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It takes a village

It is insane how far my family and I have come in the last few years. Three and a half years ago, pre-pandemic, we had just moved into our beautiful new house, ready to start our next chapter as a married couple with one on the way. Then Covid-19 hit, we went into lockdown and […]

Nice Bunch: A cosy and warm space for local families

Why did you start Nice Bunch? I have been in Barking and Dagenham for nearly 10 years. My background was working in theatre and education, and I have always wanted to work in the community but didn’t really get involved until I had my son. I initially ran an organisation called the Hug Support Group; […]