Search

Meeting called for gay and lesbian community in Tower Hamlets to air their worries

PUBLISHED: 19:00 16 September 2009 | UPDATED: 14:53 05 October 2010

AN all party meeting has been arranged for the lesbian and gay community in Tower Hamlets to discuss any concerns they may have following reports of attacks in Shoreditch. Last year a young man was left paralysed after an attack near a gay pub in Shored

AN all party meeting has been arranged for the lesbian and gay community in Tower Hamlets to discuss any concerns they may have following reports of attacks in Shoreditch.

Last year a young man was left paralysed after an attack near a gay pub in Shoreditch and police called a meeting earlier this summer to urge members of the gay community to report any incidents them.

The meeting starts at7.30pm at the Joiners Arms in Hackney Road on Thursday October 1 has been called by Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrat leader Stephanie Eaton together with licensee Dave Pollard to raise issues concerning the gay community.

Politicians from other parties and police will be there along with a representative from electoral services to encourage people to register to vote in the run up to the next election.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the East London Advertiser