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Hundreds of events on offer in the borough’s summer of fun

  Most events are free to take part in Free food for families will be available at some events to help with the cost-of-living crisis From arts and crafts to music, sport, dance, festivals, adventure play, biking, street art, farm tours, woodwork and more, Tower Hamlets Council has today published its summer events programme. The council and partner organisations have ...

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 The Sreepur Village Charity Celebration at Namaaste Highgate

  Bangla Mirror Desk:   On 12th July 2022, Sabbir Karim, a British Airways Cabin Crew, award-winning chef and trustee of the Sreepur Village charity, hosted a celebratory lunch at his outstanding restaurant, Namaaste Highgate. Sabbir Karim has been an avid supporter of the charity for many years. He has a deep connection with The Sreepur Village and became part ...

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Abdul Gaffar Choudhury Obituary

Jasmin Chowdhury:   One of the most eminent Bengali writer, journalist, columnist, political analyst, poet and lyricist will remain in the hearts of every pro-liberation Bengalis forever through the lyrics of ‘Amar bhaiyer rokte rangano.’ Abdul Gaffar Choudhury, who died aged 87, was a veteran journalist who had received several prestigious awards, including the Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1967, ...

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The Redbridge Community Trust Eid-ul-Azha reunion held.

Redbridge Community Trust (RCT) organized a reunion and greetings gathering at  Oaks Lane , Redbridge on the occasion of the holy Eid al-Adha on the 9th of July.  The RCT President Alhaj Mohammed Ohid Uddin, General Secretary Fanu Mia and Treasurer Anwar Uddin invited their members to attend the function. After the holy Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Newbury Park Mosque, RCT ...

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‘Bangladesh’s progress in 50 years extraordinary’

Notwithstanding political crises or natural calamities at different times in the past 50 years, Bangladesh has turned around incredibly. The encouraging words came from none other than renowned economist and former Governor of Bangladesh Bank, Dr Atiur Rahman. “Despite many challenges, Bangladesh has surpassed many neighbouring countries in terms of competency,” he said at a seminar on Bangladesh’s progress in ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s zero-tolerance policy on discrimination or violence against religious minorities highlighted at London Religious Freedom Conference

State Minister for Religious Affairs, Mohammed Faridul Haque Khan, MP, highlighted Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s zero-tolerance policy on discrimination or violence against religious minorities as he was delivering the country statement at the ‘2022 International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief’, hosted by the UK government in London from 5-6 July. “In 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu ...

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City Corporation donates to Bangladesh flood relief efforts

The City of London Corporation has made a £25,000 donation to a fund providing relief to victims of floods in Bangladesh. The Square Mile’s governing body has donated the money from its International Disasters Fund to the charity Save The Children’s response to the humanitarian crisis in the south Asian country. Heavy monsoon rains and floodwater from upstream in India ...

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Luton Lions raised £ 22,898 for Bangladesh flood victims

Bangla Mirror Desk:   A group of young men led by Dr Monjour Ahmed with Shahed, Kamal, Mostaque, Shamim, Khudael, Sujel Miah, Mugsy, Naheem, Rana, Mitu, Jimmy, Gias, Aziz, Rizwan, Nabeel, Aminur, Sujel, Abdal and Muhibur teamed up with Luton Lions community and embarked on an epic trek in aid of the people of Bangladesh whose livelihoods were decimated in ...

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Luton Lions epic 37 miles trek for Bangladesh!!!

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   A group of young men have teamed up with Luton Lions Community to embark on an EPIC TREK in aid of the people of Bangladesh. Recent flash floods have left 75% of the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh under water. Families and livelihoods have been decimated in a matter of days. The devastation is of epic proportions…so ...

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Redbridge Liberal Democrats adopted a  4-year plan for subsequent elections

  The Redbridge Liberal Democrats adopted a four-year plan to defeat the Labor Party and the Conservative Party for the next general and local elections on Tuesday night at the initiative of the local branch. The action plan for the next four years was adopted at a meeting chaired by Gineth Dickens, chair of LibDem’s local branch, and conducted by ...

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