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Eid in the Park 1st September Mile End Stadium

By on August 30, 2017 in Events with 1 Comment
Eid in the Park 1st September Mile End Stadium

Shaykh Sharif H. Banna will lead Eid in the Park on 1st September at Mile End Stadium. The Eid event starts at 9am with Jamah time at 9.30am.

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London Halal Food Festival 2017 held at Tobacco Dock

By on August 24, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
London Halal Food Festival 2017 held at Tobacco Dock

The London Halal Food Festival took place at Tobacco Dock recently featuring a wide variety of food from tagines to bubble waffles.

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TfL road closures: “This cavalier attitude is unacceptable” says Desai

By on August 9, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
TfL road closures: “This cavalier attitude is unacceptable” says Desai

The cause of the TfL / IAAF marathon road closures fiasco last weekend are still unclear. Were the roads open after residents were told they were to be closed? No-one knows.Was the problem that open roads across Tower Hamlets were closed then opened?Or that closed roads were opened then closed? Or something in between? (See […]

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Roads rage as TfL and IAAF leave roads scheduled to be closed open

By on August 6, 2017 in Events with 1 Comment
Roads rage as TfL and IAAF leave roads scheduled to be closed open

Transport for London and the International Association of Athletics Federations decided to have a little game with Tower Hamlets today as the roads residents were told would be closed for a marathon event were in fact open.In doing so  Transport for London (TfL) and the International Association of Athletics Federations  (IAAF) gave the worst of […]

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Another Wapping lock-in Sunday 6th August (yes – another one)

By on August 3, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
Another Wapping lock-in Sunday 6th August (yes – another one)

Yes you read that headline correctly, there is another Wapping lock-in on Sunday 6th August courtesy of the IAAF Marathon.(Apologies for initial story which said Sunday 8th August. Wrong! 6th August, aka this Sunday.)We are losing track of when Wapping does not have full access to the rest of the world and had to double […]

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