The Food Store – Tower Hamlets first healthy affordable food store is open for families in need

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COVID-19 isolation support for Poplar and Bow

A new dedicated phone line offers support for Poplar and Bow residents who need to self-isolate because of Covid-19.

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School Streets – Masjid Lane Road Closure

From Monday 2 November, Masjid Lane will be closed to traffic at the times below:

Monday to Friday (Term Time Only)
Morning: 8.30 – 9.15am
Afternoon: 2.45 – 3.30pm

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Aberfeldy residents launch two new businesses in the area

Leon Herbert was born and raised in Poplar, and has lived in the Aberfeldy area since the age of 14. In his adult years he’s lived in a few other places, but told us “something always pulls me back”. He and childhood friend Joshua Martin have recently opened two new exciting businesses in the area.

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Keeping our community safe with Crimestoppers

If you’re concerned about knife crime in your area, there are things you can do.

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Aberfeldy residents vote yes to regeneration

On a 91.1% voter turnout, 93.1% of residents have voted in favour of regenerating their area of the Aberfeldy Estate.

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Community Alcohol Partnerships Survey

Community Alcohol Partnerships (CAP) is conducting a survey to find out about residents' experiences of young people drinking in public places in Tower Hamlets.

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Keeping safe during fireworks season

We love fireworks season, but it comes with its dangers. Check out our top tips on how to help keep your community safe during this period.

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Asma’s Make and Mend workshops

Poplar resident, Asma Begum, is making use of her experience and love of textiles, crafts and upcycling to provide FREE, weekly Make and Mend workshops for the local community.

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Poplar HARCA Cafés – cafes for the community

Let us introduce you to your soon to be new best friends: Poplar HARCA Café Chefs Ollie and Vanessa.

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Coronavirus Covid-19: Play area safety

Most of our play areas are now open again, however it is not possible to guarantee that equipment is clear from COVID-19. Please follow this safety guidance so that we can keep these spaces open.

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Aberfeldy Street paving the way for retail revival

3 new businesses will be moving into rent-free retail units on Aberfeldy Street as part of a new business development scheme, START HERE.

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