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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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Friday 16th April Friday 23rd April Friday 30th April Friday 30th April Friday 7th May


Advice for parents separating or in conflict

'Weekly wins' diary for children to record in

Bread recipes


Wellbeing workshops for children aged 13-18

Worry Management webinar for parents

Sankofa story telling


Tower Hamlets childcare scheme

RSE - Platform to talk 28th May

Links to Benefits and Family advice


Information about Air Pollution

Cycling skills videos

Speakeasy RSE course

Nutrition activity pack


Covid 19 updates for testing

Make Eid Lanterns

British Sign Language

Parental Engagement - relationships with schools

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


World Book Day

March Parent Conference

Support with Secondary admissions


Stress management

Raising happy babies

Arts at home


Developing children's self-care

Relaxation and meditation techniques

March Parent Conference


Healthy Start vouchers

Kids cycling lessons

Easter Holiday activities


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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  • 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  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


    Families Matter: The Road Ahead 

    Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 March

    FREE online conference planned with parents for parents.

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  • Tower Hamlets Offer 2021

    Published 10/03/21

    Examples of services available: 

    • City and East London Bereavement Counselling Service
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  • Reading workshops for families

    Published 10/03/21

    We are excited to share with you that Tower Hamlets Parental Engagement team, have 2 online workshops this week for parents to support reading at home and reading for pleasure.  We warmly encourage you to take part as we celebrate World Book Day this week. 

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  • Platform to Talk - Back to School

    Published 10/03/21

    Tower Hamlets, Family Team are offering a talk to support parents with re-establishing 'back-to-school' expectations.

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