THE ISLAND NETWORK has been recognised for the community support work it has carried out on the Isle of Dogs during the Covid crisis over the last 18 months. The recognition came from the Canary Wharf Group, who handed out ...Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2021
Boxer Khalid Ali: starting with Copper, aiming for Gold
KHALID ALI: remember the name! This young East Ender has revealed his ambition to become World Welterweight Champion – and he has the support of the legend who is boxing manager Frank Warren. Ali is entering the family business: his ...Read More »
ACE Badminton Club wins prestigious Bangla League
Emdad Rahman ACE BADMINTON CLUB, led by community stalwart Abu Bakar Ahmed, has won the Badminton Bangla League. Mr Ahmed has been leading the flagship community club for several years, and his perseverance has paid off with this notable silverware. ...Read More »
Cllr Kabir Ahmed guests on The Tuesday Show tonight
TONIGHT residents and electors of Tower Hamlets can meet the new Aspire councillor – Kabir Ahmed, who was elected to represent Weavers Ward last Thursday, 12th August. Cllr Ahmed will be the studio guest on this week’s The Tuesday Show ...Read More »
Liverpool FC match tickets go digital
AS FANS RETURN TO Anfield after a long Covid-related layoff, Liverpool FC has announced that paper tickets have been ditched in favour of new technology and ID cards. The Premier League has encouraged clubs to find ways for ticket-holding fans ...Read More »
Tell Parliament: no more Afghanistans!
AS BORIS JOHNSON recalls Parliament on Wednesday, 18th August to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, the Stop the War Coalition has called on activists to remind MPs that they were warned against military intervention. The invasion of Afghanistan took place ...Read More »
Is that a bit of egg on your chin, Mr Biggs?
BY ANY STANDARD, the Weavers ward by-election on 12th August was a tremendous victory for Kabir Ahmed and Aspire. Executive Mayor John Biggs doesn’t like losing – and scenes as the Count hinted at what is to come over the ...Read More »
Dudbokshi are crowned Beanibazar Village Cup winners 2021
Emdad Rahman MATHIURA DUDBOKSHI FC have been crowned the first ever Beanibazar Village Cup winners. The tournament in Mile End, organised by Beanibazar Sporting Club UK, was the first ever get together of this nature. Beanibazar is a sub district in ...Read More »
Tonight: where did Tower Hamlets youth sport go?
THE TUESDAY SHOW tonight will look at the reorganisation of youth sport in Tower Hamlets. Our special guest is Shuhel Malique: a PE teacher in Tower Hamlets for 18 years; a hockey superstar; and former PE Curriculum Manager for Tower ...Read More »
Beanibazar Sporting Club hold Village Cup Draw
Emdad Rahman BEANIBAZAR Sporting Club UK (BSCUK) have announced plans for the first ever Village Cup, which takes place this Sunday. Beanibazar is an upazila of Sylhet District in north-eastern Bangladesh, part of the Sylhet Division. The draw for the ...Read More »