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Thursday 28th February 2019
Serious Case Reviews

Serious Case Reviews

Description
Two serious case reviews (SCRs) have been published by the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB).
Date:
28/02/2019
Tuesday 26th February 2019
Celebrate Women's History Month

Celebrate Women's History Month

Description
A diverse range of events including talks, documentaries, exhibitions and health and wellbeing days will celebrate women's contributions to society and focus on gender equality and women's empowerment as the council joins community groups to mark International Women's Day and Women's History Month 2019.
Date:
26/02/2019
Monday 25th February 2019
Sixth Big Clean Up underway across Tower Hamlets

Sixth Big Clean Up underway across Tower Hamlets

Description
Tower Hamlets Council is running its sixth Big Clean Up, as part of its 'Love Your Neighbourhood' campaign, with key activity happening from 25 February to 1 March 2019.
Date:
25/02/2019
Friday 22nd February 2019

 Local imams learn of need for organ donation in BAME community

Description
Local imam event on BAME organ donation
Date:
22/02/2019
East End designer lights up London Fashion Week

East End designer lights up London Fashion Week

Description
A council youth arts programme has provided a launch pad for talented designer Rahemur Rahman who showcased his first menswear collection at London Fashion Week 15-19 February.
Date:
22/02/2019
Thursday 21st February 2019

A budget that supports the services local people value

Description
Tower Hamlets councillors last night approved the budget and council tax rates for the next financial year following extensive consultation with local residents businesses and community groups.
Date:
21/02/2019

Drug dealers take a long walk home

Description
As part of #Operation Continuum, our partnership with the police and housing associations, we have started seizing drug dealers' cars. Cars with parking fines can end up in the pound. Find out about the outcomes from the dawn raids in Weavers Ward.
Date:
21/02/2019
Council officers inspire uprising at the Town Hall

Council officers inspire uprising at the Town Hall

Description
The council chamber at the Town Hall played host to an uprising last week – or at least a group of future leaders from the UpRising youth development organisation.
Date:
21/02/2019
Bengali language martyrs remembered

Bengali language martyrs remembered

Description
More than 1600 people gathered at Altab Ali Park in Whitechapel just before midnight on Wednesday 20 February, in commemoration of four martyrs who lost their lives during a campaign for Bangla to be recognised as one of the state languages of Bangladesh.
Date:
21/02/2019
Monday 18th February 2019
Statement about Shamima Begum Case

Statement about Shamima Begum Case

Description
Statement in response to a press release issued today by Shamima Begum's family lawyer.
Date:
18/02/2019
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