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Wapping bus gateway reduces rush-hour traffic

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Traffic has reduced by a third in Wapping thanks to a bus gateway installed by Tower Hamlets Council to improve road safety and air quality.
Date:
27th August 2020

Whitechapel flat fire could have ended in tragedy without crucial intervention from housing team

Description
Destruction caused by a seventh-floor kitchen blaze of a house in multiple occupation (HMO) in Whitechapel could have been much worse had it not been for a warning from diligent council officers less than a year earlier.
Date:
25th August 2020

Award for council officer who gives up her time to give careers advice to college kids

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A council officer who volunteered to put her experience of supporting start up businesses to use as a mentor for the borough's young people has been named London Enterprise Adviser of the Year.
Date:
18th August 2020

Pedestrian zones clear the way for outdoor dining on Brick Lane

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Parts of Brick Lane will be temporarily pedestrianised next week to allow safe space for pedestrians and diners to eat al fresco thanks to emergency funding from the Department for Transport.
Date:
17th August 2020

Council services prepared for Unison's third round of strike action

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Tower Hamlets Council is prepared for a third round of three consecutive days (13, 14 and 17 August) of strike action by Unison members starting today.
Date:
13th August 2020

'Be fearless' suggest Holiday Childcare Scheme students

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Hear from this Summer's placement students about how they have supported the Holiday Childcare Scheme this year, and learn how to apply yourself.
Date:
11th August 2020

Incident update: Bow crane collapse

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An update on the Bow crane collapse.
Date:
6th August 2020

Sporting success at the Holiday Childcare Scheme

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Learn more about the day of sporting fun that took place in celebration of Play Day 2020 at our Holiday Childcare Scheme.
Date:
6th August 2020

​Six arrested and drugs seized as Operation Continuum continues

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In a series of dawn raids executed across ten residential addresses in Tower Hamlets, six people have been arrested, and a quantity of suspected Class A drugs seized.
Date:
6th August 2020

Council pleads with government to honour its Covid-19 funding promise

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The high and ongoing cost of dealing with Covid-19, as well as future uncertainty around local government funding, is placing a heavy financial burden on Tower Hamlets Council.
Date:
5th August 2020
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