Stay Fit and Healthy this Winter

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It may be cold outside, but winter needn’t be the unhealthiest time of year for you and your family. See below for some useful Information.

Preparing for winter As we get older, our bodies respond differently to the cold which can leave us more susceptible to serious health problems. But with a little preparation, and by following some simple suggestions, you can stay healthy, safe and comfortable this winter.

NHS Website to help you stay healthy and well this Winter :            https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/five-ways-to-stay-healthy-this-winter/

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Visit to See Aladdin at The Hackney Empire ~ Saturday 08th December 2018

Visit to See Aladdin at the Hackney Empire for Tenants and Residents of Alden and Broadway Estates only. All Flats on the Estates should have received the flyer/Leaflet Below in the Post with Instructions for when and how to reserve your Seats.

Limited Seats are available on a first reserved Basis ~ It is Not Guaranteed you will receive a ticket as there is a limited amount available because of the amount of funding we have. Seats are reserved once a deposit is payed and a receipt is Issued.

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Hackney Fixers – Restart Party ~ 27th October 2018

Hackney Fixers – Restart Party  Homerton ~ Saturday  27th October 2018, 12:00 – 15:00 @ Homerton Library.

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This event is organised by Hackney Fixers

http://hackneyfixers.org.uk

In October they will be heading East and returning to Homerton Library. This bright roomy space were a Restart Party (electrical and electronics) and a clothing repair workshop will take place. Volunteers will help you repair your own stuff. So dig out those jaded jeans, lazy laptops and tired toasters and bring them along!.

The library is close to Homerton Overground station.

Hackney Fixers – Restart Party

Sat, Oct 27, 12:00 – 15:00

Homerton Library

TfL consultation on bus routes – 48 to be totally cut – respond by 9 November 2018

Route 48, Arriva London, LT237, LTZ1237 on London Bridge-L

TfL have a consultation on a number of bus routes, some of which serve east London. Shocked to see that 48 will be cut, so no direct service to London Bridge one of the biggest transport hubs in London! These are the east London routes.

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• Route 67 Route 149 • Route 242 Blackfriars and London Bridge • Route 35 • Route 40 • Route 45 • Route 46 • Route 76 • Route 100 • Route 388 • Route 343 • Route RV1 London Bridge and Hackney Road • Route 26 • Route 48 • Route 55

TfL consultation on bus routes – 48 to be totally cut – respond by 9 November 2018

Online consultation or email. 

https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/buses/central-london/

Street Life October Festival ~ Sunday 07th October 2018

#StreetLifeOctober is a free community festival which aims to explore the Five to Thrive theory with talks, workshops and activities to inspire and help our community to lead happier and better lives.

A FESTIVAL FOR THE LOCAL COMMUNITY
SUNDAY OCTOBER 7th / 12PM – 5PM / WELL STREET COMMON, E9 HACKNEY

Come to the free festival and learn more.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

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https://www.spaceembrace.co.uk/street-life-october-festival

Alden and Broadway Estate Summer Fun-Day ~ Sunday 19th August 2018

Alden and Broadway Estate Summer Fun Day.

Tenants and Residents of Alden and Broadway House are Invited to the Summer Fun-Day. Bouncy Castle for the kids. Come and be Creative at the Art and Craft table. Their will be a Free Raffle Prize Draw with lots of Prizes to choose from. Home made Food + Drinks (Food suitable for Vegetarians and Halal) . Face Painting and lots more fun.

This Social event is for Tenants and Residents living at Alden and Broadway Estates Only.

SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST 2018  FROM : 12.30PM ~ 4.30PM

LUNCH IS SERVED FROM 1.00-2.00pm ONLY.

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Hackney Repair and Re-use Day ~ London Fields ~ Saturday 07th July 2018 ~ 11.00am – 3.00pm

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The event aims to help residents reduce waste and save money by having their broken electrical items mended by Hackney Fixers.

People will also be able to donate unwanted items and pick up something they need at the give and take stall, which is like a jumble sale where no money changes hands.

Dr Bike will be at the event to provide residents with free bicycle checks and minor repairs.

Plus there will be textile workshops, led by Barley Massey from Fabrications, to help people repair clothes that may otherwise be thrown away.

The North London Waste Authority waste prevention team will also be on hand to demonstrate how to prepare meals using food normally destined for the bin. Freebies will also be available to help residents cook the right portions as well as a host of fun games.

Nearest Entrance is : Martello Street , E8 3EU.

Hackney Repair and Re-use Day ~ London Fields

Saturday 07th July 2018 ~ 11.00am – 3.00pm.

 

Hackney Parks Consultation – Closes 4th July 2018 ~ Have your say ….

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‘Hackney Council has opened a survey asking residents’ views on how to improve Hackney’s parks from an environment and sustainability point of view.’

The council would like to hear from you about how you use these green spaces, what you value about them, and how we might be able to make these spaces more environmentally sustainable in line with what park users would like to see.

Consultation Closes 4 Jul 2018 – 

A great opportunity for us all to register our concerns regarding ASB, BBQs, Drinking/Drug use, Motorbikes, cycle-use and any other concerns regarding London Fields Park. Takes around 10 Minutes to complete.

https://consultation.hackney.gov.uk/chief-executives-office/sustainability-in-parks/

 

THE GREAT GET TOGETHER – Free Event

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SUNDAY 24TH JUNE 2018 

THE QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK

Bring the whole family and your friends down to the Park for this exciting free day out and join in on the fun!

The Great Get Together at the Park forms part of a nationwide event in partnership with the Jo Cox Foundation to bring communities together to celebrate connections and commonality.   https://www.jocoxfoundation.org/

Come to the Park between 12 noon – 6.00pm and celebrate London’s diverse communities. Expect music and dance from around the world, along with a variety of family-friendly activities, including:

  • Colourful performances from the London School of Samba

  • Hip Hop Dance and Rap performances from Breakin’ Convention at Sadler’s Wells

  • The Chobham Academy Band

  • Open mic sessions and musical performances throughout the day

  • Story-telling with the Discover Children’s Story Centre, including author Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

  • Have-a-go sports

  • Flag making

  • Arts and crafts

  • Free face painting

Food stalls throughout the day. Lots of Fun …

24TH JUNE 2018 @ 12:00 PM

The Great Get Together Info – Olympic Park Website

 

Amnesty Summer Fair on Islington Green ~ Saturday 23rd June 2018 ~ 12pm-5pm

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12-5pm Saturday 23rd June 2018, Islington Green N1 1QN

Speakers include Meg Hillier MP (Hackney South and Shoreditch), Syrian activist Ahmad al-Rashid (from BBC’s Exodus) and  Eritrean psychotherapist Dr. Hailay (from the International centre for Eritrean Refugees).

  • World music and performances

  • International food and home-made cakes

  • Crafts, games and face-painting

  • Raffle and tombola

The fair celebrates the contribution made by refugees to our communities with music and performances. The event has been organised by Islington and Hackney Amnesty Group to highlight the challenges facing asylum seekers in the UK .

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