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Wednesday 12th December 2018

First school closed to cars

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Students from Sir William Burrough Primary School, Stepney completed the works to the borough's first "School Street" by planting a cherry tree.
Date:
12/12/2018
Tuesday 11th December 2018
Local children design Tower Hamlets Christmas cards

Local children design Tower Hamlets Christmas cards

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Mayor John Biggs welcomed three local primary school children who designed the Tower Hamlets Christmas cards
Date:
11/12/2018
Monday 10th December 2018
Tower Hamlets launches new social work academy

Tower Hamlets launches new social work academy

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Tower Hamlets Council launched its new social work academy this week, announcing what will be a step change in the way that the council recruits, trains and retains social workers.There are currently major challenges in recruitment into the profession and the academy represents a new and attractive offer to potential social workers in Tower Hamlets.
Date:
10/12/2018
Friday 7th December 2018

Visit by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall met staff and service users at the Russia Lane Day Centre and Lunch Club.
Date:
07/12/2018
Wednesday 5th December 2018
Council goes digital to deliver even better customer services

Council goes digital to deliver even better customer services

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The council will revolutionise the way it works with residents by giving them the power to access services and complete transactions online.
Date:
05/12/2018
Council CCTV team helps bring violent robbers to justice

Council CCTV team helps bring violent robbers to justice

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Eagle eyed council CCTV officers helped capture five teenagers after they carried out two violent robberies within 15 minutes in Shadwell, causing one victim to suffer a broken arm. All five have now been sentenced.
Date:
05/12/2018
Friday 30th November 2018
Exciting chance to win a pair of tickets to see West Ham take on Watford

Exciting chance to win a pair of tickets to see West Ham take on Watford

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Tower Hamlets Council is giving away a handful of tickets so that you and a friend can witness all the action as West Ham take on Watford at the London Stadium at 3pm on 22 December.
Date:
30/11/2018
Tramshed Community Hub opens in Bethnal Green

Tramshed Community Hub opens in Bethnal Green

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Tower Hamlets Council has launched its second community hub in Digby Street, Bethnal Green, offering community groups a low cost, high quality space to use for meetings and regular community activities.
Date:
30/11/2018
Thursday 29th November 2018
Christmas celebration to bring Roman Road West community together

Christmas celebration to bring Roman Road West community together

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Christmas will come early to Roman Road West this year as the community joins together for a special celebration.
Date:
29/11/2018
Tuesday 27th November 2018

Win a family pass to go ice skating at the Tower of London

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The festive season is upon us and what better way to celebrate in style than to go ice skating at the Tower of London.
Date:
27/11/2018
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