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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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 Families Matter E-Bulletin poster

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Families Matter      


Applying for Reception

Managing Behaviour 2-11

Idea Store - Book Chat sessions

Career ideas

Support for Violence against women and girls

Healthy Lives Healthy Lives Arts and Events Families Matter
8th October 5th November November October


Vote for the Young Mayor

Covid-19 vaccination

Swimming in Tower Hamlets


Flu Vaccination

Healthy Start Vouchers

Asthma Clinic


Creativity Club for locals

Walks of East London Parks

My Home, My Bari - Art exhibition at the Kobi Nazrul centre


Anti Bullying Week

Positive Parenting Programme

Online Safety

Families Matter Arts and Events Healthy Lives Families Matter
August September September 30th September


School uniform grant

Secondary Transfer Information

Keeping safe online


Bangladeshi Film Festival

Free residents photography course

Free Friday music at Oxford House


Information on depression

Online wellbeing resources

Self-care for parents


Booking for Half-Term Holiday scheme

Information on child vaccinations

Somali parents network information

Secondary transfer advice sessions

Previous dates archived.

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

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  • Triple P - Positive Parenting Programme

    Published 19/11/21

    Support for Managing Children's Behaviour

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  • Free Family Cycle Training!

    Published 13/10/21

    Tower Hamlets – Family Cycle Training – 25 October

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  • Building Strong Identities - 8th October@10am

    Published 06/10/21

    We warmly encourage you to attend this Zoom discussion below.  It is run by the Parent and Family support service.  It will be a great way to hear about how to support your child to build their identity.

    Friday 8th October at 10am

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  • Archive of Family Updates

    Published 09/09/21

    Links to previous council updates

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  • Bangladesh Film Festival - Free!

    Published 09/09/21

    Please enter an introduction for your news story here.

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    Published 15/07/21

    Go Wild for Reading this Holiday!!

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  • Tower Hamlets July Events

    Published 09/07/21

    Check out What's On in Tower Hamlets this July

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  • Summer Events and Activities

    Published 09/07/21

    Check out the great events and activities which Tower Hamlets have laid on this summer to keep children active and having fun over the holidays.

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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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