News

24/06/2021

Michaela gets a foot on the property ladder in brand new shared ownership home

Hackney-local Michaela was living in rented house-shares before buying a shared ownership home at Jolles House. Shared ownership worked out to be cheaper than privately renting, giving her the opportunity to get on the property ladder and stay in East London, close to her family and where she grew up.

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18/06/2021

The Queen’s Birthday Honours local Spotlight Youth Worker with an MBE.

It is with great pleasure we announce that Spotlight Youth and Community Engagement Manager, Nahim Ahmed, from Poplar HARCA is awarded an MBE for his services to disadvantaged young people in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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18/06/2021

No ifs, no butts, no BBQS on balconies

You can help keep where you live clean and safe by binning your cigarette butts and never using barbecues on balconies or in communal areas.

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07/06/2021

EWS1 Fire Risk Assessments

New Government safety advice means additional fire risk assessments have to be carried out on buildings over 18m tall (usually 5 or more storeys) with some form of combustible cladding or combustible material on balconies, and blocks less than 18m tall with specific concerns.

These assessments are known as External Wall System Assessment 1 forms (EWS1).

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03/06/2021

Women’s Inclusive Team win award from the Queen

With the incredible news that Tower Hamlets charity, Women’s Inclusive Team, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, in Volunteers' Week, Becs Marshall, from Poplar HARCA, shares her experience of working with their staff and volunteers during the pandemic.

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26/05/2021

Hard Calls Save Lives

Five mothers share their tragic stories on the loss of their murdered sons and the hard calls they had to make.

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26/05/2021

Empathy HQ opens on Bromley High Street

Enni-Kukka Tuomala has recently opened the world’s first Empathy HQ, a creative space dedicated to empathy, as well as a working art studio and an open community space for the local people of Bow and east London at 26 Bromley High Street, London E3 3EP.

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26/05/2021

Fairfoot Woodland: share your views

The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park are inviting local residents to be involved in the exciting improvement of Fairfoot Woodland.

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25/05/2021

Stroudley Walk gets the nod for 51% new affordable homes

Poplar HARCA and Muse Developments have been granted planning permission to redevelop Stroudley Walk, in Bromley-by-Bow, by London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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04/05/2021

Poplar HARCA appoints Paul Dooley as Director of Development & Regeneration

Poplar HARCA is delighted to announce that Paul Dooley has become its newest Director of Development & Regeneration. This follows the retirement of Neal Hunt, the former Director, on 30th April after 13 years at Poplar HARCA.

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28/04/2021

Langdon Park students spruce up Aberfeldy shop windows

As non-essential shops reopened on 12th April, a collaborative community art project was unveiled along the shop windows on Aberfeldy Street.

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21/04/2021

Lift programme

We are refurbishing the lifts to a number of Poplar HARCA's buildings as part of our planned maintenance programme.

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