New Eastend Homes Garden named after long-serving resident

Bernard's 84th birthday celebration in the garden of Grafton House, Wellington Way.

Bernard's 84th birthday celebration in the garden of Grafton House, Wellington Way. - Credit: Vickie Flores

Residents came together to celebrate the opening of the new Eastend Homes Garden in Bow which has been named after a long-serving volunteer.

The garden, in Grafton House, Wellington Way, was officially opened on February 5, to coincide with the 84th birthday of long-term resident, Bernard Cameron.

Eastend Homes named the new garden after Bernard to thank him for all his hours of hard work over the last forty years.

Bernard said: “I’m surprised. I never thought that anyone had recognised what I had done.

“Its nice to find that people had listened to him over the years and its nice to see so many old faces come to celebrate.


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Bernard has been volunteering with Eastend Homes since the first ever block opened in 1969.

He has been involved in a diverse range of activities within the community, frequently taking on a leadership role and acting as a prominent figurehead in support of community projects.

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Bernard added: “Anyone would have done what I had done if they had the time.”

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