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Shish(a) – that’s a big fine! Barking business found guilty in court

A local restaurant in Barking has been fined thousands of pounds in court after it ignored Enforcement Notices to stop operating as a Shisha venue.

World No Tobacco Day
East London council to mark World No Tobacco Day with planned operation

A top priority for the Trading Standards Service at Barking and Dagenham Council is ensuring young people are safe and that they can’t easily get hold of any type of tobacco.

Property misuse results in over in £10k fines

The owner of a property in Barking has been fined thousands in court for illegally running a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) and ignoring Notices from Barking and Dagenham Council.

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Pen to Print Presents: Ramadan Mubarak with Tharik Hussain
Pen to Print Presents: Ramadan Mubarak with Tharik Hussain

Wednesday, 27th March 2024, 2.00pm to3.30pm
Have you ever wondered why millions of Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan each year?

Join Tharik Hussain for an inspiring afternoon as he describes Ramadan and its key principles as well as offering the religion-historical context to make clear why the month is so significant to Muslims beyond the popular perception, i.e. the key historical events that have taken place in the month.

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Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday 30th March
Tuesday 2nd – Thursday 4th April
Saturday 6th April
Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th April
Saturday 13th April

10am – 4pm (Museum closed between 12pm – 1pm daily)

Look high, look low and have an eggcellent time trying to find the hidden Easter eggs in Valence House to claim your sweetie prize.

Suitable for ages 3 and up. FREE. Drop in.

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Easter Farm

Wednesday 3rd April 2024

11am – 4pm

Come and meet some of the newest additions to Gemma’s Farm and take part in animal themed activities.

FREE. Drop in.