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Free Apprenticeships for 16 – 19 Year Olds

Students and staff at Barking's new Technical Skills Academy welcomed shadow chancellor Ed Balls MP to its official opening on Thursday 18th October. Mr Balls praised the facility along with local MP for Dagenham and Rainham, Jon Cruddas. The new facilities provide vocational training and education for young people aged 16 to 19. The £14 million centre is a joint venture between the borough council and Barking & Dagenham College.

Danny O'Sullivan Master of Ceremonies for the Olympic Boxing bouts

Danny O'Sullivan the secretary of Dagenham Boxing Club admits he was surprised and delighted at being officially asked to announce the boxing during the London 2012 Olympic Games. The role involved announcing the Olympic competitors to a world wide audience of many millions.

Dagenham Boxing Club Awards Evening

Dagenham Boxing Club Awards Presentation Evening

A few weeks ago Jon visited Brady Primary School and attended their daily Breakfast Club. This club has been going on for a long period now and provides children with a great start to the day with a healthy meal and the ability to use the computers in the IT suite. The club had been at threat of finishing due to the costs involved but we are grateful to say that Tesco have stepped in and provided the school with £750 worth of vouchers to continue the club for the foreseeable future.

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