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Animals come out for eco-friendly day in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 09:30 03 September 2012 | UPDATED: 09:30 03 September 2012

Wellgate Farm visits Valence Library for Green Day,

Wellgate Farm visits Valence Library for Green Day,

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Rabbits, guinea-pigs, and a pony paid a visit to Dagenham as children had fun learning how to be kinder to our planted.

The animals, from Wellgate Community Farm, were part of Green Day at Valence Library and Valence House in Becontree Avenue.

The event, last Tuesday, was held to show youngsters the importance of being environmentally friendly and how they can help make the world a greener place.

As well as meeting the farm animals, children had the chance to make jewellery and key-rings out of recycled materials and taste food made from vegetables grown in the Valence House grounds.

Valence Library team member, Michelle Walker, said: “It was a great day and the kids had lots of fun meeting the animals and taking part in the craft sessions. Hopefully they learnt a bit about helping the environment along the way.”


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