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Thursday 17th January 2019

Ofsted inspectors recognise ongoing improvement in Children's Services

Description
Ofsted's latest visit to Tower Hamlets has praised the ongoing improvement in the council's Children's Services
Date:
17/01/2019
Emergency measures activated for rough sleepers as temperatures fall

Emergency measures activated for rough sleepers as temperatures fall

Description
Conditions are expected to get noticeably colder tonight and in preparation, Tower Hamlets Council has activated its severe weather emergency protocol (SWEP).
Date:
17/01/2019
Holocaust Memorial Day events in January  2019

Holocaust Memorial Day events in January 2019

Description
Holocaust Memorial Day events in January 2019
Date:
17/01/2019
Tuesday 15th January 2019
Shadwell and Lansbury residents, get ready to go to the polls

Shadwell and Lansbury residents, get ready to go to the polls

Description
Tower Hamlets Council is encouraging residents in the Shadwell and Lansbury wards to make sure they're ready to vote in upcoming by-elections on Thursday 7 February.
Date:
15/01/2019
Friday 11th January 2019
A budget to build a cleaner, safer and fairer Tower Hamlets

A budget to build a cleaner, safer and fairer Tower Hamlets

Description
Mayor John Biggs and his Cabinet have approved the borough's draft three year budget, which is designed to invest in a cleaner, safer and fairer Tower Hamlets and continue to protect residents from the negative impacts of ongoing austerity and government cuts.
Date:
11/01/2019
Funding available for community football

Funding available for community football

Description
Tower Hamlets residents and community groups have until 18 January to apply for 16 grants of up to £500 to support projects that improve involvement in sport as part of the next round of grants for the Mayor's Cup.
Date:
11/01/2019
Thursday 10th January 2019
Mayor's Early Years Summit harnesses parent power

Mayor's Early Years Summit harnesses parent power

Description
Tower Hamlets Mayor, John Biggs, hosted an Early Years Summit to hear from parents, partners and professionals to help shape future services.
Date:
10/01/2019
TfL turns to Tower Hamlets Council to find apprentices of the future

TfL turns to Tower Hamlets Council to find apprentices of the future

Description
The council has joined forces with Transport for London to give the borough's residents a unique insight into apprenticeship opportunities opening in 2019.
Date:
10/01/2019
Monday 7th January 2019

Tower Hamlets Council: helping small businesses to become energy efficient

Description
Tower Hamlets council is offering grants of up to £5,000 for small and medium businesses in the borough (SMEs) to improve their energy efficiency.
Date:
07/01/2019
Friday 4th January 2019

Council offers free Christmas tree recycling for residents

Description
As the festive season wraps up for another year, Tower Hamlets Council is offering free Christmas tree recycling in the next fortnight.
Date:
04/01/2019
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