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On Thursday 3rd May vote for radical change in Tower Hamlets

On Thursday 3rd May vote for radical change in Tower Hamlets

It is no longer safe to walk the streets of Wapping at night. It is also a fact that all the candidates of all the parties, both mayoral and local, make much of how they will tackle Anti-Social Behaviour and crime. But do any of the major political groups offer any chance of genuine change in Tower Hamlets?

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Will St. Katharine and Wapping ward turn yellow this Thursday?

Will St. Katharine and Wapping ward turn yellow this Thursday?

One of the many problems of Tower Hamlets is the lack of choice for middle-of-the-road voters in both local and mayoral elections. Do the Liberal Democrats provide a genuine option or will they fail to turn support into votes on Thursday? Could they turn St. Katharine and Wapping ward yellow on Thursday 3rd May?

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Guest Post: Terry McGrenera, ‘The Right of It’ and the local elections

Guest Post: Terry McGrenera, ‘The Right of It’ and the local elections

This Guest Post on the local elections by Terry McGrenera was originally submitted as a post comment but LW decided that his views, which many will sympathise with, demanded a wider audience.

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Some advice from a Bengali resident of Tower Hamlets to Lutfur Rahman

Some advice from a Bengali resident of Tower Hamlets to Lutfur Rahman

Guest post: Some advice from a Bengali resident of Tower Hamlets who is a former well-wisher, supporter and activist of Lutfur Rahman.

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Tower Hamlets elections – with one week to go who is going to win?

Tower Hamlets elections – with one week to go who is going to win?

With only a week to go before the local and mayoral elections in Tower Hamlets on 3rd May here is LW’s take on what might (or might not) happen.

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