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BCA 15th Awards and gala dinner was held in the prestigious  Intercontinental, The O2, London on 7 November 2021

    On 7 November 2021, Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA) will announce the regional winners of both its Restaurant of the Year and Chef of the Year Awards. These highly-coveted BCA Awards  was held in Intercontinental, The O2, London. Last year the Awards were disrupted due to the global pandemic. BCA Awards are now in its 15th year, and is ...

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Tower Hamlets secures £9.3m for Whitechapel improvements

  Whitechapel Road will benefit from £9.3m investment after Tower Hamlets Council and Transport for London (TfL) successfully secured government funding. Whitechapel Road is the cultural and historical heart of Whitechapel, and home to its iconic street market. It is experiencing rapid transformation with the arrival of the Elizabeth line, the Council’s new Town Hall, and other forthcoming investments. The ...

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Tower Hamlets Council marks ‘breaking ground’ event as work begins on 4th phase of housing development

  Work on the fourth phase of a housing development in Limehouse has officially begun as Mayor John Biggs and Cabinet Member for Housing, Cllr Danny Hassell attended the ‘breaking ground’ event to signify the beginning of the Locksley D site construction. The development, which is being delivered as part of the Mayor’s commitment to deliver and identify 2,000 new ...

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“The Muslim Professionals Forum remembers Sir David Amess, MP

A representative group from the Muslim Professionals Forum (MPF) visited the place where Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West was stabbed to death last Friday, 15th October 2021, to remember and pay their respects. The delegation led by the MPF Chairperson Councillor Khaled Noor laid a wreath of flowers outside the Belfairs Methodist Church where Sir David was holding ...

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Regulatory and Disciplinary Law Specialist Barrister Islam has been appointed as Legal Consultant of London Bangla Press Club

  By Akbar Hussain: Barrister Islam Khan of Church Court Chamber, an active lawyer in the mainstream, has been appointed as a legal consultant for the London Bangla Press Club. The appointment was unanimously approved at the meeting of the executive committee of the press club on 5th October. He is a Public Access Barrister. He works in Public Law, ...

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”Let’s Beat Cancer’ Charity Road Show and Cancer Awareness Program in East Anglia Region. 

  Beanibazar Cancer and General Hospital have launched a nationwide charity roadshow and cancer awareness program in the UK under the slogan ‘Let’s Beat Cancer’. A charity dinner and Cancer Awareness initiative has taken place at India Villa Restaurant in Hadleigh, Suffolk on Tuesday, 19th October. The event is organized by S Channel  (Farhaan Khan), BBCGHospital in collaboration with Prominent ...

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Five inspirational people awarded Tower Hamlets’ highest honour

  The historic setting of the Tower of London played host to a special event which bestowed five inspirational people, who have given decades of service to Tower Hamlets, the borough’s highest honour the Freedom of the Borough. At a meeting of the Council on Wednesday 13 October, councillors voted unanimously to award the Freedom of the Borough to Sufia ...

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Disused garages being transformed into affordable rented homes

  Vacant, run-down and underused garages continue to make way for new housing options as the council continues to tackle the housing crisis in Tower Hamlets. The garage spaces in Spitalfields and Banglatown, which were known for anti-social behaviour, have now made way for seven new affordable rented homes due for completion in early 2022. Cllr Danny Hassell, Cabinet Member ...

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Tribute paid to Reverend Aloke Biswas

    Bangla Mirror Desk:   A memorial service was held for Rev Aloke Biswas on 10 October at Tower Hamlets Community Church in Poplar, East London, organised by the Bengali Christian Fellowship UK. The veteran anti-racist activist Rev Aloke Biswas passed away on 2 October in Kolkata, West Bengal, at his residence. He had been suffering from multiple ailments ...

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