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Monday 2nd March 2020
New funding opportunity for residents to tackle loneliness

New funding opportunity for residents to tackle loneliness

Description
Tower Hamlets Council has announced a new small grants fund to tackle loneliness in the borough. The grants can be applied for by residents and local groups who want to make a difference in their local community.
Date:
02/03/2020
Residents get Sugar Smart during February half-term

Residents get Sugar Smart during February half-term

Description
Tower Hamlets Council joined up with partners to deliver the borough's first Sugar Smart Day during February half-term in Idea Store Whitechapel.
Date:
02/03/2020
Friday 28th February 2020

University wins award for commitment to No Place for Hate campaign

Description
Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs, presented staff from QMUL with a trophy for their commitment to the No Place for Hate pledge and campaign.
Date:
28/02/2020
Wednesday 26th February 2020

Council tax bill

Description
Tower Hamlets residents and local business owners will soon be receiving their council tax bills for the year ahead. The council sends around 150,000 council tax and business rates bills between February and March (the start of the financial year).
Date:
26/02/2020

Travel assistance (SEND) consultation open

Description
The council is consulting on proposed changes to the council's policy on travel assistance for those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Date:
26/02/2020
Celebrations for Women's History Month

Celebrations for Women's History Month

Description
Celebrations for Women's History Month
Date:
26/02/2020
Monday 24th February 2020

Council set to plant more than 5,000 trees in two years

Description
The council is on track to plant more than 2,200 trees this year, taking the total number of trees delivered in the past two years to more than 5,000.
Date:
24/02/2020
Thursday 20th February 2020
A budget that puts vulnerable residents first and invests for the future

A budget that puts vulnerable residents first and invests for the future

Description
The council has approved its budget for 2020/21. It prioritises the protection of the borough's most vulnerable residents while investing in community safety, housing and public health.
Date:
20/02/2020
Wednesday 19th February 2020
Wapping to receive £1.1m investment in safer streets

Wapping to receive £1.1m investment in safer streets

Description
Walking, cycling and public transport access is set to become easier and safer in Wapping thanks to a £1.1million investment by Tower Hamlets Council.
Date:
19/02/2020
Monday 17th February 2020
Met turns to Tower Hamlets to find police officers of the future

Met turns to Tower Hamlets to find police officers of the future

Description
The council is working with the Metropolitan Police to recruit the next generation of police officers.
Date:
17/02/2020
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