A big thanks to the 20-odd volunteers who came along for the three litter pick sessions we have held over the last two weekends as part of National Litter Pick Week . We managed to litter pick the entire park over the three sessions. It was great to meet and make some new friends – and the weather was ideal … read more
This Autumn we are organising a range of events in Mile End Park including litter picking events, bulb planting and some guided walks such as a bat walk. Details of the litter-picking sessions are below, whilst info about the other events will be published soon.
Litter Picking Sessions this September
This summer Mile End Park has a good range of free activities on offer for children aged 5-15.
Activities are based either at the southern end of the Park in the Children’s Park (see the orange flyer below) or near Solebay Bridge (see the green flyer below).
There are five different nature walks with different themes and walk leaders including … read more
Across the UK, as a percentage, more adults have had their second jab than those in Tower Hamlets who have had their first (see the graphs below). Many ideas have been suggested for this lag including the relative young age of the borough’s population and vaccine hesitancy due to misinformation.
One other reason is finding the time to get the … read more
On Sunday Tower Hamlets Council announced that ANYONE in the borough is now able to get tested for COVID-19 including those without symptoms. This follows a worrying rise in Covid-19 cases locally.
This is literally a walk in the park, as the Walk-in Test Centre is situated at Mile End Park’s Art Pavilion (just behind the Grove Road Texaco … read more
This coming Sunday, 4th February, the Friends of Mile End Park are co-hosting a planning event from 1.30 to 4.30PM at the Art Pavilion. All the details are above on the flyer. This event forms part of the process of formulating the Roman Road and Bow Neighbourhood Plan.
We will be walking around the Mile End Park area to start