Barking and Dagenham U3A gives older residents new opportunities | OBLive
The University of the Third age has recently opened a branch local to Barking and Dagenham residents. It offers loads of fun and interesting clubs (including French and ukulele) that are open to people of all ages.
We dropped in on one of the recent monthly meetings to find out more.
Votes for Schools brings Barking and Dagenham schools together in debate | OBLive
The Barking Learning Centre recently hosted the first ever Votes for Schools debate day in Barking and Dagenham. The event, which featured Countdown’s Rachel Riley as one of its judges, saw schools put forward their political arguments.
Barking and Dagenham Council marks Remembrance Day | OBLive
Barking and Dagenham Council marked this year’s remembrance day weekend with several commemorative events.
100 years since the guns of the First World War went silent, we remember them.
Barking and Dagenham’s first Youth Zone nears completion | OBLive
Barking and Dagenham’s first ever Youth Zone, Future, is tantalisingly close to completion!
Once complete, it will be the first of its kind in London, and offer young people tonnes of amazing opportunities and fun things to do.