The total number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in August 2016 was 1,612. This represents a rate of 3.2% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 174th highest of the 650 UK constituencies. (1st = highest claimant rate, 650th = lowest claimant rate.) The equivalent UK claimant rate was 2.4%.

The local Council is proud to show its support for Armed Forces Day 2013, and will be doing so in a number of ways this year, including a community event at Valence House Museum on the day itself.

LBBD Council have launched a ‘Save our Streets’ campaign in order to address the growing issue of potholes and road maintenance in the borough. Local residents who are fed-up with deteriorating road conditions are being called upon to sign the petition and support the campaign.

Housing and Council Tax Benefit Advice Day

 

The government is changing benefit rules from April 2013.

If you claim Housing Benefit or Council Tax Benefit, come along to find out how these changes will affect you.

Community Focus: Carers of Barking and Dagenham

Introduction:

Community:

The Warmer Homes Project:

working together to support the local community

'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.

Over 5 decades of education, training and business engagement

 

Barking & Dagenham College has been serving this community for 50 years.

Community:

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