesh High Commission, London. The programme, which will be ...

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Eid ul Azha celebrated in Bonn

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated with due solemnity and religious fervor by Bangladeshi expatriates and political refugees living in Germany in the House of Integration, an integration initiative of German-Bangladesh Association in Bonn, Germany on Monday 12 September. About one hundred expatriates living in Bonn, Cologne, Siegburg, Meckenheim, Euskirchen and other nearby cities attended the Eid congregation held in the ...

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Making travel accessible for all

Residents with mobility or learning difficulties attended a special event at Mile End Art Pavilion last week to find out about how to travel safely and independently around the borough. Tower Hamlets Council hosted a free Accessibility Day on 7 September where more than 100 residents found out about transport options, how to access local services and recreational and cultural activities. ...

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Muslim Aid Appoints Jehangir Malik OBE as Chief Executive Officer

UK-based International relief and development agency Muslim Aid has announced the appointment of Jehangir Malik OBE as the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the organisation. Jehangir is an International development professional. Former CEO of International Inspiration, a sports and development legacy charity of the 2012 London Olympics.  He is a passionate campaigner for social justice and International development. Jehangir ...

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Brady Garden celebrates its first public Open Day

On Saturday 10th September the Brady Garden Group held its first ever Open Day. Over 60 people arrived to see the garden in its full glory, to a host of summer flowerbeds in bloom, Bengali vegetable plants, an edible herb bed and a full programme of activities for everyone to enjoy. The special event included storytelling and workshops such as making ...

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Brit College celebrates ten year milestone

Emdad Rahman Regents Lake banqueting Hall was the venue as Brit College celebrated ten years of delivering Higher Education to the community as an independent provider. Brit College was established in 2006 and since 2013 has delivered a single Higher Education programme to UK and EU learners on a full time, face to face basis. The Colleges mission is to ...

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56,000 people in Tower Hamlets are on the organ donation register – are you?

Tower Hamlets Council is supporting National Organ Donation Week in a bid to increase the number of people on the organ donation register. National Organ Donation Week runs this year from 5-11 September. It highlights the difference that organ donation can make and the challenges the initiative faces. In Greater London last year, 77 people died before they received the organ ...

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Council ‘Clear Up Project’ launched

Tower Hamlets Council has taken significant steps to improve its processes since the introduction of government-appointed commissioners a year and a half ago. The commissioners were introduced by the then Secretary of State to oversee key areas of the council’s work including grants, procurement and publicity.  The council has now completed more than 95 per cent of the actions that ...

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Film aims to end stigma around suicide and mental health

In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September, Tower Hamlets Council in partnership with Look Ahead Care and Support is showing the award-winning film ‘The Stranger on the Bridge’ at the Genesis Cinema. The film is supported by local mental health awareness project Flourishing Minds, which aims to increase awareness of mental wellbeing within the community and reduce stigma ...

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Eid Mubarak from Hunter & Bloomfield

By Emdad Rahman Hunter & Bloomfield – ‘Your favourite local estate agent’ are delighted to wish happiness and prosperity to the global fraternity who will be celebrating Eid. The celebration of Eid is a joyous one and is characterised by charitable gestures and spending time together with family and friends. The Hunter & Bloomfield football team are a reflection of ...

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