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Letter from Boris Johnson

  Dear Mehfuz and Conservative Friends of Bangladesh members, Thank you so much for coming to my ‘Friends of’ reception last week. ‘Friends of’ groups provide our Party with magnificent support in a number of ways, from campaigning and supporting our Councillors, MPs and candidates, to raising important issues and making sure that matters which disproportionately affect communities are at ...

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Letter from Jeremy Hunt

    Chair Conservative Friends of Bangladesh Thursday 4th July 2019:   Dear Conservative Friends of Bangladesh, It is my pleasure to write to you at this time, as a strong supporter of the Conservative Friends of Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a key partner for the UK. Most recently, our countries had the opportunity to highlight the deep historic ties that ...

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University of East London collaborates with AWS to become the leading careers-focused University in the UK

  London, UK – 10 July 2019 – The University of East London (UEL) has announced a ground-breaking collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). This includes the creation of a UEL Career Zone and Innovation Loft at the University; establishment of a UEL industry research institute; and support for UEL’s flagship Professional Fitness & Mental Wealth programme. See below for more details. As ...

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Aberfeldy Estate Arrest Video- Mayor Statement

Mayor John Biggs said: “I am deeply concerned to see videos of the arrest on Aberfeldy yesterday. “Although social media doesn’t always show everything the videos are clearly disturbing. I have spoken to the police this morning and told them the incident should immediately be referred to the independent IOPC for investigation. “While we should avoid jumping to conclusions, everyone ...

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Bangladesh not a victim of climate change but has much to offer

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Bangladesh is not a victim of climate change, but a country which has much to offer the rest of the world around adaptation and mitigation said Saber Hussain Chowdhury MP who was speaking at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington, London on 1 July. He further added that in Bangladesh women were the agents of change and the world can ...

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Tower Hamlets Homes caretakers clean up at awards ceremony

  The caretaking team at Tower Hamlets Homes (THH) swept up as they were awarded ‘frontline team of the year’ award, at the Housing Heroes Awards ceremony on Monday night (24 June) in Manchester. The awards showcase the people and teams that are doing exceptional work in the social housing sector. The judges praised their fantastic customer service skills and ...

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Young mayor and his team visits Cabinet

The young mayor of Tower Hamlets and his team fulfilled their first public appointment with a visit to the Tower Hamlets Cabinet this week. Young Mayor Jaami Barry and his deputies addressed a busy Cabinet meeting to lay out their vision for their term working closely with the Cabinet and the wider council. Jaami Barry, Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets ...

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Family fiesta of music and fun at the Boishakhi Mela

    Over 40,000 celebrate in the sunshine Tens of thousands of festival goers enjoyed a feast of culture including music, dance, food and children’s events as the council hosted another successful Boishakhi Mela on Sunday 30 June at Weaver’s Fields in Bethnal Green. The Mela is the biggest outside South Asia. It began with a colourful parade of floats, ...

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Property firm fined for failing to comply with scheme to protect tenants

  A property management company has been fined £3,000 after failing to join a Government-approved redress scheme for tenants, leaseholders and landlords, after an intervention by Tower Hamlets Council’s trading standards team. Following a hearing at the Upper Tribunal, G Crawford Management Ltd of Westferry Road on the Isle of Dogs was found to be in breach of legal requirements ...

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