Poplar Papers 1 – “The finish was more important than the task”

Today we start to publish the results of our investigations into the Poplar Papers. In this…

Muslim Council of Britain publishes Ramadan at home guidance

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has published advice for those who have to undertake Ramadan…

Amidst tragedy and darkness Mayor Biggs plays petty party politics

Mayor Biggs claim that he has agreed an extra £10.5 million fund to tackle Covid-19 is…

First Love Foundation Tower Hamlets food bank needs your cash

First Love Foundation supports people in crisis living in Tower Hamlets to get their lives back…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information in Sylheti (and more)

Whatever language we speak in the East End of London it is essential we all we…

24 Tower Hamlets Council officers get paid total of £3m a year

Data published by the Taxpayers Alliance in their Town Hall Rich List 2020 reveals that 24…

Kerrrr bang! Final piling work at MPS Marine Unit Wapping

The final piling work on the MPS Marine Unit (MPU) pontoon at Wapping is being undertaken…

Help for those suffering domestic abuse during the lockdown

If you are suffering from domestic abuse and need to leave your home to escape abuse…

Visors Please! delivers PPE visors to coronavirus frontline

Kyla McCallum and her teamset up ‘Visors Please’ just two weeks ago and have already started…

Residents fury as pub and drinkers ignore social distancing rules

Wapping residents reacted with fury yesterday as a crowd of people gathered outside the Turner's Old…

ASB idiots happily breaching coronavirus (Covid-19) measures

While the rest of the planet is locked-down battling the global coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic the Anti-Social…

Tower Hamlets Council relents and opens Victoria Park Saturday

Tower Hamlets Council will reopen Victoria Park on Saturday 11 April with reduced opening hours of…

Search for answers to coronavirus pandemic burials issue continues

Mohammad Rakib has been relentless in his search for answers to coronavirus pandemic burials questions for…

NHS now hiring 16,000 new staff for CV-19 Nightingale hospital ExCel

The NHS is hiring over 16,000 Clinical Support Workers needed to staff the new coronavirus Nightingale…

Police given new powers to issue £60 fines to enforce coronavirus rules

Police officers have new powers that allows them to deal with people ignoring the coronavirus rules…

Newham builds morgue for CV-19 victims, LBTH silent on funeral details

As Newham builds a new morgue to accommodate coronavirus victims Tower Hamlets cannot say how it…

Tower Hamlets launches new coronavirus support phone line

Borough residents who are at the highest risk of severe illness from coronavirus can now call…

Poplar & Limehouse MP Apsana Begum makes maiden speech

Apsana Begum MP, who was elected to represent Poplar & Limehouse at the last General Election,…

Message from the outgoing Corporate Director of Children’s Services Debbie “Naughty Step” Jones

Corporate Director of Children's Services Debbie "Naughty Step" Jones is leaving Tower Hamlets. Wonder where she…

LBTH has become more secretive than the Rahman administration

“The ambition of the Overview and Scrutiny Transparency Commission is to move Tower Hamlets Council forward…

Poplar Papers – let’s get down to business

Break over, let's get busy shall we? It's been very quiet around Wapping Mole HQ for…

Internal emails reveal LBTH corruption allegations made in 2011

In 2011 a whistleblower alleged that Labour councillors were involved in the creation of posts in…

Poplar Papers are here – corruption goes all the way back to 2008

Evidence bundle known as the Poplar Papers has been released - and the corruption in LBTH…

Poplar Papers – redacted evidence bundle to be released to media

The Employment Tribunal has made an order that the evidence bundles in the case of Mark…

Poplar Papers – all evidence given, tribunal judge considering

The employment tribunal case of Mark Edmunds v London Borough of Tower Hamlets (LBTH) resumed on…

To report accurately media need the Poplar Papers evidence bundle

To do their jobs properly the media need access to the Poplar Papers evidence bundle in…

Will things ever be the same again? It’s the final countdown

Tomorrow the case of Mark Edmunds for unfair dismissal against the London Borough of Tower Hamlets,…

Media letter to Council asking for full access to evidence bundle

In a month the Edmunds case for unfair dismissal against Tower Hamlets Council resumes. Despite this…

Poplar Papers – witness statement of Mark Edmunds now in public domain

The witness statement of Mark Edmunds in his claim for harassment and unfair dismissal against the…

LBTH very clumsy attempt to block media access to Poplar Papers

Tower Hamlets Council has sent a letter to the journalists attempting to gain access to a…

The Wapping Mole has been a very busy mole indeed

Moley apologises for not publishing many stories recently - about the Poplar Papers or anything else…

The Poplar Papers – What is all the fuss about?

Main index page for all content relevant to the Poplar Papers concerning the case for unfair…

An explanation of why the media are so interested in the Poplar Papers

A very good tweet from today asking a fundamental question about the current #PoplarPapers story concerning…

Allegations of widespread corruption under Rahman and Biggs since 2010

Although many of the allegations in the testimony of Mark Edmunds in his case for unfair…

Details of allegations of Tower Hamlets corruption cover-up emerge

Report of proceedings on Thursday 29th August 2019 of events at East London Employment Tribunal in…

National media fights LBTH attempt to block release of Poplar Papers

London Borough of Tower Hamlets (LBTH) Council can only be relied on to do one thing…