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Healthy Start Workshops at Hackney Playbus

Source By: Hackney Playbus

Hackney Playbus will be hosting three workshops this summer to support parents and carers in giving their children the best healthy start in life. The workshops will be delivered by the HENRY team  (Healthy Exercise and Nutrition for the Really Young), will last two hours and are free to attend. 

The workshops are as follows:

20th August, Monday, 1-3pmRowley Gardens, N4 1HH: Starting Solids Workshop - get some help navigating the confusing world of getting yur baby started on solid food

22nd August, Wednesday, 10am-12noonGilpin Square, Clapton Park Estate, E5 0HL: Let's Get Active - join in and learn a whole host of active games and play ideas you can enjoy at home with your baby to support their physical development

29th August, Wednesday, 1-3pmShoreditch Park, N1 5EFStarting Solids Workshop - get some help navigating the confusing world of getting yur baby started on solid food

These workshops are aimed at parents and carers with babies. If you know of any families who would benefit from attending these sessions, please do let them know about the opportunity. Posters are attached, and I would very grateful if you could display them in your settings.

Any questions, please feel free to get in touch.


Community Grants Programme for voluntary groups

Source By: NHS England

NHS England  community grants programme where we will be awarding grants of up to £2,500 to a number of projects that showcase good practice around patient and citizen involvement in healthcare from voluntary groups.  For further details, please go to .

Greener City Fund Round Two Now Open!

Source By: Greater London Authority

Applications are now open for round two of the Mayor of London's Greener City Fund Community Green Space Grants, for projects taking place between January 2019 and January 2020. Applications close at 5pm on Monday 1 October 2018. 

Funding between £5,000 and £50,000 is available for projects that create or improve green spaces and improve Londoners’ access to nature. Applications are open to boroughs, charities, community groups, housing associations, businesses and schools.

£1.1m is available in total, and this year £300,000 is reserved for school greening projects that tackle air pollution in schools.

The sort of activities the grants will support include:

  • Creating a community garden, especially for and with hard to reach groups
  • Improving parks and other green spaces for people and wildlife
  • Installing green sustainable drainage features, such as rain gardens
  • Creating connections between areas or green and enhancing active travel routes
  • Improving an area for wildlife
  • Creating natural play space for children
  • Restoring rivers and other waterways
  • Creating pocket parks in urban areas

For more information and to apply:

Tuesday 18th September - Celebrating Hackney Dementia Friendly Community Alzheimer's Society Roadshow Bus

Source By: Alzheimers Society

Hackney CVS Training and Workshops Aug-October 2018

Source By: Hackney CVS


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