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
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.
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 Interviews – 12 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 Debts – 1.30 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
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.
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 : firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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
‘The Alden & Broadway Community Garden project’ Page