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Women hold Iftar for Rohingya

Women will be breaking the fast together on Friday, at a gathering at the Brady Centre which aims to raise money for Rohingya women and girls. All women, of all faiths, are welcome. There will be refreshments, talks and stalls. ...

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Dance the afternoon away in Bow

A DANCE TASTER afternoon is taking place today, 11th May, from 2.30-5.15pm at Bow Church. Dance-wise, there will be a free taster rueda class (please bring trainers to wear) which is suitable for beginners and improvers. If you enjoy the ...

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Chicksand community drives its own change

FAMILIES, CHILDREN and local residents from the Chicksand Estate in Tower Hamlets have taken part in an Easter celebration which culminated in the installation of a large community mural. The event – organised by The Young Foundation, a charity whose ...

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Islamic Relief backs south London Eco-Ramadan

While the UK Parliament wonders how to respond to the Extinction Rebellion and other protests over climate change, the Balham Mosque and Tooting Islamic Centre were taking a quiet step forward – by launching an Eco-Ramadan. The Eco-Ramadan was planned ...

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How tweet!

THERE’S MANY AN East End resident that’s found fame in front of the cameras – but the latest East Ender making a name for themselves has done so in a rather unusual way. A seagull seems to have stopped off ...

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Now it’s Trek 4 Your Mosque

AFTER THE RUN came the Ride – and now there’s a trek. The East London Mosque is challenge local Muslims to trek up Mount Snowdon to raise funds – and improve their personal fitness at the same time. This summer’s ...

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Knife crime soars: it’s official

OFFICIAL FIGURES for last year show that knife crime is on the rise. The Office of National Statistics has confirmed that police forces in the UK recorded 40,829 offences involving knives or other sharp instruments in 2018. That’s a rise ...

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EL Mosque seeks new CEO

THE EAST LONDON MOSQUE and London Muslim Centre are seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer. Together, the two institutions form one of the largest and busiest Muslim organisations in the UK, serving as a base for its local ...

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