Exploring environment and planning information in Tower Hamlets

Everyone likes a good map and having taken the momentously stupid decision to start work at 5am this morning we were pleased to discover this cartographic corker which provides environment and planning... Read more »

Natasha Bolter abandons Rahman to stand as independent

Natasha Bolter is to announce that she is turning her back on Lutfur Rahman to stand as an independent candidate in May's local elections.  Read more »

Electoral Commission approves Lutfur Rahman’s new political party

Arise Aspire! The Electoral Commission has approved the application for Lutfur Rahman's latest political party, Aspire, to be registered.  Read more »

Raine’s House consultation event – some answers from the council

The council has responded to questions LW asked about the Raines’ House community centre consultation event on Saturday 27th January. You can read the email response and a leaflet distribution list here. Read more »

Tower Hamlets constituencies have worst child poverty in UK

Bethnal Green and Bow along with Poplar and Limehouse have the worst and third worst rates of child poverty in the UK at 54.18% and52.75% respectively. Read more »