Candidates! Pick your parties! Lansbury by-election date announced!

The Lansbury ward by-election caused by the resignation of former councillor Muhammad Harun will take place on Thursday 7 February 2019 and the usual scramble to become a candidate for whichever party... Read more »

More details of housing fraud allegations against Tower Hamlets Labour councillor emerge

Further details have emerged of the allegations of housing fraud against Muhammad Harun and that as a Councillor he was a member of the Housing Scrutiny Committee which covers housing fraud. Read more »

Labour councillor Harun resigns over fraud allegations, Lutfur Rahman’s deputy eyes return

Labour Councillor Muhammad Harun has resigned as a Councillor. It is believed that the reason for his resignation is related to allegations of housing fraud. Ohid Ahmed, Lutfur Rahman's deputy, is to... Read more »

Victoria Park One O’Clock Club to close despite previous Council denial

In direct contradiction to a Council statement provided to LW in May 2018 it seems the Victoria Park One O’Clock Club is to close - and be turned into a horticultural centre. Read more »

Council closes One Stop Shops to provide better support for most vulnerable

One Stop Shops across the borough look set to close as Tower Hamlets Council looks set to merge their services into Idea Stores (aka libraries). Read more »