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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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Making a Will – Under English and Islamic Law, Part 1

By Khaled Noor:   Our life on Planet Earth is limited: one is making plans for what to do with one’s life… then comes the appointed time to say goodbye! Death is the only certain fact of our life, an inevitable truth, but its timing is uncertain, so it often comes along before we have prepared. As Socrates reminds us, ...

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London High Commission commemorates Mujib Year International Mother Language Day proposing ‘Greater London Multilingualism and Diversity Day on 21 February’

Bangladesh High Commission, London in partnership with UK National Commission for UNESCO commemorated the Mujib Year Bangla Language Martyrs’ Day’ and the ‘International Mother Language Day’ proposing that “Bangla Language Martyrs Day 21 February be declared by the Greater London Authority as the Greater London Multilingualism and Diversity Day”. British Ministers, MPs. senior UN and Commonwealth officials and ambassadors of ...

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Every Child Online launches to ‘level up’ learning and end digital disadvantage in Tower Hamlets

  One-in-four school children in Tower Hamlets (approx. 10,000 students) are still unable to access online learning Fear that this digital disadvantage could translate to an education and opportunity gap between those with access and those without Every Child Online has launched in Tower Hamlets with the hope of ending digital disadvantage. A coalition of the council, broadband provider Community ...

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“SIR KEIR STARMER MEETS WITH BANGLAEDSHI CATERING ASSOCIATION AND LORD KARAN BILIMORIA”

    Held on February 16, 2021 The Bangladeshi Catering Association hosted a virtual meeting addressing issues within the hospitality industry due to the pandemic. Chief guests in attendance were Sir Keir Starmer MP and Lord Bilimoria CBE – founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer and President of The Confederation of British Industry. BCA President MA Munim; Secretary General Mithu ...

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