News

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In an age of 'fake news', getting the facts for your media consumers quickly has never been more important. Here, you can find all of the latest press releases, carefully put together by our dedicated team. 

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Monday 15th October 2018

Mo Farah brings Olympic dream to children

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Mo Farah visited Cubitt Town Primary School today in support of The Daily Mile - an initiative to improve the health and well-being of children. More schools in Tower Hamlets have signed up to the scheme than any other London borough.
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15/10/2018

New champions to tackle hate

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Ten new community champions received certificates from Mayor Biggs for completing their training on ways to tackle hate and discrimination.
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15/10/2018
Thursday 11th October 2018

Cycling champion joins the Mayor to promote cycling in Tower Hamlets

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Tower Hamlets Mayor, John Biggs, and our cycling champion, Councillor Kyrsten Perry, have this week underlined their commitment to promoting cycling in in our area
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11/10/2018
Wednesday 10th October 2018
Final call for household enquiry forms

Final call for household enquiry forms

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A final call for all residents to complete and return their household enquiry form (HEF) is taking place with local canvassers door knocking across the borough.
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10/10/2018

Latest 'Ask the Mayor' event at Isle of Dogs drew lively debate

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Last night, Tower Hamlets Mayor, John Biggs, attended St Luke's Primary School on the Isle of Dogs to answer questions and hear concerns from residents as part of his regular 'Ask the Mayor' events.
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10/10/2018
Tuesday 9th October 2018
Council calls on businesses in Tower Hamlets to have their say on Brexit

Council calls on businesses in Tower Hamlets to have their say on Brexit

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Businesses of all sizes and from all sectors across Tower Hamlets are being urged to have their say on the impact that Brexit could have on the borough's economy.
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09/10/2018

Offering support for World Mental Health Day

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The council is drawing attention to World Mental Health Day this year on 10 October by highlighting local services that can support anyone feeling stressed or overwhelmed.
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09/10/2018
A week of 'fangtastic' fun for Half Term

A week of 'fangtastic' fun for Half Term

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Drawing, storytelling, window box dressing, mountain biking, soup making and a HALLOweek of creepy fun are some of the free 'fangtastic' events the council is hosting for children and families from 21-28 October this half term.
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09/10/2018
Plans for a spectacular and striking fireworks display on Sunday 4 November

Plans for a spectacular and striking fireworks display on Sunday 4 November

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Spectacular fireworks will illuminate the skies above Tower Hamlets on Sunday 4 November, when residents can enjoy a stunning and free fireworks night display to keep the whole family entertained.
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09/10/2018
Big Clean Up 5 reaches new heights and new places but reveals the scale of old problems

Big Clean Up 5 reaches new heights and new places but reveals the scale of old problems

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The fifth week-long Big Clean Up run by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets has underlined the real scale of the litter problem that affects not only the local community but also the global one.
Date:
09/10/2018
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