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London Islamic School student wins 3G Boss

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Mr Jawwad Uddin is crowned the winner in hit TV show Emdad Rahman Mr Jawwad Uddin, a 16 year old pupil of the London Islamic School, has been crowned the 3G Boss of 2016 by community broadcaster Channel S and the Canary Wharf Group PLC. Jawwad, who has memorised ...

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John Biggs does about-turn on Idea Stores

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Idea Stores across Tower Hamlets have been holding special events today, 3rd March, to celebrate World Book Day – an annual event organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote reading. John Biggs stirred up ...

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Senior citizens become Dementia Friends

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Jenny Fisher Members of the Get Together Group – an initiative of the Barking & Dagenham Volunteer Centre for elderly residents aged 55-99 years – have taken part in and completed an information awareness session which enabled the participants to ...

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Barking volunteers become Dementia Friends

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Jenny Fisher The Barking & Dagenham Volunteering Bureau has hosted a Dementia Friends information session at headquarters to enable dedicated volunteers to become Dementia Friends. Seven volunteers attended the training session led by Emdad Rahman. Joan Brandon from Barking & ...

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Biggs silent on employment day


John “two jobs” Biggs has issued no official statement on the Council’s “employment day” held in Bethnal Green last month. He seems to have delegated the commenting to Cllr Joshua Peck, Cabinet Member for Work and Economic Growth, who said: ...

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Thousands “visit their mosque”

Mayor Lutfur Rahman takes Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite, Britain's largest trade union, to visit the East London Mosque in 2013.

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) was delighted to see thousands of people around the UK take part in its “Visit My Mosque” initiative on Sunday, 7th February. This was the second year that the MCB had organised the national ...

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Darul Ummah welcomes the community


Hundreds flock to Visit Your Mosque event Emdad Rahman The Shadwell based Darul Ummah opened its doors to the community on Sunday and welcomed hundreds of visitors who had come to sample what it means to be a British Muslim. ...

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Cllr Khan welcomes Council DV project


The Government has cut millions from Tower Hamlets’ income, but the Council has fortunately won a small grant which will restore a tiny drop of the missing funding. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) set aside £3.5 million ...

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