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Need help with a new local business…

Hi Hackney! A friend and I are trying to research the scope for starting up an interior planning service with a difference. At the moment we really need willing participants to help with a tiny bit of market research. If you have 5 minutes please complete the survey (link found below) which is completely anonymous and may help in changing our futures! Thank you for your time! http://kwiksurveys.co... read more »

FREE Reflexology

Hiya, I’m looking for volunteers to practice Reflexology on. I’m half way through my training, fully insured and in need of people to practice on! I’m based in London Fields but happy to cycle to wherever you are. Get in touch www.rachelmorganreflexology.com read more »

LONDON FEILDS FREE FESTIVAL OCT 17th-26th 2014

LONDON FEILDS FREE FESTIVAL OCT 17th-26th 2014

LONDON, DATE: The programme has been announced for this year’s London Fields Free Film Festival, which takes place 17th – 26th October 2014. The brand new festival aims to attract and bring together local audiences to enjoy a ten day celebration of cinema at a number of venues across London Fields. The festival will showcase an eclectic collection of features, documentaries, shorts, animation and ... read more »

Planning on the Roof – 14th September 2014 – Bootstrap

I am hosting an event on Sunday 14th September at Bootstrap in Dalston to help test a new social media tool develped by Stickyworld http://www.stickyworld.com/ aimed at supporting engagement of more young people in planning. The event is part of the research and development of the tool and will provide vital user feedback to help improve it, and make it more accessible and attractive to young peop... read more »

Volunteer tutors needed for Hackney schools

Volunteer tutors needed for Hackney schools

Change a young person’s life with Action Tutoring Without C grades at GCSE in English and maths it’s difficult to progress in life. Action Tutoring is a registered charity that helps students from low-income backgrounds leave school with at least five A* – C grades at GCSE. These students do not perform as well at GCSE as their more affluent peers, and they are less able to access expensive ... read more »

Are parents in Hackney interested in Mindfulness courses for children and young people?

Are parents in Hackney interested in Mindfulness courses for children and young people?

Hello! I am a Mindfulness Teacher doing some research to find out whether parents in Hackney would be interested in Mindfulness courses for their children and teenagers (from 5 to 18 years old). These would be 8-week long with lessons of up to an hour once a week. Mindfulness helps children develop attention skills, regulate emotions and thrive. I would be really grateful if you could take a few m... read more »

Volunteer tutors needed in Hackney – change a GCSE pupil’s life

Volunteer tutors needed in Hackney – change a GCSE pupil’s life

Can you spare just an hour a week for 8 weeks? Then get involved with an exciting educational charity! We place volunteer tutors in nearby secondary schools, to support pupils preparing for GCSEs on the C/D borderline in English, Maths or Science. Our aim is to help students leave school with 5 A*-C GCSEs including English and Maths, to increase their chances of going on to further education, empl... read more »

Grandmentors needed in Hackney

Grandmentors is an innovative project harnessing the energy and experience of older volunteers (50+) to support young people to find work, stay on in education or take up training. With youth unemployment nearing record levels, hundreds of thousands of young people across the UK are struggling find work. For many, however, there are additional barriers preventing them from achieving their goals. M... read more »

ARTISTs, URBAN PLANNERs, PSYCHOLOGISTs, COMMUNITY WORKERs, ALL those who LOVE TO PLAy

ARTISTs, URBAN PLANNERs, PSYCHOLOGISTs, COMMUNITY WORKERs, ALL those who LOVE TO PLAy

I am kicking off the ground an exciting community project which changes how we relate to our urban public spaces and to one another in those spaces. The project is a platform and a street movement of passionate people who know that a daily dose of PLAY in our public spaces is important for the health and well-being of ADULTS. We come together and act on our own initiative to use the power of PLAY ... read more »

Help a local charity!

Help a local charity!

Calling all Hackney eBay account holders!! We are a small charity located just behind Broadway Market, where we refurbish second-hand bikes and donate them to destitute refugees and asylum seekers in London. eBay are running a competition for new charity users, with the chance of winning up to 10k. Please please please, if you have an eBay account, can you help us by simply logging in, and clickin... read more »

Re-mapping Hackney Project

Re-mapping Hackney is an upcoming art project which is entirely produced by the people of Hackney. We are looking for people to contribute their concerns, thoughts or memories about Hackney… If you have any experiences you would like to contribute about living in Hackney please share them with us here (it is entirely anonymous so be as silly or serious as you like) https://docs.google.com/fo... read more »

Calling all Hackney Runners – Lively Legs wanted for Lively Minds

Calling all Hackney Runners – Lively Legs wanted for Lively Minds

We’re a small charity called Lively Minds and we’re looking for keen runners to join our team at the ‘Run Hackney’ half marathon this summer. By supporting Lively Minds, runners will be helping to change the lives of thousands of children living in poverty in Ghana and Uganda. When: Sunday 22nd June 2014 Where: London, Hackney – The course starts and finishes at Homerton Road. Breeze y... read more »

The Made in Hackney food kitchen launch crowdfunding campaign to raise £12,500 – and are now less than £2000 from their target

The Made in Hackney food kitchen launch crowdfunding campaign to raise £12,500 – and are now less than £2000 from their target

Made in Hackney – a pioneering eco-community kitchen that offers food growing and cooking classes to groups such as young carers, low-income families, people in care and people with long term health problems – have launched a campaign on Crowdfunder.co.uk to raise £12,500 to carry on the work we do for people in the Hackney area. Since launching in October 2012 with the Big Lottery Loc... read more »

£25 Amazon Gift Card for Your Opinion About the National Trust  at Sutton House

£25 Amazon Gift Card for Your Opinion About the National Trust at Sutton House

***To participate fill out this screening form: https://docs.google.com/a/bluestatedigital.com/forms/d/1bX6NK_VAXhtXr5BVuIChKVG7jsB2-gV_k8IwimdszeU/edit *** International marketing agency Blue State Digital is seeking to interview past and current members of conservation charities about mobile apps and services. Examples of conservation charities, include the National Trust, English Heritage, the ... read more »

Become an Abney Park Trust, trustee

Become an Abney Park Trust, trustee

via https://twitter.com/AbneyParkN16 If you support the aims of the Abney Park Trust, please think about joining the trustee team We are looking for about 10 trustees for the next year to help the Trust fulfil its aims. You would need to: be able to devote on average 4 hours a week to the Trust be happy to act as part of a team with shared aims feel confident you can lead on overseeing and improvi... read more »

Hackney Giving a new local giving fund

Hackney Giving a new local giving fund

Hackney Giving launched this month, it is a local-giving fund, launched to create a simple and effective way for people living, working and visiting Hackney to support community projects that address key issues in the borough. Run by East End Community Foundation (EECF) and Hackney CVS, it currently gives small grants to local charities that support young people and provides a forum for people to ... read more »

Join the Tree Circle Cinema

Join the Tree Circle Cinema

The Tree Circle Cinema on Milkfields park E5 is now in its 3rd year and we are starting to plan exciting events for summer 2014. We need help to make it even bigger and better this year. Please get in touch to join in the planning and the doing! Email us at [email protected] (also, please like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/thetreecircle and follow us on twitter @thetreecircle) Thanks! read more »

Olympic Park Volunteering

Olympic Park Volunteering

We are looking for volunteers to help contribute to the conservation and environmental management of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Under the supervision of Park gardeners you will have the opportunity to learn new gardening and horticultural skills and hear about the exciting plans for the Park in 2014. Activities might include woodland maintenance, tree and wildlife surveys and tending of the... read more »

Skill Share this Saturday at Timber Wharf Time Bank

Want to learn how to bake something new? Try out a yoga class? Get your bike fixed? Get a manicure? read more »

Help Wanted, Toilets at Chatsworth Road

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