Change Maker: Emmanuel Baidoo

Emmanuel Baidoo, Spotlight Youth Worker, is committed to working with young people to encourage them to go after opportunities and pursue their goals.

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Celebrating Local Change Makers

This Black History Month we are celebrating some of the inspiring change-makers in our community.

Safia Jama, CEO of Women’s Inclusive Team and a recent recipient of the Queens Award for Voluntary Service, champions change that empowers women to realise their full potential.

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Fun filled Teviot festival a hit with local community

Our Teviot Festival, a community fun day was attended by more than 500 local people.

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Support for families boosted with new centre open at Chrisp Street Market

A brand-new Children and Family Centre has opened at Chrisp Street Market, part of the exciting evolution of Poplar’s main commercial centre.

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New Chrisp Street Children & Family Centre opening event

Don’t miss the opening of your new Chrisp Street Children and Family Centre on Tuesday 14 September, in Chrisp Street Market, from 10.30am to 2pm.

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Our Teviot Summer festival is here!

We are celebrating Teviot with the community on Saturday 11 September and excited to invite everyone along to enjoy the free activities.

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It’s summer every weekend on Aberfeldy

This summer the people of Aberfeldy are hosting an exciting mix of events every weekend, with food, drink and entertainment for everyone.

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Love Summer Programme

The Love Summer programme takes place at St Paul’s Way Centre from 22 July to 1 September.

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Poplar is open for business!

To celebrate the many incredible businesses in Poplar, you’ll be hearing from and seeing the faces of the people behind these businesses, on Instagram and Twitter all summer.

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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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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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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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