Welcome to the Hanwell 'Our Bigger Story' website. This is part of the multi media evaluation of 15 Big Local areas in England. The website is an opportunity to follow what is changing in Hanwell as a result of Big Local over a ten year period.
The aim of the website is to share the learning from everything that is happening in Hanwell with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.
HBL run a Sewing Course where all the materials were provided. Some of the feedback received from the participants is: "This course is good and it helps for mental well-being and meeting people and making new friends". "I learnt new skill and made friends and it's good for mentally and therapeutic and for my well-being. It was lovely and very enjoyable. Gilly is very helpful and very well organised". "I enjoyed learning new skills and using a sewing machine. The tutor is very good and explains very well. She makes me feel secure and welcome". "I enjoyed every moment I spent in the course. I am happy". "I enjoyed the small bags I made. I have learned how to sew in this short course".