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Monday 13th May 2019
Shop fined for underage knife sale

Shop fined for underage knife sale

Description
The large knife was sold on 20 July 2018 at Bangla Bazar Cash and Carry on Salmon Lane in Limehouse during a test purchase as part of Operation Sceptre.
Date:
13/05/2019
Sunday 12th May 2019

Tower Hamlets marks IDAHOBIT with celebration and solidarity

Description
IDAHOBIT 2019
Date:
12/05/2019
Friday 10th May 2019
Community volunteers win 2019 Civic Awards

Community volunteers win 2019 Civic Awards

Description
2019 winners (pictured left to right above): Shebul Khan, Sheikh Allur Rahman, Mohammed Sunahar Ali, Tobaris Ali, Khayrul Alam, speaker Ayas Miah, Rebecca Branch, Margaret Cox, Mike Tyler, Junyied Sundor, Nahimul Islam.
Date:
10/05/2019
Thursday 9th May 2019
In the Neighbourhood returns with four days of free activities and entertainment

In the Neighbourhood returns with four days of free activities and entertainment

Description
In the Neighbourhood returns with an unbeatable free, four-day programme of activities and entertainment
Date:
09/05/2019
Friday 3rd May 2019
Make sure you're registered to vote by Tuesday 7 May

Make sure you're registered to vote by Tuesday 7 May

Description
Voter registration deadline May 7 2019
Date:
03/05/2019
Thursday 2nd May 2019
 Have a healthy fast this Ramadan

 Have a healthy fast this Ramadan

Description
Have a healthy fast during Ramadan 2019
Date:
02/05/2019
Best attended London Marathon ever

Best attended London Marathon ever

Description
Virgin Money London Marathon best attended in its 39th year
Date:
02/05/2019
Mayor John Biggs unveils new community mosaic created by Whitechapel residents

Mayor John Biggs unveils new community mosaic created by Whitechapel residents

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Mayor John Biggs unveils new community mosaic created by Whitechapel residents
Date:
02/05/2019
WorkPath partnership helps more than 1,000 get into work in just 12 months

WorkPath partnership helps more than 1,000 get into work in just 12 months

Description
More than 1,000 people have secured jobs over the past 12 months thanks to the efforts of the WorkPath partnership led by Tower Hamlets Council.
Date:
02/05/2019
Wednesday 1st May 2019
Idea Stores trialling new digital hubs

Idea Stores trialling new digital hubs

Description
New technology will be trialled in the Idea Stores to help more residents to access services and complete transactions online.
Date:
01/05/2019
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