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Strictly Trowbridge

The Trowbridge Seniors Tea dance is becoming an institution. This Christmas the focus was on the Classic Viennese Waltz. Mr Chan and his dance team led the way as members of the community joyfully followed along. Wick Award used this opportunity to promote our new community research project looking at the experience of older people in the ward.

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Build Up Hackney Wick

Build Up have raised an incredible £50,000 to fund an exciting youth led project to improve the outside space on the corner of Wick Road  and Flanders way. Wick Award is contributing £15,00 to the project which will support young people to re-design their own corner of Hackney Wick. Mateenah, 14, a Wick resident said ‘This project can bring everyone

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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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