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BANGLADESH: ‘MAKING SENSE OF THE CHAOS’ A discussion seminar by British Bangladeshi Alliance with extensive Q&A and contributions from invited guests. Date: Saturday 23rd March 2013 Venue: Wickham Hall, Waterlilly 69-89 Mile End Road, London E1 4TT Time: 3:00 – ...

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Doctors face 1% pay rise

The Review Body on Doctors’ Pay (DDRB) has recommended that doctors receive a 1% pay rise, and the British Medical Association (BMA) has responded, expressing disappointment on behalf of doctors. The BMA said that doctors had been working hard to ...

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NHF shocked by “bedroom tax”

The National Housing Federation (NHF) styles itself as “the voice of affordable housing in England”. It aims to promote housing associations, claiming that its members “provide two and a half million homes for more than five million people” – and ...

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Third outing for Mayor’s Cup

Tower Hamlets has a long established football heritage – but in April all footballing eyes will be focussed on one of the youngest competitions in the borough. The Mayor’s Cup began in 2011, as the Borough’s first directly elected Mayor, ...

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Bow Boys are BMX-ing it

Bow Boys BMX Club meets after school on Wednesdays at the BMX pump tracks which were built as part of the Olympic legacy. Backing from cycling charity Sustrans has ensured that Club members have bikes to ride and training by ...

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On yer bike – and save a life!

St John Ambulance is raising money with a 100km cycle ride – with a difference. The fundraising jaunt will be undertaken by moonlight! Fortunately, the fundraiser does not take place till Saturday, 8th June – when the moonlight should be ...

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New homes: January stats are on the up

Statistics released by the industry body NHBC show that the number of new homes registered in January 2013 (10,112) is roughly one third higher than the number registered in January 2012 (7,831). However, 800 of the new properties registered are ...

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