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Register now for free news Tower Hamlets residents can register for the free news and consultation service giving updates on subjects they choose as often as they want them. For more information visit... Council information my.towerhamlets.gov.uk Poplar resident Mohammed Murad took this picture last weekend after heavy rainfall. He wrote: “Many people complain due to rain, but we fail to see the blessing. In some countries people are complaining due to the exact opposite – a lack of rainfall.” If you have photos of your own you would like to see published in East End Life, email them to eastendlife.news@towerhamlets.gov.uk or send them to Photo Poser, East End Life, Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, Poplar, E14 2BG. They need to be high resolution, at least 1MB and 300 dpi. Report it! To report an incident, use these 24-hour freephone numbers: Non-emergency crimes – 101 Textphone – 18001 101 If a crime is in progress, there is an emergency or if anyone is in immediate danger dial 999. The council’s domestic violence team can provide information, signposting and referrals to local services. Bengali speakers available 0800 279 5434 (office hours) 24-hour domestic violence national helpline 0808 2000 247 Haven Whitechapel (sexual assault referral centre) 7247 4787 Karma Nirvana (Honour Network Helpline) 0800 5999 247 Broken Rainbow (LGBT domestic violence) 0845 260 4460 Black Women’s Health & Family Support 8980 3503 Rights of Women (legal advice) 7251 6577 Victim Support Line 0845 30 30 900 Victim Support Tower Hamlets 8555 8254 NSPCC Child Protection Helpline 0800 800 5000 Childline 0800 1111 Shelterline 0808 800 4444 Respect (for perpetrators) 0845 122 8609 Did you get it? Last week’s photo was Lines of Communication Bishopsgate. Reunite (advice about child abduction) 0116 2556 234 Men’s Advice Helpline 0808 8010 327 Samaritans 08457 909090 Tower Hamlets Mediation Service offers confidential and impartial advice with neighbour conflict Free service for council tenants and leaseholders. 7702 8305 Trading standards Consumer Direct:08454 040506 Walk-in services One Stop Shops Bethnal Green – 1 Rushmead, off Bethnal Green Road, E2 Bow & North Poplar – John Onslow House, 1 Ewart Place, E3 South Poplar – 15 Market Square, Chrisp Street, E14 Stepney& Wapping – Idea Store Watney Market, 260 Commercial Road, E1. Open Mon-Fri, 9am, doors close at 4.30pm. Sat, 9am, doors close 12.30pm at Rushmead and Idea Store Watney Market only. Idea Stores Bow– Gladstone Place, E3. Canary Wharf – Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, E14. Chrisp Street – Vesey Path, E14. Whitechapel – 321 Whitechapel Road, E1. 7364 4332 Watney Market – Commercial E1. 7364 4332 All open: Mon to Thurs, 9am-9pm; Fri, 9am-6pm; Sat, 9am-5pm. Sundays – Bow and Chrisp Street open, 10am-4pm; Whitechapel, 11am-5pm; and Canary Wharf, 12-6pm. Libraries Bethnal Green – Cambridge Heath Road, E2. 8980 3902 Cubitt Town – Strattondale Street, E14. 7987 3152 All open: Mon, Tues, Weds & Fri, 10am-6pm; Thurs, 10am-8pm; Sat, 9am-5pm. Local History Library and Archives – 277 Bancroft Road, E1. Open Tues, 10am-5pm; Weds, 9am-5pm; Thurs, 9am-8pm; Sat (1st & 3rd of the month), 9am-5pm. 7364 1290; email localhistory @towerhamlets.gov.uk Town Hall Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, E14 2BG. 7364 5000 Hotline numbers Housing benefits – 7364 5001 Council tax – 7364 5002 Parking services – 7364 5003 Streetline – 7364 5004 Adult social care – 7364 5005 Children’s services – 7364 5006 Pest and noise nuisance – 7364 5007 Environmental health, trading standards & licensing – 7364 5008 Planning & development – 7364 5009 Business rates – 7364 5010 Recruitment line – 7364 5011 Electoral services – 7364 0872 Tower Hamlets Homes – 7364 5015 Healthline – 7364 5016 General enquiries For other council enquiries call 7364 5020. Useful housing numbers Housing repairs – 0800 376 1637 Tenancy support – 7364 5544 Housing advice (E14) – 7364 7507 Housing advice (E1, E2 or E3) – 7364 3558 Homeless service – 7364 7474 Choice-based lettings – 7364 0244 Homeseekers – 0845 270 2400 Switchboard If you know the name of the person or department you need to contact, call the switchboard on 7364 5000. HAVE YOU MADE YOUR WILL? Peter Bowyer Professional Will Writing Services Member of The Institute of Professional Will Writers whose Code Practice – by which I abide - is approved by the Government’s Trading Standards Institute. Also a member of The Society of Will Writers Single/Double Wills Powers of Attorney FAMILY PROTECTION TRUSTS Home Visits Established Local Consultant Professional Indemnity Insurance 0800 389 7387 www.londonwills.com Computer Total Solution WE WORK ON PCS & LAPTOPS NO FIX NO FEE BASIS Laptop Screen Replacement Software Installation • Upgrades, lost data retrieval • Backup • Build PC Broadband/wireless setup We sell new/refurbish PCS Laptops and accessories COMPETITIVE PRICES GUARANTEED 37 New Road, London E1 1HE Con: 020 8819 1081, 07506 093096 email: info@pcfixx.co.uk We buy any unwanted laptops for cash LANDLORDS Problem Tenant? Rent Arrears Possession Notices Tenancy Agreements Court Procedures etc Expert professional service Free initial advice Mark Windsor 07882 795061 evicttenant@live.co.uk Evict Tenant Ltd 17 – 23 FEBRUARY 2014 N E W S F R O M TOWER HAMLETS COUNCIL AND YOUR COMMUNITY 15


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