You are here: Home / News

News

Invite to tender

Connect Hackney is planning to launch projects for over 50s from the Turkish and Kurdish community and for LGBT+ over 50s.

Read more..


Join the group that speaks out for older people

A group of diligent local pensioners is speaking up for older people and representing their views to the NHS and Hackney Council. They are the members of City and Hackney Older People's Reference Group and, the OPRG's David Holland explains, you can get involved too.      

Read more..


Interview: 107 year old model and Hackney resident Irene Sinclair

Remarkable Hackney resident Irene Sinclair, aged 107, talks to Gubsie Agolia-Aspinall from the Connect Hackney Senior Citizens' Media Group about her long life – and her experience as an international cosmetics model at the age of 96.

Read more..


Hackney mechanic and prostate cancer hero Errol McKellar speaks out

Errol McKellar is the Hackney mechanic who campaigns for men to get prostate cancer checks – and his offer of a discount at his garage if they do has saved lives. He is interviewd here by Laurie Allen and Ann Canaii from the Connect Hackney Senior Citizens' Media Group.

Read more..


LGBT young and older people get together

Project Indigo, a project for LGBT young people in Hackney, is getting together with the City and Hackney Older People's Reference Group to host an intergenerational LGBT gathering.

Read more..


The Connect Hackney Launch

Connect Hackney officially launched on Tuesday 17 May with a special event at The Tomlinson Centre in Queensbridge Road, E8. Almost 100 local people aged over fifty attended the launch to find out about the projects and activities being offered by the 21 Connect Hackney providers.

Read more..


A taste of spring for the Silver Linings club

Members of our Silver Linings club have been growing their own fresh produce - and cooked it up over a campfire for a real taste of spring.

Read more..


Connect Hackney's Senior Citizens' Media Group starts work

A keen group of Hackney over 50s has been hard at work learning new skills to provide a full range of multimedia stories for this website and Connect Hackney’s other publications. They are the Senior Citizens' Media Group.

Read more..


New art club for older lesbian, gay, bi and trans people

Lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people aged 50+ and living in Hackney are welcome to join a new art group. 

Read more..


Connect Hackney commissioning: FAQ for bidding organisations

Connect Hackney is now commissioning a new round of projects that will start work from April 2018. A series of important documents for bidding organisations can be found here with the invitation to tender.

Read more..


Be part of it:
Connect Hackney Logo