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Keep on track over Easter


LONDONERS ARE looking forward to a break over the Easter weekend – and fortunately most of the public transport network will be available to take you round the capital. However, there are a few exceptions where services will be closed ...

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Bangladeshi girl wins place at top uni


TAFSIA SHIKDAR is an ordinary school pupil at an ordinary school in Newham, nervous about her “A”-level exams that are coming up in the summer. From September, though, she will be doing something quite extraordinary – studying engineering at the ...

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Khoyrul Shaheed honoured by Brent Mayor

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Emdad Rahman THE RENOWNED community activist Khoyrul Shaheed was recently honoured by Councillor Parvez Ahmed, the Mayor of the London Mayor of Brent. Shaheed joined other community leaders at the well attended civic reception to celebrate his outstanding achievements in community ...

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East London Mosque seeks CEO


The East London Mosque is seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to take charge of the newly created East London Mosque Trust. The Trust has been established to guide the Mosque – and its charity and community facilities ...

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Council consults on autism strategy


WORLD AUTISM Awareness Week runs from 27th March to 2nd April. Estimates suggest that some 1% of the population suffers from autism to some degree. It is thought that 2,300 adults live with autism in Tower Hamlets and the Council ...

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