Poplar Fashion Week

Over 160 people attended Poplar Fashion Week from 29th July – 1st August, which hosted free fashion-based workshops, classes and discussions in venues across Poplar. The week’s events celebrated fashion talent by bringing together local designers, students and enthusiasts to share knowledge and learn new skills.

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Shared Ownership helps Graham find his perfect home

After a life-changing snowboarding accident, Graham's requirements for a home changed. Our Shared Ownership team worked closely with him to find a suitable home and continue to provide ongoing adjustments to help make the flat as accessible and homely as possible.

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Poplar HARCA, LBTH, THHF & Gateway Housing Association launch first Tower Hamlets Health & Housing conference

On 23rd July, Poplar HARCA, Tower Hamlets Council, Tower Hamlets Housing Forum & Gateway Housing Association hosted the first Tower Hamlets Health & Housing conference. The event aimed to bring housing and health professionals together to explore the relationship between the two sectors.

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Residents vote to regenerate Teviot

On an 81% turnout, 86% of voters have backed proposals for regenerating the Teviot Estate, Poplar with 1,800–2,450 new homes, new green and play spaces, shops, community and faith facilities, and improved infrastructure. 

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A chat with Mark, our Welfare Benefits Tenancy Sustainment Advisor

Mark is Poplar HARCA’s Welfare Benefits Tenancy Sustainment Advisor. He works within the Safeguarding team, whose primary focus is to help and support our residents. We sat down with Mark to chat about his day-to-day role, how he supports residents and some top tips for managing finances.

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Dizzee Rascal shoots new music video ‘Quality’ in Chrisp Street, featuring young musicians from Spotlight youth service.

Grime artist Dizzee Rascal returned to his roots in Chrisp Street to film the music video for his song ‘Quality’ featured on his EP, ‘Don’t Gas Me’.

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St Paul’s Way Festival

With summer now upon us, we’re kicking off festival season with a fun day event at St Paul’s Way.

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