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.
Barking Market celebrates Halloween in spooky style | OBLive
Barking Market recently celebrated Halloween in spooktacular style – with fancy dress competitions, stall decorations and face painting.
In this video we have just some of the highlights from the day – but viewer beware, it’s not for the faint of heart!
Barking and Dagenham council celebrates Day of Older Persons | OBLive
To mark International Day of Older Persons, the council hosted a special day of celebrations on 2 October, with free events for local elderly people.
The day’s activities started in Barking Town Square, with highlights including live entertainment, information stalls, boccia, and the opportunity to have a free health check.
GCSE Results 2018 | Barking and Dagenham students celebrate great results
Students across Barking and Dagenham celebrated what was yet another fantastic GCSE results day. Over 60 per cent of students achieved a 9 to 4 grade in their English and Maths GCSEs.
This follows on from the fantastic academic performance of our A-Level students earlier in the year, with nearly half of them achieving A* to B grades.