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Voters on the Isle of Dogs backed two Labour members and a Conservative to represent their east London patch.

Election results for the Tower Hamlets Council ward of Blackwall and Cubitt Town were announced last night, with Labour pair Dave Chesterton and Candida Ronald joining Tory Christopher James Chapman as newly-elected councillors.

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Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has accused Tower Hamlets council of not providing key information in an independent investigation into its mismanagement.

Mr Pickles said PricewaterhouseCoopers study into the administration would now continue beyond the agreed timeframe and has ordered the council to pay the costs.


Police will be stationed at every poling station in Tower Hamlets on election day to combat voter intimidation.


The application for a four year licence for Lovebox was rejected by Tower Hamlets Council yesterday.


Tower Hamlets Council has improved lighting at Wapping Woods in response to serious concerns from residents about crime.

It follows incidents at the end of 2012 for which saw a man sentenced for grievous bodily harm after separate attacks on two lone women.

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