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Koran reading prompts storm in Scotland

The Very Reverend Kelvin Holdsworth

AN ATTEMPT TO foster greater understanding between the faiths in Kelvinbridge, Scotland has backfired. The Very Reverend Kelvin Holdsworth, Provost of St Mary’s Cathedral, invited local Muslims to attend Epiphany celebrations being held in the church. The epiphany, marked on ...

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Find missing Volodymyr

VG 2

POLICE ARE appealing for help to find Volodymyr Grybinchak, 49, from Hackney. The missing man was last seen at approximately 7pm on Saturday, 7th January outside the Twelve Pins Pub. His family say it is very out of character for ...

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Year of misery at Custom House DLR

DLR train leaves Canary Wharf, heading for Custom House. 
(c) Transport for London

PASSENGERS USING Custom House Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station had better enjoy the experience while it lasts. Building work to improve the station will begin on Friday, 3rd February and last until the end of the year – resulting in ...

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Motorcyclist dies in Dagenham collision


POLICE ARE appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision which happened in Dagenham at approximately 16.15hrs last Tuesday afternoon, 10th January. The collision involved a motorcycle. No other vehicles were involved. An ambulance attended, but sadly the 20 year old ...

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Help find Bobby Russell


POLICE HAVE asked the public to help find Bobby Russell of Waltham Forest Mr Russell, 24, was last seen at around noon on Wednesday, 11th January on Warren Road, E4.  Police and Mr Russell’s family are growing worked about his ...

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Last week to do parents survey


THE TOWER HAMLETS Parent and Carer survey remains open for just one more week, until 15th January. Residents are being invited to give their views on a range of services which are used by children or those looking after them. ...

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VW owners gear up for compensation

VW: cheating software was installed in many diesel vehicles during manufacture.

OVER 10,000 owners of VW motor vehicles are planning to launch a group action in the High Court later this month. They are seeking compensation for having been sold vehicles which were programmed to pass emissions tests but exceed emissions limits ...

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Muslims have a Wales of a time

Cllr Mahbub Alam (left) with the Welsh man who helped him and his nephew Shaiam and son Mazhar

INDEPENDENT COUNCILLOR Mahbub Alam saw the seasonal break as a chance to take a few days rest and recuperation from his busy schedule. He and eleven family members booked up a holiday cottage in the village of Rhayader, Powys, in ...

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Rich Mix is looking forwards


THE RICH MIX team are wishing their supporters a happy new year. The cultural centre is remembered in Tower Hamlets for winning generous public subsidy and in particular for the controversial £850,00 loan it received from the Council some years ...

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