Home » Archives by category » Tower Hamlets (Page 54)

Donate a gift-filled shoebox for Christmas

Donate a gift-filled shoebox for Christmas

Tower Hamlets residents are being urged to donate gift-filled shoeboxes to children in need in time for Christmas.…

Canary Wharf group ban Occupy protesters

Canary Wharf group ban Occupy protesters

The Canary Wharf Group have secured a high court injunction as a pre-emptive measure to ensure anti-capitalist protesters would be unable to cause disruption to one of London’s major business district.…

800 new homes in Olympic legacy

800 new homes in Olympic legacy

800 new homes were promised to Tower Hamlets after the Olympic Park Legacy Company submitted a planning application for a regeneration project.…

Mayor to replace scrapped EMA grant

Mayor to replace scrapped EMA grant

Tower Hamlets Council  launched a new scheme yesterday to fill the gap left by government’s scrapping of the national Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA).…

Arsonists admits to manslaughter

Arsonists admits to manslaughter

A man charged with killing his elderly father and a lodger by setting fire to a maisonette in Shadwell has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey yesterday.…

Last remaining Jewish hospital to be demolished

Last remaining Jewish hospital to be demolished

The Jewish Maternity Hospital in Whitechapel, known as Mother Levy’s”, is to be demolished and replaced by a five-story housing development.  It is the East End’s last surviving Jewish hospital.…

‘Boris Bikes’ coming to East London

‘Boris Bikes’ coming to East London

Serco Group PLC signed a £50 million expansion contract to support the expansion for the Barclay’s Cycle Hire Scheme into East London. The contract will run until 2015 and include the design, operation and installation of the scheme in Tower Hamlets. The expansion will add over 200 new docking stations,…

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.…