Go Wild! with us this summer
Our 2023 children’s summer scheme is now open for booking!Read more “Go Wild! with us this summer”
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Our 2023 children’s summer scheme is now open for booking!Read more “Go Wild! with us this summer” →
You are invited to Bonny Downs Nursery Open Day on Saturday 20th May from 10 am – 12 pm
Come with your child and explore the activities we have on offer, taste our sample menu, meet our friendly team and learn about our enrolment process.Read more “Nursery Open Day” →
BDCA are joining in celebrating the Coronation of the new King and everyone is invited!
Date: Wednesday 10 May 2023
Time: 11 am – 1 pm
Location: The Well Community Centre, 49 Vicarage Lane, London E6 6DQRead more “A Coronation Celebration” →
It is with a heavy heart that BDCA announces the closure of our After School and Holiday Club. The last day of service will be Friday 21st July.
This does not affect our Go Wild! Summer Scheme, which is a separate project that will continue to provide activities for children 8- 14 years old between 10 am – 3 pm for the first three weeks of the Summer holidays. Application for Go Wild! will be opening soon.Read more “Closure of BDCA After School Club” →
BDCA is delighted that we have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Bonny Downs receive a minimum hourly wage of £11.95, significantly higher than the government minimum for over-23s, which currently stands at £10.42 per hour.Read more “We’re Committed to Real Living Wage” →
This April, Richard Rule,57, is running his 3rd London Marathon. We are delighted that he has chosen to fundraise for BDCA to support our work in helping people in need across Newham. We catch up with him for a short interview.Read more “London Marathon Runner fundraising for BDCA” →
Then come to BDCA’s FREE Budgeting Workshop on Tuesday 25th April from 11:30 am to 1.00 pm at Bonny Downs Baptist Church, 18 Darwell Close, London E6 6BTRead more “Free Budget Workshop” →
Our Volunteer Befriending Scheme is going from strength to strength providing weekly contact, comfort, and support for isolated elders – and a valuable volunteer role that supports local people’s wellbeing and sense of connection. This is thanks to the amazing volunteers donating their time and to The Mercers Company for funding the project.
One example of the enduring friendship and improving wellbeing arising from this project is the story of Eric and Naomi.Read more “Meet Eric & Naomi – from our Befriending Scheme” →
We are excited to announce our Warmer Nights project, supported by our partner Cadent, which will provide 12 weeks of hot soup, warm and activities for local people this Winter for free.
Starting from Monday 30th January, The Well Community Centre will welcome everyone to the following:Read more “Free Hot Soup and Activities” →
Celebration is one of our core values at Bonny Downs: celebrating joy even in the midst of life’s hardships. With the cold winter and rising costs of living, we need joy more than ever. And over the Christmas period, our staff and volunteers provided joy through a variety of events to over 300 residents! Below is a summary of the amazing festive activities that brought local residents a few hours of joy away from the hardships they face.Read more “A roundup of Festive Joy!” →