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Tower Hamlets

(Placename) a borough of E Greater London, on the River Thames: contains the main part of the East End. Pop: 206 600 (2003 est). Area: 20 sq km (8 sq miles)
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Tow′er Ham′lets

(ˈtaʊ ər)
a borough of Greater London, England. 159,000.
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The boozers in the borough of Tower Hamlets have been identified as "assets of local importance", meaning they cannot be bulldozed in the course of building work.
The Tower Hamlets Council in London rejected an application from The Big Ride for Palestine to hold a welcome event in a council-run park because of concerns that the event was too "controversial" and conflicted with the IHRA (International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance) definition of antisemitism.
A Nigerian from Imo State, Mrs Victoria Obaze, made history on Wednesday after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom (UK).
Anyway, Tower Hamlets London Borough Council choosing February 14 to launch its Brexit Commission report brought a welcome ray of sunshine.
Tower Hamlets Police said on Twitter: "We're dealing with an incident at around 5.40pm in which a substance, believed to be ammonia, was thrown at a 29-yr-old man in the area of Roman Road, E3.
The first-ever Bangladeshi woman speaker of Tower Hamlets Council Sabina Akhtar Tuesday met with the Speaker of the Parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury at her office at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban here, reports BSS.
CCTV images of two suspects sought by police over the assaults in Tower Hamlets (Image credit: Metropolitan Police)
The sculpture, which Moore created in 1957-8, was loaned to Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) by the London borough of Tower Hamlets in 1997 after the Stifford Estate, where it had been housed since 1962, was demolished.
UK-based residential property developer Telford Homes Plc (AIM: TEF) has exchanged contracts for the purchase of a significant development site, the former London Electricity Board Building, Cambridge Heath Road, E2, from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for GBP 30.2m (USD 37.81m), the company said.
Such reforms in the Greater London area in the latter half of the twentieth century meant that the area (Stepney) within which was sited a Henry Moore sculpture purchased in 1962 by the then London County Council passed to the control of the newly formed London Borough of Tower Hamlets. However, further reforms eventually vested ownership of all 'residuary property ' of the Greater London Council in the London Borough of Bromley.

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