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London holds memorial for Grenfell fire victims

London holds memorial for Grenfell fire victims

December 14, 2017 0

    Survivors of a fire that killed 71 people six months ago in the Grenfell Tower social housing block in west London will join firefighters and members of the royal family at a

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London grooming gang exposed as police warn abuse happening across Britain

London grooming gang exposed as police warn abuse happening across Britain

December 11, 2017 0

    Police believe they have exposed a new grooming gang in London as officers warn widespread abuse is taking place across the country. Four girls between the age of 13 and 15 have

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Cllr Sharia Khatun and businessman £2m Abdus Shukur bribe scandal to build Canary Wharf’s longest Skyscraper Tower

Cllr Sharia Khatun and businessman £2m Abdus Shukur bribe scandal to build Canary Wharf’s longest Skyscraper Tower

December 11, 2017 0

    Labour has been plunged into a corruption scandal after a businessman with close ties to the party was secretly recorded demanding a £2m bribe from property developers seeking to build one of

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Automatic rate reduction for thousands of businesses will boost Tower Hamlets’ economy

Automatic rate reduction for thousands of businesses will boost Tower Hamlets’ economy

December 8, 2017 0

Thousands of small to medium sized businesses are set to see an automatic reduction in their business rate bills this year, under exceptional council plans to boost the borough’s economy. Cabinet’s decision to agree

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Private Renters Meeting at East London Mosque: Know your Rights

Private Renters Meeting at East London Mosque: Know your Rights

December 8, 2017 0

The Maryam Centre at Whitechapel’s East London Mosque is the next venue to host a public meeting and advice service to promote the rights of private renters in Tower Hamlets. The meeting takes place

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Two men interviewed as Oxford Circus terror scare investigation continues

Two men interviewed as Oxford Circus terror scare investigation continues

November 25, 2017 0

    Two men have been interviewed by police in connection with yesterday’s terror scare at Oxford Circus Underground station, which caused mass panic. The men, aged 21 and 40, voluntarily attended police stations

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Tower Hamlets Council supports World Diabetes Day

Tower Hamlets Council supports World Diabetes Day

November 16, 2017 0

Tower Hamlets Council in partnership with Canary Wharf Group are turning One Canada Square blue to draw attention to World Diabetes Day (14 November). The national campaign, led by the International Diabetes Federation, is

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Alcohol – what’s the harm?

Alcohol – what’s the harm?

November 16, 2017 0

Tower Hamlets Council is highlighting issues surrounding alcohol misuse during Alcohol Awareness Week, running from November 13 – 19 2017. Led by national charity Alcohol Concern, this year’s campaign theme is: ‘Alcohol and Families.’

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Tower Hamlets Council has been shortlisted for five LGC Awards, 2018

Tower Hamlets Council has been shortlisted for five LGC Awards, 2018

November 16, 2017 0

Tower Hamlets Council has been shortlisted for five LGC Awards, 2018. The awards, run by Local Government Chronicle, are the biggest and most prestigious awards ceremony for the local government sector. The winners will

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Fire alert sparks mass panic at Westfield Stratford shopping centre

Fire alert sparks mass panic at Westfield Stratford shopping centre

November 12, 2017 0

    Mass panic was sparked at Westfield in Stratford after the shopping centre was evacuated in a fire alert. Shoppers described a full on stampede with people running and crying as hordes of

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