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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  • HBL Green project - Kew gardens trip
    July 2, 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".
  • HBL'S Green Project - June 2019
    June 18, 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.
  • Hanwell Carnival Procession 2019
    June 15, 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.
  • Hanwell Big Local Sewing Course 2019
    June 7, 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.