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Youngsters hold market stall to raise disability awareness

Emdad Rahman :: Young people spent the best part of a day at Chrisp Street Market to engage with the neighbourhood and raise awareness of the services the Tower Project provides. Students manned a market stall selling cards, Christmas crafts and gifts to raise money to help support young people with learning difficulties. The Tower Project supports young people with ...

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Living legend Abdul Gaffar Choudhury celebrates 81st birthday

Ansar Ahmed Ullah ::              I want to live as young and not be a burden as an elderly said the composer of Ekushey song, writer columnist Abdul Gaffar Choudhury at his 81 birthda celebrations. The celebrations was organised by Ch I Europe in its own studio on 5 Dec and was broadcasted live. Surrounded by his ...

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Barrister Nazir Ahmed became Queen Mary’s Alumni Ambassador for BANGLADESH

Renowned lawyer and prolific writer Barrister Nazir Ahmed has been appointed by the Queen Mary, University of London, as its Alumni Ambassador for Bangladesh.  As an Alumni Ambassador, Barrister Nazir Ahmed will represent Queen Mary, University of London (one of the largest higher educational institutions in London and one of the leading universities in the UK) to Bangladesh. Well known ...

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Sunamgnj Sadar Associaion organises its General Meeting

Sunamgnaj Sadar Association organisation organised its General Meeting in a restaurant in East London on 16th November.  The members unanimously decided to provide financial help to former employee of Sunamganj Government Jubilee High School for his sickness.  The Association also decided to organise eye camp for the poor and destitute people of Sunamganj Sadar. President of Sunamganj Sadar Association Abdul ...

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Nirmul Committee UK demands the ban on Jamat politics and confiscate properties of criminals against humanity

Leaders in a meeting organised to express their reactions on hanging of Al-badar leader Mojahid and War Criminal Saka Chowdhury demanded the Ban of politics of Jamat and confiscate the property of war criminals. The speakers also said that even though there is a freeze on social networks in Bangladesh, some conspirers are airing falls information thorough social networks. These ...

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Durham University presents their findings on the Bangladeshi community

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: A community event titled ‘Bangladeshis in the UK: Research on Integration, Health and Wellbeing’ was held in Newcastle’s Beacon Centre on 29 November to provide an opportunity for Bangladeshis in the North East of England and London to learn about and discuss the research Durham University is conducting within the community. The primary goal of ...

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Statement from Jim Fitzpatrick MP : On Syria, Daesh and UK intervention

As many people will be aware, MPs were given the opportunity to vote on whether the UK should extend military action to Syria last week. 397 parliamentary colleagues voted for the motion to 223 who voted against. On this occasion, I found myself in the majority. I was and still am in favour of extending our efforts to Syria. Given ...

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Calls to maintain school funding

Tower Hamlets Council today, alongside 37 other local authorities, expressed disappointment with the government’s plans to change its approach to funding for schools. Under plans that were set out in the Autumn Statement, Tower Hamlets could see a large proportion of its funding for schools cut. The Mayor of Tower Hamlets said: “A good education can transform lives. It opens ...

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Altab Ali Foundation web launched

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: The Altab Ali Foundation formally launched its website on 27 November in the presence of community activists of 1970s. The websitewww.altabalifoundation.org.uk contains historical information, data, articles and photographs from the anti-racist struggle of the 1970s, which culminated into the “Battle of Brick Lane 1978”. The event was held on 27th November 2015 at the Children ...

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Sunamgnj Sadar Associaion organises its General Meeting

unamgnaj Sadar Association organisation organised its General Meeting in a restaurant in East London on 16th November.  The members unanimously decided to provide financial help to former employee of Sunamganj Government Jubilee High School for his sickness.  The Association also decided to organise eye camp for the poor and destitute people of Sunamganj Sadar. President of Sunamganj Sadar Association Abdul ...

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