The Community Development Foundation (CDF) has informed the Hoe Street First (HSF) Panel that funding for the following five 2012 projects has been approved.
The Drawing Shed’s HSF funding totals £650. The project will tackle the priority areas of Safer Streets, and community cohesion through “People Like Us” events, including a pop-up intergenerational cinema event taking place on The Drive and Attlee Terrace estates. If you would like to find out more about this organisation please visit their web site at http://www.thedrawingshed.org/
The Friends of the Drive and Attlee Terrace will receive £570 of HSF funding. The Friends are going to run Creative Community Outdoor Workshops leading to Safer Streets and a Better Environment
The Friends of Wingfield Park HSF funding amounts to £1,400. That organisation will berunning a project involving the community in planting a sensory environment, once a waste area has been cleared.
Scribble & Smudge is to receive £1,200 of HSF funding to deliver the Lega’say’ project – which is a community voice activity – in which families with children contribute to a short animation on an Olympic Legacy theme. The project also will build on involvement of the Arts Trail. Please visit the organisation’s web site http://news.scribbleandsmudge.com/ to find out more.
Waltham Forest Asian Mothers Group is receiving £1,000 of HSF funding to organise 15 Youth activity drop-in sessions for young people aged 10-15 years old living in the Hoe Street Ward. To find out more about the organisation please visit their web site at http://www.wfamg.org.uk/
The Hoe Street First Panel wishes these projects good luck with their planned activities. HSF will post details of their progress on this web site in the coming weeks.