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Police intend to shut down Bank Holiday Sunday London Tunnel Run

Police intend to shut down Bank Holiday Sunday London Tunnel Run

Hundreds of cars will gather this Bank Holiday Sunday for another ‘London Tunnel Run’ event on the Isle of Dogs.  A tunnel run is an event where people their cars through tunnels in convoy to show them off and enjoy the engine sounds reverberating through the tunnels.Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf and the Limehouse Link are particular attractions.Convoys […]

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Ofsted condemns Tower Hamlets Children’s Services as ‘inadequate’

Ofsted condemns Tower Hamlets Children’s Services as ‘inadequate’
Tower Hamlets Children’s Services are condemned as ‘inadequate’ by an Ofsted report conducted between 23 January to 16 February 2017. Politicians and council officers of all ranks are criticised for “… widespread and serious failures in the services provided to children who need help and protection in Tower Hamlets.”One indicator of the severity of these […]

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Tower Hamlets Council launches WorkPath scheme

By on April 7, 2017 in Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets Council launches WorkPath scheme

WorkPath is a new integrated employment service launched by Tower Hamlets Council this week with the aim of providing expert support for individuals needs including training, mentoring and coaching to help residents get a decent job.In other words the complete opposite of JobCentre Plus.It is hoped that this personalised support will particularly benefit those lacking the […]

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Mayor Biggs urges residents to fight crippling rise in business rates

By on February 28, 2017 in News, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Mayor Biggs urges residents to fight crippling rise in business rates

Tower Hamlets and Hackney Councils and the East End Trade Guild have joined forces in an attempt to stop the Government implementing increasing business rates that they will believe will force many independent businesses to close.Mayor Biggs is asking all residents to sign the petition which asks the Prime Minister to ‘Protect independent businesses from rates hikes […]

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TfL 100 bus route consultation results combined to fix final result

By on February 22, 2017 in Data Stories, Tower Hamlets, Transport with 0 Comments
TfL 100 bus route consultation results combined to fix final result

Analysis of the published results of the Transport for London (TfL) consultation into proposed changes of the 100 and 388 bus routes show that TfL is ignoring its own data and ignoring the wishes of Wapping residents.In the published consultation results TfL has combined the results of feedback on both the 100 and the 388 bus […]

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