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Family Day: Draw, Make, Do Art

Artists Simon and Tom Bloor’s fun-filled family day is a chance to draw, paint and make sculptures playing with language, scale and colour. Pick up a family trail by the artists to explore more. Simon and Tom have just completed their time as Whitechapel Gallery Artists in Residence 2011/12 at Hermitage Primary School. Watch out…




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Eid Souk

Muslims around the world though the ages have always shopped for new clothes and gifts for Eid, it is a religious recommendation for them to do so. This is the second Eid Souk – an annual weekend shopping festival prior to the celebration of ‘Eid al Adha’. This will be a theme based event recreating…




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86% Secured First Choice Primary School

This year, 86% of Tower Hamlets families secured a place at their first preference primary school – the highest percentage of any London borough – and one hundred percent of secondary school pupils have a place for the start of this academic year. Every child due to start primary school will also have a school…




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Come And Join 4th Poplar Scout Group

4th  poplar Scout group which consists of Beavers, Cubs and Scouts will be welcoming new recruits from Monday September 10th so if you have ever thought about taking your child along to a group then now is the time! What is Scouting? Scouting is a youth movement founded over 100 years ago by Baden Powell for…




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Free Opening Ceremony Rehearsal Tickets

Free tickets to London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Technical Rehearsal Residents have the chance to have a sneak preview of the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony as more than 800 free tickets for the technical rehearsal on July 23 are up for grabs. Tower Hamlets Council has secured the prestigious tickets from Games…




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Tower Hamlets schools get record government funding for poor pupils

Schools in Tower Hamlets will get more money to help pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds next year than those in any other local authority in England.   Tower Hamlets has the highest level of child poverty in the country, with just over half of East End children eligible for free school meals. The Department for Education…




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Maximising council homes

we Found this interesting artical on the tower hamlets website, we at LDNeast know all to well how over crowed a home can get and also how long the waiting list for a property can be. Maximising council homes With more than 23,000 Tower Hamlets residents registered on the borough’s housing waiting list, the council is looking…




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Young Mayor’s ‘One Borough’ event

Young Mayor’s half term event Fresh from sitting his GCSEs, the Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets is organising his first ever sports and cultural fun day for young people in Tower Hamlets. Taking place this half term (October 24) at Mile End Stadium, the Young Mayor’s ‘One Borough’ event will give local youngsters the chance…