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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...


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London Assembly »

Grenfell anniversary: Statement from Kensington London Assembly Member Tony Devenish 

14 Dec

Statement regarding the Grenfell National Fire Memorial Service – St Paul's Cathedral – Thursday 14th December 2017 Tony Devenish, London Assembly member for West Central (Kensington), said: “A sombre six months to the day of ...


Mayor ‘wasting potential for 27,000 homes in Housing Zones’ with industrial land regulations 

11 Dec

491 hectares of industrial land in Housing Zones could be built on, says Andrew Boff AM Sites currently protected as Strategic Industrial Land Most is sitting vacant or largely under-used Mayor’s London Plan increases regulations around industrial...


Khan’s Brexit report “pointless and speculative” 

8 Dec

Responding to the decision by Sadiq Khan to commission an independent report on the impact of Brexit on London London Assembly member Gareth Bacon said: “In the past year, Sadiq Khan has cancelled Tube upgrades, dropped his target for 32,000...


Hodge ordered to apologise to Parliament as Boff complaint upheld 

7 Dec

Dame Margaret Hodge has today been ordered to apologise by the Commissioner for Parliamentary Standards, after an investigation prompted by a complaint by London Assembly Member Andrew Boff.


Response to “Sadiq names Deepak Parekh as first International Ambassador” 

4 Dec

Assembly Member Gareth Bacon responded to the appointment saying: “This is another example of the Mayor’s lack of focus on the real issues that confront Londoners today like housing, transport and policing.


Olympic Stadium reaction: Statement from Andrew Boff AM 

1 Dec

Commenting on this morning’s announcement on the future of the London Stadium, London Assembly member Andrew Boff said: “The report establishes that this project was fundamentally flawed from the 2007 decision to include an athletics track...


Rats epidemic in London: More than 100 complaints recorded by councils every day, new report shows 

29 Nov

London boroughs received 180,000 mouse and rat complaints in past five years Reports rose ten per cent in 2016/17 compared to previous year Tower Hamlets alone recorded 30,000 complaints since 2012 Evidence suggests conditions in London will...


London Plan reaction: ‘Sadiq Khan has declared war on the suburbs’ 

29 Nov

– Protection for gardens against development scrapped – Removal of limits on density of new homes – No targets for number of family-sized homes – Squeeze on parking spaces to impact outer London – 50% affordable...


Met efficiency hits rock bottom under Khan, Independent report today shows 

23 Nov

  HM Inspectorate report today: Metropolitan police service ‘requires improvement’ Previously ‘good’ Met (Britain’s best funded service) now in bottom third nationally Concern over Mayor’s calls for increased funding in wake of ...


London Mayor fails to set family homes target in opaque Housing Strategy 

23 Nov

No targets for family homes in housing strategy – predecessor’s was 36% Lack of detail and transparency in Mayor’s policy, allows little scope for scrutiny.


Mayor needs to do homework as police numbers don’t add up 

30 Oct

Mr Khan blames government cuts, but he removed £38m from Met recruitment Police reduction numbers cannot be achieved as stated Assembly Member Steve O’Connell said (in response to article in Guardian today): “Whilst the Met should absolutely...


Dutch-style ‘plot-shops’ key to increasing self-build development (report) 

30 Oct

  Report urges Mayor to back creative self-build scheme Only 10% of UK housing development is self-build – despite recent positive legislation London Mayor encouraged to back roll out of innovative Plot Shop schemes across the Capital A new...


Emergency response performances plummet under Mayor’s Pathfinders trial 

23 Oct

Five trial boroughs are now worst performing in London Barking and Dagenham performance drops almost 30 per cent Pathfinders merger scheme started in April and could be rolled out across London Police emergency response times have dramatically...


T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’ 

23 Oct

Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3% Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered...


Uber ban could cost Londoners £90million in higher fares 

17 Oct

Ban challenged by Uber in court appeal despite talks If Uber loses, Londoners face increased transport costs of up to £90 million A further £864 million in annual wages could be lost by Uber’s 40,000 drivers Londoners could end up paying ...


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Fix My Street »

Burst water mains, 16th December 

16 Dec

A undergrouns water supply haa burst whixh is feeding the puddle in the picture Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 59 Glengall Grove, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Eastend Homes fail to address fire hazard in Ennerdale House E3 4TZ, 16th December 

16 Dec

Wood, plasterboard plaster left in tower block entrance.


Pot hole, 16th December 

16 Dec

Potholes on the road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Wick Lane, E3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Gate lock broken, 15th December 

15 Dec

The anti vehicle gate outside Langdon Park station has had the padlock removed and the metal locking bar bent.


Broken street light, 14th December 

14 Dec

The street light by the northern gate in the passage from Sherwood Gardens to the corner of Westferry Road and Spindrift Avenue is broken Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 21 Sherwood Gardens,...


Parking on double yellow lines, blocking access, 13th December 

13 Dec

Parking on double yellow lines, blocking access.


Flytipping on Millharbour E14, 13th December 

13 Dec

Flytipping on Millharbour E14, just south of entrance of Pan Peninsular, by junction box.


Flytipping on corner Marsh Wall/ Millharbour, 13th December 

13 Dec

Remains of flytipping by bin on pavement at corner of Marsh Wall/ Millharbour.


Flytipping by Stairs on Cuba Street E14, 13th December 

13 Dec

Flytipping of bags of waste by bottom pedestrian stairs on Cuba Street, here it joins with Marsh Wall, E14.


Flytipping behind Aniseed Restaurant- Cuba Street E14, 13th December 

13 Dec

Flytipping of bags of household waste behind Aniseed Restaurant between Cuba Street and a Manilla Street, E14.


Waste Collection, 12th December 

12 Dec

Rubbish bin was overflowing since last week.


Graffiti on bus stop L Alice lane, 8th December 

8 Dec

Graffiti on bus stop L Alice lane st Stephens road E 3 Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): St Stephen's Road, E3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Dumping, 8th December 

8 Dec

This has been dumped here Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 47 Tredegar Square, E3 Report on FixMyStreet...


Light not working, 7th December 

7 Dec

No lamp post number, directly over the zebra crossing Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Bishops Way, E2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Knocked over street light, 7th December 

7 Dec

Knocked over street light, live wires exposed but still running! People walking past and everything.


More Fix My Street


Freedom of Information »

Trading Standards Investigations into Lettings Agents and Property Managers 

17 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Mark on 17 December 2017 .


CCTV on Whitechapel Road / Plumbers Road 

16 Dec

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Lily .


Trading Standards Investigations into Lettings Agents and Property Managers 

16 Dec

Internal review request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Mark on 16 December 2017 .


CCTV on Whitechapel Road / Plumbers Road 

15 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Lily on 15 December 2017 .


Demolition of Wall Island Gardens Entrance / Calders Wharf Environmental Information Regulations 2004 request 

15 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Georgia Reynolds on 15 December 2017 .


Information on the cost of a proposed scheme, environmental assessment, and effects of existing scheme. 

14 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Charles Efford on 14 December 2017 .


Times story 

13 Dec

Follow up sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai on 13 December 2017 .


Information on the cost of a proposed scheme, environmental assessment, and effects of existing scheme. 

13 Dec

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Charles Efford on 13 December 2017 .


Information on distribution area of “ballot” for free tickets for festivals in Victoria Park in 2017 

13 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Adam Banks on 13 December 2017 .


Brick Lane Bookshop 

12 Dec

Follow up sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai on 12 December 2017 .


Brick Lane Bookshop 

12 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 12 December 2017 .


Local business rent prices 

12 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Ayla Soguksu on 12 December 2017 .


Details on one-bedroom flat obtained by V&A from Robin Hood Gardens 

12 Dec

Follow up sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Tom Keene on 12 December 2017 .


Glyphosate/Roundup 

11 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Geoffrey Juden on 11 December 2017 .


Alan Wood CBE, Chair of CSIB 

11 Dec

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 11 December 2017 .


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.


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Eastend Life

LocalGov blogs »
  • 'For a lot of children, Christmas in a refuge is the happiest they’ve ever had'
    16 Dec 17
    Women shouldn’t feel guilty about their kids spending Christmas in a refuge, says Charlotte Kneer, a domestic violence survivor who runs two refuges ‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers no respite from domestic abuse Charlotte …
  • Survivors of domestic abuse need a safe haven | Katie Ghose
    15 Dec 17
    Legal changes to tackle domestic abuse are welcome, but are being undercut by plans to remove the last secure form of funding for women’s refuges Katie Ghose is chief executive of Women’s Aid ‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers…
  • GDS Academy: sharing with other governments
    15 Dec 17
    Through the GDS Academy, we are helping the government to achieve its ambition to have one of the most digitally skilled populations of civil servants in the world. In recent years, our work has come to serve as an inspiration …
  • Statement in response to publication of Single Departmental Plans
    14 Dec 17
    Gavin Freeguard, Associate Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government, responds to the publication of the Government’s Single Departmental Plans.
  • Response to statement by the Speaker on alleged contempt of Parliament
    14 Dec 17
    Bronwen Maddox, Director at the Institute for Government, responds to today’s statement by the Speaker on David Davis’ alleged contempt of Parliament.
  • By 2022, half of the UK's public appointments should be women | Chris Skidmore
    14 Dec 17
    The number of women and people from ethnic minorities serving on public bodies has risen, but not fast enough, so a new action plan is needed The race disparity audit published in October revealed uncomfortable truths about the ethnic disparities…
  • Government must act on public inquiry recommendations
    13 Dec 17
    Government has spent £639m on public inquiries over the last 30 years and increasingly relies on them to examine major incidents and tragedies. But a new report finds that the process for following up on recommendations is inadequate.
  • Transformation Through Automation
    12 Dec 17
    Earlier this year, NLGN and ENGIE launched the Tomorrow’s Places report focusing on how councils can practically use technology-led infrastructure, data analytics, and networks for better outcomes. The research highlighted the potential for…
  • Working Together For More Homes
    11 Dec 17
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY DOWNLOAD NLGN’s latest report, commissioned by the National Housing Federation, looks at how housing associations and local authorities can work together to tackle the housing crisis. Housing policy is evolving at a rapid…



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