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Mini Marathon Trial 

10 Jan

Mini Marathon Trial...


Residents save an average £130 off their energy bills with the borough’s energy co-op 

9 Jan

Tower Hamlets residents who have signed up to the borough’s energy co-operative could save an average of £130 on their annual energy bills, after registering for an energy switching auction with some of the UK’s biggest energy companies.


Electoral Commission 

8 Jan

Electoral Commission...


Christmas tree recycling 

7 Jan

Real Christmas trees can once again be recycled through the council’s recycling service.


Weather warning 

23 Dec

Weather warning...


Whitechapel High St roadworks notice 

20 Dec

National Grid will be undertaking a major set of works over the festive period on Whitechapel High St at the junction of Leman St .


Our libraries are on top 

16 Dec

Our libraries are on top...


Proposed travel assistance policy for adults 

16 Dec

Proposed travel assistance policy for adults...


Salt and snow shovel giveaway 

13 Dec

Tower Hamlets residents are being offered a free bag of gritting salt and snow shovel this weekend.


Christmas festivities begin in Roman Road 

11 Dec

The Christmas spirit was in full swing in Roman Road last weekend (Dec 7) when the council kicked off the first of its special festive events in the market.


Schools national coverage 

11 Dec

Schools national coverage...


Have your say on the borough’s war memorials 

9 Dec

Tower Hamlets Council is asking residents to give their views on its revised Local List which will extend protection to a number of war memorials in the borough.


Have your say on the borough’s war memorials 

9 Dec

Tower Hamlets Council is asking residents to give their views on its revised Local List which will extend protection to a number of war memorials in the borough.


Civic awards 

6 Dec

Civic awards...


Mayor’s statement on Nelson Mandela 

6 Dec

Statement on Nelson Mandela...


More Tower Hamlets Council PR


London Assembly »

The Road Ahead 

31 Jul

Motorists could face a 90 per cent increase in the cost of driving on London’s roads under controversial plans put forward by the Mayor of London, a new report shows.


Road pricing proposals: Motorists face 90 per cent hike in road charges under Mayor’s plans 

31 Jul

Road pricing proposals: Motorists face 90 per cent hike in road charges under Mayor’s plans – – New report assesses the cost of road pricing to Londoners – Scheme was proposed by Mayor and backed by majority of London Assembly...


The Cost of Khan 2017 – Report 

29 Jun

Throughout his election campaign and since taking office, Sadiq Khan has insisted he will be the “most pro-business Mayor London has ever had”.


Grenfell: Mayor refuses to review fire safety of proposed tower blocks 

23 Jun

– Sadiq Khan dismisses request, claiming new buildings are ‘safer’ – Tottenham block built in 2015 has same cladding as Grenfell Tower – No sprinklers proposed in 17-storey Harrow development Sadiq Khan has refused to review...


Plans to close half of London police stations exposed in leaked emails 

23 Jun

– Memos show front counters will reduce from 73 to 36 –  Sadiq Khan’s team has been formulating plans since December – Includes discussions of how best to spin the closures to the public – Mayor used election campaign...


Susan Hall 

20 Jun

Constituency: Londonwide GLA Conservatives spokesperson on Economy Member of the Economy Committee Member of the Police and Crime Committee Susan was elected as a Harrow Councillor for Hatch End Ward in 2006.


Low pay will leave 30,000 more working families in poverty by 2020, report finds 

28 Apr

– Mayor should name and shame FTSE 100 companies that don’t pay the London Living Wage – Over 160,000 Londoners are trapped in a cycle of low-pay work – 70 companies on the FTSE 100 currently do not pay the London Living ...


Rich City Poor Pay 

28 Apr

A new report is calling on the Mayor to help Londoners out of low-pay, and publish the names of the FTSE 100 companies in London that have not signed up to his London Living Wage program.


Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


More London Assembly


Fix My Street »

Rubbish left in public open space by Eastend Homes centre users, 20th August 

20 Aug

Members of public renting Eastend Homes Southern Grove Centre leave rubbish, debris, cigarette buts vomit in public area used by children to play in Report on FixMyStreet...


Bike dumped in canal, 19th August 

19 Aug

One of those new yellow bikes has been dumped in the canal here Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Brushwood Close, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Large eurobin in canal, 19th August 

19 Aug

Eurobin dumped in canal Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Mallory Close, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Manhole Cover noise nuisance – URGENT, 19th August 

19 Aug

Just mentioning what has already been said by another resident.


Idling engine – air pollution, 18th August 

18 Aug

The driver of this car was sitting with his engine running waiting for someone to come out of Mile End tube and when asked to switch it off was extremely abusive and refused.


Rubbish dumped, 18th August 

18 Aug

Some local resident has dumped takeaway and other rubbish.


Broken and overflowing bin, 18th August 

18 Aug

A full bin (normal here) with door open and uncloseable.


Strange groups of moped riders with balaclavas constantly in the area, 18th August 

18 Aug

This area has been constantly used by dodgy groups of young men in bikes and mopeds, sometimes using balaclavas.


Hourly drug dealing day & night, 17th August 

17 Aug

This is ongoing issue on Buxton street and the police has been made aware on many occasions, however the drug dealing is increasing and it's taking over neighbouring streets too.


Overflowing bins, 16th August 

16 Aug

With all bins emptied on monday.


More unwanted furniture/ rubbish dumped, 16th August 

16 Aug

Mattresses, a tyre general unwanted stuff has been dumped by someone (again) Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Gunmakers Lane, E3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Rubbish all over street and pavement WAPPING HIGH ST, 16th August 

16 Aug

Gas canisters, empty bottles and rubbish all over the road and pavement Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Wapping High Street, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Multiple cars regularly parked on the pedestrian square, 14th August 

14 Aug

Multiple cars regularly parked on the pedestrian square, near the chicken/coffee shop.


Headboard flytipped outside number 55, 14th August 

14 Aug

Headboard flytipped outside number 55 Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Westferry Road, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Not enough bins, 13th August 

13 Aug

All bins on the west side of the dock are overflowing Report on FixMyStreet...


More Fix My Street


Freedom of Information »

Minutes of all meetings where demolition or compulsory purchase orders for Hughes Mansions, Treves House, or Lister House, Vallance Road 

20 Aug

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by B.


Planning application PA/15/00701 and s106 

20 Aug

Follow up sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Mark Hammersmith on 20 August 2017 .


Bollards & Paving Stones removed Sanders Ness Rd E14 – Calder Wharf 

19 Aug

Follow up sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Georgia Reynolds on 19 August 2017 .


Bollards & Paving Stones removed Sanders Ness Rd E14 – Calder Wharf 

18 Aug

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Georgia Reynolds on 18 August 2017 .


Consultations 

18 Aug

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


Agency spend for each Primary School in the Borough of Tower Hamlets for the 2015/16 academic year 

17 Aug

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Ellena on 17 August 2017 .


Whitechapel vote rigging 

17 Aug

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


New Provider applying on the Recognised Providers List 

16 Aug

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by helen2014 .


GLL contract 

16 Aug

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Jon Smith on 16 August 2017 .


Elderly home care information 

16 Aug

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Melvin on 16 August 2017 .


Enforcement action – IOD – Trading Standards 

16 Aug

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Michael Byrne on 16 August 2017 .


New director 

15 Aug

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Jon Smith .


GLL contract 

15 Aug

Internal review request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Jon Smith on 15 August 2017 .


Elderly home care information 

15 Aug

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Melvin on 15 August 2017 .


New Provider applying on the Recognised Providers List 

15 Aug

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by helen2014 .


More Freedom of Information


Parliament »

Nature Conservation: Crime | Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Written Answers 

20 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether her Department plans to produce an action plan on wildlife crime in the UK modelled on the plan recently announced at EU level.


Private Rented Housing: Safety | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

10 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that tenants in the private rented sector are better protected from risks from (a) electricity, (b) gas, (c) faulty smoke detectors and (d...


Dementia: Social Services | Department of Health | Written Answers 

9 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps are being taken as part of the Government's dementia strategy to (a) improve the safety of people with dementia while at home and (b) raise awareness of safety around household electrical...


Fossil Fuels: Licensing | Department for Energy and Climate Change | Written Answers 

8 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when her Department plans to publish the results of the 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round.


Fires: Electrical Safety | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

8 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many fires were caused by an electrical source in the last 12 months; and what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of such fires.


Fires: Older People | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

8 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of elderly people involved in domestic fires.


Business of the House | Commons debates 

2 Jul

In the previous Parliament, the Government said that they wanted to ban wild animals in circuses and to produce a Green Paper on graduated licensing for young drivers, but neither matter was progressed.


Business of the House | Commons debates 

2 Jul

In the previous Parliament, the Government said that they wanted to ban wild animals in circuses and to produce a Green Paper on graduated licensing for young drivers, but neither matter was progressed.


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

When the right hon.


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

When the right hon.


Clause 19 – Disability, industrial injuries and carer’s benefits | Scotland Bill | Commons debates 

30 Jun

Does the hon.


Clause 16 – Tax on carriage of passengers by air | Bills Presented – Local Area Referendum (Disposal of School Playing Fields) | Commons debates 

29 Jun

Does the right hon.


Tunisia, and European Council | Oral Answers to Questions – Communities and Local Government | Commons debates 

29 Jun

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.


Regional Airports | Department for Transport | Written Answers 

29 Jun

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the reason is for the time taken to allocate funding under the Regional Air Connectivity Fund; and when an announcement of the launch of the new air links under the Fund will be made.


Leaseholders and Housing Association Ballots | Westminster Hall debates 

24 Jun

I thank the Minister for the information he has given, which I am sure we will look at very closely.


More Parliament





Eastend Life

LocalGov blogs »
  • A Changemaking Vision for Local Government
    18 Aug 17
    At a time of intense financial pressures and when central government’s mind is on other things, many are asking themselves where local government goes next. In a think-piece launching NLGN’s new vision, Adam Lent and Jessica Studdert call …
  • The international series: Local government in France
    18 Aug 17
    French government is stereotypically synonymous with strong centralisation and hierarchical structure . This means a comparatively weaker role for local authorities, with France ranked as the 13th least decentralised in the OECD with regards…
  • What I wish I could tell my boss: 'You take money from people who have the least'
    18 Aug 17
    The local government worker: you enjoy a fat salary as vulnerable members of our communities face crisis You don’t understand that our work is hard. You ask us to deliver complex services, yet our work is undermined by budget cuts. Waiting…
  • A customs deal is necessary but not sufficient for frictionless trade
    16 Aug 17
    A deal on customs is important to reducing post-Brexit trade friction, but a new paper from the Institute for Government argues that is only half the story.
  • Open procurement for a digital government
    16 Aug 17
    On 11 September, we’ll be hosting an event to look into how we can open up procurement for a digital government. Find out how to take part.
  • Viewpoint: Local authorities getting Living Wage accreditation encourages local employers to do the same
    16 Aug 17
    A recent guide to the London Living wage highlights the link between local authorities with Living Wage accreditation and a greater number of local employers paying the London Living Wage, Alice Woudhuysen explains.
  • The world's challenges can't be solved by so-called heroic leaders
    16 Aug 17
    Individualistic leaders such as Donald Trump are utterly misguided – global problems can be solved only through shared, collective leadership John Bryson and Barbara Crosby are co-authors of Leadership for the Common Good: Tackling Public …
  • From burgers to breaded mackerel: how Croydon is fighting the fat
    15 Aug 17
    On one of London’s unhealthiest high streets one in four children is obese, but now the council has stepped in The high street in New Addington, south Croydon is one of the unhealthiest in London. Dotted between a launderette and a betting…
  • All in a day’s work…Councillor Margaret Lishman, Burnley Borough Council
    15 Aug 17
    Over the rest of the summer we are running a short series of posts from councillors around the country about different aspects of the role. Councillor Margaret Lishman is a Liberal Democrat councillor in Burnley. She is the council’s Dementia…
  • Quarterly missions: a new way of working
    14 Aug 17
    As we’ve done since the beginning of GOV.UK, teams will continue to work in an agile way. However, work is now organised into quarter-long missions, each with a specific goal.
  • Take your #cityhallselfie!
    14 Aug 17
    Tomorrow is #CityHallSelfie day! ELGL – an American local government association – have been celebrating the public sector in this light-hearted way and this year we thought we would join in the fun. Kirsten Wyatt of ELGL explains how it all…
  • Local government services to start using GOV.UK Notify
    14 Aug 17
    GOV.UK Notify – the government’s digital communications platform – is fast becoming established in central government. We’re now ready to start offering Notify to local government.



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