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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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Cardiff teenager jailed over plan to join Isis

Bangla Mirror desk Tuesday 7 July 2015, Syed Choudhury, 19, sentenced to three years and four months for plotting to travel to Syria to fight for the extremists after being radicalised by older men A teenager from Cardiff has been jailed for plotting to travel to Syria to fight with Isis after being radicalised by older men in the Welsh ...

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Local people join iftar mahfil of Camden Surma Centre

Bengali Workers’ Union and Camden Surma Centre jointly organised a discussion meeting on the significance of Ramadan which was followed by an iftar mahfil. The event took place on the 28th of june at the hall room of Surma centre in north London. Chairman of Surma centre Abdus Samad chaired the meeting while the director of the centre Moksud Hussain ...

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Tower Hamlets top of class in London Awards

Tower Hamlets schools have more Healthy Schools London awards than any other London borough, as recognised at the Healthy Schools and Healthy Early Years Celebration Event on Monday, June 22 at the Excel Centre. Opened by the new Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs, the Healthy Schools London Awards celebrate the work being done to improve the health and wellbeing ...

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UK Nirmul Committee paid tribute to Jahanara Imam on her death anniversary

The newly appointed Press Minister of Bangladesh at London High Commission office Mr Nadim Kadir said that they need to progress ahead with Jahanara Imam’s torch of spirit in order to complete her unfinished works. Mr Kadir was speaking at a discussion meeting on Jahanara Imam at a restaurant in Brick Lane on Friday, the 26th of June which was ...

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Tower Hamlets Council proudly supports the first London-wide HIV prevention campaign

A unique London-wide campaign to cut HIV infection across the capital is being supported by Tower Hamlets Council. ‘Do It London’ is the public face of the London HIV Prevention Programme (LHPP) which promotes people, especially from black African backgrounds or gay and bisexual men, to regularly test for HIV and protect themselves from HIV and sexually transmitted infections by ...

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The Met Office have issued a level 2 heatwave warning this week as temperatures are expected to rise up to 35C degrees in some parts of the country. Heatwave conditions are set to build from 12noon on Tuesday, June 30 to Wednesday July 1, as the hottest day of the year so far. Mayor John Biggs said: “With summer season ...

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East London Mosque buys the adjacent Synagogue

Bangla Mirror Desk:  East London Mosque is now in the process of buying the synagogue which stands between East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre.  The Mosque committee and synagogue authority has already completed the written agreement.  East London Mosque Committee told this in a written statement in an Iftar Mahfil and press conference held on Tuesday 23rd June. The ...

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