Hanwell

Hanwell

Welcome to the Hanwell 'Our Bigger Story' website. This is part of the multi media evaluation of 15 Big Local areas in England. The website is an opportunity to follow what is changing in Hanwell as a result of Big Local over a ten year period.

The aim of the website is to share the learning from everything that is happening in Hanwell with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.

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Timeline

  • December 2, 2019 Photo

    HBL's October Holiday Club for children aged 5-12 years living in the Hanwell Big Local Area. The children did a range of activities which consisted of a variety of arts and crafts activities which the children decorated pumpkins tea light holders plus more Halloween decorating! They did cooking which they made homemade burgers and scary cupcakes, They had a mini sports day which all the children received a certificate and a football match and the children received a medal.They ended the week with a Halloween party which went down a treat!

  • October 28, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project. This month they did a Halloween themed activity which they made scary faces out of clay, parents and children got involved and made some really scary faces.

  • November 28, 2019 Photo

    HBL in partnership with HCGA held a Cooperate Day under its Green Hanwell project. The Cooperate Company was IMG and there were about 30 of them. The day was a huge success. They all worked really hard, even though it started raining early in the day. They cleared paths, made a new composting area and a dead hedge and removed a lot of the stinging nettles. By the afternoon they had also started planting 1500 woodland bulbs in the garden which will hopefully make a beautiful display in the spring and they had cleared the play areas for people to be able to access better, whilst protecting an area specifically for wildlife.

  • October 1, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project, They learned tips on how to identify drought tolerant plants and to conserve water in the garden.

  • October 1, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project, they learned how to make Chilli Oil during today's Twilight Session held at the Hanwell Community Centre.

  • October 1, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local supported Copley Close Residents Association with the Small Grants Award to hold a wonderful community event, which was filled with fun and exciting activities including HCGA who brought their smoothie bike which was funded by HBL, cup cake decorating, DJ, face painting and delicious food. Their was a football tournament which was very popular with the local young people who really got involved and had plenty of fun.

  • September 26, 2019 Photo

    Gurnell Grove Residents Association held their annual Funday which was part funded by the Hanwell Big Local Small Grants. There were a variety of stalls on the day Ease and HBL, Gurnell Residents Association tombola, cupcake cake decorating, face painting, bouncy castle and the food stall which went down a treat The children also took part in a egg and spoon race and a three legged race which they all enjoyed.

  • October 1, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project. The Sunlight photography is a natural way of creating prints of images using the sunlight to leave a mark on the specialised paper we provide during our sessions. This can create some beautiful pieces of art. The session was held at the Paddington/Pembroke Court at Copley Close.

  • October 1, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project “Food Explorer Activity” to sample different kind of fruits and vegetables and then learn how to plant them. The activity was held at the Paddington/Pembroke Court at Copley Close.

  • October 1, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project. they did a Trip to Grove Farm at Leighton Buzzard to pick your own fresh fruits and vegetables and then had a relaxing picnic followed by bird watching and a walk at the Collage Lake.

  • September 30, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project, The Twilight Session was held at the Hanwell Community Centre, they were doing Sunlight photography which is a natural way of creating prints of images using the sunlight to leave a mark on the specialised paper we provide during our sessions. This can create some beautiful pieces of art.

  • September 4, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local's After school club got to go out on an adventurous outing to Go Ape. All the children that attended said they enjoyed the trip and had lots of fun climbing in the tress doing the obstacle and coming down the zip wire at the end,This trip was a reward to the children for their attendance at After school club.

  • September 4, 2019 Photo

    HBL's Summer Holiday Club for children aged 5-12 years living in the Hanwell Big Local Area which was on for 2 weeks. The activities consisted of a range of art activities including decorating wind chimes and bags and lots more! They did cooking which they made pitta pizzas and cheese cakes, They had a sports day which all the children received a certificate. Pulse came in and did a basketball session with both groups and they ended their holiday club with a trip to Oxygen which went down a treat with all the children!

  • October 3, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Arts project is led by artist Billy alongside the local community to create a permanent public art piece in HBL area. In the first stage, Hanwell Big Local funded arts workshops to involve the local residents in the design and creative part of the project. During the final workshop they did a collage picture of the Hanwell area.

  • October 3, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Arts project is led by artist Billy alongside the local community to create a permanent public art piece in the HBL area. In the first stage, Hanwell Big Local funded Arts workshops to involve the local residents in the design and creative part of the project, During the next 2 workshops they used Markers to make pictures of the Hanwell area.

  • August 8, 2019 Photo

    We had a peer pressure work shop which 19 young people attended, they learned about relationships, drugs/alcohol, how to feel confident in not getting involved in something that you do not want to do. We have done a Mental Health Workshop which 10 young people attended and said it was very interesting, they enjoyed learning about how broad mental health issues can be from depression to Schizophrenia. We then had a Gang Violence and Crime Awareness Workshop which 16 young people attended, this was very informative and encouraged them to pursue their dreams and goal and not to be lead astray by the thought of quick and easy money that most times leads to crime and often prison.

  • September 30, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project, They started with the house plant workshop and they then run a family craft session making herbal gifts for Mother's Day. In April they were planting sunflowers and pumpkins which they will bring back in September to see how big they have grown. In May they made fairy and dinosaur mini gardens, In June they did flower bread making they learned how to knead the dough what ingredients they needed to add and how much. This month they were Making Natural Pictures using the natural materials i.e. flowers, leaves, sticks.

  • July 5, 2019 Photo

    The trip was to get inspirations from Kew gardens for HBL Hanwell green project, whilst their they got to celebrate the Chihuly glass sculptures and kew's reflections on nature. The weather was lovely on the day, everyone enjoyed and appreciated being able to go on the trip. One of the attendees gave feed back on how much they enjoyed the day "it was amazing to see the Chihuly glass sculptures which were fabulous I had a great day out".

  • October 3, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Arts project is led by artist Billy alongside the local community to create a permanent public art piece in HBL area. In the first stage, Hanwell Big Local funded arts workshops to involve the local residents in the design and creative part of the project. During the third and forth workshops they used paints to make pictures of the Hanwell area.

  • October 3, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Arts project is led by artist Billy alongside the local community to create a permanent public art piece in the HBL area. In the first stage, Hanwell Big Local funded arts workshops to involve the local residents in the design and creative part of the project, in the first 2 workshops they used crayons to make pictures of the Hanwell area.

  • July 5, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project, They started with the house plant workshop and they then run a family craft session making herbal gifts for Mother's day. in April they were planting sunflowers and pumpkins which they will bring back in September to see how big they have grown, In May they made fairy and dinosaur mini gardens, this month they did flower bread making they learned how to knead the dough what ingredients they needed to add and how much.

  • July 9, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local and E.A.S.E took part in Hanwell Carnival's yearly procession. This year the theme was country's from around the world, everyone came together and took part in the parade dressed in tied dyed T-Shirts and they waved flags from around the world. The youth club children joined us again this year and took part in the parade.

  • July 5, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded the sewing course for 4 weeks for the residents living in the HBL area. They learnt how to use a sewing machine and how to alter and upcycle clothes, Attendees made different projects some made bags and dresses. Participants really enjoyed the course, the feedback was that it was very interesting and well organised. The tutor Gilly was nice, friendly and helpful.

  • June 13, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local held a Showcase event with our Partners, friends, volunteers and stakeholdersW we wanted to mark and celebrate what has been achieved in the local community and to set out some of some our plans for the future. Local families joined our event from within the community for which some have received training and development grants and wanted to show their appreciation.There was food and drinks for all the families to all enjoy.

  • April 27, 2019 Film

    In this film, recorded at a Big Local open event, Big Local partners, local councillors, residents and young people talk about the change Hanwell Big Local is bringing about in the area. The film focuses in particular on the difference Big Local supported projects are making for young people and in bringing together diverse communities.

  • April 25, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project, They started with the house plant workshop and they then run a family craft session making herbal gifts for Mother's day. This month they were planting sunflowers and pumpkins which they will bring back in September to see how big they have grown.

  • May 24, 2019 Photo

    The young people were funded by HBL to do a teen activity session. The young people did a football tournament they got into teams and played against each other. All the young people worked very hard at participating in the tournament which was a very good session they all won a medal and finished the tournament with a basketball shootout.

  • April 26, 2019 Photo

    HBL's Easter Holiday Scheme for children aged 5-12 years living in the Hanwell Big Local Area. The activities consisted of Easter projects, Easter egg hunt, making chocolate muffins and milkshakes, a football tournament and a trip to the river Brent.

  • March 27, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project, They started with the house plant workshop and this month they are running a family craft session making herbal gifts for Mother's day.

  • March 14, 2019 Photo

    The trip was to get inspirations from Kew gardens for HBL hanwell green project, whilst their they got to celebrate the incredible biodiversity of Colombia through Kew's spectacularly colourful orchid display. The weather was lovely on the day, everyone enjoyed and appreciated being able to go on the trip.

  • March 14, 2019 Photo

    HBL is running a variety of activities and workshops for residents of HBL to get involved in with the Green Hanwell Project, starting with the house plant workshop, which involved learn how to care for your plants, take cuttings, bring your own plants for repotting, make a terrarium and free plants.

  • March 18, 2019 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local's February Holiday Scheme 2019- for all children aged between 5-12 years old living in the HBL area had the opportunity to take part in our fun filled activities, decorating bird feeders/houses, cooking and a trip to Hanwell Zoo.

  • January 7, 2019 Photo

    The young people were funded by HBL to do a teen activity session. The young people got into teams of two or three and worked together to plan and prepare what they wanted to cook. The young people had a cook off on the 15th December which they took part in making a variety of different dishes like jerk chicken, rice and peas, mac and cheese, chicken nuggets, cakes etc. All the young people worked very hard making their dishes which was a very good session, and they won prizes.

  • November 1, 2018 Photo

    HBL'S October Holiday Scheme 2018 - for all children aged between 5-12 years old living in the HBL area had the opportunity to take part in our fun filled activities and joined in with the fancy dress Halloween party.

  • November 2, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local's After school club got to go out on an adventurous outing to Legoland. This trip was a reward to the children for their attendance at After school club.

  • November 1, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded Healthy cooking classes for 4 weeks for the residents who live in the HBL area at Hanwell community centre. All the attendees enjoyed participating and learning how to cook different healthy meals from easy pesto pasta, vegetable samosa, sour bread dough,pizza, and raspberry and peach muffins and lots more wonderful ideas. All attendees supported each other during the classes to organise, prepare and cook the food, they were also able to take the food home.

  • November 1, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded the sewing course for 4 weeks for the residents living in the HBL area. They learnt how to use a sewing machine, how to make different designs for their cushion covers. Participants really enjoyed the course, the feedback was that it was very interesting and well organised. The tutor Gilly was nice, friendly and helpful.

  • September 19, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local supported Copley Close Steering Group with the Small Grants Award to hold a wonderful community event, which was filled with fun and exciting activities including cup cake decorating, DJ, face painting and delicious Caribbean food.The football tournament and Basket ball shoot out was very popular with local young people who really got involved and had plenty of fun.

  • September 19, 2018 Photo

    High Lane Residence Association held their annual fun day which was part funded by Hanwell Big Local's small grants.The activities involved Live DJ, EASE and HBL,Sand art, Bouncy castle, Face painting and a food stall.

  • September 19, 2018 Photo

    Gurnell Grove residence Association held their annual Funday which was part funded by the Hanwell Big Local Small Grants. Their was a variety of stalls on the day Gift people stall, Ease and HBL, Baby cakes, Gurnell Residence association tombola, Face painting, Bouncy castle, Dj Active Audio and the Food stall which went down a treat.

  • August 16, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local's Summer Holiday Club for children aged 5-12 years living in the Hanwell Big Local Area. They did a variety of Arts and crafts and sports activities.They helped out along side cultivate London with planting and watering the trees/flowers, Cooking-making pasta salad and cupcakes. They had a slime workshop day which went down very well with the children,a football tournament and after a fab two weeks they ended it with a trip to Rush and Go Ape which went down a treat.

  • September 5, 2018 Photo

    E.A.S.E Youth Club members were funded by HBL to go out on an adventurous outing to Thrope Park. This trip rewarded the young people for their attendances at youth club and attending Gang Prevention Work shops during the sessions and to celebrate the end of year term.

  • July 9, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local and E.A.S.E took part in Hanwell Carnivals yearly Procession. This year the theme was Our Hanwell, everyone in the Hanwell Big Local area came together and took part in the parade dressed as Charlie Chaplin. The youth club children joined us this year and took part by designing their own t-shirts and they wore them in the parade.

  • July 9, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded Healthy cooking classes for 4 weeks for the residents who live in the HBL area at Hanwell community centre. All the attendees enjoyed participating and learning how to cook different healthy meals from Fruity Yoghurt, Breakfast smoothies, Mini flat bread pizzas, Spicy tomato baked eggs, Chicken Tikka masala, Parmesan and herb muffins and lots more wonderful ideas. All attendees supported each other during the classes to organise, prepare and cook the food, they were also able to take the food home.

  • May 17, 2018 Photo

    HBL's Easter Holiday Scheme for children aged 5-12 years living in the Hanwell Big Local Area. The activities consisted of Easter projects, Easter egg hunt, making chocolate nests, a football tournament and a trip to Oxygen which went down a treat!

  • April 9, 2018 Photo

    After Hanwell Big Local carried out the community survey and the feedback received on services that the community wanted, HBL funded the community sewing course for the beginners. They learnt how to use a sewing machine and made a drawstring bag.

  • April 5, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local's February Holiday Scheme 2018- for all children aged between 5-12 years old living in the HBL area had the opportunity to take part in our fun filled activities and met with cultivate London and planted fruit trees.

  • January 4, 2018 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local held a Christmas event for the residents who live in the HBL area. There was live music from a local DJ, free prizes and games, food and drinks for all the families. The highlight of the event was Santa's Grotto which was enjoyed.

  • January 4, 2018 Photo

    North Hanwell Traders Association, held a Christmas funded by HBL. There was a grotto and father Christmas provided free gifts, there was live music. There were stalls from the Halo and a florist donating profits to the Grenfell Tragedy.

  • November 15, 2017 Photo

    HBL'S October Holiday Scheme 2017 - for all children aged between 5-12 years old living in the HBL area had the opportunity to take part in our fun filled activities and joined in with the fancy dress Halloween party down stairs in the basement.

  • August 15, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Community Centre held their annual fun day for the community. The Hanwell Big Local team were present showing support and outreaching their services whilst giving out goody bags to HBL residents and Humphrey the hound made an appearance!!

  • August 31, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local worked alongside Cultivate London with the children from this years summer holiday scheme and organised for them to decorate Bird Boxes to be put up in and around the Woodland Area on Copley Estate. Look out for their Bird boxes!!

  • August 11, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local supported Copley Close Steering Group with the Small Grants Award to hold a wonderful community event, which was filled with fun and exciting activities including cup cake decorating, DJ, face painting and delicious Caribbean food.

  • August 31, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local's Summer Holiday Scheme 2017 - for all children aged between 5-12 years old living in the HBL area had the opportunity to take part in fun filled activities and went on trips to Go Ape, Northala Hills and Oxygen.

  • August 31, 2017 Photo

    This year Hanwell Big Local increased the spaces for children on Summer Holiday Scheme. This allowed more children who live in the HBL area an opportunity to attend the Holiday Scheme and be a part of the Hanwell Big Local Family!

  • August 11, 2017 Photo

    E.A.S.E Youth Club members who live in the Hanwell Big Local area were funded by HBL to go out on an adventurous outing to Team Sport Go Karting. This trip rewarded the youths for their attendances at youth club and to celebrate the end of year.

  • August 11, 2017 Photo

    Cultivate London went round to Copley Close Estate and Gurnell Grove Estate to check up on the communal planting areas where plants & vegetables were planted by local residents. As you can see, the vegetables are growing and will be ready to eat soon

  • August 11, 2017 Photo

    Gurnell Grove Association held their annual Funday which was part funded by the Hanwell Big Local Small Grants. The football tournament was very popular with local young people who really got involved and had plenty of fun despite the rain.

  • August 15, 2017 Photo

    To celebrate the end of Ramadan, Hanwell Big Local awarded residents of Copley Close, Small Grants to hold an Eid Event. The celebration was open to all local residents and an opportunity for the community to come together to enjoy good food.

  • August 11, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local in partnership with Hanwell Association of Traders held a Hawaii themed customer appreciation day. There was sandpits and padding pools for the children, to musical entertainment from steel-pans band & BBQ food for people to enjoy.

  • June 28, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local and E.A.S.E took part in Hanwell Carnivals yearly Procession and Carnival with Active Audio. This year the theme was films, everyone in the Hanwell Big Local area came together and took part in the parade dressed as Blue Smurfs.

  • May 18, 2017 Photo

    Parents, children from Copley Close gathered together to continue to plant flower and vegetable seeds. Hanwell Big Local appreciates all who joined in with the Community Planting Project and contributing to helping Hanwell turn Green.

  • May 15, 2017 Photo

    Day 2 of Copley Community Planting day took place on 13th April 2017. Many residents from the Copley Close community where welcomed to join in with the horticulture Venture in helping Hanwell turn Green. Here residents planted seeds & new plants.

  • May 18, 2017 Photo

    Parents & Children from Gurnell Grove came along to finish off planting more seeds and plants. Hanwell Big Local would like to thank all the residents who took part in the Green Hanwell Project and especially to Cultivate London and Piece of Green.

  • May 15, 2017 Photo

    Green Hanwell project continued to visit the estates within the Hanwell Big Local Area. Gurnell Grove Community Planting Day 2 took place on the 8th of April 2017, residents from Gurnell Grove community came along and joined in on the planting fun.

  • April 13, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local in partnership with The Art Box had their first Photography & Film training day at Hanwell Community Centre on Saturday 8th of April 2017. Here members of the community learnt the Introduction to the world of photography.

  • April 7, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local's Mascot Humphrey the Hound took a SURPRISE visit to Hanwell Big Local's Easter Holiday Scheme for the 5-7 year olds group who leave in the HBL area. Humphrey thanked the children for being apart of the Hanwell Big Local family!

  • May 15, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local in partnership with Cultivate London, Piece of Green and Ealing Council held their first Community Planting Day in Copley Estate. The residents of Copley Close joined in the community venture in helping Hanwell turn Green!

  • May 15, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local in partnership with Cultivate London, Piece of Green and Ealing Council held their first Community Planting Day in Gurnell Grove Estate. Many residents of Gurnell Grove from adults to children came along to join in the planting fun!

  • April 7, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local ran their Easter themed Holiday Scheme for children aged 5-7 in the Hanwell Big Local Area. The activities consisted of Easter egg hunt, Easter card and basket making, Easter bingo and cooking Easter cakes which went down a treat!

  • April 13, 2017 Photo

    The 8-12 year olds who took part in Hanwell Big Locals Easter themed Holiday scheme enjoyed their week full of fun activities. They made Chicken Kebab Sticks, Easter baskets, Jewellery making, Canvas painting and went on a Easter Egg park hunt!

  • April 4, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local started off the New Year 2017 with their February Holiday Scheme for children aged 8-12 years old who live in the Hanwell Big Local Area. This Year the activities were child led which was a great success with all the children!

  • April 4, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local continues their yearly Holiday Schemes for children aged between 5-7 years old who live in the Hanwell Big Local Area. For this New Year 2017 we have seen an increase in new children and introduced the new photo-shoot workshop!!

  • April 4, 2017 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local in partnership with Cultivate London, Piece of Green and Ealing Council, held their first public meeting. It aimed at promoting and publicising the current and future projects that are taking place and to gather volunteers!!

  • November 30, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded North Hanwell Traders Association, to hold a joint end of year festive celebration event in HBL area. There was live music & choir, roasted chestnuts, free balloons & giveaways and the highlight of the event Santa's Grotto.

  • November 11, 2016 Photo

    Monday 24th October-Friday 28th October 2016 Hanwell Big Local & Ease ran their October Half term Scheme for children aged 5-12 years old. This Half term it was a Halloween themed and the children enjoyed a trip to oxygen and many more activities!!

  • October 26, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local through their Small Grants scheme funded the Copley Close Funday. This allowed the residents of HBL to come together and get involved with fun engaging activities. The event provided various activities for adults & children.

  • October 26, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded the Youth Mentoring Project. There are 12 Mentors who will be apart of the project providing 1 to 1 mentoring support for 24 young people within the HBL area. The Mentors successfully completed 3 days of training.

  • October 20, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local, funded High Lane Estates Funday which involved lots of free engaging activities for the local residents who live in the Hanwell Big Local area. The activities involved Live DJ, Smoothie Making, food, a rolling bus and more.

  • August 16, 2016 Film

    In this film, recorded at Hanwell Carnival on 18th June 2016, partnership members and other stakeholders talk about the work of Hanwell Big Local, its support for training, business and environmental development and the local community centre .

  • October 12, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local held a free two week summer scheme for children who live in the Hanwell Big Local Area. The age ranged from 5 to 12 years old's and offered a selection of activities and trips, such as PICNIC IN THE PARK, BOWLING, CINEMA, GO APE!!!

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    November 23, 2016 Text

    Hanwell Big Local Published their Issue 2 Newsletter in Summer 2016! Every Hanwell Big Local Resident received this newsletter through their doors.

  • December 2, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local worked in partnership with London Pulse to provide the London Pulse Sports Camp 2016 in Hanwell Community Centre. This offered free basketball, baseball and american football activities for children aged 8-12 Years Old's.

  • October 19, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local, funded the Gurnell Estate Funday through their Small Grants Scheme, which enabled a free activity day for the local residents who live in the Big Local area. It included; Live DJ, Arts & Crafts, BBQ food, Bouncy Castle & many more!

  • October 14, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local organised and funded an outing for the young people who live in the Hanwell Big Local Area. The outing was a trip to "Thorpe Park Theme Park", which was very exciting experience as many of the young people had not been before.

  • October 26, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded, through the Small Grants scheme, three weeks of themed activities for the children in Mayfeild Primary School. The activities provided the children with an Art Week, Book Week and Comic Club.

  • December 2, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local set up a stall at Hanwell Community Centre Funday. This gave Hanwell Big Local & Ease the opportunity to Outreach their services by giving out leaflets and giveaways to all the HBL Residents.

  • December 2, 2016 Photo

    Ealing Council has handed over to Hanwell Big Local unused Land. This gives Hanwell Big Local the opportunity to create a communal green space and they are offering 2 year apprenticeship for people who live in the HBL area. [PROJECT IN PROCESS].

  • December 2, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local worked alongside The Little Art Room, to offer 5-11 years olds that live in the Hanwell Big Local Area FREE art workshops which ran from 29/03/2016 to 07/04/16. The workshops provided Ceramic painting, Graffiti Canvas and Pop Art!

  • July 11, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big local ran an Easter scheme in the two weeks of the Easter holiday for the local children aged 5 -12yrs. Activities included a boxes session, tennis and photography workshop. The scheme was successful with both weeks fully booked.

  • October 26, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded a Holiday Scheme in February Half Term from Monday 15th-Friday 19th for all children aged 5-12 years old that live in the Hanwell Big Local Area. There was Pizza making, Gardening, Break Dancing, Trips, Football & Basketball.

  • November 23, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local, Sponsored Hanwell Association of Traders(HAT) to run an event for the community. It allowed the traders to show appreciation to their customer by offering Live Music, Stalls and traders offered special discount in their stores!

  • December 2, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local funded a celebration dinner which included Canape Reception and a sit down meal. This gave Hanwell Big Local the opportunity to celebrate and review the year, and to get involved with discussing ideas for the next three years.

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    December 1, 2016 Text

    As part of Hanwell Big Locals Communication Project, they published their first issue of the Hanwell Big Local Newsletter in December 2015. This gave Hanwell Big Local opportunity to outreach all the opportunities they have available to HBL residents.

  • December 7, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local held their 2015 October Half Term Scheme in Gurnell Groove Community Centre for one week! There were loads of fun activities planned for the children who live in the Hanwell Big Local Area.

  • November 21, 2016 Photo

    Summer Holiday Scheme which was funded by Hanwell Big Local started on 3rd August 2015. It offered a free holiday scheme for children aged 8-12 years who live in the Hanwell Big Local area. There was Boxing, cooking, arts and many more.

  • November 21, 2016 Photo

    Summer Holiday Scheme which was funded by Hanwell Big Local started on 3rd August 2015. It offered a free holiday scheme for children aged 5-7 years who live in the Hanwell Big Local area. There was Picnic in the park, Trip to the Zoo, cooking & more

  • April 13, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local had a stall at Hanwell carnival. Hanwell Carnival was established in 1898 and is believed to be the oldest in London. The parade started from Hanwell Community Centre to Elthorne Park, where there were stalls of music, food, dancing, fun

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    May 24, 2016 Text

    HBL is excited to be supporting the development of a new bid to run Hanwell Community Centre (HCC). HCC is a community asset that sits in the heart of our Big Local area and is used by many residents and those from farther afield.

  • November 21, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local & EASE ran their annual Easter Themed Holiday Scheme 31/03/2015-09/06/2015. Children aged 5-12 who live in the Hanwell Big Local area got involved with Easter Egg Decorating, T-shirt & Bag Making, Baking, EGG Hunts and many more!!!!

  • May 24, 2016 Photo

    Over the Easter school break we ran activities for Hanwell Big Local resident children aged 5-12 years. They did cooking with Let’s Get Cooking, art and crafts with The Little Art Room and boxing with Ealing Boxing Club.

  • November 23, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local played a major part in organising and funding this event for all ages. There was Live Music from Hats off to Led, Zeppelin, Jazz Mondays, as well as Arts & Crafts, Music Workshop, Historical Exhibitions, films and Refreshments!

  • December 2, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local worked with The Little Art Room to offer Art Workshops for young people aged 13-19 for 5 weeks!!! It involved designing a canvas, allowing them to create an individual piece using their freedom of expression and Art Master Classes.

  • November 15, 2016 Photo

    Hanwell Big Local and Ease, ran there 2015 February Holiday Scheme for Children aged 5-12 that live in the Hanwell Big Local Area. Activities that were included were boxing session, Lets Get Cooking, Arts & Crafts and many more.

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    May 24, 2016 Text

    The Hanwell Big Local plan outlines the community’s key priorities for action around four themes: improving the environment, employability and enterprise, environmental improvements and transport/accessibility.

  • November 26, 2013 Film

    A short film shot by young people on Copley Close, Cuckoo estate and Gurnell Grove, Hanwell, about the changes the community would like to see on their estate over the next 10 years.

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    May 24, 2016 Text

    The Hanwell Community Profile describes the population living in the area and the needs identified with local residents. It explores the strengths of the area, major changes and the key challenges facing the communities of Hanwell.