General Informal TRA Meeting Confirmed And Scheduled :
- AGM (combined) ETRA Meeting Due on Monday 7th April 2014 at 6.30pm to 8.30pm
- The TRA Volunteer Positions AGM Vote for New Officers / Members
- The Big Lunch Summer 2014
- The Small Grants Programme
We have Vacancys for Residents to Volunteer and help us run the TRA # # TRA Secretary : To help with the Administration of the TRA, Planning and arranging meetings, booking halls and Designing posters/ leaflets, Simple admin duties, with just three 90 minute meetings and One AG Meeting a Year, maybe few hours a week or a month is all […]
New Bicycle Racks Fitted at Alden & Broadway Estates with ’The Environmental Improvement Budget’ .
On Friday 28th February 2014 Alden & Broadway Estate’s had New Bicycle Racks Fitted with Money Secured by the TRA from Hackney Homes. The 184 Planned Programme is a scheme to improve Hackney Homes’ estates. It is for non-urgent planned communal area repairs and improvements.
In order for The TRA to get more funds for Estate Improvement Works we need Residents to Attend the ‘Estate Walkabout’ The walkabout to identify these works is scheduled for Alden & Broadway Estate on 8th April 2014 at 10.15am. The meeting point is at the estate entrance
Film Making Project - Meeting on Wednesday 5 March 2014
Dalston Futures is a project of Hackney Unites, a coalition for social justice
A voice for the concerns and aspirations of the people of Dalston
Creating a voice for Dalston
They have secured a small grant to make a short film. There objective is to create a voice for the concerns and aspirations of the people of Dalston.
Come to the meeting and find out more
They are holding a meeting on Wednesday 5 March at the Trinity Center, on Beechwood Road (opposite the school at the Forrest Road end) from 6:30pm till 8.00pm. At the meeting they will be filming interviews with Dalston residents, and discussing how they can reach out into the community. And will also plan further activities, including a celebration of all things Dalston which they hope to hold towards the end of May.
How else can you help?
As part of the research for the film, they are organizing an on-line survey. You can undertake the on-line survey here: http://tinyurl.com/p3ywalg
If you have a laptop, or a smart phone with a camera, you can record your views on changes in the area. Then up load it to you tube, and then send them a link to: ( email@example.com)
You tube is very easy to use and there is a guide to getting started here:
https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/3309389 and a guide to uploading here: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/57407?hl=en-GB
Get the message out
Please tell your friends and neighbors in Dalston about this project
(email them this newsletter, post on twitter or Face book with a link to this newsletter: https://tinyurl.com/py9k62d )
If you have any experience in film-making and want to contribute to the success of this project, please let them know.
If you are not already on there mailing list and want to get our regular newsletters, please sign up here: http://eepurl.com/ETY9P and together they can build a stronger community in Dalston.
‘Action for Happiness’ is a movement of people committed to building a happier society.
We all want to live happy and fulfilling lives and we want the people we love to be happy too. So happiness matters to all of us.
Happiness is about our lives as a whole: it includes the fluctuating feelings we experience everyday but also our overall satisfaction with life. It is influenced by our genes, upbringing and our external circumstances – such as our health, our work and our financial situation. But crucially it is also heavily influenced by our choices – our inner attitudes, how we approach our relationships, our personal values and our sense of purpose.
There are many things in life that matter to us – including health, freedom, autonomy and achievement. But if we ask why they matter we can generally give further answers – for example, that they make people feel better or more able to enjoy their lives. But if we ask why it matters if people feel better, we can give no further answer. It is self-evidently desirable. Our overall happiness – how we feel about our lives – is what matters to us most.
Visit the Action for Happiness Website for Interesting Resources and Downloads and more to Help you if your Happy or Unhappy http://www.actionforhappiness.org
Action for Happiness is currently part of The Young Foundation, which is a Registered Charity.
Today we had New Notice Boards Fitted in Alden & Broadway Estates,
Five Internal Lockable Notice Boards and One External Notice Board was Fitted at Broadway House, And Two New Lockable Internal Notice Boards And Two External Notice Boards at Alden House, and we reused one Old Pin Notice Board and had it fitted by a lift Entrance to Alden House,.
Notice Boards are Important to let residents know about Meetings and events and Important Housing Services Contact Numbers are displayed on the notice boards.
Secured By The 184 Budget
Walk abouts to identify improvement works on Hackney Homes estates will take place in April 2013. Your input could help create a more pleasant environment and address any issues within the communal areas. Please do attend and get involved with your estate.
Attend the Event Advertised Below :
This is the first event of a new partnership to celebrate and build on the fantastic things in Hackney which contribute to a food culture which is good for us and good for the planet.
There will a street food market, speakers and a chance to share ideas of what we can achieve together.
If you would like to share information about your project or food business then please contact them at
So if you like growing, cooking, composting or eating – come and join in!