Connect Hackney


Hackney Senior magazine Summer issue

Connect Hackney’s latest magazine out now The Summer 2019 issue of Hackney Senior – the magazine by older people, for older people in Hackney – is out now! The quarterly publication from Connect Hackney includes some great real-life stories by local over 50s, with loads of information about activities that… Read More

Over 100 attendees at Ageing Well event

Over 100 older people turned out for Healthwatch Hackney’s Let’s Talk About Ageing Well event at the Pembury community centre in July. Organised by Healthwatch Hackney’s project NHS Community Voice, the event aimed to give older people useful information on ways to improve their wellbeing. People tried IT sessions, exerces… Read More

Hackney Dudes – keeping it social

All the Hackney Dudes Hackney Dudes is a social drop-in for older men who want some company and something to do on Friday mornings. There is no commitment required and participants can drop in whenever you can. Contact: or phone 0330 380 1013 or 07957 432 098. Read More

Building older people’s influence in Hackney

Age UK report on older people’s influence in Hackney Age UK has been commissioned by Connect Hackney to lead on reviewing local mechanisms and functions for older people’s influence in policy-making. Connect Hackney aims to improve the wellbeing of older people (aged 50 plus) by reducing and preventing social isolation… Read More

The GOAL is Getting Out and About Locally

Getting Out and About Locally Hackney Community Transport have secured Connect Hackney funding, through the Community Fund’s Ageing Better Programme. The project will be delivered over an 18 month period to enable individuals who find it difficult to leave home, to Get Out and About Locally (GOAL). GOAL will provide… Read More