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Property licensing Scheme consultation
Time’s running out! Have your say and help improve private rented homes in Barking and Dagenham

Residents, landlords and private tenants in Barking and Dagenham are being encouraged to not miss out on the opportunity to share their views on the future of property licensing in the borough.

Illegally converted property on Fanshawe Crescent
Illegally converted house costs owner nearly £80,000 in fines

A landlady who illegally converted her property into two separate flats and continued to ignore enforcement notices from Barking and Dagenham Council has been found guilty in court.

CCTV footage of fly-tipping taking place.
Dagenham removal company fined over £8,000 for fly-tipping

A local Dagenham company has been found guilty in court and ordered to pay thousands of pounds in fines and costs after it was caught on a Barking and Dagenham Council CCTV dumping a truckload of waste.

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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.