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Specialist equipment for disabled people

Find out how you can obtain specialist equipment for yourself or a disabled person you know or care for

Speed limits

Tower Hamlets has a 20mph speed limit.

Sport and physical activity

Find out about sports and leisure centres in the borough.

Sports and physical activity

Contact details for the sports and physical activity

Sports funding

Funding to deliver sport and physical activity

St Peter's Bengali Association

This organisation offers specialist advice on welfare benefits, health, education and information about entertainment and recreation facilities It works specifically with the Bengali and other minority ethnic communities in the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, but not exclusively.

Start Up Ready (Now closed)

The Start Up Ready programme provides free business support for entrepreneurs who wish to start their own business. A training initiative for local residents who wish to set up an enterprise or have an interest in becoming entrepreneurs. Delivered in partnership with London Small Business Centre, part of the Nwes Group, Tower Hamlets residents can develop the practical skills required to become an entrepreneur including:• creating a business plan• bookkeeping and accounting• choosing a business model• learning effective marketing techniques• understanding intellectual property• 1-to-1 business support is also available to start-ups who may require it Individuals who complete the start-up programme will have an opportunity to receive advice on accessing business funding from a range of sources.ContentDelivered over 4 days, this comprehensive course covers all you need to know to start your own business.Day 1: Introduction to Enterprise• pros & cons of running your own business• introduction to business planning• market research• legal structures• business insurance Day 2: Marketing• understanding your target market• unique selling proposition• pricing• promotion Day 3: Business Finance• start up and running costs• cash flow forecasting• profit & loss• break even• profit margins• introduction to tax, NI and VAT• basic book-keeping Day 4: Writing a Business Plancovers the completion of all sections of a typical business plan using our business plan templateEligibility criteriaYou are eligible if you are a Tower Hamlets resident wishing to start your own business or have a small business that is not yet economically viable.We review any application on its merits; however we do have a general eligibility criteria which must also be met.How to applyTo find out more about the Start Up Ready programme, contact us today on 08456 099 991 or email via info@nwes.org.uk Register to join the programme by completing the application. For further information you can call Tower Hamlets on 020 7364 2278 or email thenterprise@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Stray animals

Find out how to report a stray dog or reclaim an impounded dog.

Street lighting

We are responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of streetlights and traffic signals.

Street naming and numbering

The process for applying for new names and numbers for buildings and streets within Tower Hamlets.
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