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Transport for London to slash Wapping 100 bus times

Transport for London to slash Wapping 100 bus times

By on October 21, 2017 in Transport with 6 Comments

Only thanks to our friends over at SE1 has LW become aware that Transport for London (TfL) is to reduce the frequency of the 100 bus route which is a lifeline to many in Wapping. 

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130,000 residents get free WiFi in first phase of £1.75m Council rollout

130,000 residents get free WiFi in first phase of £1.75m Council rollout

By on August 16, 2017 in Broadband, Infrastructure with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets Council has approved a £1.75m of investment into free Wifi in town centres and social housing.

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13,000 Newham landlords not paying tax on properties – Guardian

13,000 Newham landlords not paying tax on properties – Guardian

By on August 13, 2017 in Housing, Property with 0 Comments

A report in The Guardian today reveals that up to 13,000 landlords in our neighbouring borough Newham are not paying tax worth of a value of around £200 million to the Chancellor. 

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Poplar residents revolting over Council’s ramshackle recycling system

Poplar residents revolting over Council’s ramshackle recycling system

By on August 1, 2017 in Environment, Infrastructure with 0 Comments

Poplar residents have set up a petition to get the Council’s new recycling system changed back to the previous system that worked a treat.

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Social cleansing in Tower Hamlets? Whitechapel residents fight for homes

Social cleansing in Tower Hamlets? Whitechapel residents fight for homes

By on July 28, 2017 in Housing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Residents of Treves House and Lister House in Lomas Street Whitechapel continue to fight against plans by Tower Hamlets Council to demolish their homes.

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