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

By on July 14, 2017 in Housing, Planning, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Big Capital: Who is London for? by Anna Minton book review

“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.

By on July 2, 2017 in Events, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
LIMEfest 2017 is today – in Limehouse! Wherever that is.

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

By on June 26, 2017 in Housing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Housing Associations Fire Risk Assessment Information in Tower Hamlets

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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TH tenants want sprinkler systems in their homes and they want them now

TH tenants want sprinkler systems in their homes and they want them now

Tower Hamlets Tenants Residents Associations are vocal in their demand to have sprinkler systems retrofitted in their blocks without waiting for the results of any enquiries into the Grenfell Tower Fire.70 blocks with more than six floors and 34 properties that range between 10 and 22 floors are under the control of Tower Hamlets Homes […]

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Grenfell Tower Kensington – appeal for donations

By on June 14, 2017 in News, Tower Hamlets with 2 Comments
Grenfell Tower Kensington – appeal for donations

A significant number of people in Kensington have been forced to leave their homes following the devastating fire at the Grenfell Tower today.The Kensington and Chelsea Foundation has launched a Grenfell Tower appeal for funding, with support from London Funders and the London Emergency Trust Fund.Details of the appeal and how the public can support it […]

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