May 26 2013 Latest news:
John Phillips, Senior Reporter
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Olympic fans in the borough took part in their own torch relay shortly before the country prepared to welcome in the Games.
Parents and their youngsters followed a route along children’s centres in Dagenham before a picnic and activities at Old Dagenham Park in Ballards Road on July 25.
Their torch relay started at Leys Children’s Centre in Wellington Drive, stopped at the Marsh Green centre in New Road, before heading to Ford Road Children’s Centre.
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.