Category Archives: Bangla

A secure future for Bangladeshi community development in Hackney @unitytrustbank

    Unity Trust Bank, a specialist bank for the social economy, has provided Bangla Housing Association with a £4.8m loan to support their purchase of 70 properties in Hackney, East London. A specialist housing association that provides good quality, … Continue reading

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Bangla HA is looking for a Maintenance Officer

Bangla Housing Association Ltd Job Vacancy Maintenance Officer Bangla Housing Association is looking for a Maintenance Officer to join our growing and vibrant team. You will be responsible for Bangla’s repairs service, Decent Homes Programme, planned cyclical maintenance programmes, and … Continue reading

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News: Diane Abbott joins BMENational member anniversary celebrations

BMENational member Bangla Housing Association last week celebrated 20 years of helping its local community. Bangla was formed in 1991 to help tackle overcrowding and poor housing conditions among London’s Bengali community. Today the association provides good quality affordable homes … Continue reading

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Feature: Is the Big Society destroying the very things it’s meant to stand for?

My 84-year-old grandmother was rescued by the Big Society. Or was it the big state? Or was it the doctrine of state multiculturalism? Listen to her story and you tell me. Chau Yuk Sim arrived in Britain from Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Comment: Breaking down barriers

On 5 February the English Defence League decided to march on Luton and voice their displeasure at the local Muslim community. On the same day, our prime minister was in Munich telling the world that multiculturalism in Britain had failed. … Continue reading

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