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Thanks Nia

Wick Award is saying goodbye to our fabulous Communications Apprentice Nia O’Garro  Simpson. Nia has been at Wick Award for 15 months in which time she has developed a communications strategy, re-designed the website and created a social media profile for the organisation. Nia has completed her apprenticeship based in Hackney Council Communications Team and placed part-time with Wick Award.

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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 . On  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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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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Hackney Wick Town Hall

Wick Award has backed  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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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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