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Barking Town Hall
East London council receives over £4 million in TfL funding

The funding, secured by Be First, the council’s successful regeneration arm, is part of TfL’s Local Implementation Plan (LIP) programme which aims to improve all forms of transport across the capital, from cycle ways to bus lanes as well as to improve air quality and Londoners’ health.

In the picture, left to right: Dance performer Victoria Shulungu, Councillor Elizabeth Kangethe, and Artistic Director Botis Seva.
Local pupils attend award-winning show free of charge in Barking

420 young people from nine secondary schools across Barking and Dagenham have attended a free performance of BLKDOG at the Broadway Theatre, in Barking, before the cast flies off to Belgium and Singapore on tour.

Church Elm Hub Cooking club
Council responds to community calls for fresher, healthier food

Yesterday (23 March), Barking and Dagenham Council launched a Good Food Partnership with the local community to create a plan for access to healthier, fresh food that is affordable and provide more skills, resources and land for food growing.


Find out what's happening in Barking & Dagenham

Colourful eggs with different facial expressions surrounded by colourful brush strokes
Easter Egg Hunt

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, Saturday, 1st April 2023 to Saturday, 15th April 2023.

Tots N Tunes
Tots N Play

Tots N Tunes - a play session for 0-5 years old children

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).