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Funding boost to tackle substance misuse

    Tower Hamlets Council has been awarded nearly £1million in a bid to tackle substance misuse in the borough through a targeted one-year intervention programme. The funding package is part of Project ADDER (Addiction, Diversion, Disruption, Enforcement and Recovery), a joint Home Office, Department for Health and Social Care and Public Health England programme which is testing an intense whole-system approach to ...

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Viral hepatitis can be eliminated in the WHO European Region by 2030 – here’s how

COPENHAGEN, July 28: It is possible to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030 if leaders, particularly in highly affected countries, act now, says WHO Europe Globally, one person dies every 30 seconds from a hepatitis-related illness, so even in the current COVID-19 crisis, we can’t wait to act on viral hepatitis. This year’s World Hepatitis Day campaign, with its ...

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Government put under pressure to set cladding removal deadline

    The Government was today (22 July) called upon to set a deadline for when all Grenfell-style cladding on high-rise developments must be removed. Tower Hamlets Council called upon the government to set a nationwide deadline to remove Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding, as part of a new Building Safety Pledge which also calls for the costs of this ...

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Have your say on new Brick Lane artwork to mark Bangladesh@50

  Members of the public, including residents, businesses and visitors are being called on to have their say on a new piece of public artwork to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bangladeshi Independence. Artists Mohammed Ali, Abu Jafar and Karimah Hassan have all been invited to submit a concept design for the artwork – with feedback from the public consultation and a review by a jury panel deciding which ...

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UK Awami League organised a civic reception in honour of Sajjad Miah MBE

By Muhammed Shahed Rahman: Prominent social worker Sajjad Miah MBE was greeted by the community in London. Speakers on the occasion lauded Sajjad Mia MBE for his contribution in community work. They said that his contribution in the field of community work and education is remarkable. Sajjad Miah MBE is a role model for the younger generation.They were speaking at a civic ...

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Bangla Sanglap receives SME News Greater London Enterprise Award 2021

By Muhammed Shahed Rahman :   Bangla Sanglap received the 2021 award for the best emerging ethnic news media publication in Britain from London. The award given to Bangla Sanglap was considered because it had inspired the nation by publishing mainstream news, investigative reports on the coronavirus epidemic, and covering the latest news. The award organisation AI Global Media said ...

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Mansoor Ahmad Honoured with Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Greater London recognition for contribution to the British Community

Commonwealth Journalists Association Britain (UK) Member British Bangladeshi Mansoor Ahmad has been honoured with Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London recognition for exceptional contribution to the British Community. In his statement Sir Kenneth Olisa OBE, Her Majesty The Queen’s personal representative in Greater London, charged with upholding the dignity of the Crown, has recognised and thanked Mansoor Ahmad for his exceptional ...

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Call for evidence launched on new technologies in law enforcement 

  The House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs Committee today invites written contributions to its inquiry into new technologies in law enforcement. The committee seeks to explore the use of advanced algorithmic tools in activities to discover, deter, rehabilitate, or punish people who breach the law in England and Wales. The committee will be focusing on the existing legal framework around the ...

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Covid-19: Your questions about pregnancy, fertility and women’s health answered by medical experts

      The Covid-19 vaccines are now being offered to everyone aged 18 and over, including pregnant women. Whatever stage you’re at in your pregnancy, if you’re breastfeeding or plan to have children in the future, you can get vaccinated and help protect yourself from serious illness. It’s a particularly important time to consider getting the vaccine as observing ...

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PLAN TO END HOLIDAY HUNGER AND CHILD FOOD POVERTY LAUNCHED BY NEWHAM COUNCIL

A bold and broad plan to tackle food poverty and holiday hunger faced by almost one third (32%) of Newham’s children has been launched today (21 July) by the borough’s Mayor. Families in Newham, where 50% of children are living in poverty, have been hit hard by the pandemic and struggled to afford to put food on the table. To end food ...

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