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”
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!”
Update 10 March 2021: these roles have now been filled.
We’re recruiting for two experienced youth project co-ordinator positions together with our partners at The Renewal Programme.Read more “We’re hiring! Youth Project Co-Ordinators”
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”
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”
Elizabeth’s story: “Thank you for helping my family on its journey!”
Elizabeth is a single mum of two from overseas. Her ten-year-old son has been going to our after school club for six years and her daughter, who turns three in January, is a regular at our under-5s activities – which they both love attending.Read more “Meet Elizabeth”
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”
Paris’s story: “Every year I feel like it helps me grow as a person!”
Paris is 19 and currently studying photography at university. He’s been a young leader at Bonny Downs for several years, and this year he worked on our #GoWildinLockdown! virtual summer youth programme.Read more “Meet Paris”
The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded a grant of £99,616 to fund our new project designed to assist Newham’s recovery from the pandemic.
The grant will enable BDCA to deliver Voices for Change, a programme of activities and services which will empower residents and support them to build a better and healthier community by working collaboratively together. This is expected to include:Read more “BDCA wins £100k grant”