Roman Road COVID-19 Live Twitter Updates

Today’s main updates

Last updated 09.00am, 26 March 2020.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has implemented a lockdown preventing people from leaving their houses other than for limited, essential trips. All ‘non-essential’ businesses are also shut.

Victoria Park is now closed until further notice. The council released a statement saying the decision is due to park users flouting Tower Hamlets Playgrounds are closed. Other parks in the area remain open.

Victoria Park Market is closed until further notice.

So far, the following stations in Tower Hamlets have closed: District Line on Bow Road, Stepney Green. The Circle Line is also closed.

Want to get involved? Here’s a list of local community groups.

Here’s our COVID-19 help hub.

And a list of helplines and useful links for businesses and community members.


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Tabitha Stapely

Tabitha Stapely is the founder of Social Streets, a not-for-profit media company bringing high-quality journalism back to local communities, particularly those in disadvantaged or neglected areas. Prior, Stapely was a writer and editor for national titles including The Telegraph, Elle and Red magazines.

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