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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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First details of Tower Hamlets Together officers emerge

By on February 12, 2017 in Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
First details of Tower Hamlets Together officers emerge

Details of the individuals who may become the officers of Lutfur Rahman’s comeback political party, Tower Hamlets Together, have been provided to us by reliable sources this week although the status of the application is unclear. Kalam Mahmud Abu Taher ChoudhuryLeader of Tower Hamlets Together is Kalam Mahmud Abu Taher Choudhury who chaired Lutfur’s comeback […]

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Barnardo’s memorial honours orphans buried in unmarked graves

By on December 28, 2016 in History, Tower Hamlets with 1 Comment
Barnardo’s memorial honours orphans buried in unmarked graves

Friends, supporters and family of Barnado’s recently gathered at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park for the emotional unveiling of a memorial honouring 513 Barnado’s children, buried there in unmarked graves.Volunteers from the Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park heritage team spent four years tirelessly searching thousands of archive records for the names of Barnado’s children buried […]

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Are you prepared for the Whitechapel Ward By-Election? Is anyone?

By on November 24, 2016 in News, Politics, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Are you prepared for the Whitechapel Ward By-Election? Is anyone?

Due to the unfortunate fortunate well overdue jailing of Shahed Ali, one of the intellectual giants of the Tower Hamlets First / Tower Hamlets Independent Group (THING) / Independent / Islamic Forum Europe / Respect / Whatever They Are Called on Thursdays Party there is a by-election in Whitechapel on Thursday 1 December. The below is a […]

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