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Residents honoured at Community Safety Awards

Residents were honoured at the Tower Hamlets Community Safety Awards at a ceremony that took place at Regents Lake Banqueting Venue in Bow on Tuesday (22 March). Prizes were awarded to members of the community who made a significant contribution to making the borough a safer place during 2015. Special recognition for Outstanding Contribution to Community Safety was awarded to Nicholas Cheeseman ...

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Adarsha Uchcho Vidyalaya and College Dowlotpur organises re-union

Adarsha Uchcho Vidyalaya and College of Dowlotpur of Bishwanath organised reunion of its former students in the UK at Impression Hall in Newham.  The event took place on 7th of March where a huge number of former students came and made the event colourful. Hafeez Maolana Mohammod Kawasr started the event reciting from Quran.   The reunion was presided over by ...

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Jagannathpur Upozilla Welfare Trust operates free eye clinic om Usharkandi Union

Jagannathpur Upozilla Welfare Trust UK conducted free eye clinic in Usharkandi Union whrer thousands of people form Usharkandi and neighbouring unions took this service.  The eye clinic took place in Usharkandi Borofechi Model Government Primary School.  People who came for treatment received medicine, spectacles and advice. Local UP Chairman Ayub Khan inaugurated the eye clinic while Vice-President of the Trust ...

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Tower Hamlets Speaker hosts charity dinner

Tower Hamlets Speaker Abdul Mukith Chunu MBE hosted a charity dinner at Brady Art Centre on 8th March. Speaker Consort Mrs Fatima Chowdhury organised the charity dinner which also observed the International Women’s Day.  Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs was present as Chief Guest at the dinner. Fund which was gathered from the charity dinner would be given ...

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Sylhet Frieinds Club Wales observes birth anniversary of Bangabandhu

Sylhet Friends Club Wales organised a discussion meeting and cake cutting event to observe the birth anniversary of Bangabandhu. The discussion meeting and cake cutting take place in a restaurant in Wales on the first hour of 17th March. Shahbaj Ali of Sylhet Friends Club Wales presided over the meeting and Mohammed Selim conducted it. Sylhet District Awami League Health ...

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Supreme Court uphold death sentence of media personality and ex-central Shibir President Mir Quasem Ali; Protest meeting organised by Save Bangladesh in London

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh upheld a death sentence on Tuesday imposed by the country’s International Crimes Tribunal (ICTB) on a media personality and ex-central president of Bangladesh Islami Chattra-Shibir for killing of a freedom fighter during the 1971 war of independence.  Save Bangladesh a UK-based human rights organisation especially working for Bangladesh called for a protest meeting on Tuesday to ...

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Inspired by Jahanara Imam

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah : As part of Tower Hamlets Women’s History Month, the Swadhinata Trust in association with the Idea Store organised  an event titled ‘Inspired by Jahanara Iman’ to celebrate the life of writer and political activist Jahanara Imam on Saturday 19 March  at the Idea Store, Whitechapel. Julie Begum of the Swadhinata Trust invited women to come and be inspired by Jahanara ...

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Jailed: Rapist who stalked vulnerable woman through Whitechapel before sex attack

A waiter has been jailed after he admitted stalking a vulnerable woman through the streets of Whitechapel before raping her. Shohid Miah, 34, on Kings Arms Court, followed a “visibly intoxicated” woman for some time on April 20 last year before approaching her at about 10.30pm. He led her into a secluded area on Old Montague Street and after being ...

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Tower Hamlets celebrates foster carers

Hundreds of people packed out the Atrium in Shoreditch last week for 2016’s Foster Carers’ Awards, organised by Tower Hamlets Council’s fostering service. The awards are held annually to recognise and celebrate the achievements of foster carers. This year’s event focused on celebrating diversity. Tower Hamlets’ foster carers and staff have links to over 30 countries and speak 20 languages ...

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Tower Hamlets shows support for Fairtrade Fortnight

Tower Hamlets Council and local community groups played their part to raise awareness and help promote a number of events and activities for Fairtrade Fortnight, which ran from 29 February – 13 March 2016. Fairtrade Fortnight is a chance for organisations and individuals across the globe to focus on issues that affect farmers and local communities within the developing world. ...

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