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Friday 15th February 2019

Football clubs receive cash boost thanks to Mayor's Cup

Description
Sports clubs from across the borough have benefited from a cash boost thanks to the Mayor's Cup – the popular annual football tournament organised by the council.
Date:
15/02/2019

Council helps support residents to prevent fuel poverty

Description
Tower Hamlets Council is reminding residents of the range of services available to keep warm this winter.
Date:
15/02/2019
Thursday 14th February 2019
Tower Hamlets Brexit Commission warns of future funding and skills shortages unless Government acts

Tower Hamlets Brexit Commission warns of future funding and skills shortages unless Government acts

Description
A report into the impact of Brexit in one of London's most diverse and economically significant boroughs has warned that millions in vital funding for frontline programmes could be lost as a result of Brexit.
Date:
14/02/2019
Friday 8th February 2019
New Shadwell and Lansbury ward councillors elected at Tower Hamlets Council by-elections

New Shadwell and Lansbury ward councillors elected at Tower Hamlets Council by-elections

Description
Following the Shadwell and Lansbury by-elections on Thursday 7 February 2019, Mohammad Harun Miah (Aspire) has been elected to serve as a councillor on Tower Hamlets Council for the Shadwell ward and Rajib Ahmed (Labour Party) for the Lansbury ward.
Date:
08/02/2019
Thursday 7th February 2019
Half term fun for the whole family

Half term fun for the whole family

Description
Find out about half term activities to keep youngsters entertained during the week long break.
Date:
07/02/2019

Celebrate LGBT History Month

Description
LGBT History Month takes place in February
Date:
07/02/2019
Wednesday 6th February 2019

Council shows zero tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Description
Show your support for International Day of Zero Tolerance to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Date:
06/02/2019
Tuesday 5th February 2019

Robust and innovative technology in place to ensure free and fair by-elections in Tower Hamlets

Description
We are set to be the first local authority in the country to introduce advanced security measures to help manage elections, with new software in place to administer access to our by-election counts on Thursday 7 February.
Date:
05/02/2019
Friday 1st February 2019

Get Sugar Smart as part of Fizz Free February

Description
Quit fizzy drinks for Fizz Free Feb.
Date:
01/02/2019
Thursday 31st January 2019
Council sets out plans to prevent homelessness and end rough sleeping in Tower Hamlets

Council sets out plans to prevent homelessness and end rough sleeping in Tower Hamlets

Description
The council has launched a strategy to inform the next five years of its work to prevent homelessness and end rough sleeping.
Date:
31/01/2019
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