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Barking and Dagenham Jobs and Skills Fair
Council invites residents to its first ever mega Jobs and Skills Fair

Residents of Barking and Dagenham are being invited to find out about jobs and training opportunities available at a Job and Skills Fair which will take place on 18 May.

Tes Schools Awards 2023: Inclusive School of the Year
Dagenham Park School shortlisted for industry awards

Dagenham Park Church of England School have been shortlisted for the prestigious Tes Schools Awards 2023, with a nomination for the Inclusive School of the Year Award.

Panel of dragons, pupils, and teachers celebrate at the end of the event
B&D pupils pitch enterprise ideas at friendly Dragon’s Den

Barking and Dagenham Council joined Social Enterprise Academy to encourage young people to step up and present their social or environmental initiatives to a panel of ‘Dragons’ at Barking Town Hall. Each group received feedback and a cash prize to help them develop their school enterprises, sponsored by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.


Find out what's happening in Barking & Dagenham

Cancer Awareness Becontree Community Hub
Cancer - Let’s be aware together!

London based charity, Community Links, is excited to offer a programme of population awareness of cancer in the North East London area (Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest).

BLC Boys Football Club Flyer
BLC Boys Football Club

Register your place at the BLC Library Reception.

Starting from Wednesday, 7th June 2023
Every Wednesday, 5pm - 6.30pm
Boys aged 8-11 Year Only!

The text 'Barking Pride Celebration' over rainbow paint brush strokes, with rainbow coloured butterflies on the bottom.
Barking Pride Celebration

The Barking & Dagenham LGBTQ+ Professional Network and B&D Council Staff LGBT+ Network are proud to host an evening of fun and celebration of the LGBTQ+ community.

Join us for a day of empowerment, entertainment, and connection! Together, we can create a more inclusive world where everyone can love and be loved without barriers.