Update’s Added + ‘A few word’s from the Chair Person of The Alden & Broadway Tenants and Residents Association’

A few words from the Chair person of Alden & Broadway  Tenants & Residents Association: The main aims of the Alden and Broadway TRA, is to work with Hackney Homes and its partners in order  too  improve services and our estate environment, to promote the residents involvement, to recognise diversity, Create Social activities for residents and […]

The Lord Mayor’s Show – Saturday November 8th 2014 – Starts at 8.30am with the River Pageant


The Lord Mayor’s Show

8 November 2014

The Show formally begins at 11am, come along and be a part of something really special on a day that’s anything but ordinary.

Fireworks:  between Blackfriars and Waterloo bridges 
This year they’ll be starting at 5.15pm !

Taking place on the second Saturday in November, the Lord Mayor’s Show is the largest unrehearsed pageant in the world

A great, free day out, the Lord Mayor’s Show is a visual feast of floats from local and City businesses, ward clubs, livery companies, schools and community groups. The three mile long procession is formed by more than 2,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and cadets, the mounted branch of the City of London Police Force and much more.

More than 6,500 people, 200 horses and 150 floats will be on display to welcome the new Lord Mayor and mark the beginning of a new year in style. Starting and finishing at Mansion House, the procession travels down Cheapside, round and past St Paul’s Cathedral to the Royal Courts of Justice before returning via Victoria Embankment, at Temple Avenue.

Download :  lord-mayors-show-leaflet-2014

Download: lord-mayors-show-map-2014

Visit the Website:  http://lordmayorsshow.london/


Fresh Start, an employment and training event at Morning side Community Centre – Tuesday 18 November from 12 – 3pm

Sanctuary Housing would like to invite Hackney residents to Fresh Start, an employment and training event at Morningside Community Centre, There will be a range of stallholders, including the Volunteer Centre, Ways into Work, JCP and employers.

Cresset Road,Hackney, E9 6SJ on Tuesday 18 November from 12 – 3pm


There are two workshops on offer. Places can be booked in advance.

Tackling Job Interviews12 pm – An interactive workshop to help improve practical presentation, confidence, and interview techniques. The session uses drama, video and sound to create an engaging learning environment to help build skills for life. Delivered by Rolemop’s experienced trainers.

Prioritizing Bills and Debts1.30 pm – A short informative session on identifying and managing priority payments. Delivered by Hackney CAB.


PLUS: On the spot CV advice from Groundwork *Free crèche and an art and craft session from 1 – 3 pm from Hackney children’s centers *Delicious free refreshments from Café Morningside

Next Vegetable Grow Gardening Preparation Session

Hand made sign by Laura

Alden & Broadway Community Garden

Next Vegetable Grow Gardening Preparation Session

We’re planning another gardening session at the Alden and Broadway Community Garden this weekend.

Sunday 2nd November, from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm. 

We’re hoping to finish building the raised beds and fill them with compost, and hopefully do a bit of planting too.
Do come along and help if you can, and spread the word to any other residents,  you think might be interested!
The Grow Garden is Located on the Side of Broadway House, Sheep Lane.

Read More at : The Grow Garden Page

The Alden & Broadway TRA Needs More Residents to get involved


The Alden & Broadway TRA Needs More Residents to get involved.

Help us Prepare our Winter Activity we got planned (Subject to funding) Coming Soon! See Below


Alden & Broadway Tenants and Residents Association is Planning to arrange a Visit to Sea-Life London Aquarium Only for Residents of our estates, Subject to funding made available to us.

 We need residents to help out,

Help Arrange and Design Posters and Leaflets, Advertise the Event, and do leafleting door to door, etc .

Get Involved its Your TRA  ~  Email us :  alden-broadway-tra@live.com 

Hackney Council to host the first public fireworks display in the borough in 10 years – 8th November 2014


Residents are set to have a blast as Hackney Council prepares to host the first public fireworks display in the borough in more than 10 years.

The spectacular bonfire night celebration in, Stoke Newington, will be held on 8 November and will be synchronised to music. 

Illuminated stilt-walkers, an aerialist performing in an 11m-high installation, fire-walkers, plus food and drink stalls are just some of the entertainment set to accompany the pyromusical on the family-friendly bill. 


Hackney resident tickets cost £7.50 for adults and £2.50 for children, and £8.50 and £3.50 respectively for non-residents.

Please note, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility along with proof of residency before tickets will be released.

Tickets are on sale from Hackney Empire, in .You can get them in person from the box office, by phone on: 020 8985 2424 or onlinewww.hackneyempire.co.uk

Venue: Clissold Park

Dates: 8 November 2014

Tickets cannot be bought on the day and entry will only be permitted with a valid ticket.

Gates open at 5pm, display starts at 7.30pm (Display is 20 minutes and is open to all ages)

 Read More: http://news.hackney.gov.uk/hackney-council-fireworks-clissold

Bike Away Lockers – Storage for your Bicycles


Bike Away Lockers – Storage for your Bicycles

Residents of our Estates have been Complaining of Stolen Bikes and Wheels of Bicycles going missing,

The Solution is a Bike Away Locker.  Anyone who would like to be added to the waiting list for a Bike Away Locker can

See the Website Link & Apply On-line : http://www.cyclemanagement.co.uk/lockers.aspx

OR email : MoveGreener@hackney.gov.uk

Specifying your name, address, email, phone number and number of lockers requested, ‘Maximum of two per household’. They will then carry out a site visit and look for a suitable location, then contact the TRA for approval.

Annual Rent : £35.00. plus £20 refundable deposit for the key.

‘The Alden & Broadway Community Vegetable Grow Garden project’ Set-Up Date – Get Involved!


 ‘The Alden & Broadway Community Garden project’ 

Is in the Set-up Stage and requires YOU the residents and Tenants of Alden & Broadway Estates, to help out and give the Garden Co-coordinators some support to get started,.

The Garden coordinators,  Laura and Fran have decided to try to start it on a limited budget so that they can get it under way this year, starting simply by constructing three raised beds and planting a few things suitable as autumn/winter crops.

Then hopefully be able to hit the ground running in Spring with lots more planting and other garden features. 

Set-Up Date :  Sunday 12th October from 1pm    (this Sunday).

Come along on the day and get Involved !! 

Please Note:  Not Suitable for Children  while  we try and set up the Garden, as it involves Wood and Digging and preparing the Garden

Read More at:

 ‘The Alden & Broadway Community Garden project’ Page