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Council plans for community hubs within walking distance of all residents

By on October 30, 2016 in Charities, News with 0 Comments
Council plans for community hubs within walking distance of all residents

New ‘community hubs’ – or community centres as they used to be called – are to benefit from a ’community benefit rent reduction’ policy as Tower Hamlets Council seeks to reinvigorate the voluntary sector.The Council is proposing that every Borough resident should be within walking distance of a ‘community hub’ wherever they live. This comes […]

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Adrian Johnston zooms past Wapping raising funds for charity

By on July 31, 2016 in Charities, News with 0 Comments
Adrian Johnston zooms past Wapping raising funds for charity

Anyone who is sensible spends early Sunday mornings either asleep, considering being asleep or wishing they were still asleep – except Adrian Johnston of Get the Edge who got up at some ridiculous time to cycle the Prudential Ride London 100 to raise funds for local charity Community Solutions.Get the Edge is a training, coaching and […]

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Collaborative Orchestra to perform at Wapping Shindig

By on June 22, 2016 in Charities, Events with 0 Comments
Collaborative Orchestra to perform at Wapping Shindig

The annual Wapping Shindig on 2016 Saturday 9th July will this year feature the amazing Collaborative Orchestra of Britain’s Got Talent fame.Collaborative Orchestra will be performing between 18.00 and 19.00. Apart from their appearance on Britain’s Got Talent the Collaborative Orchestra has also been playing for the Queen recently. As you do.And on 9th July […]

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Mini-marathon family fun run Saturday 24th Shadwell Basin

By on June 22, 2016 in Charities, Events with 0 Comments
Mini-marathon family fun run Saturday 24th Shadwell Basin

The Community Solutions annual Mini Marathon event takes place again this year around Shadwell Basin on Saturday 25th June 10am – 2pm.Help local charity Community Solutions raise funds by walking, running, skateboarding or pushing a pram around Shadwell Basin. Courses of 1.6km, 3km or 5km with flexible start times between 10am and 2pm. Wooftastic!Dogs can […]

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The curious case of DHG just got even curiouser

By on June 15, 2016 in Charities, Investigations with 0 Comments
The curious case of DHG just got even curiouser

The curious story of the Docklands Handicapped Group (DHG), the charity that was not a charity but was still paid £300k in grants for a decade, has turned to farce as those who reported the issue are now being investigated by the police as a result of an allegation of tampering with the post  – made […]

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