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New Met criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets corruption underway

New Met criminal investigation into Tower Hamlets corruption underway

Travel agents across Tower Hamlets may have experienced a sudden surge in demand for quick getaways today following the news that ‘Operation Lynemouth’, a new criminal investigation by the Metropolitan Police into allegations of criminal activity in Tower Hamlets, is underwayThe move comes after the request by the GLA Police & Crime Committee to Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary […]

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There’s too much coughing in Willoughby House Wapping

By on April 25, 2017 in Health with 0 Comments
There’s too much coughing in Willoughby House Wapping

Residents in and around Willoughby House, Dundee Street, Wapping have complained of the significant amounts of dust that is invading their homes and covering their cars generated by construction work at the development of Red Lion Court in Reardon Path.Numerous people living nearby have complained of chest infections, nose bleeds and feeling generally unwell in recent weeks.The dust […]

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Ajmal Masroor to challenge Rushanara Ali for Bethnal Green & Bow seat

By on April 25, 2017 in General Election 2017, Politics with 0 Comments
Ajmal Masroor to challenge Rushanara Ali for Bethnal Green & Bow seat

Rushanara Ali, incumbent Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow, faces a significant challenge in the General Election from Ajmal Masroor who is considered by some in the Bangladeshi community of Tower Hamlets to be the ‘unity candidate’ to bridge the gap between the Independent group(s) and the Labour Party.Asmal Masroor announced his candidacy in a […]

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Mapping the Hamlets Exhibition Now Open at Bancroft Road Archives

By on April 20, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Mapping the Hamlets Exhibition Now Open at Bancroft Road Archives

The new Mapping the Hamlets exhibition is now open at Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives in Bancroft Road. The exhibition runs from 15th April to 23rd June.The archive is one of the many jewels of our borough and holds a collection of over 4000 historic maps amongst a wealth of other treasures.The Mapping the […]

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Cllr. Oliur Rahman – man of many parties (and we ain’t talking dancing)

By on April 20, 2017 in Elections 2018 with 0 Comments
Cllr. Oliur Rahman –  man of many parties (and we ain’t talking dancing)

Will corruptly elected Tower Hamlets Cllr. Oliur Rahman stand for parliament in the 8th June election? That is the question on his own lips and he doesn’t seem to know. Rumour has it that he will stand against Rushanari Ali for the Bethnal Green and Bow seat.Cllr. Oliur describes Ms. Ali as “a backstabbing and […]

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