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Hounslow (Phase 1 - Completed)

The following Well London activities took place in the Cranford target area.

Themed Projects

Be Creative, Be Well

  • APORENet; taster sessions using a manual potter's wheel and paint bisque fired products.
  • Sit and Share'; Storytelling project, outdoor performance and creation of a picnic area, ingraining the stories from the project onto tables and chairs.

I enjoyed it every time I come here.  Good atmosphere, helpful staff, I can't wait till next time.

Project Participant Aged 9


Box scheme.

The training was excellent and invaluable for people who are just starting out. I learnt quite a bit and hopefully can implement some of it here.

Operations Manager, Sure Start Hounslow - the Hub Community Café


  • Cook & Eat courses.
  • Community Feasts were delivered in July 2009 and April 2011.

DIY Happiness

Eight DIY Happiness sessions.  Dare to Dream ideas that were developed included a happiness library for local residents.

Mental Wellbeing impact assessment (MWIA)

An MWIA took place on the The Hub Garden Project.

Changing Minds

Mental health awareness sessions took place on a variety of subjects including:

  • Mental Health Awareness (Speak Out)
  • Confidence Building.

Healthy Spaces

  • The Hub Centre Garden
  • Meadows Estate Planting

Activate London

  • Fortnightly physical activity session.
  • Free access to sporting facilities at Hounslow Barracks.

Heart of the Community Projects

Training communities

This project provided training for the following Well London groups:

  • WLDT members
  • Well London Activators
  • MWIA facilitators
  • Young Ambassador

Training Communities also offered Personal support packages (PSPs).  Examples of training people chose included the following:

  • Circus skills.
  • Sugar craft.
  • Sports coaching
  • Gardening.
  • Cookery
  • Food hygiene.

  • Music project.
  • A health and beauty project for young women.

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Participant Data

Total participants; 512

334 people reported an increase in healthier eating.
285 people reported increased access to affordable healthy food.
383 people reported an increase in levels of physical activity.
433 people reported that they felt more or much more positive.

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