May 26 2013 Latest news:
John Phillips , Senior Reporter
Monday, July 23, 2012
Toddlers are due to stage their own mini torch relay on Wednesday morning.
The tots and their families will start at Leys Children’s Centre at around 11am, reach Marsh Green Children’s Centre, New Road, Dagenham, at around 11.30am and then stop at Ford Road Children’s Centre at noon.
Parents and children will then make their way to the park for a picnic, sack races and sports, weather permitting.
The children’s centres are holding a series of free activities this summer including puppet making, healthy cooking and games.
On Friday the group sang at Dagenham Library during a weekly session put on by Leys children’s centre in Wellington Drive, Dagenham.
Lindsey Bevan, play and communication worker, said: “We have the singing group every Friday. We take part in a mixture of songs with the toddlers and their families.”
Air cadets have cancelled a planned fundraiser at a local supermarket in order to keep a low-profile following the terrorist attack in Woolwich, London.
Getting work after college was a struggle for one student, but an apprenticeship with a local company has seen her land that all important first job.
The four groups said London’s status as a multi-cultural city which “respects and celebrates diversity” is what makes it one of the most “dynamic, progressive and tolerant cities in the world”.
Brave young Scouts braced themselves for a night of ghoulish storytelling in a spooky mansion.