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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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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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Hackney Wick Youth Voice

The Hackney Wick Youth Voice project started in December 2016, with the aim of empowering young people in Hackney Wick to have their voices heard. It is commissioned by Wick Award, through the National Lottery “Big Local” initiative. The project is led by Luke alongside two paid young project assistants and a panel of local young people. They have run events

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Council responds to Hackney Wick young people

Hackney Wick Youth Voice

Hackney Council has responded positively to the report “Hackney Wick Through Young Eyes” developed by Hackney Wick Youth Voice, a project established by Wick Award and delivered by Hackney Quest. The research conducted by local young people in 2017 (Hackney Wick Through Young Eyes Report ) explored young people’s experiences and   thoughts about living in Hackney Wick. The council has written

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