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Week-long workshop for Pembury residents.

The puppet parade concluded an array of February half-term activities.

These included jewellery-making, football, table tennis, pool, basketball and ice skating.

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The "waste monster" made by young residents on the estate

The puppet was made out of plastic bags donated by residents, to highlight waste, specifically around plastic bags.

This is a cause close to young people’s hearts, who want to encourage a plastic bag-free Pembury.

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"I Love Pembury" eco-bags were given out along the parade route 

Diana, 11, said: “This parade was really fun even in the rain and I hope it makes people think about using plastic bags in future.” 

Peabody’s Director of Community Programmes, Veronica Kirwan added: “We hope that the project has raised awareness and an understanding of the environment.”

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Residents can access many activities at Pembury

Get involved 

To take part in activities including:

  • music
  • sport
  • dance
  • drama
  • football coaching run by Leyton Orient Kickz
  • our sustainability project

...come along to embury Youth Club, Pembury Community Centre, Pembury Close.

6pm–8:30pm every Monday (8-12-year-olds)

6:30-9pm every Wednesday (13-17-year-olds)

More information

Contact Peabody’s Senior Youth Worker, David Ali, on 07786 675904 or email david.ali@peabody.org.uk