May 23 2013 Latest news:
Sara Odeen-Isbister , Senior Reporter
Friday, July 27, 2012
The sun came out as youngsters had fun learning how to fish at Dagenham’s beautiful Eastbrookend Country Park.
Ranger Andy Flegg held a two day float fishing course for beginners by Tom Thumb lake last Monday and Tuesday.
The young people, aged from ten to 15, were given lots of tips by Andy and provided with equipment and bait.
The free course will run again on August 30 and 31. For more information call Andy on 080 8227 2332.
A wood machinist who sliced three of his fingers on an industrial blade, needing one to be amputated, has won thousands of pounds in compensation from the firm where he was employed.
Seven plumbing students are celebrating after securing jobs at a big construction company.
Brave young Scouts braced themselves for a night of ghoulish storytelling in a spooky mansion.