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Time to Talk about mental health

Tower Hamlets Council will be encouraging everyone to take ‘Time to Talk’ on 5 February to get more people talking about mental health than ever before. The campaign, led by national charity Time to Change, aims to show that “It’s the little things which make a big difference” and could be as simple as having a cup of tea and a chat with ...

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Mayor praises the proportion of students who go to university

The future is bright for students from Tower Hamlets after Government figures showed an impressive proportion of the borough’s sixth-form leavers go on to university.The Department for Education released figures on Tuesday (January 27) showing the destination of Key Stage 5 students from across the country for the 2012/13 academic year.Tower Hamlets performed strongly. Its percentage of 65 per cent ...

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Kidnapped BNP leader Mujib returns to the UK

Bangladesh Nationalist Party BNP UK branch Advisor and UK Jubo Dal’s founder and former President Mujibur Rahman Mujib returned to the UK after being kidnapped for a long period.When Mujib returned to the UK, UK BNP, Jubo Dol, Shechchashebok Dol, JASAS and Lawyer’s forum leaders welcomed him with flowers at Heathrow Airport.  At that point, emotional Mujib expressed his deepest ...

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Jagannagthpur British Bangla Education Trust election held

The biennial general meeting and election of Jagannathpur British Bangladesh Education Trust was held on 26 January in a restaurant in Brick Lane. A huge number of members took part in the general meeting and election.Akik F Rahman presided over the meeting and Sheikh Estab Uddin Ahmed conducted it.  MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Rushanara Ali MP was present ...

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Bethnal Green play area receives a £22k boost

Eleanor Image from the Play Association Tower Hamlets (PATH) has secured a £22,325 London Marathon Charitable Trust grant for the refurbishment of East London landlord, Tower Hamlets Community Housing’s (THCH) communal play area at Ada House, Bethnal Green. Eleanor met with THCH’s Bethnal Green residents at one of their regular board meetings where it was agreed to support a bid for ...

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Bianibazar Cancer Hospital is ready to provide its service to community

All the trustees of Bianibazar Cancer Hospital met in LMC Conference Hall in East London on 18 February to discuss the updates on hospital’s activities.  Hospital Establishment Committee President Shamsuddin Khan presided over the meeting and CEO M Sub Uddin conducted it.  Syed Abdur Rajjak recited from the Quran at the beginning. Welcoming the trustees, the CEO said that the ...

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Angela Vannette urges Barking residents to elect Mina Rahman

A senior leader of Conservative Party of Barking has said that there is no alternative of Mina Rahman in developing the local area and safeguard the facilities of Barking residents.  She also said that the residents of Barking are now united now to for the development and change in this area. This people of this area need a person like ...

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Fundraising dinner and networking meeting for Anne Main in St Albans

A fundraising dinner and networking meeting was held for All Party Parliamentary Group’s Chairman Conservative Party MP Anne Main.  A huge number of businessmen and Conservative party leaders were present and managed to collect a substantial fund for the next election where Anne Main is competing. The fundraising dinner and networking meeting was held in a local restaurant in St ...

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Betar Bangla celebrates its 4th year of 24hr broadcasting

18 January, 2015 was the fourth year completion of Betar Bangla’s 24 hour broadcast.  To celebrate this millstone moment, a colourful party was held in Royal Regency Hall of East London, which was attended by sponsors, artists and invited guests. There were dance, music, poetry and jokes, and special music from Indian Baul Artist Papia Ghoshal.  Betar Bangla Presenter Ajonta ...

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S A TV celebrates its two years completion in London

Three G tech dependant full HD TV channel SA Television celebrated its two years completion by organising a colourful event in SA TV’s own office in East London on 19 January. Director Shirin Akhtar Samantha gave the welcoming speech.  In her speech she said that SA TV is building bridge between the homeland and the UK.  This channel is already ...

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