A parade from Barking Park†and Abbey Green has celebrated young people and their contributions to the Barking area for the fourth year running, along with food stalls, dance and music events and other family-focused activities.
Last year’s parade saw over 1,000 people attend the event, featuring marching from local Scout groups, dance groups and sports teams.
The City of London Corporation is about to buy Barking Power Station site in east London for around £125 million, according to Property Week.
A £25 million grant for Barking and Dagenham Council will help it support new housebuilding over the next four years.
Councillor Darren Rodwell, the leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, has welcomed the decision to approve the proposed Beam Park…