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The Hertsmere Tower development, set to be the tallest luxury apartment building in the country, is back on the drawing board.

Foodbank figures soar in Tower Hamlets

By Rob Virtue on April 17, 2014 10:55 AM |

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Tower Hamlets has seen a steep rise in foodbank usage over the last 12 months with campaigners calling it the "tip of the iceberg".

Figures from the borough have revealed a 45% increase in those visiting centres, while the number of those receiving support has risen from 1,780 to 2,272.

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Police reviewing files on Tower Hamlets Council passed to them by Government officers have say there is "no credible evidence of criminality".

The Met were handed the paperwork on April 4 by the Department of Communities and Local Government following a documentary by Panorama.

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Comedian Eddie Izzard will be appearing in Tower Hamlets on Wednesday to help launch Labour's manifesto for the borough.

The outspoken supporter of the party will join mayoral candidate John Biggs and others standing in local and European elections.

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Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has thrown his support behind the Labour candidate John Biggs in the Tower Hamlets mayoral election.

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