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Tuesday 6th August 2019
Annual Mayor's Cup competition kicks off

Annual Mayor's Cup competition kicks off

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Annual Mayor's Cup competition kicks off
Date:
06/08/2019
Monday 5th August 2019

Progress made towards becoming carbon neutral by 2025

Description
Tower Hamlets Council has achieved an 18 per cent reduction in its greenhouse gas emissions compared to last year as its drive to become carbon neutral by 2025 continues.
Date:
05/08/2019
Bus gate approved in Wapping

Bus gate approved in Wapping

Description
Traffic will be restricted on weekdays from 5.30am to 10.30am and from 4pm to 7pm on Wapping High Street between the junctions of Sampson Street and Knighton Street.
Date:
05/08/2019
Friday 2nd August 2019
From Watney Market to the world wide web – council helps retailers make the most of online marketing

From Watney Market to the world wide web – council helps retailers make the most of online marketing

Description
Traders and shop owners in Tower Hamlets are taking their traditional sales technique online in an effort to attract new customers.
Date:
02/08/2019
Thursday 1st August 2019
Prudential Ride London 2019: Information for residents

Prudential Ride London 2019: Information for residents

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Information about the Prudential Ride London event for residents of Tower Hamlets
Date:
01/08/2019
Wednesday 31st July 2019
Have your say on transport in Tower Hamlets

Have your say on transport in Tower Hamlets

Description
The draft strategy has the ambitious aim of 90 per cent of all trips in the borough to be made by foot, cycle and public transport by 2041.
Date:
31/07/2019
Kids' grand designs on tackling plastic waste in Roman Road

Kids' grand designs on tackling plastic waste in Roman Road

Description
Students at four schools have been creating a series of designs to be used on reusable bags to help reduce the use of plastic shopping bags in Roman Road.
Date:
31/07/2019
Tuesday 30th July 2019

Thousands of free holiday meals offered to children

Description
More than 21,000 free meals will be given to children at council funded school holiday activity venues this summer to tackle some of the pressures families face during the school holiday period when free school meals are unavailable.
Date:
30/07/2019
Monday 29th July 2019
From Whitechapel to the Edinburgh Fringe

From Whitechapel to the Edinburgh Fringe

Description
Young people from Tower Hamlets will explore and challenge some of the misconceptions about their generation when they showcase their talents at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival – the largest arts festival in the world.
Date:
29/07/2019
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