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Gascoyne 2 hall redevelopment

Local residents have contributed to plans to redevelop Gascoyne 2 Community Hall re-opening March 2019. The new building will be an important community hub as it will provide a first class venue for community groups and estate residents to host their own meetings and events, including day-time activities. Alongside the activities which will be held at Gascoyne 2 Community hall, 

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Chair Disco🕺💃

Chair disco starting Friday 2nd November

A new fun fitness class has proved popular with residents. Weekly Chair Disco sessions are being hosted at Adelaide Court every Friday morning at 10.30 am. The sessions are free and fun and a great way to get active and meet new people. One Adelaide Court resident said – “This class has been a hit. I love the music –

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After School club at Hub 67

The after school club project at Hub 67 was set up to address the lack of youth provision in the South Hackney area. The after school club was delivered weekly between 4-5:30pm for 12 plus children aged 7-14, during term time October-December. Children that attended the club, took part in creative activities and workshops such as print making, response to

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Trowbridge Silver Surfers

Wick Award funded the Trowbridge Silver Surfers Sessions project between October- January 2018. The Silver surfers sessions organised by Echo, delivered 8 IT training to 15+ learners aged 50+  engaging 20+ volunteers at Trowbridge Community Center. The aim of this project was to increase the skills and confidence of learners, whilst informing and opening access to benefits of the internet.

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Trowbridge pop-up Choir

Victoria park Singers is a local community choir working with different community groups in Hackney Wick. Wick Award funded the Trowbridge Pop-up Choir and performance project, which  the Victoria park Singers delivered 4 Community Singing workshops bringing together different community groups at Trowbridge Community Center on Monday Afternoons or at Hub 67 Community Center The Trowbridge pop-up choir did a

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