Author: David Allsey

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A Tower Hamlets Residents’ Manifesto: 10 Ideas from locals on how to shape the future of Tower Hamlets

Ahead of the mayoral and council elections this May, Tower Hamlets residents, in conjunction with Toynbee Hall, have produced a Residents’ Manifesto which highlights 10 ideas for the next Mayor of Tower Hamlets

Pro Bono Awards 2021 Shortlisted

Free Legal Advice Centre receives Pro Bono Award nomination

Toynbee Hall’s Free Legal Advice Centre have been nominated for a Pro Bono Award for their “People Like Us – Know Your Rights” public legal education project.

We're not on a conveyor belt launch event

We’re not on a conveyor belt

roblem debt is a significant issue in London, with around one in twenty families in arrears on at least one of their household bills.

A Year of responding to change - Debt Free London report

Debt Free London: A year of responding to change

Serving Londoners, adapting our service. Over the past year, our team has had approximately 44,000 conversations with clients.

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We are seeking a new Chair of Trustees

Toynbee Hall is looking for a new Chair of Trustees to oversee the governance of the organisation

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London Challenge Poverty Week: Tower Hamlets Poverty Review

In May 2021 Toynbee Hall collaborated with low income residents of Tower Hamlets to identify the drivers of poverty and solutions for tackling them

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Resist, Reclaim and Reimagine: Remembering the Battle of Cable Street 85 years later

Celebrating the 85th anniversary of this historic moment of community protest and solidarity

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Plans announced for new UK wide No Interest Loan Scheme pilot

Toynbee Hall is teaming up with Fair4All Finance and Fair By Design to deliver a No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) pilot, the first of its scale across the UK.

Bangladesh 50 Essay

Bangladesh 50 Essay: How did the independence war of 1971 affect the identity of those in Bangladesh by Niha Miah

Celebrating Bangladeshi heritage on the 50th anniversary of the Bangladesh war, struggle and subsequent Independence


The Legacy of 1971: how the Bangladesh independence war influenced the anti-racist movement in East London by Ansar Ahmed Ullah

Ansar recently collaborated with Toynbee Hall in celebrating Bangladesh’s’ 50 anniversary