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142towerhamletslogoWEBBY.jpgThere's some financial respite for residents of Tower Hamlets after Mayor Lutfur Rahman confirmed Council Tax is to be frozen for the third year in a row.

The freeze has yet to be ratified by the full Council and will be discussed over the coming months before going for a vote next spring.

By John Biggs


Canary Wharf, and the Docklands area, was rebuilt under the Docklands Development Corporation - the LDDC.

It achieved a lot but is widely recognised to have not spread its gains sufficiently into the community. Things have slowly improved but it still feels like a colony, plonked into the area.

By Peter Golds


On Christmas Eve council members received notification that the council's budget meeting was being bought forward by one week to Wednesday, February 23.

On that evening the Council Tax for 2011-12 will be set and the final budget approved or rejected.

By Tim Archer

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Tower Hamlets Town Hall has re-opened for business after the local elections and there is the feel of a new school term about the place.

The new Labour administration in the Town Hall has wasted no time at all in pushing out the scare stories that the new Government in Westminster will spell disaster for Tower Hamlets.

By Tim Archer

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It must be an election year as the Labour-run Tower Hamlets Council has proposed to freeze Council Tax.

Coincidentally, the last time Council Tax was frozen in Tower Hamlets was in 2006, also an election year.