Jon Cruddas MP - Merry Christmas Dagenham and Rainham

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone in Dagenham and Rainham a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year. I know this has been a very tough year for many families throughout the local area with government decisions impacting hard.


Whybridge Junior School, on Ford Lane, is hosting 15 volunteers and more than 5,000 boxes of gifts for needy children as part of the Salvation Army’s Operation Christmas Child. This is the second year running that the Rainham based school has teamed up with the charity. 

'Store City' provides sixty food hampers to six children's centers across the borough

This Christmas ‘Store City’, the food bank that operates out of Bethel Church has provided 60 food hampers to six children’s centres across the borough.

The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in November 2012 was 3,537. 


Breadline Britain: Helping families eat this Christmas

Community Focus: Havco

Havco is a support organisation for voluntary and community groups in Havering, offering the services of a CVS and Volunteer Centre. One of our newest initiatives is the ;

‘Activate Havering’ Volunteer programme to galvanise the community into action!

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Olympic Park tours for local people