British Tamils join the first ever Thai Pongal celebration at No10

On a crisp Friday noon, 10 Downing Street was readied to welcome UK’s Tamil community, for the first time ever, to celebrate Thai Pongal at the Prime Minister’s residence. At the celebration, a small ‘mandir’ was set up with Pongal and banana...

‘Funding alone cannot solve our problems’

On 23 January, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced a £150 million funding boost up to April 2025 to the mental health services as a part of the NHS’s Long Term Plan commitment to boost mental health spending by £2.3 billion a year. Sunak said:...

Remembering Shri Khodidasbhai Dhamecha on his second death anniversary

The strong foundation of heritage, philanthropy and service built by Shri Khodidasbhai Dhamecha is an inspiration for future generations and our communities. 

Tribute to Pravinbhai Sangani: Community pioneer and Renaissance Man

Pravinkumar Girdharlal Sangani, a well known figure from Birmingham’s Hindu Community passed away in Australia last week, aged 77, after a short illness.  

Established in 2013, Bright Little Stars Nursery aims to provide a happy, healthy and safe learning environment for children in a caring and creative atmosphere. Having focussed on developing high quality standards of Early Years care and education...

The announcement by CB in the recent Asian Voice weekly newspaper that ABPL is moving its ‘operations’ to Harrow is music to my ears. Given the demography...



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