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Community and Family Updates

We will regularly update you with news, events and opportunities for families in Tower Hamlets and the wider community.

Tower Hamlets Healthy Lives and Families Update

Here are newsletters from  The Healthy Lives Team and Families Matter , from Tower Hamlets. They regularly share relevant information, activities and resources to support your ongoing health and wellbeing.  We will add their new information here.

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Healthy Lives Healthy Lives Families Matter Healthy Lives Healthy Lives
Friday 14th May Friday 21st May Friday 28th May Friday 28th May Friday 11th June

Includes:

Parenting programme information

Videos of Eid celebrations

Plant photography competition

V&A story fun

Includes:

Reminder to get tested for Covid

The Big Ask survey

Active Recovery Hub

Advice for parents separating or in conflict

Includes:

The Big Ask Survey

Dad's Play Day at Rich Mix

Parent and Carer Council Meeting

Good for Girls Programme

Includes:

Tokyo Olympic Resources

Youth Sport Trust Challenge

BBC Sport activity Guide

BBC Bitesize

Includes:

Online Mental Health wellbeing for 11-25 y

Information about Covid vaccines

National Smile Month - dental care

Getting kids active

Healthy Lives Healthy Lives Families Matter Healthy Lives Healthy Lives
Friday 16th April Friday 23rd April Friday 30th April Friday 30th April Friday 7th May

Includes:

Advice for parents separating or in conflict

'Weekly wins' diary for children to record in

Bread recipes

Includes:

Wellbeing workshops for children aged 13-18

Worry Management webinar for parents

Sankofa story telling

Includes:

Tower Hamlets childcare scheme

RSE - Platform to talk 28th May

Links to Benefits and Family advice

Includes:

Information about Air Pollution

Cycling skills videos

Speakeasy RSE course

Nutrition activity pack

Includes:

Covid 19 updates for testing

Make Eid Lanterns

British Sign Language

Parental Engagement - relationships with schools

Families Matter Healthy Lives Healthy Lives Families Matter Healthy Lives

February

Friday 5th March Friday 12th March  March Friday 26th March 

Includes:

World Book Day

March Parent Conference

Support with Secondary admissions

Includes:

Stress management

Raising happy babies

Arts at home

Includes:

Developing children's self-care

Relaxation and meditation techniques

March Parent Conference

Includes: 

Healthy Start vouchers

Kids cycling lessons

Easter Holiday activities

Includes:

Easter Crafts

Youth Sports challenges

Latest Coronavirus links and updates

There is a wealth of information for further parental support on their website - Parental Support

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  • Parent and Carer Council virtual meeting​​​​​​​

    Published 09/06/21

    Meeting for Parents in Tower Hamlets

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  • June in Tower Hamlets

    Published 28/05/21

    Tower Hamlets has a vibrant arts scene, and a host of online family and community activities. We hope you find something to enjoy.

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  • Places to Visit at Half Term

    Published 26/05/21
    Here are some local opportunities to explore and play for free over half-term.  
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  • Free Theatre for Half Term

    Published 26/05/21

    A brand new interactive children’s musical, exploring community, imagination and a passion for plants. Filled with catchy songs, humour and imagination.

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  • Somali Parents and Carers Network

    Published 12/05/21

    The Somali Parents and Carers Network - Wednesday 26th May

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  • SEND Workshops for parents - Tower Hamlets

    Published 12/05/21

    Online SEND information virtual workshops to support parents

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  • Covid 19 Variations

    Published 07/05/21
    Covid-19 variants of concern in Tower Hamlets
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  • Worry Management Webinar - 28th April

    Published 23/04/21

    Worry Management for Parents webinar

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  • School Ready - Families Matter

    Published 21/04/21

    Online Meeting to Prepare for Early Years - run by Tower Hamlets

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  • Family Events and Support

    Published 25/03/21

    Cycle training, Online Maths, Commemoration of 50 Years of Bangladesh's Independence

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  • Bangladeshi Women Celebrating International Women's Day - March 12th

    Published 10/03/21

    Please find attached, the poster with all the information you need to access the Bangladeshi Women event by Udichi Shilpi Gosthi on Friday 12 March. It will be broadcast live at 4.30pm at 

    https://www.facebook.com/udichiLondon  with contribution from women in Bangladesh and America.

    4.30pm-6.30pm FREE open to all online event
    VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS engaging local women, women’s organisations and their representatives to discuss their circumstances, their wellbeing and the problems they are facing during the pandemic and provide guidance and support. We will also be looking at future opportunities for employment, empowerment, achievements and challenges. And we will present ENTERTAINMENT with music and dance to celebrate International Women’s Week with prominent performers.

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  • Tower Hamlets Annual Parent Conference 2021

    Published 10/03/21

    REGISTER NOW - ANNUAL PARENT CONFERENCE 2021

    Families Matter: The Road Ahead 

    Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 March

    FREE online conference planned with parents for parents.

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