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Met Officer sacked over 999 call failures

Met Officer sacked over 999 call failures

  A metropolitan police officer was fired after ignoring 141 emergency calls including rape and child abuse reports.…

Queen Mary applications up despite tuition fee rise

Queen Mary applications up despite tuition fee rise

Undergraduate applications to Queen Mary University have reached their highest levels despite a falling number of applications across the UK.…

Borough launches new one-stop death registry

Borough launches new one-stop death registry

A new death-registering scheme, making it easier for residents to report those who have passed away, has been launched in Tower Hamlets this month.…

Tower Hamlets award for healthy school lunches

Tower Hamlets  award for healthy school lunches

Tower Hamlets has achieved a healthy school dinner award for all 90 of its primary, nursery and special schools.…

Million pound market rejuvenation starts

Million pound market rejuvenation starts

The one million pound Whitechapel Market rejuvenation project has started this week.…

Chelsea FC beckons for aspiring young footballers

Chelsea FC beckons for aspiring young footballers

Budding young footballers in Tower Hamlets are being giving the chance to impress Chelsea Football Club over the October half-term school holiday.…

Last chance to enter photo competition

Last chance to enter photo competition

Document Tower Hamlets as it transforms from just another East London borough to an Olympic borough.…

Helen Mirren backs free school to open in Wapping

Helen Mirren backs free school to open in Wapping

A free school, which is supported by actress Dame Helen Mirren, is due to open in one of the East End’s most under-privileged areas, next September.…

Fined for renting out property during Olympics

Fined for renting out property during Olympics

Home owners in East London, who let their properties during the Olympics, could face a fine of up to £20,000. According to Tower Hamlets Council, those who fail to apply for planning permission before renting out their homes next summer could face legal penalties.…

Charity workers plan strike over wage cuts

Charity workers plan strike over wage cuts

Staff at a homeless charity in Tower Hamlets are preparing to strike in a bitter dispute over a pay cut. Workers at the Centrepoint’s Aldgate East branch will join other  employees of the charity around  London on strike after it was announced that more than 100 staff face losing thousands from their…