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Government must restore free travel for U18s and elderly Londoners

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs has urged the Government to restore free travel for under-18s in London, and to remove the suspension of free travel at peak times for Older Person’s Freedom Pass and 60-plus Oyster card holders. The suspension of free travel for the over-60s took effect last week, starting on Monday 15 June. Removing these free ...

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Mukta Chakravarty’s ‘Stay Alive with Fine Arts’ will be inaugurated on Saturday in London

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: A virtual fine arts project “Stay Alive with Fine Arts’ by British Bangladeshi artist Mukta Chakravarty is launching on Saturday the 20th of June London time at 4 pm on artist’s Facebook page “Mouni Mukta”. Following the launch of the logo and abstract of the project live on her Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/mounimukta/ an online seminar titled ” “Sustainable development ...

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Jamal Uddin of East London dies of Corona in Sylhet

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Jamal Uddin Ahmed, also known as Jimmy to his friends, died of Corona on Monday 15 June while undergoing treatment in Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed hospital, Sylhet. His funeral will be held in his ancestral village of Bagirghat of Golapganj district and will be laid to rest next to his father. Originally from the East End ...

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Victims of domestic abuse reminded #YouAreNotAlone

Government campaign reminds us that help and support remains available for victims of domestic abuse and their children The government is reminding victims of domestic abuse that police response and support services remain available for victims and their children during the coronavirus pandemic through the ongoing #YouAreNotAlone initiative. Domestic abuse includes physical, psychological, sexual, emotional and economic abuse and can ...

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2nd repatriation flight arranged by Bangladesh HC takes back home 153 stranded Bangladeshis from UK

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines special flight, BG 4106, arranged by the Bangladesh government at the initiative of Bangladesh High Commission, London, departed Heathrow for Dhaka today (Saturday) at 10:30 am local time, carrying 153 Bangladeshis who have been stranded in the United Kingdom due to the suspension of international flights between Dhaka and London in the wake of the coronavirus ...

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£7 MILLION FOR NEW COALITION OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN’S CHARITIES

£7.27m to provide digital and face-to-face support for Children  impacted by coronavirus Coal ition of charities to work across the country to identify Childre most at risk Chi ldren’s Minister: We must widen the safety net for vulnerable chi ldren A ‘coalition of charities’ will help vulnerable children most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic with online counselling, therapy and face-to-face ...

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Mayor Biggs calls for ‘Triple Lock’ protection for renters

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs has welcomed the Government’s decision to extend the temporary evictions ban, but insists that the ban must continue until robust measures are in place to protect renters once the ban is eventually lifted. Mayor Biggs has called on ministers to follow proposals from Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and introduce a ‘Triple Lock’ ...

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