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Amid troubled times a gesture of friendship and humanity in Wapping

By on June 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
Amid troubled times a gesture of friendship and humanity in Wapping

At last some good news. Earlier this evening a beautifully presented package was left outside Wapping Noorani Masjid & Cultural Centre in Prusom Street just before Iftar. Inside was a gesture that has power and significance way beyond its size. The letter reads as follows: “To everyone at the Wapping noorani masjid & cultural centre,This is a small gift […]

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TH tenants want sprinkler systems in their homes and they want them now

TH tenants want sprinkler systems in their homes and they want them now

Tower Hamlets Tenants Residents Associations are vocal in their demand to have sprinkler systems retrofitted in their blocks without waiting for the results of any enquiries into the Grenfell Tower Fire.70 blocks with more than six floors and 34 properties that range between 10 and 22 floors are under the control of Tower Hamlets Homes […]

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Increased high-visibility police patrols around mosques in borough

By on June 19, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Increased high-visibility police patrols around mosques in borough

Police patrols around mosques and other places of worship in Tower Hamlets and the rest of London have been increased in direct response to the brutal attack in Finsbury Park.“Understandably there will be concerns amongst many in the East End following last night’s attack.,” said Mayor John Biggs in a press statement.“This morning my Cabinet Member […]

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“United Kingdom resolute in the face of adversity” – message from the Queen

By on June 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments
“United Kingdom resolute in the face of adversity” – message from the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has used the occasion of her Official Birthday to issue an unprecedented message to the nation. “Today is traditionally a day of celebration. This year, however, it is difficult to escape a very’ sombre national mood. In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of terrible tragedies.As a nation, we continue […]

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Boat horns sound on the River Thames for Jo Cox (video)

By on June 17, 2017 in Events, Jo Cox MP with 0 Comments
Boat horns sound on the River Thames for Jo Cox (video)

To mark the start of the Great Get Together Weekend yesterday friends and neighbours of Jo Cox gathered in Hermitage Memorial Gardens Wapping.At the end of the vigil the boat horns sounded at Hermitage Moorings..But don’t be glum chums!That is the last thing Jo would have wanted!It’s the Great Get Together Weekend so check out […]

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