Richard Horwood is hoping the open election meeting he is chairing on Tuesday for candidates running for Tower Hamlets mayor doesn’t turn into a disaster where they can’t answer questions about the vital Isle of Dogs’ upcoming Neighbourhood Plan.
Reece Kempley was on the last day of his holiday on the Greek Isle of Corfu when a prankster pushed him off a pier into the sea and changed his life for ever—causing a spine injury that has put him in a wheelchair.
The first of the big guns from Westminster turned up in the Tower Hamlets election campaign when former government minister Sir Vince Cable arrived in Brick Lane for a curry and to back Elaine Bagshaw’s pitch to be next mayor.
A defiant ex-Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman—banned from office since 2015 for corruption—has defended his record while in power on his return to politics in the run-up to next month’s council elections.
An urgent call on all rival politicians in the Tower Hamlets council election to ask supporters to “behave ethically” has been made following an attack on a candidate for Lutfur Rahman’s Aspire party who was beaten up on the campaign doorstep.
New flats have gone on the property market in a converted clock-tower building of a former Victorian workhouse in Mile End as part of a mixed development that also includes Britain’s first urban land trust scheme.
The Tower Hamlets councillor who first exposed the racist Brick Lane mural six years ago at the centre of the current row over anti-Semitism in the national Labour Party was among protesters at last night’s demo outside Parliament against Jeremy Corbyn.
The row in which Labour’s national party leader Jeremy Corbyn is accused of fermenting anti-semitism over a racist mural on a wall in Brick Lane six years ago has led to mass demonstrations planned outside parliament today and next month.
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