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By Peter Golds
At last broadcasting has come to Tower Hamlets Council.
Having taken part in the meeting I then viewed it via the council's website.
It will not be featuring in the Oscars but it is a step towards open government in this secretive borough.
About 25,000 litres of a one-of-a-kind tipple will pour out into the steins of festival-goers as a traditional German celebration makes its debut on the Isle of Dogs.
The world's biggest beer festival, London Oktoberfest, will pitch up for a four-day stint at Millwall Park from October 3.
A four-day German-themed beer festival coming to Millwall Park next month has been attacked by an Isle of Dogs councillor.
Gloria Thienel said the proposal for the "alcohol-fuelled party" was unsuitable for the area and has sent an objection to the Tower Hamlets licensing committee.
The executive mayor of Tower Hamlets has put up a For Rent sign on the borough's parks in an effort to fill a black hole in the council's budget.
Despite concern from residents near Millwall Park and a motion from councillors urging a re-think, the mayor swept aside protests and pushed through the revenue raiser without debate.
Campaigners trying to save a colony of monk parakeets on the Isle of Dogs are celebrating victory after Tower Hamlets Council agreed to stop all culling activity in the borough.
The Department for Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) had instigated a policy to remove the birds from Millwall Park and surrounding streets, claiming their large nests posed a threat to infrastucture.