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Friday 8th March 2019
Celebrating International Women's Day in Tower Hamlets

Celebrating International Women's Day in Tower Hamlets

Description
Tower Hamlets Council is celebrating International Women's Day, International Women's Week and Women's History Month in March.
Date:
08/03/2019
Thursday 7th March 2019
Sixth Big Clean Up bigger than ever before but message remains: bin the butt

Sixth Big Clean Up bigger than ever before but message remains: bin the butt

Description
Tower Hamlets Council held its sixth Big Clean Up between 24 February and 3 March and saw bumper numbers of people join in to collect more litter than ever before.
Date:
07/03/2019
Council support helps to launch 150 new start-ups in Tower Hamlets

Council support helps to launch 150 new start-ups in Tower Hamlets

Description
More than 150 brand new businesses are now up and running in Tower Hamlets thanks to a council initiative to help get start-ups off the ground.
Date:
07/03/2019

Anti-social behaviour offender imprisoned

Description
The council has worked with residents to get enough evidence to convict a woman who persistently committed anti-social behaviour. Impact statements said she regularly took class A drugs in front of children and left drugs paraphernalia in housing blocks where she didn't live.
Date:
07/03/2019
Wednesday 6th March 2019
GB Olympian Steph Twell does The Daily Mile ahead of The Vitality Big Half

GB Olympian Steph Twell does The Daily Mile ahead of The Vitality Big Half

Description
Olympian Steph Twell visit Wapping school to do Daily Mile ahead of Big Half
Date:
06/03/2019
The 2019 Vitality Big Half is coming to Tower Hamlets

The 2019 Vitality Big Half is coming to Tower Hamlets

Description
The 2019 Vitality Big Half is on 10 March
Date:
06/03/2019
Tuesday 5th March 2019
Major £3.3 million transformation for Bow

Major £3.3 million transformation for Bow

Description
Parts of Bow including the town centre on the historic Roman Road are set to be transformed, as part of a successful, £3.3 million funding bid announced today by the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL).
Date:
05/03/2019
Monday 4th March 2019

Over 90% of chidlren secure places at their three preferred primary or secondary schools

Description
96.5% of primary school children in the borough have secured a place at one of their three preferred schools - above the London average of 96.1%.
Date:
04/03/2019
Friday 1st March 2019
Removing blight and protecting street art.  Tower Hamlets agrees new graffiti and street art policy

Removing blight and protecting street art. Tower Hamlets agrees new graffiti and street art policy

Description
Tower Hamlets council has agreed a new street art and graffiti policy that aims to improve the speed of removal of unsightly graffiti, whilst protecting the borough's renowned street art
Date:
01/03/2019
Thursday 28th February 2019
Council supports Fairtrade fortnight

Council supports Fairtrade fortnight

Description
Once again, Tower Hamlets Council has pledged its support for Fairtrade Fortnight and is encouraging local residents to attend one of the free public events and activities taking place to raise awareness and encourage more local people to switch to Fairtrade products.
Date:
28/02/2019
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