Community

18/09/2020

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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08/09/2020

Young people shine through Music Survival

Our youth service, Spotlight, is known for its state-of-the-art music space and studio sessions, but this summer they took it to the next level.

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02/09/2020

Protect your bike from theft

Get your bike registered, marked and protected for free, on Friday 4 September 2020, in Chrisp Street Market.

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26/08/2020

Just FACT: New climate action project launches in Tower Hamlets

Poplar HARCA and Women’s Environmental Network (Wen) have won a significant grant from the Big Lottery to support local communities to take action on climate change. Working with local residents and community organisations, this ambitious new project will focus on reducing the environmental impacts of our food system.

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25/08/2020

ITV News reports on Aberfeldy Street’s eye-catching makeover

Inspired by the Bangladeshi community, the colourful makeover on Aberfeldy Street is intended to celebrate local diversity and recognise the area's history.

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24/08/2020

Poplar Cycles

Poplar Cycles is a community cycling programme with something for everyone. Check out the sessions below, and get in touch to join in.

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24/08/2020

Aberfeldy Village – Café Operator Tender

We have an exciting opportunity for an operator to run the new WellOne Café in Aberfeldy Square, part of the regeneration of Aberfeldy Village.

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12/08/2020

Leaside: New homes & workspace given green light

London Borough of Tower Hamlets has granted planning permission for Poplar HARCA to build 22 new homes at Leaside Business Centre, on Gillender Street.

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04/08/2020

Tackling holiday hunger and mental health one Munch Box at a time

Poplar HARCA and The Kidz Cafe are working together during the pandemic to provide free meals to children in Tower Hamlets.

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04/08/2020

New mural at Argyll Point celebrates the NHS

Artist Rosie Woods has created a special mural in Poplar to celebrate the NHS.

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27/07/2020

Mona’s masks: In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic

Mona has channelled her life-long passion for sewing to support the community for many years, and her skillset has become even more valuable during the Covid-19 pandemic. Along with local volunteers, Mona has been making masks for frontline workers. 

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30/06/2020

Feym enjoys life in brand new shared ownership home in Emerald Gardens

Feym, an Account Manager for a technology company, was the first resident to move into Emerald Gardens - just before the coronavirus lockdown.

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