A national charity is encouraging residents at Barking Riverside to walk more and to explore landmarks across the area.
Living Streets latest initiative has been to organise walks to help residents explore landmarks and places to visit in Barking. It also aims to ensure that walking routes are “safe and easy for everyone”, helping to support “connected, vibrant and healthy communities”.
The charity recently collaborated with the Creekmouth Preservation Society to create four heritage walks to the historic site of Creekmouth village, which dates back to the 1700s.
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