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NHF shocked by “bedroom tax”

The National Housing Federation (NHF) styles itself as “the voice of affordable housing in England”. It aims to promote housing associations, claiming that its members “provide two and a half million homes for more than five million people” – and ...

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Third outing for Mayor’s Cup

Tower Hamlets has a long established football heritage – but in April all footballing eyes will be focussed on one of the youngest competitions in the borough. The Mayor’s Cup began in 2011, as the Borough’s first directly elected Mayor, ...

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Bow Boys are BMX-ing it

Bow Boys BMX Club meets after school on Wednesdays at the BMX pump tracks which were built as part of the Olympic legacy. Backing from cycling charity Sustrans has ensured that Club members have bikes to ride and training by ...

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On yer bike – and save a life!

St John Ambulance is raising money with a 100km cycle ride – with a difference. The fundraising jaunt will be undertaken by moonlight! Fortunately, the fundraiser does not take place till Saturday, 8th June – when the moonlight should be ...

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New homes: January stats are on the up

Statistics released by the industry body NHBC show that the number of new homes registered in January 2013 (10,112) is roughly one third higher than the number registered in January 2012 (7,831). However, 800 of the new properties registered are ...

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Council celebrates Independence Day

Just before Christmas, Tower Hamlets Council marked the forty-first anniversary of the independence ofBangladesh. During an afternoon of various activities, over 100 residents learnt about the rich heritage ofBangladesh. Young people made speeches, sang and gave performances in their mother ...

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Someone’s not read the plot

While opposition parties in Tower Hamlets do their best to rubbish the Town Hall Administration, the Local Government Chronicle has nominated the Council for seven of its local government awards which recognise achievement. This is one of the highest numbers ...

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