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The parties battling for votes ahead of local elections next week have clashed over their affordable housing plans.

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.

Political leaders campaigning in the Tower Hamlets council election campaign have come out in condemnation against an ‘anti-Semitic’ tweet by Labour party activists in the name of the Momentum group.

A campaign tweet by Labour party activists deemed by a Tower Hamlets Tory leader election candidate as “anti-Semitic” has been withdrawn after pressure from a party election agent.

Another candidate in the Tower Hamlets election campaign has been involved in a violent incident while out canvassing on the doorstep.

Voters in Tower Hamlets must be vigilant and report anything they suspect as being electoral fraud, according to Crimestoppers and the Electoral Commission.

Police have launched a witness appeal today following the attack on a Tower Hamlets election candidate distributing leaflets in Wapping.

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.

Tough action could be meted out after the Tower Hamlets election for mayor against “super charged” cyclists crashing into pedestrians.

The battle to capture Canary Wharf is hotting up in the most contested voting ward in the Tower Hamlets elections with candidates fighting for just two seats on the council.

Ambitious plans to turn the ‘back yard’ of the old London Hospital into Whitechapel’s prestigious ‘London Square ’ are going on public show.

A new hotel is to replace a disused building trade showroom next to the former Mile End municipal bath-house.

The candidates for next month’s council and mayoral elections have been announced.

Two dozen employees at Tower Hamlets Council raked in more than £100,000 in 2016/17, figures reveal.

The mayor of London is hosting a cross-party summit today to discuss rising violent crime in the capital.

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.

Ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman dominated last night’s campaign launch by the new Aspire party in the Tower Hamlets council elections in his first major public rallying speech for three years.

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.

Sewer and drainage capacity on the Isle of Dogs may not be able to cope with the 10 massive redevelopments now under way along the Thames, it has emerged.

Pensioners demonstrated to get the keys back to their social club in Wapping and demand to know where Tower Hamlets Council has taken their ‘Henry’.

Pensioners plan a protest in Wapping today to demand that they get the keys back from the local council to the neighbourhood centre where they have their bingo and hold tea dances.

A carbon fund using planning levies on new developments to eradicating ‘fuel poverty’ and reduce emissions in homes and schools has won Tower Hamlets Council a prestigious national award.

A third of all Tower Hamlets council spending is going on adult social care with a growing ageing population, a Local Account report reveals.

Families fighting a losing battle on their doorstep against criminals peddling illicit drugs openly in the streets of Whitechapel are desperately appealing to Tower Hamlets Council for help.

Strikes over reduced rest days and new rosters are is limiting a transport service for the borough’s most vulnerable residents until Friday (March 30).

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.

Tower Hamlets Council scooped two awards at a national awards ceremony for local government.

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.

A former leading member of ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman’s cabinet has promised a referendum to decide if Tower Hamlets should have an executive mayor after all if she gets elected to the office.

Hundreds of fed-up families have petitioned Tower Hamlets Council to get cameras installed to stop night-time car racers speeding through the narrow streets of Wapping.

The corrupt administration of ex-mayor Lutfur Rahman has officially been condemned by Tower Hamlets Council which he ruled for five years before being barred from office in the High Court.

Pensioners turned up in force at the town hall demanding Tower Hamlets Council leaves their social club alone.

Protesters trying to save the Jamboree nightspot in Limehouse from closing turned up with ragtime band to protest outside last night’s Tower Hamlets council meeting.

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