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Barking and Dagenham Council welcomes sentencing of go kart operator following tragic death

A go kart company has been ordered to pay almost £120,000 after it was found guilty in court for an offence under s3(1) Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 which resulted in the tragic death of a teenage girl.

Barking trader finally pleads guilty in court for selling illegal cigarettes

The owner of a shop in Barking caught selling illegal cigarettes by Barking and Dagenham Council Trading Standards Officers has been fined almost £1,000.

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Barking and Dagenham Council's ninth Women's Empowerment Awards honour borough's outstanding women

Barking and Dagenham Council’s ninth Women’s Empowerment Awards ceremony took place last night (Monday 25 March), showcasing and celebrating the exceptional achievements of women and girls across the borough.

The finalists were selected by a panel of judges who faced the challenging task of determining the ultimate winners across nine categories.

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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.