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Disgraced ex-mayor of Tower Hamlets loses latest appeal against five-year ban 

23 Jun

The former Tower Hamlets mayor who was barred from running for office for corrupt and illegal practices has lost the latest stage of his appeal bid.

Former mayor of Tower Hamlets loses appeal against being barred from running for office 

22 Jun

The former mayor of Tower Hamlets who was barred from running for office after being found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices has lost the latest stage of an appeal bid.

Social mobility programme praised at east London hospitals 

22 Jun

Barts Health NHS Trust has been praised for its efforts to recruit more people from working-class backgrounds.

Geffrye Museum’s former director David Dewing is made an OBE 

22 Jun

The man at the centre of the £14 million rejuvenation of an educational and heritage centre in Shoreditch has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Customer needs metal plate in face after attack in Poplar newsagent’s 

22 Jun

Detectives are issuing a CCTV image in an appeal this week for public help to track down two men who beat up a customer in a newsagent’s in Poplar.

Canary Wharf financiers give up their high-flying jobs to help small businesses in Africa 

21 Jun

Two Canary Wharf consultants have given up their high-pay finance industry jobs to help fledgling businesses in Africa and to change the way big companies think about their “social impact”.

Deaf UEL photographer says condition inspires her art 

21 Jun

A deaf Nepalese photographer from the University of East London credits her disability with improving her art.

Workers at Barts Health NHS Trust to strike over 30p an hour pay rise dispute 

21 Jun

Contract staff working at Barts Health NHS Trust plan three separate strikes over a pay rise dispute after voting overwhelmingly to take industrial action.

Bethnal Green campaign group director faces trial over ‘password disclosure refusal’ 

21 Jun

The director of a campaign group charged with failing to disclose his mobile phone password after he was detained at Heathrow Airport is to face trial later this year.

Tower Hamlets joins the nation to pay tribute to murdered MP Jo Cox 

20 Jun

The nation paid homage on the first anniversary at the weekend of MP Jo Cox’s murder.

Muslim families in Whitechapel establish solidarity group against Islamist terrorism 

20 Jun

Muslim families in Whitechapel have set up a new organisation to show solidarity with Londoners against Islamist terrorism after the London Bridge attacks.

Bethnal Green youth theatre director delighted by advert award success 

19 Jun

An actress and youth theatre director has won an award for her performance in a television commercial.

Top tips for keeping warm during the hot weather in Tower Hamlets 

19 Jun

With the mercury reaching the low 30s over the weekend and expected to remain high throughout the week people will be looking for ways to keep cool.

How to keep cool and stay safe during this week’s heatwave 

19 Jun

People across Tower Hamlets are being urged to stay cool, hydrated and to check on vulnerable neighbours during the extreme hot weather predicted this week.

Police appeal after Central Line sexual assault 

19 Jun

A man sexually assaulted a 48-year-old woman on the Central Line twice before getting off the tube at Newbury Park.

Tower Hamlets police chief – who used to work in Redbridge – scoops top award 

19 Jun

Ch Supt Sue Williams has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for her dedication to protecting the most vulnerable.

Families flee maisonette fire in Shadwell 

19 Jun

Families woke in the middle of the night when fire broke out in a block of maisonettes at Shadwell — just 48 hours after the tragedy at Grenfell Tower in Ladbroke Grove.

‘Attempted murder’ probe after vicious attack in Isle of Dogs 

19 Jun

A man is critically injured in hospital after he was seriously assaulted near Dagmar Court and Plevna Street in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Man who stabbed off-duty police officer in Bow for ‘looking at his girlfriend’ is jailed 

16 Jun

A violent thug who stabbed an off-duty police officer in Bow for ‘looking at his girlfriend’ has been jailed for 12 years today.

£10,000 reward on offer to catch Haggerston sex attacker 

16 Jun

A £10,000 reward is being offered in the hunt for a sex attacker after two incidents in Haggerton in two days.

Bow woman admits helping her boyfriend after he escaped from Pentoville prison 

16 Jun

A woman from Bow has admitted helping her boyfriend after he escaped from Pentoville prison by sawing through a metal bar and clambering over the roof.

Duchess of Cambridge meets pupils during Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre visit 

16 Jun

The Duchess of Cambridge met young sailors and kayakers during a visit to the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre.

Grenfell Tower fire: All council-owned housing blocks in Tower Hamlets have had fire safety checks 

16 Jun

Hundreds of council-owned housing blocks in Tower Hamlets have had fire risk assessments carried out in the last nine months, families have been assured.

German ambassasor pays tribute to children killed in First World War school bombing in Poplar 

16 Jun

The German nation should not be careless about the memory of the infamous First World War air-raid on east London when 18 children were killed at Poplar’s Upper North Street School, their ambassador told the centenary wreath-laying.

Queen cheered by hundreds of children arriving for Mayflower School’s First World War bomb centenary 

15 Jun

Hundreds of children cheered the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arriving at the school gates at Mayflower Primary in Poplar to mark the centenary of the First World war air-raid in which 18 children perished.

Queen visits All Saints Church in Poplar to remember Upper North Street School bombing victims 

15 Jun

The Queen and Prince Philip joined families of 18 children killed when their Poplar school was bombed during the First World War to mark 100 years since the tragedy.

Crowds line the streets to see the Queen and Prince Philip in Poplar 

15 Jun

With flags and phones in hand, crowds lined the streets outside All Saints Church and Mayflower Primary School in Poplar this afternoon to catch a glimpse of the Queen.

Bishop of Stepney leads centenary prayers with the Queen for children of Poplar killed at Upper North Street 

15 Jun

The Bishop of Stepney delivers an address in Poplar today (Thurs) in front of the Queen and Prince Phillip in which he talks about his own parents’ experience of living through the horror of war.

Grenfell Tower fire: Tower Hamlets Council sets up donation bins 

14 Jun

Tower Hamlets Council has installed collections bins across the borough where people can donate items for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Stepney man who tried to join IS in Syria is jailed for six years 

14 Jun

A wannabe Islamic State terrorist who was detained in Turkey while trying to travel to Syria has been jailed for six years.

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Thug armed with 10-inch knife jailed for stabbing police officer 

22 Jun

Andrew Beadie  Pic Met Police A man who was found guilty for stabbing an off-duty police officer in Tower Hamlets has been jailed for 12 years.

Armed thug jailed for stabbing Police Officer 

22 Jun

Andrew Beadie (Met Police Picture) A man who was found guilty for stabbing an off-duty police officer in Tower Hamlets has been jailed for 12 years.

Over There! By London English Song Festival 

22 Jun

Over There! By London English Song Festival is coming to Wilton’s Music Hall Tuesday 18 th – Thursday 20 th July with special matinee performances for children.

Brick Lane Theatre Festival: Experimental theatre in the East End 

19 Jun

FUCK’D won a place at the festival via an online competition Pic: Yuvan Kumar Experimental theatre has come to Brick Lane in the form of a summer festival.

Diabetes cases in Tower Hamlets are on the rise 

19 Jun

The new ‘Food you love’ campaign hopes to encourage people to eat healthier.

Are our tower blocks safe? East London mayors speak out 

19 Jun

Grenfell Tower, Kensington.

Crossrail guard attempted to join IS 

18 Jun

Shamim Ahmed (pictured) was attempting to join ISIS in Syria.

Fire in East London tower block, days after Grenfell Tower 

16 Jun

Firefighters attended the scene.

Hackney to celebrate the life of Jo Cox 

16 Jun

Thousands gather to remember Jo Cox.

Fathers Day Feast 

15 Jun

This Sunday it’s time to celebrate Dads! We’ve rounded up a variety of places all with exceptional food and great offers for a fantastic Fathers Day feast.

Rockafella AKA R.F. Store 

14 Jun

THMs have partnered with Rockafella to give 15% off for the men in your lives just in time for fathers day! Established 15 years ago Rockafella is a bit of an institution on Roman rd.

The Great Get Together 

14 Jun

Come and gather to honour the life of Jo Cox MP with The Great Get Together picnic in Victoria Park on Sunday 18 th of June.

Baby Loves Disco 

14 Jun

Re-live your raving days with the kids in tow – Baby Loves Disco is back at Shoreditch Town Hall on Saturday 1 st July.

Man in critical condition after being hit by a bus in Bethnal Green 

13 Jun

A man is in hospital after being hit by a bus in Bethnal Green Pic: Julian Walker A man is in critical condition after being hit by a bus near Bethnal Green station this morning.

#ELLection – Labour maintains stronghold in Tower Hamlets 

9 Jun

Bethnal Green and Bow MP, Rushnara Ali.

The Mudchute Agricultural Show 

8 Jun

Back for 2017,  The Mudchute Agricultural Show takes place on Saturday and Sunday, the 1st and 2nd of July.

Summer Holiday Kiddikicks & Athletics 

8 Jun

Win a free term of Summer Holiday Kiddikicks and Athletics with Tower Hamlets Mums! Summer Holidays are around the corner and Kiddikicks have some excellent discounts on their introduction to athletics and football courses for kids.

#ELLection: What lies ahead for young people and their careers 

7 Jun

What is next for young people’s job security? Pic: Wikimedia Commons Young voters care passionately about issues such as job security – an issue that has not been centre stage of the current election campaign.

Mayor of Tower Hamlets in row with former deputy mayor 

6 Jun

Mayor John Biggs.

Photographer captures portraits of refugees in southern Italy 

6 Jun

Nimra from Pakistan.

#ELLection: How the future of energy could affect your vote 

5 Jun

East London residents taking part in RePowering Londons energy gardens project.

Concert at Bow Church: (Friday 9th June, 7.30PM) 

5 Jun

Come to a concert at church at Bow Church,9 June, 7.30pm – an evening of summer music in a serene setting as Queen Mary University’s Chamber Ensemble and QMUL All Stars are joined by soloists to perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 23 as well as ...

Red Rooster to bring authentic Harlem taste to Shoreditch 

5 Jun

A Red Rooster restaurant recently opened in Shoreditch.

Kids Week 2017! 

3 Jun

We try to keep it pretty local here at Tower Hamlets Mums but once in a while some thing is so exciting we need to make sure all of you know about it.

Planning News: Benjy’s Towers (Again!) 

3 Jun

I have had a few neighbours ask about how the proposals for redevelopment of the 562 Mile End Road site (aka Benjy's Towers) are going.

Planning News – Appeal to develop land at rear of 48-52 Grove Road DISMISSED 

3 Jun

In November 2015 St Johns DevelopmentLtd submitted an application "Proposed one x bedroom dwelling".

Fancy helping litter-pick the Park this Sunday (10am by the Art Pavilion)? 

2 Jun

This Sunday is the Friends' monthly litter-pick of the Park.

Urban Makers East Market – this Sat/Sun 12-5PM, Ecology Pavilion 

2 Jun

This weekend sees thereturn of the Urban Makers East Market to the Ecology Pavilion in Mile End Park (that's the venue in the park between the Brittania Fish Bar and Roman Road).

Urban Makers East: Summer Market (3-4th June 11-5PM, Ecology Pavilion) 

2 Jun

This weekend sees thereturn of the Urban Makers East Market to the Ecology Pavilion in our Park.

Tower Hamlets in Bloom is back to brighten up the borough  

31 May

Cable Street community Gardens.

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