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Volunteers week

This week we are celebrating and saying a massive THANK YOU to all our fantastic who make it happen in Hackney Wick . OnĀ  Tuesday volunteers supporting our community lunch sat down to their own celebratory lunch, thank you. It wouldn’t happen without you.

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Build up project- Hackney Wick

Confident, skilled and proud-young people leading a construction project on Wick Road. Wick Award is funding the Build up project giving local young people the opportunity to make decisions, influence the local environment and see the real-life impact they can have. We have started on the project to transform the corner of Wick road/ Morning lane, making it accessible and

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Well Street Common Festival- 9th June

Wick Award will be at this years Well Street Common Festival, come to our stall and find out what’s going on in Hackney Wick. We can tell you about all sorts of free/low-cost community in the area including: Community lunch Zumba Knitting classes Local history projects Bouldering Basketball Yoga. Plus more, Its all happening in the Wick !  

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Gascoyne 2 Hall- Doors Open

Residents approve of the refurbished to Gascoyne 2 Hall and look forward to using the new facilities. Here are some of the activities that are happening at the refurbished hall: A free community lunch every Wednesday from 12.30pm-2.00pm. Yoga for All, Wednesday 11am-12pm. Gentle exercise to improve strength, flexibility as well as calms the mind. Wickers Charity will be holding

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Wise Wick Community Research Project

Social isolation and loneliness is recognised as a problem for individuals as well as communities and is a cause of serious health problems. Staying socially connected as we age, not only increases our well-being and quality of life but means that we can keep sharing the good stuff with our friends and neighbours. Wick Award Community Researchers are talking to

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Hackney Wick Town Hall

Wick Award has backedĀ  an initiative to connect local residents to tackle local issues and explore solutions. Hackney Wick Town Hall sessions took place in October at Trowbridge Seniors’ Hall and in December at The Old Baths, facilitated by local activist, Gil Wildman and supported by young people from Hackney Wick Youth Voice, the sessions brought residents together to talk

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Winter Warmer

over 900 hundred residents from across Hackney attended the Winter Warmer on the 27 November. Residents got the opportunity mingle with neighbors and find out about the different services and activities accessible to them in the borough. The infamous event saw a packed schedule that involved a pop up afternoon tea club, a panto performance of Cindyrella. Gascoyne 2 crafters

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