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Threat of month-long closure of Victoria Park in summer holidays

Threat of month-long closure of Victoria Park in summer holidays

A key area of Victoria Park looks likely to be closed between 24th June and 25th August, the middle of the school holidays, so that it can be used by Amazon Studios to shoot a feature film.

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Tower Hamlets council accounts now open for residents inspection

Tower Hamlets council accounts now open for residents inspection

Borough residents have the right to inspect the accounts of the council for the next few weeks until Friday 13th July. between 9am and 5pm any person can go to their town hall and inspect the accounts of the council for the year ended 31 March 2018 .

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Tower Hamlets council key roles and committee appointments announced (yawn)

Tower Hamlets council key roles and committee appointments announced (yawn)

By on May 26, 2018 in Council meetings with 0 Comments

The new Labour administration of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets has confirmed the names of the councillors who have been appointed to the key roles and committees at its recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) which also saw the increases in Special Responsibility Allowances (SRA) approved.

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SRA allowance increases for new Tower Hamlets council voted through

SRA allowance increases for new Tower Hamlets council voted through

By on May 24, 2018 in News, Tower Hamlets council with 2 Comments

Last night the newly re-elected Labour administration of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets voted for increases in their Special Responsibility Allowances (SRA) at the council AGM held at the Town Hall 38 in favour,  6 against, no abstentions. 

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£63,000 financial irregularities at Tower Hamlets community centre

£63,000 financial irregularities at Tower Hamlets community centre

Whisper it quietly but at the last Tower Hamlets Council cabinet meeting on 21st March there was public mention of around £63k of financial irregularities at Raines House Wapping – this is the reason the Wapping community centre was taken back into Council control earlier this year.

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