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Neighbourhood Conversations as a response to covid pandemic Voluntary sector organisations, including many Connect Hackney partners, and local public services are working on a Neighbourhood basis to deliver local responses to Covid-19. Online Neighbourhood conversation are taking place in each of the eight Neighbourhoods in Hackney. In each Neighbourhood voluntary… Read More

Bridging the Digital Divide in Hackney

Bridging the digital divide together  The digital divide is the term for the gap between those who have ready access to computers and the Internet, and those who do not. It’s an enormous issue facing thousands of people in Hackney.  But what will motivate people sufficiently that they seek to… Read More

Reflections on lockdown

Journey into life Last night the message was very clear: “STAY HOME!” Are we doing it? Apparently not enough. I decide to exert my right to take ‘daily exercise’ and go for a walk. My journey was one I take regularly – the towpath along the River Lea and canal…. Read More

Lockdown inspires creativity at Media Group

Lockdown inspires  Media Group creativity Despite the lockdown, Charles from Connnect Hackney’s Media Group has been inspired to write a poem. Hand work 1 Cheer those pioneering doctors and nurses.Carers, armed- services, workers and volunteers.“No Human Sacrificed” these rehearsed verses.Words from their hearts; written on their banners here.So their lives… Read More

Five Ways to Wellbeing during lockdown

Five Ways to look after yourself  Connect Hackney partners have been looking at some evidence-based findings about how to help people get through self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic.The most recent issue of Hackney Life has a feature by Connect Hackney partner Shoreditch Trust on the benefits of the Five Ways… Read More

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