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EXCLUSIVE: Tower Hamlets candidate Rabina Khan

Eastlondonlines exclusively spoke to Rabina Khan about her bid to stand as an Independent for the Tower Hamlets Mayoral Election on June 11. Khan is a member of Tower Hamlets Council and will be running as an independent candidate. Lutfur Rahman announced that he fully supported Khan in her campaign at the Defend Democracy in Tower […]

Tower Hamlets confirms Mayoral election candidates

Tower Hamlets confirms Mayoral election candidates

Ten candidates will be standing for Tower Hamlets Mayor in the re-run election on 11 June. The election comes after Lutfur Rahman was found found guilty of electoral fraud and bribery in the 2014 mayoral election and was dismissed as mayor. The candidates who submitted their nomination papers by the time nominations closed are:…

Appeal for witnesses after attack in Tower Hamlets

Appeal for witnesses after attack in Tower Hamlets

Metropolitan Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed and two other victims were seriously injured in the early hours of the morning on April 18 on Monier Road, E3. The first victim was knocked unconscious and then further attacked by a group of unidentified assailants. When a…

#ELLGE2015: Tower Hamlets Labour and UKIP surge

#ELLGE2015: Tower Hamlets Labour and UKIP surge

Both Tower Hamlets’ Labour MPs held their seats in the general election while extending their majorities by an additional 18 per cent. Support for the party remained strong in the borough in stark contrast to Labour’s bleak results across the country. Rushanara Ali won Bethnal Green and Bow with a majority of 24,317…

#ELLGE2015: Labour defy trend with 18pc swing

#ELLGE2015: Labour defy trend with 18pc swing

Labour held their two seats in Tower Hamlets with both sitting MPs registering stunning 18 per cent increases in their shares of the vote over 2010, in complete contrast to the party’s dismal showing elsewhere. Rushanara Ali won Bethnal Green and Bow with a majority of 24,317 on a turnout…

#ELLGE2015 Tower Hamlets: what you need to know

#ELLGE2015 Tower Hamlets: what you need to know

Search for your polling station: The Tower Hamlets results are expected to be declared at 5am tomorrow morning. The 74 Tower Hamlets polling stations opened at 7am today and will remain open until 10pm. In Bethnal Green and Bow, incumbent MP Rushanara Ali of the Labour Party was elected with a…

Celebrity jumble sale to raise funds for Oxfam

Celebrity jumble sale to raise funds for Oxfam

The Rumble in the Jumble sale returns for its fourth year with clothes donated by celebrities including Noel Gallagher, Florence Welch and Blur. This year’s event will be held on Saturday May 9 at the Oval Space in east London. Stallholders will be offering celebrity clobber and signed merchandises at bargain…

Green Party launches BME manifesto

Green Party launches BME manifesto

  Less than a week before polling day, the Green Party has introduced its ethnic minority manifesto in a bid to win last-minute favour with this growing segment of the population. Deputy leader Shahrar Ali unveiled his party’s plans on Sunday afternoon in the heart of London’s biggest Bangladeshi community…

Scotland Yard to review Rahman judgment

Scotland Yard to review Rahman judgment

The Metropolitan Police is reviewing the 200-page judgment of the Electoral Court to determine if there are grounds for a criminal inquiry into the affairs of former Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman. They have appointed a detective superintendent from the homicide and major crime unit to lead the review. It…

Councillors lead push to save school special needs unit

Councillors lead push to save school special needs unit

Labour councillors have urged a school to reconsider its decision to close its sixth form special educational needs unit, which has left 21 students in the dark over the future of their education. The Cambridge Heath Sixth Form Special Educational Needs (SEN) Unit has been facing closure since March this…

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