Gardening Club at William Bellamy Children’s Centre
Over the summer, William Bellamy Children's centre played host to an innovative new scheme - a community garden!
Youth Parade 2019 in Barking and Dagenham
The Youth Parade made a spectacular return this year to cap off another massive year for the Summer of Festivals!
£50k of counterfeit goods seized in council raid
Phony perfumes, counterfeit clothes and fake Apple AirPods were part of goods worth more than £50,000 that were seized in a raid by Barking and Dagenham Council.
Domestic Abuse Commission launched in Barking and Dagenham
Barking and Dagenham Council recently launched a commission into domestic abuse in the borough, and how we can stop it.
A-Level results day in Barking and Dagenham!
The results are in for Barking and Dagenham’s students, watch the video to find out how they did!
Sadiq Khan pays a visit to the Future Youth Zone
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, recently paid a visit to our state-of-the-art Youth Zone – the first of its kind in London.
GCSE results day in Barking and Dagenham!
The exams are marked and the results are in! Watch the video to find out how the students of Barking and Dagenham did!
Barking brothers given Leader’s Recognition Award
Two brothers who alerted people to the recent Barking Riverside fire were recently awarded the prestigious Leader’s Recognition Award.
One Borough Festival returns to Parsloes Park
One Borough Festival recently made a spectacular return to Parsloes Park with an amazing 80's themed lineup!
Sydney Russell School’s Alumni launch
Sydney Russell School recently held their first ever Alumni Ever, which was chance for students, old and new, to come together, network and share stories.
Dagenham Roundhouse Festival makes bombastic return
The Roundhouse Music Festival recently rocked up to Parsloes Park with a tour de force of popular rock tribute acts.
Borough and Me competition - The Final!
The Borough and Me homework competition recently held its final at One Borough Festival. The event saw the finalists from all of the participating schools bring their entries to be judged.
Social worker Shonna Damms on #thisisme
In this episode of #thisisme, we catch up with Shonna Damms, who gave up a life in show business to help disadvantaged children in Barking and Dagenham.
KS2 Poetry Competition - The Final!
For over ten years Barking and Dagenham has been running the KS2 Poetry Competition, a great way for kids to learn and fall in love with poetry by having fun performing it!
#thisisme is back!
In this episode we catch up with Box Up Crime founder, Stephen Addison, where he talks about turning young people away from crime.
Steam and Cider
Steam and Cider made a spectacular return to Old Dagenham Park recently. Check out our highlights video for all the thrills and spills!
Eastbrookend Country Fair 2019
The Summer of Festivals continued recently with Eastbrookend Country Fair, which had loads of fun and free activities and entertainment!
Kitchen Assistant Paul Hawkins #thisisme
As part of Learning Disability week, we caught up with kitchen assistant Paul Hawkins and heard his inspiring story.
Summer of Festivals kicks off with Barking Folk Fest!
The Summer of Festivals made a spectacular return with the Barking Folk Festival recently.