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Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning at Dokke St. Katharine Docks

Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning at Dokke St. Katharine Docks

By on September 27, 2017 in Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Dokke restaurant in St. Katharine Docks (Ivory house right next to East Smithfield) has very kindly agreed to host a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 29th September from 9am until midday.The event is part of Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event so there will be no charge for the coffee and […]

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This is rubbish! ‘Future Dust’ installation highlights Thames litter problem

This is rubbish! ‘Future Dust’ installation highlights Thames litter problem

By on September 3, 2017 in Environment, News, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Maria Arceo’s ‘Future Dust’ installation is made from plastic washed up on the River Thames foreshore and exposes the growing litter problem: a familiar sight to us here in Wapping.

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Want laughing gas for personal use? Then check out the adverts on Gumtree

Want laughing gas for personal use? Then check out the adverts on Gumtree

By on August 12, 2017 in ASB, Tower Hamlets with 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered how the people who dump all those shiny little canisters of laughing gas get their hands on them? Online at Gumtree seems to be the answer.

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Lib Dems Stephen O’Shea on the case with TfL road closures farce

Lib Dems Stephen O’Shea on the case with TfL road closures farce

By on August 10, 2017 in Politics, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Stephen O’Shea, the official Liberal Democrats candidate for St Katherine’s & Wapping in the 2018 local elections, seems to be on the case with Transport for London (TfL) and the recent road closures farce.  Stephen and his colleagues will be attending a meeting with TfL at City Hall next week, to discuss the ‘lock-in’ issues […]

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Social cleansing in Tower Hamlets? Whitechapel residents fight for homes

Social cleansing in Tower Hamlets? Whitechapel residents fight for homes

By on July 28, 2017 in Housing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Residents of Treves House and Lister House in Lomas Street Whitechapel continue to fight against plans by Tower Hamlets Council to demolish their homes.

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