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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.
COMMENTBy Giles Broadbent
I try to limit how often I pick apart Mayor Lutfur Rahman's empty rhetoric, partly because it's a full-time job and partly because it wearies the soul.
However, an occasional example suffices to cover the whole.
COMMENTBy Peter Golds
Over the past three years the Government has provided Tower Hamlets Council with £77million of taxpayer's money for housing, £25million of this is in the current financial year.
Successive governments have accepted that regeneration and new building is essential to ensure continuous improvement in our borough.
A race row has broken out in Tower Hamlets after Labour's candidate for mayor slammed opposition politicians who labelled him 'John Bigot'.
It came during a Twitter exchange in which it was claimed John Biggs planned to scrap the "Banglatown" ward name, an accusation the Labour politician denies.
COMMENTBy Lutfur Rahman
Labour mayoral candidate John Biggs' vacuous feel-good promises and sweeping criticisms that denigrate the achievements of our borough demonstrate just how unfit he is to lead Tower Hamlets.