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Tower Hamlets excluded from 2018 voter identity pilot

Tower Hamlets excluded from 2018 voter identity pilot

Tower Hamlets residents voting in the 2018 local and Mayoral elections are to be excluded from the pilot of a scheme that requires voters to prove their identity at the ballot box.The reason? Not enough time to inform voters before the May 2018 elections according to the Council’s Chief Executive.This and more is contained in […]

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Tower Hamlets police now on Facebook

Tower Hamlets police now on Facebook

By on July 20, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

As the Metropolitan Police continues to do its best to improve the way they communicate with us comes the news that Tower Hamlets police is now on Facebook!

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Big Capital: Who is London for? by Anna Minton book review

Big Capital: Who is London for? by Anna Minton book review

By on July 14, 2017 in Housing, Planning, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

“Can you tell me where Emery Wharf is please?” asked the young Chinese woman with an air of despair. “Google Maps works in Hong Kong but not here!”She showed me the map pin representing Emery Wharf on the screen of her iPhone. It was not somewhere I had ever heard of.“Ah! It’s London Dock,” I said. “Up Vaughan […]

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LIMEfest 2017 is today – in Limehouse! Wherever that is.

LIMEfest 2017 is today – in Limehouse! Wherever that is.

By on July 2, 2017 in Events, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

LIMEfest 2017 takes places today Sunday 2 July between 12 noon and 5 pm in Ropemakers Fields in Limehouse London E14 8BXAnonymous sources tell the Wapping Mole that LIMEfest is a free annual festival of fun, games & entertainment for the entire family which is proudly organised by the Limehouse Community Forum.Moley will be attending LIMEfest to […]

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Housing Associations Fire Risk Assessment Information in Tower Hamlets

Housing Associations Fire Risk Assessment Information in Tower Hamlets

By on June 26, 2017 in Housing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

There is a wide variation in the quality of Fire Risk Assessment information that is available on the websites of major Housing Associations in Tower Hamlets a survey by LW shows.While all Housing Associations have written directly to tenants few have published detailed information available to everyone that explains what, if any, Fire Risk Assessments […]

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