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Emdad reaches 2000 Dementia Friends

Local resident and Dementia Friends Champion Emdad Rahman has reached a landmark figure of 2000 Dementia Friends who he has  provided information sessions to in order to raise awareness of the effects of Dementia. Whilst training to be a volunteer at Lords Cricket Ground Emdad became a Dementia Friend in the summer of 2015 after taking part in the same awareness ...

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Seven Mills win George Greens Community Festival Cup

By Emdad Rahman George Greens School hosted an entertaining 7 a side Fathers Football tournament as Seven Mills stormed to another title win. Other teams involved included Marion Richardson, Cubitt Town, Cubitt Town 2, George Greens and John Scurr. The teams were placed in a group with the top four meeting in the semis. Seven Mills lost the first game ...

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Brent’s Mayor’s Civic Reception held

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah A Civic Service for Mayor of Brent, Councillor Parvez Ahmed was held on Thursday 29 September at the Crest Academy, Brent. The Service conducted by Cllr Arshad Mahmood celebrated Cllr Ahmed’s civic year and his dedication of the mayoral year to promote his chosen charities; Brent Centre for Young People, Sufra NW London and Community Action on ...

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Grammar schools could be reintroduced through the back door, campaigners warn

Grammar schools could be reintroduced through the back door, campaigners warn Government is ‘trying to introduce grammar schools through back door’ Ministers have been accused of paving the way for more selective schools through the back door, skirting around what would be a risky vote in Parliament. Campaigners against grammars have seized on a clause in Government proposals to allow multi-academy trusts (MATs) to ...

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Sadiq Khan launches inquiry into foreign property ownership in London

Sadiq Khan has ordered an inquiry into the scale and impact of foreign investment in the London housing market amid fears over a potential “surge” in money flowing in from overseas. The Mayor of London said there was an urgent need for more transparency around the flow of offshore investment in property to ensure the capital is not being flooded with “dirty money”. ...

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UK urged to take advantage of Bangladesh as a strategic location

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah   Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali visited London for three days from 25 September on way to Dhaka after attending the UNGA. During his brief visit he met members of UK Parliament and other political leaders during his stopover in London. The Foreign Minister briefed the British politicians on socio-economic progress of Bangladesh and invited ...

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JP chairman Ershad Visit Sylhet 1 October

Former President, Jatiya Party (JP) chairman Alhajj HM Ershad is set to visit Sylhet on 1 October. He will start his election campaigns after visiting the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) in Sylhet on October 1. Arches were erected while banners, festoons and billboards welcoming the JP chairman have been placed in different areas in Sylhet City and District. Sylhet ...

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ACC arrests 3 bank officials in Sylhet

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) today arrested three bank officials from  Sylhet over embezzling money of overseas customer. On Wednesday they were arrested by ACC and sent to Kotowali Police Station. ACC deputy director Reba Halder of its Sylhet zila office arrested former vice president of City Bank Limited Md Mujibur Rahman (branch manager of the bank’s Zindabazar branch), cash-in charge of ...

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Aus paddy output runs short of target in Sylhet region

Sylhet region couldn’t reach its target of Aus paddy production this year, farmers and officials informed. As the farmers had completed harvest of the Aus paddy just a week ago, the yield has been estimated to be a total of 0.31 million tonnes of rice. However, the target had been set at 0.33 million tonnes. DAE Deputy Director Dr Mamun ...

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Golapgonj UZ Health Complex Number of Patients increasing, Staff Crisis

Standard of Golapgonj UZ Health complex increasing. So the number of patients increase increases gradually. Reckoned Physicians give treatment as a result, hundreds of patients go to specialists suffering from various diseases  attend there as people rely on them. 31-seat Hospital is converted to 50-bed but its function is not started. If staff shortage is mitigated, it is possible to ...

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