Join our Voices of Hope writing workshops!
As part of our Voices for Change project, and following the successful start of our song project, we invite you to join us and write with us about hope!Read more “Join our Voices of Hope writing workshops!”
BDCA receives funding to continue elders befriending!
Bonny Downs Community Association (BDCA) today announced that it has received funding to continue supporting lonely older people in Newham through the pandemic.
Allchurches Trust has awarded the charity £11,550 of Hope Beyond funding, allowing its befriending service for Newham elders to continue until the end of 2021.Read more “BDCA receives funding to continue elders befriending!”
BDCA opens community centre for rapid Covid testing
BDCA is opening The Well Community Centre in East Ham for rapid Covid-19 testing for people without symptoms in priority groups, in partnership with Newham Council.
The service will be available to people aged 18+ who DO NOT have symptoms and are part of one or more of the groups listed below. The centre will open on Thursday 4 February for lateral flow testing, seven days a week.Read more “BDCA opens community centre for rapid Covid testing”
We’re bringing Newham together to sing for hope!
Would you like to help write and record a song and video? Then we invite you to be part of our exciting new intergenerational song project and sing for hope!Read more “We’re bringing Newham together to sing for hope!”
New virtual activities for Newham families with babies and…
Bonny Downs Community Association has launched some fantastic free virtual activities to help keep Newham families with babies and toddlers sane and smiling during lockdown!
All parents and carers with babies and toddlers are welcome to join the sessions which will take place every week on Zoom. The sessions are designed to help keep little ones engaged and learning during lockdown, while providing support and social interaction for their grown-ups.Read more “New virtual activities for Newham families with babies and toddlers”
BDCA launches virtual FREE fitness classes for Newham!
Bonny Downs Community Association has launched five Yoga and Zumba free fitness classes for adults in Newham.
Are you looking to lose a few pounds you’ve put on in lockdown, or do you fancy some activity to help lift your mood? Our virtual Yoga and Zumba free fitness classes are open to all adults in Newham and there’s a choice of five sessions to suit your diary.Read more “BDCA launches virtual FREE fitness classes for Newham!”
BDCA launches community consultation
Bonny Downs Community Association (BDCA) today announced the launch of its community consultation.
The project has been designed to support Newham’s recovery from the pandemic and help shape BDCA’s future services for the community.Read more “BDCA launches community consultation”
Our Impact Report 2020
It’s been quite an extraordinary year, hasn’t it? But here at BDCA, it’s also been a year filled with stories of hope.
We’ve put together a special Impact Report which we invite you to read or watch below, and join with us in commemorating the end of 2020.Read more “Our Impact Report 2020”
School donates harvest
This week, the staff and pupils of Brampton Primary School surprised us with a donation for the foodbank.
But it wasn’t just any ordinary donation, as you can see from this photo – it’s the biggest we’ve seen in a LONG time! From pasta and rice, to chocolate and cake mixes, and toiletries and household essentials too, this haul of goodies will go a long way to help our neighbours in need this autumn!Read more “School donates harvest”