September 2018

It’s good to bee in Poplar…

Young beekeepers trained by Leaders in Community celebrated their graduation at Limborough green hub on Sunday 12 August. The graduates decorated a cake with bee figures at Poplar HARCA’s Live Well Community Training Kitchen, a facility located within the garden.

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Breakfast club at The Linc

For four weeks of the Summer Holiday, The Linc Centre held a Breakfast and activity club for 4 to 11 year olds. Working with The Marner school and with funding provided by The London Mayor and Kitchen Social.

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Free Women’s Self Defence Classes

Free self-defence classes to any woman who wants to improve their awareness of personal safety both at home and on the streets.

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Summer’s been bouncing at Bow Brew

So summer break is nearly over! At Bow Brew we have had a fun filled 4 weeks. Planning and arranging weekly events for our young people.

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Poplar Union and Moo Canoes

Poplar Union is now a British Canoeing approved centre following inspection by the British Canoeing UK on the 10th June. This is a major step towards getting the centre recognised as a premier paddle sport venue.

Find out more news about Moo Canoes at Poplar Union >

Training courses at Trussler Hall

The Employment and Training team at Trussler Hall have a range of free training available, including Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care in October.

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Homelessness strategy

London Borough of Tower Hamlets is producing a new Homelessness Strategy for the borough. The final strategy that will be adopted later in the year will set out their vision for tackling homelessness in the borough and what actions they intend to deliver for 2018-23.

Read the strategy and give your views here by 10 September >

Nominate a neighbour for a STAR award!

Who do you know that deserves a bit of recognition for what they’re doing in the community? Nominate them for an award and make them feel special! It takes a few minutes to complete the nomination form.

Click here for details of the award categories and to nominate

Quit Right

You’re four times more likely to quit if you use support and treatment. For local support call Quit Right on 020 7882 8230 or visit

Live Well Community Training kitchen

People enjoyed cooking training at Live Well community training kitchen. On the day, everyone had a picnic and children played in the play area.

What’s on at The Cabin and Burcham Street Centre

See the latest time table for Brownfield timetable, including ballroom dancing, reflexology and massage and Poplar Singers.

Brownfield timetable

Bow Arts listings September

Find out what’s on at The Nunnery gallery – a short walk from Bow Church station. Drop in to see an exhibition, visit their onsite coffee shop and pop across the road to see the newly renovated Bow Church.

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Poplar clothes swap

Dig through you’re clothes to take to Poplar Clothes Swap – the sustainable way to shop!
Thursday 6 September 2018
5.00pm-8.00pm, The Cabin, E14 0QU

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Events at the Beehive – September

See the listings for The Beehive, including a new monthly comedy night on a Wednesday.
104 Empson St, London E3 3LT

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Autumn Competition – win a £50 voucher

This photo was taken in which Tower Hamlets park?
Send your answer and full name to or text/Whatsapp: 07983576501

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Dates for your diary


Poplar clothes swap

Poplar clothes swap
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