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Friends of Cemetery Park are ethics winners

The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park (THCP) were joint winners of an Ethical Wildlife award at the 2015 Observer Ethical Awards last week. Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in Mile End covers 31 acres of woodland and is cared for ...

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We’ve got a boat to float!

There was a time we wondered how the business quarter that was Canary Wharf was all going to fit in to the slender land\ mass allotted to it in the middle of Millwall Dock. How they did it, of course, ...

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John Biggs praises “Troubled Families Programme” established under Lutfur Rahman’s Administration

More than 1,000 families’ lives have been transformed thanks to a pioneering scheme begun under Mayor Lutfur Rahman’s Administration. The milestone was celebrated on 2nd July, the third anniversary of a major conference the Troubled Families (TF) Programme held to ...

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Tower Hamlets Council proudly supports “Do It London”!

Tower Hamlets Council is supporting a unique London-wide campaign to cut HIV infection across the capital. It’s the first time there’s been such a London-wide campaign, but there is a very big need for it – research shows there are ...

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Taking a ride to Pride

Rainbow Hamlets took a Ride to Pride this year – in a routemaster bus, funded by the Council. More than 40 volunteers engaged with residents and businesses along the parade route, promoting hate crime reporting, the prevention of domestic violence, ...

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Mayor Lutfur Rahman’s trailblazing Ap is updated

A new and improved version of the Council’s unique Find it, Fix it, Love it (FiFiLi) app – developed under Mayor Lutfur Rahman’s Administration – is now available to download from the App Store and Google Play. FiFiLi is the ...

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Shopkeepers: think before you put “legal highs” on sale

New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) – the formal name for substances more usually referred to as “legal highs” – are chemicals which have been designed to mimic the effects of illegal drugs. Although, like illegal drugs, they can give people who ...

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RDF Global maternity projects highlighted at Ramadan event

Emdad Rahman The Rural Development Foundation (RDF) Global held an Iftar (fast breaking) event at Regents Lake to discuss the maternity support projects being undertaken by the charity’s volunteers and officers. The programme was hosted by Hafiz Naeem. Speakers included ...

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Locals offered pre-development free fitness session

A free hour of fitness training is being offered this Saturday, 27th June, (between 11am and 2pm) at Royal Wharf – a site in the Royal Docks which is to be turned into a housing development. The fitness training will ...

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Emdad takes leap of faith

Jenny Fisher Emdad Rahman has completed an abseil off the roof of the Royal London Hospital to raise money for London’s Air Ambulance Service – including for a planned second helicopter for the capital. Emdad joined an array of abseilers ...

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