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Terrorist incident at Parsons Green Underground – police bulletin

Terrorist incident at Parsons Green Underground – police bulletin

By on September 15, 2017 in Terrorism with 0 Comments

MPS information bulletin. Police were called at approximately 08:20hrs on Friday, 15 September 2017 to Parsons Green Underground Station following reports of a fire on the train.

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DfE sets out improvements needed to Tower Hamlets children’s service

DfE sets out improvements needed to Tower Hamlets children’s service

By on September 13, 2017 in News, Tower Hamlets council with 1 Comment

The Department for Education (DfE) has issued a formal Direction order to Tower Hamlets council due to the inadequate performance in children’s services revealed in the Ofsted report of April this year.

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Natasha Boulter joins Team Lutfur Rahman as Isle of Dogs candidate

Natasha Boulter joins Team Lutfur Rahman as Isle of Dogs candidate

By on September 11, 2017 in Elections 2018, Lutfur Rahman, News with 0 Comments

LW can exclusively reveal that Natasha Boulter has joined Lutfur Rahman’s team and will be standing as a ‘Independent’ candidate for the Isle of Dogs ward in the 2018 local elections. 

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Landlord convicted after cramming 16 people into three-bedroom Bow flat

Landlord convicted after cramming 16 people into three-bedroom Bow flat

By on September 6, 2017 in News, Tower Hamlets council with 0 Comments

Nazrul Islam Bhuiyan was fined £4,750 and ordered to pay £1,429.68 in costs after pleading guilty to five charges under the Housing Act 2004 at Bow Magistrates’ Court after cramming 16 people into a three-bedroom flat.

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This is rubbish! ‘Future Dust’ installation highlights Thames litter problem

This is rubbish! ‘Future Dust’ installation highlights Thames litter problem

By on September 3, 2017 in Environment, News, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Maria Arceo’s ‘Future Dust’ installation is made from plastic washed up on the River Thames foreshore and exposes the growing litter problem: a familiar sight to us here in Wapping.

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