Wednesday, 27 October 2010

2nd Annual Residents' Question Time

This year have your say on

Anti Social Behaviour (ASB)

Wednesday 3 November    5.30pm - 8pm

Whitechapel Idea Store, 321 Whitechapel Road, E1 1BU

Your chance to question senior officers from the Police, Council and Fire Service on what we've been doing, how we can improve and what you can do!

Guest speakers include Richard Taylor, father of Damilola Taylor (Damilola Taylor Trust) and Jim Webster (Met Police Commander, North East London).

Food, refreshments, performances, quiz and prizes. Creche also available on the night. 

Due to high demand for places at previous events, please confirm your attendance as soon as possible.

For further details and to confirm your place please contact:

Mohamed Raja
T: 020 7364 6108

What is Anti-Social Behaviour?
Anti-social behaviour is any aggressive, intimidating or destructive activity that damages or destroys another person's quality of life.

Examples of Anti-Social Behaviour:

  • Street Problems intimidation, drunkenness, begging, drug dealing and prostitution
  • Nuisance Neighbours threat, intimidation, loud noise and vandalism
  • Environmental Crime littering, graffiti and vandalism

To report ASB call the Council's 24 hour freephone reporting line on 
0800 917 5 918

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Mayoral Elections Hustings Events

The Tower Hamlets Mayoral election is due to take place on Thursday 21 October.

The candidates confirmed by Tower Hamlets council are:

  • Helal Abbas (Labour)
  • Alan Duffell (Green Party) 
  • John Griffiths (Lib Dems) 
  • Neil King (Conservative)
  • Lutfur Rahman (Independent)

Details of all the candidates can be found online here: 
Tower Hamlets website

The following are the latest dates for proposed hustings with each candidate speaking

  • Tuesday, October 12 – St Matthias Church, Woodstock Terrace, Poplar, at 7pm – chaired by Malcolm Starbrook, group editor of the East London Advertiser and other titles
  • Friday, October 15 –  Bangla TV – Friday Plus show
  • Sunday, October 17 – Oxford House at 3pm. Jointly organised by the following local groups: Tower Hamlets & Jenin Friendship Association, United East End, Viva Palestina and Tower Hamlets Stop The War
  • Monday, October 18 – Spitalfields Small Business Association – business hustings at 7-15 Greatorex Street (6.30pm)
  • Operation Black Vote - also on Monday 18 October - 7.30pm at St Margaret’s Hall in Bethnal Green