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.

Image Title


  • Teen activity session cook off
    December 15, 2018      Photo
    The young people were funded by HBL to do a teen activity session. The young people got into teams of two or three and worked together to plan and prepare what they wanted to cook. The young people had a cook off on the 15th December which they took part in making a variety of different dishes like jerk chicken, rice and peas, mac and cheese, chicken nuggets, cakes etc. All the young people worked very hard making their dishes which was a very good session, and they won prizes.
  • HBL October Holiday Club 2018
    October 22, 2018      Photo
    HBL'S October Holiday Scheme 2018 - for all children aged between 5-12 years old living in the HBL area had the opportunity to take part in our fun filled activities and joined in with the fancy dress Halloween party.
  • HBL After school club trip to Legoland 2018
    October 20, 2018      Photo
    Hanwell Big Local's After school club got to go out on an adventurous outing to Legoland. This trip was a reward to the children for their attendance at After school club.
  • Hanwell Big Local's cooking course September 2018
    September 26, 2018      Photo
    Hanwell Big Local funded Healthy cooking classes for 4 weeks for the residents who live in the HBL area at Hanwell community centre. All the attendees enjoyed participating and learning how to cook different healthy meals from easy pesto pasta, vegetable samosa, sour bread dough,pizza, and raspberry and peach muffins and lots more wonderful ideas. All attendees supported each other during the classes to organise, prepare and cook the food, they were also able to take the food home.