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Hedgecock Fun Day marks the end of summer

Nazir Ali THE HEDGECOCK Community Centre (HCC) delivered another impressive “End of Summer” Community Fun Day on Sunday, 5th September. On this blazing hot day, more than 300 people packed out HCC and the surrounding areas. Also in attendance was ...

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Bookbike London reaches 4,000 shares

Hamza Mikael #bookbikelondon WAS BORN in Barking & Dagenham and is the brainchild of resident and community volunteer Emdad Rahman, who wanted to combine his passion for books and cycling.  Zoinul Abidin, Head of Universal Services at Barking & Dagenham, ...

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Humdum Foodbank Team goes digital

Muhammad Talha HUMDUM UK – based in Barking & Dagenham – came about as a result of the passion of Nighat and Kishwar Bhola to serve those facing food poverty and hardship.  Both mother and daughter became concerned by the ...

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The Thames today

TODAY WE continue with our occasional series The Thames today. The Thames forms the southern boundary of four East London boroughs: Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking & Dagenham and Havering. In one way it is a barrier, sealing off one direction ...

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The Thames today

TODAY WE continue with our occasional series The Thames today. The Thames forms the southern boundary of four East London boroughs: Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking & Dagenham and Havering. In one way it is a barrier, sealing off one direction ...

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Will no one take our rubbish?

RUBBISH IS accumulating on One Housing (OH) estates on the Isle of Dogs, as days pass without a bin collection. It’s got residents fuming – and the Island Network is trying to get the problem sorted out. Last week’s failure ...

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