Monthly archives: September 2010

Kitchen and Bathroom consultation starts!

Finally the Kitchen and Bathroom consultation has started for the remaining residents in the MERA area living in EastendEnd Homes properties (still yet to be upgraded). It seems work will not start until after Christmas so the government deadline for Social Landlords to provide “A Decent Home” by 2010 (set […]

Annual Reports setting out a clear service offer from RSLs out now.

EastendHomes have produce their “how we will deliver National Standards, Tenant Scrutiny and Local Offers” document – download the recently posted report here (PDF) The new ‘Regulatory framework for social housing in England from April 2010’ identifies six standards which RSLs need to achieve: Tenant involvement and empowerment – which […]

Mile End East Board meeting feedback on “Decent Homes”

Report from yesterdays local Mile End Board Meeting. Three members of the MERA committee attended the first public meeting since last April – a lot of water under the bridge since then……. The start of the meeting was delayed a little until enough people arrived to reach the required number […]

Mile End Estate Management Board – Thursday 23rd September at 19.00

The local EastendHomes Board will be meeting this Thursday – any questions should be in submitted in writing via the Housing Centre. Email here This may come as a suprise to some as no information had been posted round the Eric and Treby Estates.  A poster finally appeared yesterday […]

M E Board meet

Mile End Safer Neighbourhoods Team – Drop-in surgeries.

MERA encourage residents to go the meetings arranged by our local Safer Neighbourhoods Team (SNT).  The SNT team consists of PCSO’s (Police Community Support Officers) and PC’s (Police Constables) whose interest are the safety of local people. They are willing to listen and to follow up the issues that are […]

Is Mr Recycle More off message with educating LBTH residents?

Meet Mr Recycle More – Tower Hamlets Council’s ambassador for recycling, Mr Recycle More, took 50 days of work to create and is made from 33 pink wheelie bins. You can  download a “desk top buddy” version for entertainment and fun see here. Also maybe a Mr Recycle More screen […]

Mile End – Fast Food Shop – Final twist – application now invalid!!

Strange events today on the LBTH planning application web site. The application for change of use to a fast food outlet at 566 Mile End Road (see below) mysteriously disappeared mid afternoon on the last day of the public consultation period. A phone call to the duty planning officer at […]