May 26 2013 Latest news:
Sara Odeen-Isbister , Senior Reporter
Thursday, August 9, 2012
A new outdoor gym offering Barking and Dagenham residents the chance to work out for free was officially opened.
The Adizone, in Central Park, Dagenham, boasts a selection of weight resistant gym equipment, including a cross trainer, treadmill and hand bike.
It was installed by the Great Outdoor Gym Company as part of its London 2012 programme to set up 60 outdoor gyms across the country, leaving a lasting legacy after the games.
To mark the opening of the Central Park gym a sports day was held today and deputy council leader Rocky Gill cut the ribbon.
An Adizone was installed at Mayesbrook Park last year and was opened by British rower Tom James, who together with his team mates won an Olympic gold medal in the coxless four race on August 4.
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.