Protest Winterville at Haggerston Park

SIGN PETITION HERE On the notice board there is a Green Flag Winner certificate, a well-deserved accolade for the amazing job that the Haggerston Park Rangers perform. On the Green Flag Award website (, their first aim is given: To ensure that everybody has access to quality green and other open spaces, irrespective of where

Consultation on proposed traffic improvements

Many of you will have seen the flyer posted through doors inviting feedback on proposed traffic improvements in

Inaugural Film Night

We had a smashing evening on the green this weekend. Children and adults had a super evening of film, popcorn and delicious hotdogs (some of us had two!). On behalf of the JHERA committee, members, associates residents and friends, we would like to extend our considerable thanks to Giff, Wendy and Rob for their efforts

Laxeiro‏ is 35

This summer Laxeiro‏ celebrates 35 years in business! This summer we celebrate 35 years in business. Check out

Naseem Khan obituary

A wonderful reflection on one of our neighbours, Naseem Khan, who sadly passed away this month. Naseem Khan

Campania & Jones review

The Guardian has a nice little write up of our very local Campania & Jones. Campania & Jones,

Handy Contacts page

  HANDY CONTACTS   Thanks to the help from fellow JHERA members and the growing number of suggestions

Photos from the Big Lunch and Jo Cox day

Some photos of the neighbourhood celebrating The Big Lunch and Jo Cox Day. Thanks to everyone who came for the lovely sharing food and joining in the fun. Special thanks goes to Olivier and Catherine (JHERA committee member) for their wonderful contributions, including The Big Lunch sign on Jesus Green, and the bunting and hammocks.

Big Lunch and Jo Cox day 2017

We’ll be celebrating the Big Lunch and Jo Cox day next Sunday (18th June). Hoping things will get going at 1pm on Jesus Green, but of course everyone welcome whenever they can make it. Do bring, food, drink and picnic gear, and anything you’d like to share. Oh, and our regular Flower Market performer Jonny

Sports day 2017

We had another brilliant sports day on Jesus Green this Saturday (13 May). See a few select photos below. Many thanks to Rob, Adam and Sean for preparations, and organising us all on the day.

Freedom passers news

The last three months have been unusually celebratory for the Freedom Passers. The alternative Hamper. With help from

Barnet Grove in 1979

As Spring approaches and we are outside on our green spaces more I thought you’d be interested in this shot taken on Barnet Grove in 1979 of what is now Jesus Green. The archway was opposite Wimbolt Street and led into a small wood factory. Houses surrounded what is now the green on all sides,

Developers to present plans for Haggerston Baths

A meeting in which two developers will present their proposals for the nearby Haggerston Baths is set for

JHERA Freedom Pass Group volunteers

Open to all residents who live within the JHERA boundary who qualify for a London Freedom Pass. I

Tower Hamlets meeting on antisocial behaviour (21 March)

Following on from the first Weavers Ward anti-social behaviour meeting in Feb, Councillors John Pierce and Abdul Mukit

Photos of Brick Lane from the 1980s

The Guardian has published some photos of Brick Lane taken by Raju Vaidyanathan. Vaidyanathan has been taking pictures

Committee members

We’ve added a new page to the site with the names and photos of the JHERA committee members.

Old photos

Many will know about the fish market that was built at the West end of Columbia Road in 1869 and too soon after (circa 1958) was demolished. We’ve found a picture of the building we’ve not seen before and also some other photos from around the web, so thought they’d be worth sharing. If you

Tower Hamlets meeting on antisocial behaviour (28 Feb)

A meeting is being planned to discuss antisocial behaviour in Tower Hamlets on 28th Feb, at 6:30PM. The

Volunteering for Friends of Ion Square Fri 18th Nov

We have the makings of a committed group of people who are all keen to work together to