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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 »

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...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


More London Assembly


Fix My Street »

Rubbish not collected, 25th June 

25 Jun

Rubbish bins and recycling bins or collected this week.


Metal cover dangerously petruding, 24th June 

24 Jun

This metal cover is flapping slightly open, this is on the cycle superhighway (heading west) when you are on the stepped track, just after leaving the road.


Dumped Sainsburys shopping trolley, 24th June 

24 Jun

Someone has dumped a shopping trolley in the bin room of Press House, 11 Trafalgar Gardens.


Smoking crack in full view, 24th June 

24 Jun

Three rough sleepers smoking crack under a blanket, in full view of passers by on the walkway leading to the entrance of Whitechapel tube station Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Court Street...


Abandoned car, 23rd June 

23 Jun

Abandoned car on my driveway for over 6 months - flat tyre front left wheel - manual drive Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 147 Raycroft Close, E14 Report on FixMyStreet...


Loose manhole cover in the middle of the street, belongs to Thames Water, 22nd June 

22 Jun

Loose cover since months, has not been fixed and keeps people awake at night when the local youth in their pimped BMW's race through the streets...


Litter on cycle and footpath, 22nd June 

22 Jun

There is a large amount of litter on the shared footpath and cycle track that is the northern arc from the underpass beneath the DLR adjacent to East Ferry Road around to the eastern end of Millwall Outer Dock towards the inner dock and South...


Parking on double yellow line, 21st June 

21 Jun

People continuously park on the double yellow line outside 65 Ellsworth Street.


Zebra crossing has 4ft sign board attached – hard to see people crossing, 21st June 

21 Jun

An advert from El Loco club has been added to the zebra crossing posts.


We need more bins around the docks, 21st June 

21 Jun

Bins are overflowing.


Illegal parking in paid residential parking bay 151, Howcroft House, E3 2AU, 21st June 

21 Jun

For the last 2-3 weeks the car in the above pictures (blue Seat Ibiza, reg.


Constant littering from Tesco delivery area, 20th June 

20 Jun

Constant littering from Tesco delivery area and 15 Plumbers Row onto Plumbers Row creating rodent problems Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Plumbers Row, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Dumped rubbish on pavement, 20th June 

20 Jun

Rubbish dumped by 19b Plumbers Row on public pavement Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 22 Plumbers Row, E1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Blocked drain outside No. 2, 20th June 

20 Jun

Drain outside no.


Old broken bike chained to railings here for over a year now!, 20th June 

20 Jun

Old broken bike chained to railings here for over a year now and is in a difficult place for passers by Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 336 Old Ford Road, E3 Report on FixMyStreet...


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Freedom of Information »

Clear up project report 

26 Jun

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


Clear up project report 

26 Jun

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


Eastend Homes 

26 Jun

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 26 June 2017 .


"Blanket Authority" Insolvency Practioner(s ) – Tower Hamlets Borough Council 

26 Jun

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Ed Boyce on 26 June 2017 .


Information 

26 Jun

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to angela on 26 June 2017 .


Mobile phones 

26 Jun

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Abdul Hai on 26 June 2017 .


J E Baring & Co – Non-Prescribed Insolvency Form 6.2 & 6.7 Tower Hamlets Council Tax Bankruptcy 

26 Jun

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Deb Williams on 26 June 2017 .


Clear up project report 

25 Jun

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


Clear up project report 

25 Jun

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai on 25 June 2017 .


Eastend Homes 

24 Jun

Follow up sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai on 24 June 2017 .


Clear up project 

24 Jun

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Abdul Hai .


"Blanket Authority" Insolvency Practioner(s ) – Tower Hamlets Borough Council 

24 Jun

Request sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Ed Boyce on 24 June 2017 .


J E Baring & Co – Non-Prescribed Insolvency Form 6.2 & 6.7 Tower Hamlets Council Tax Bankruptcy 

23 Jun

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by Deb Williams .


Sexual Entertainment Venues 

23 Jun

Response by Tower Hamlets Borough Council to Mr Carter on 23 June 2017 .


Lutfur Rahman’s 2017 judicial review 

23 Jun

Request to Tower Hamlets Borough Council by G Webber .


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 »
  • What will life be like for those who live along the Crossrail route?
    26 Jun 17
    We asked locals whether easier commutes and a boost to local economies outweigh rising house prices and damaging gentrification With the first trains now running between Liverpool Street and Shenfield, Essex, on the first stage of the much…
  • Questions over future of UK legal system after Brexit
    25 Jun 17
    Parliament must urgently clarify the future of the UK’s legal system after Brexit, a new report argues.
  • Health inspectors used to be proactive – now all we do is react once disaster hits
    24 Jun 17
    From food poisoning to fire safety, we strive to keep people away from danger, before they know it is there. But cuts have limited our prevention work I work in local government as an environmental health officer, but you probably don’t know…
  • Want to fund better public services? End corporate tax dodging
    23 Jun 17
    For decades we’ve been told that there simply isn’t enough money available to properly fund our public services. It is up to us to challenge this Ending corporate tax dodging to fund public services is both necessary and popular. Global elites…
  • Keeping our communities safe
    22 Jun 17
    Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, comments: It’s been a very difficult few weeks for local government as for the country as a whole. We have had three fatal terrorist attacks and the horrific loss of life in the Grenfell Tower fire…
  • Aphorism 173
    21 Jun 17
    Don’t have a digital strategy, execute your strategy digitally Jørgen vig Knudstorp, quoted by Janet Hughes Past aphorisms are collected on the aphorism archive page
  • Breaking in a new generation of public speakers
    21 Jun 17
    Creative writer Lucy Carey discusses a new peer-led initiative we’ve been developing at GDS to usher more women towards the podium – Break into Public Speaking.
  • Progress on digital government 'painfully slow'
    20 Jun 17
    A new report argues the digitisation of government and public services is happening too slowly in the UK. Published today by the Institute for Government, Improving the management of digital government says that appointing a minister responsible…
  • A Changemaking Vision for Local Government
    20 Jun 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 …
  • Why I swapped the global for the local
    20 Jun 17
    This week, Richard Nelmes joined the NLGN team as Head of Network, following almost a decade at the United Nations Association. The United Nations is a global body of 193 countries that was created with the express purpose of preventing a …
  • Strategic writing, strategic reading
    19 Jun 17
    Things have been a bit quiet round here for a while. The list of posts which have been started continues to lengthen. The list of posts which have been finished and published remains rather stuck. One reason for that is that I have been spending…



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