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Serious assault in East India Dock Road – do you recognise these men?

By on June 22, 2017 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Serious assault in East India Dock Road – do you recognise these men?

Tower Hamlets detectives have issued CCTV images (above) of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a serious assault that left the victim needing metal plates inserted in his face.On Saturday, 25 February at 01:00hrs, the 26-year-old victim was in a newsagents on East India Dock Road when he became involved in a […]

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Verdict on Lutfur Rahman’s appeal for judicial review expected today

By on June 22, 2017 in Lutfur Rahman, News with 0 Comments
Verdict on Lutfur Rahman’s appeal for judicial review expected today

A decision is expected this morning on the appeal by Lutfur Rahman to be allowed a Judicial Review of the Election Court’s 2015 ruling that he and his agents had engaged in corrupt electoral practise during the 2014 Mayoral election.If the Judicial Review is allowed and the original judgement put aside Rahman’s strategy is to try to regain […]

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Amid troubled times a gesture of friendship and humanity in Wapping

By on June 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Amid troubled times a gesture of friendship and humanity in Wapping

At last some good news. Earlier this evening a beautifully presented package was left outside Wapping Noorani Masjid & Cultural Centre in Prusom Street just before Iftar. Inside was a gesture that has power and significance way beyond its size. The letter reads as follows: “To everyone at the Wapping noorani masjid & cultural centre,This is a small gift […]

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TH tenants want sprinkler systems in their homes and they want them now

TH tenants want sprinkler systems in their homes and they want them now

Tower Hamlets Tenants Residents Associations are vocal in their demand to have sprinkler systems retrofitted in their blocks without waiting for the results of any enquiries into the Grenfell Tower Fire.70 blocks with more than six floors and 34 properties that range between 10 and 22 floors are under the control of Tower Hamlets Homes […]

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Increased high-visibility police patrols around mosques in borough

By on June 19, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Increased high-visibility police patrols around mosques in borough

Police patrols around mosques and other places of worship in Tower Hamlets and the rest of London have been increased in direct response to the brutal attack in Finsbury Park.“Understandably there will be concerns amongst many in the East End following last night’s attack.,” said Mayor John Biggs in a press statement.“This morning my Cabinet Member […]

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