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Thursday, March 22, 2012
Students at a Dagenham secondary school held a coffee event to raise awareness of an anti-smoking campaign.
The group from The Warren School, Whalebone Lane North, Chadwell Heath, are taking part in the Cut Films competition, run by the Deborah Hutton Campaign.
The contest, supported by the Post and its parent company Archant London, aims to get young people to make two minute films about the dangers of smoking.
Here Hannah Cherifi blogs about the run up to the coffee morning, held on March 15.
“Last week we were really busy planning our coffee afternoon event to raise awareness for the Deborah Hutton Campaign and to get the message across how very dangerous it is to smoke.
“We produced a PowerPoint including Deborah’s story and other hard hitting facts about smoking.
“We were also selling raffle tickets all week and will be doing so all of this week to raise money for Cancer Research.
“We really want to raise a lot of money for such a good cause.”
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.