Bethnal Green Forum Meeting

On July 26th the Bethnal Green Business Forum got back together at Oxford House. It’d been a number of months since the forum had met, as we had been waiting for the signed off Tower Hamlets Town Centre Strategy to be shared…

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March 2017 To-Do List

After weathering Storm Doris and the cold weather, I am sure many of you cannot wait for the relative warmth of spring. With better warmer (hopefully) looming, there is no better time to immerse yourself in the culture of all the events…

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February 2017 To-Do List

With New Year’s resolutions slowly faltering in many of us you may be in need of things to do with your extra time. We have picked out a few of our favourite things happening in the Bethnal Green area this February to…

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January 2017 To-Do List

As far as years go, the general consensus was that 2016 was a tumultuous one. Brexit, Trump, Syria: in 2016 we lost more beloved famous personalities than we’d have cared to and had a lot more things hit us closer to home.…

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Kick It Out Exhibition

  On the 12th of October, Oxford House held a special opening exhibition called fans for diversity, with free entry and free drinks and snacks provided it was no surprise then that Oxford House was as busy as I had ever seen…

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The night tube

It is an exciting time to be living in London, particularly for those of you who are avid party goers or work late night shifts. The night tube has officially opened on the Central and Victoria lines providing a 24 hour service…

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Boishaki Mela in Weavers Fields

Although the Boishakhi Mela was delayed this year from the second week of May to the last day of July the celebration is very much not over. The Boishakhi Mela, if you are not familiar with it is the celebration of the…

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A Colourful Patch

Siansah’s Florist, Bethnal Green Road’s first flower shop, opened up last month. It is a family business that aims to change the way we buy flowers. Simone, the owner explains, “We do not have to buy flowers inside a bouquet. There are other…

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Long live pigeons!

  9,400 Londoners die of the consequences of air pollution every year. That is why, Plume labs developed a mobile phone application to help you find out about the quality of the air you are breathing, and gives you advice on how…

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The New Face of Old George 

Would you be tempted by a Mussel and Artichoke bisque circled by anchovy butter and sourdough? If your mouth is watering at the mere thought of that dish, it is time for me to tell you where you can find that particular…

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