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Saturday, August 24, 2019

I'm delighted that Tower Hamlets children's services have recently been rated 'Good' by Ofsted.

A baton representing the 50 patients who benefited from Tom Wilson's organs after he died at the age of 22 playing hockey has begun its symbolic relay from the Royal London Hospital to the World Transplant Games.

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Following TfL's announcement that the Rotherhithe-Canary Wharf bridge project has been put on hold, I attended recent London Assembly Budget and Transport Committee meetings to hear about the reasons behind the delay and the alternative solutions under consideration.

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On just one day last week, three people entered the waters of the River Thames and did not resurface, one at Waterloo, one at Kingston-on-Thames and one at Shadwell Basin.

Police are to continue their tough stand on stop and search in the fight against drugs and knife crime on the streets, the Met's new joint borough commander for Tower Hamlets and Hackney has promised.

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The people involved with Extinction Rebellion have confronted the government with the uncomfortable truth that time is running out to protect the planet.

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Letters, contributions and comments sent in to the Advertiser this week.

Last month after having spent £13 million the mayor of London stopped work on what would have been the largest pedestrian and cycle bridge in the world between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf.

One of the tenets of Extinction Rebellion's manifesto is that individuals are not to blame for the royal mess leaders and lobbyists have made of our planet's future.

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I have written to our local borough commander, Sue Williams, following the recent tragic murders that have taken place in the borough, to ask for an update on the additional police support that is being put in place in the local community.

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Does anyone know what is going on with our schools? Tower Hamlets Council certainly doesn't.

Many people in east London are shocked and outraged on hearing that the free TV licence for over-75s is being scrapped.

Meet the cat which has been recruited as a volunteer hospital visitor at the Royal London to get well.

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