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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 »

Cutting Congestion: The Case for Car Clubs 

28 Feb

Promote Boris Bike-style scheme for car clubs to reduce London congestion, says new report Keith Prince AM calls on Mayor to make car club spaces compulsory in new builds More spaces would allow A-to-B journeys and could reduce congestion ...


Read GLA Conservatives Response to the Mayor’s Draft London Plan 

26 Feb

Writing a response to The Mayor’s Draft London Plan, Andrew Boff AM highlights concerns around family homes, overcrowding, parking, small sites policy and industrial land.


Transport Committee cycling meeting with BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine 

20 Feb

Transport Committee cycling meeting with BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine On Monday February 19, the London Assembly Transport Committee held a special meeting with the keen cyclist and BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine.


Economy Committee – Draft Economic Development Strategy 

20 Feb

Economy Committee - Draft Economic Development Strategy The Mayor published his draft Economic Development Strategy for public consultation on 13 December 2017.


Hospitals haemorrhaging clinically qualified EU citizens 

20 Feb

Hospitals haemorrhaging clinically qualified EU citizens In its fourth Brexit Directive letter to the Mayor, the London Assembly urges him to discuss whether the Government could provide a sector-specific guarantee for the rights of EU healthcare...


Jeremy Vine reads out Mean Tweets from motorists about cyclists 

19 Feb

Jeremy Vine reads out Mean Tweets from motorists about cyclists A special briefing session with BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine to discuss public attitudes to cycling based on his experience as a cyclist in London.


Hear what Jeremy Vine has to say about Matt Le Blanc’s comments on cyclists 

19 Feb

Hear what Jeremy Vine has to say about Matt Le Blanc's comments on cyclists A special briefing session with BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine to discuss public attitudes to cycling based on his experience as a cyclist in London.


Transport Committee – Cycling infrastructure with special guest, BBC broadcaster, Jeremy Vine. 

19 Feb

Transport Committee - Cycling infrastructure with special guest, BBC broadcaster, Jeremy Vine.


Mayor’s Question Time 

19 Feb

Mayor's Question Time The Mayor of London will present his Final Draft Budget, focusing on the changes to the Budget proposals since they were last presented to the Assembly on January 25th.


Police & Crime Committee – Q&A with the Met and MOPAC 

19 Feb

Police Crime Committee - QA with the Met and MOPAC The Deputy Commissioner, Sir Craig Mackey QPM and Sophie Linden, the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime will answer questions on the following topics: Changes to frontline policing Basic...


Environment Committee – Water issues 

19 Feb

Environment Committee - Water issues The Environment Committee will discuss water management in the capital, including blockages in the sewer system caused by non-flushable products and 'fatbergs', balancing London's future...


Chinese New Year on the Square 

18 Feb

Chinese New Year on the Square Tens of thousands of Londoners came together on Sunday 18 February 2018 to celebrate Chinese New Year with a fantastic array of performances in Trafalgar Square.


Hidden figures of Women’s Suffrage with Historian Lucy Worsley 

15 Feb

Hidden figures of Women's Suffrage with Historian Lucy Worsley Lucy Worsley of Historic Royal Palaces talks about some of the incredible women who fought for women's suffrage in Britain.


People’s Question Time – Hounslow, 1 March 2018 

15 Feb

People's Question Time - Hounslow, 1 March 2018 Get your ticket to People's Question Time where you can ask Members of the London Assembly and Mayor Sadiq Khan about their plans and priorities for the city.


How is London responding to technological innovation? 

13 Feb

How is London responding to technological innovation? Is TfL doing enough to regulate new technology? - When will autonomous vehicles be driving on London's roads? - Can car sharing cut congestion? - Will drones and droids flood our skies...


More London Assembly


Fix My Street »

The street light is out/off, 24th May 

24 May

The street light at the end of Breezers Hill, near the junction with Pennington Street is not functioning for more then 3 months.


Loose manhole cover next to residential house on high traffic road cause unbearable noise for residents, 24th May 

24 May

This manhole cover creates load banging every time a car drives over it.


Intrusive security lights, 23rd May 

23 May

The block of flats with the arch overlooking Hewison Street has recently (a month ago?) had installed extremely powerful security/street lighting which is on all night and disrupts sleep in the back bedrooms of houses in the adjoining street...


Fly tipping on Tibbatt’s road, small pile, 23rd May 

23 May

Fly tipping on Tibbatt's road, small pile of what looks like some bricks and a dead plant.


Roadsurface breaking up; potholes forming, 20th May 

20 May

Entire surface of the road is splitting, forming potholes.


No safe pedestrian crossing point on road with speeding cars, 18th May 

18 May

This road is full of speeding cars and it is very hard to cross as a pedestrian as there isn’t a safe pedestrian crossing point anywhere on the entire road.


Large, wide pothole, 18th May 

18 May

There’s a large pothole at the south end of Jubilee street (it civeres the west half of the road).


Groups of young men riding stolen Santander Cycles around children’s play area, 18th May 

18 May

Every day there are large groups of young men in the children’s play area riding around on the same stolen bicycles, intimidating families with children that might want to use the play equipment.


Refuse and recycling missed again!, 15th May 

15 May

Hi, refuse and recycling collection missed again! It should be done twice a week! It's there since last week! Why is there a lot of missed collections? Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Electric...


Smashed Bollard on Pavement – Westferry Road, E14, 15th May 

15 May

Smashed bollard on pavement on western side of Westferry Road, between Manila Street and Cuba Street, E14.


Obscenely loud motorbiking c**t(s), 14th May 

14 May

Complete arsehole(s) driving around in INCREDIBLY loud motorbikes and/or cars.


Pothole, 14th May 

14 May

Pothole damaging buses and other vehicles passing through Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 145 East Ferry Road, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Potholes, 14th May 

14 May

Various potholes damaging buses Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 145 East Ferry Road, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Traffic light faulty, 14th May 

14 May

The traffic light leading from Limehouse causeway (turning right) to Westferry road (opposite Westferry Studios is stick in red for an extremely long time.


Double mattress dumped down Hayfield Passage, 11th May 

11 May

This mattress was seen yesterday leaning against wall down Hayfield Passage Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 11-15 Hayfield Passage, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...


More Fix My Street


Freedom of Information »

BMI of year 6 students 

25 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Bishop Ghimire on 25 May 2018 .


Removing vehicles parked illegally 

25 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Edward Williams on 25 May 2018 .


Recovery of unpaid removal and storage charges following removal of a motor vehicle 

25 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Edward Williams on 25 May 2018 .


BMI of year 6 students 

25 May

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Bishop Ghimire on 25 May 2018 .


Removing vehicles parked illegally 

24 May

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Edward Williams on 24 May 2018 .


Recovery of unpaid removal and storage charges following removal of a motor vehicle 

24 May

Internal review request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Edward Williams on 24 May 2018 .


Homeowners behind on their mortgage payment 

24 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Peter on 24 May 2018 .


Parking permits issued 

23 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to M Randeree on 23 May 2018 .


Alexia Walenkaki 

23 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 23 May 2018 .


Calders Wharf Legal opinion 2017 

23 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 23 May 2018 .


Recovery of unpaid removal and storage charges following removal of a motor vehicle 

23 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Edward Williams on 23 May 2018 .


Homeowners behind on their mortgage payment 

22 May

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Peter on 22 May 2018 .


When does your existing Schools MIS contract expire and go to tender? 

22 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Jeremy Richards on 22 May 2018 .


Parking permits issued 

22 May

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by M Randeree on 22 May 2018 .


HMO complaints 

22 May

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Michael Byrne on 22 May 2018 .


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 »
  • Firms make millions out of ‘by the night’ flats for England’s homeless
    26 May 18
    Councils are paying agents and landlords huge sums for temporary housing. But in one London tower block, it’s a permanent reality of damp, mould and mice Shabana winces as she points out blooms of potentially toxic black spores in the flat …
  • Sheffield stabbings: police consider extra stop-and-searches
    25 May 18
    Boy, 15, dies after incident in Lowedges, two days after a fatal stabbing in Woodhouse Police are considering authorising extra stop-and-search powers in parts of Sheffield after two teenagers were fatally stabbed this week. The latest victim…
  • Charity Commission reform vital for civil society strategy to work | Nathan Yeowell
    25 May 18
    The government’s plan could have a massive, positive impact on the sector, but we must be honest about what’s needed The government has just closed consultation on its plan to help create a stronger civil society in the UK. It’s an opportunity…
  • Numbers and Knowledge
    25 May 18
    Whitehall and Local Government often seem fixated on numbers, metrics and targets, as a trigger for focus and action, show to residents, and to satisfy inspectorates as to just exactly what councils have achieved for their residents and areas…
  • NHS reforms have failed to take the politics out of the NHS – new report
    23 May 18
    The creation of NHS England has failed to take the politics out of healthcare provision in England, argues a new report from the Institute for Government and The King’s Fund.
  • Statement in response to publication of Single Departmental Plans
    23 May 18
    Gavin Freeguard, Programme Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government, responds to today’s publication of the Government’s Single Departmental Plans.
  • Tackling social isolation requires an intergenerational response
    23 May 18
    Whilst recent events have placed emphasis on generational differences– particularly between millennials and older baby-boomers – intergenerational Homeshare schemes are addressing a problem that cuts across the perceived generational divide…



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