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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  • Teddy Bear Hunt
    May 6, 2020      Photo
    Are you and your children bored at home! Then look out for signs for the ‘Teddy bear hunt’ and ‘Growing Kits’ when you go out for your daily walk. Growing Kits: Vanessa has left today 50 ‘Growing Kits’ at Paddington Court, Copley Close and Gurnell Grove (near the children’s play area) for local residents to take away so look out for these Growing kits! Teddy Bear Hunt: Vanessa has put 10 teddy bears around Copley Wood (entrance near Chayne Path, Copley) and she also has attached the signs for the teddy bear hunt so explore around the woods and make up stories about how the bears got there and what game the bears are playing when you found them. This is just for fun, helping you to explore the woods! If you have t... 
  • After school Club Jan – March 2020
    March 20, 2020      Photo
    The After school Club children have done a variety of activities this term, during our cooking session we made a sponge cake, in our arts and crafts sessions we have made cards and decorated heart shaped ceramic pots for valentine’s day and for mother’s day we decorated some heart shaped jewellery boxes. We also went out to explore our local area for any hidden treasures using metal detectors.
  • February Half term Holiday Club 2020
    February 17, 2020      Photo
    HBL's October Holiday Club for children aged 5-12 years living in the Hanwell Big Local Area. During the February Holiday Club we completed a variety of Arts and Crafts projects we made wooden robots and wooden fairy mobiles, we also made clay faces that we moulded to the trees in Cuckoo Park. All the children went home with a photo frame that they had painted and decorated. We also had a football match played some team games and had a visit from the dogs trust to promote the awareness of dog safety. During our cooking session all the children made their own individual pizzas.
  • Local Trust CEO visit
    February 7, 2020      Photo
    Local Trust’s CEO Matt Leach visited the HBL area on Friday 7th of February. We had a tour of the HBL area followed by lunch and an informal meet up with HBL Partnership, a few partner organisations and some services users.