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Celebrating professional British Bangladeshi women for International Women’s Day on 7th March 2021.

  Women for Equality & Respect (WER)est. 2015, is celebrating professional British Bangladeshi women for International Women’s Day on 7th March 2021. This will be aired on AR Tv Network online TV. The Covid-19 Pandemic has not been able to stop the celebration in a truly unique year, Bangladesh’s 50th birthday. Piya Mayenin, Chair or the organisation has said that ...

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Labour MP calls on the Chancellor to build a post-pandemic economy which is green, and supports those low-paid workers who have kept our country going. 

Apsana Begum, MP for Poplar and Limehouse, joins with the Trade Union Congress’ General Secretary, in calls for announcements that focus on investment in green jobs, as the Chancellor sets out the path for the UK’s post-coronavirus economy. Ms Begum states: “A decade of austerity left far too many trapped in low-paid, insecure work and consistently failed by the social ...

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Women: Identity, Crisis, Future

Tower Hamlets Council along with community organisation Alternative Arts, will be hosting a series of online events throughout March to mark Women’s History Month, including exhibitions, discussions, sports sessions, and celebrations for International Women’s Day and International Women’s Week. John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, said: “I am delighted that the council has once again played a key role in helping ...

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IT’S NEVER TOO LATE FOR EDUCATION!

Former Councillor of Thorpelands Ward, Prince Sadiq Chaudhury, successfully became a qualified Solicitor at the age of 48. Mr Chaudhury was a Councillor of Thorpelands Ward during 2007- 2011.  After his 4 years of spell, he decided to attend University of Northampton for further education to pursue a career in Law at the age of 41. During his academic years ...

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Newham Council respond to concerns over drivers ignoring road signs

  Newham Council are taking action against drivers who cause a danger on our streets by ignoring road traffic signs such as ‘no entry’ and ‘one way’. After residents and police raised concerns, a council traffic survey identified 25 hotspot areas in the borough where road traffic signs are being ignored more than a hundred times a day. Now under ...

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Labour MP Visits Vaccine Hub and Urges Local Community to Accept Vaccine

  Labour MP Apsana Begum undertook the visit with Tracy Connell, Joint Chief Executive of the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group and Dr Sam Everington, Chair of the Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group. The Poplar and Limehouse MP has warned of the greater risk to the BAME community caused by racial discrimination, inequality and the overrepresentation of minorities working in ...

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Join us in supporting Vaccines For All!

The Muslim Professionals Forum has today signed up to support the #VaccinesForAll campaign – and called on all other Muslim organisations to do so too. Current government policy is that: -access to Coronavirus testing and treatment is free for everyone, regardless of immigration status, and -GP services remain available to everyone, regardless of their background. However, many healthcare workers became ...

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Granby Hall pop-up clinic latest to offer Covid-19 vaccinations

A pop-up vaccination clinic was set up in Granby Hall on Saturday 20 February, in Tower Hamlets Council’s latest bid to support as many people as possible to access the Covid-19 vaccine. A total of 62 people who were eligible were given their vaccine in the community setting, which has strong links with the Somali community in the borough. Both ...

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