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Senior citizens become Dementia Friends

Members of the Get Together Group – an initiative of the Barking & Dagenham Volunteer Centre for elderly residents aged 55-99 years – have taken part in and completed an information awareness session which enabled the participants to become Dementia ...

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Barking volunteers become Dementia Friends

Jenny Fisher The Barking & Dagenham Volunteering Bureau has hosted a Dementia Friends information session at headquarters to enable dedicated volunteers to become Dementia Friends. Seven volunteers attended the training session led by Emdad Rahman. Joan Brandon from Barking & ...

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Biggs silent on employment day

John “two jobs” Biggs has issued no official statement on the Council’s “employment day” held in Bethnal Green last month. He seems to have delegated the commenting to Cllr Joshua Peck, Cabinet Member for Work and Economic Growth, who said: ...

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Thousands “visit their mosque”

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) was delighted to see thousands of people around the UK take part in its “Visit My Mosque” initiative on Sunday, 7th February. This was the second year that the MCB had organised the national ...

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Darul Ummah welcomes the community

Hundreds flock to Visit Your Mosque event Emdad Rahman The Shadwell based Darul Ummah opened its doors to the community on Sunday and welcomed hundreds of visitors who had come to sample what it means to be a British Muslim. ...

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Cllr Khan welcomes Council DV project

The Government has cut millions from Tower Hamlets’ income, but the Council has fortunately won a small grant which will restore a tiny drop of the missing funding. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) set aside £3.5 million ...

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