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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Coronavirus Covid-19: business tenants

This webpage contains information on support available to businesses in response to the pandemic.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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