A seven-strong team of “community stewords” started work on the Estate, managed by the Goodwin Development Trust.

In November, Hull’s Director of learning and Culture Helen McMullen signalled the start of construction on a ~
£ 1.5 million adult learning facility joining the Freedom Centre. She was joined by Joan Sanders, then Director
of Neighbourhood Management, to mark the start of work.

A £22,000 Heritage lottery Fund grant financed a short film by estate teenagers about the history of their local community. More than 40 youngsters were involved in making the 30-minute production which was premiered at Hull Screen.

Teenagers from the estate began training to become young advisors. Hull was one of four pilot areas in England selected by the Government.

Michelle was shortlisted for Primary Classroom Support of the Year at the 2009
Teacher of the Year Awards!

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