Environment

Clean Air Day 16 June 2022

Clean Air Day is the UK’s largest air pollution campaign, bringing together communities, businesses, schools, and the health sector to raise awareness of how air quality affects our health and the environment. Every year, air pollution is responsible for 36,000 deaths in the UK and in recent years the air pollution in London has been recorded at ‘illegal’ levels.

Wild and Free in LBBD 2022 Calendar

In 2021 the parks and open spaces across Barking and Dagenham went from strength to strength and the Wild and Free in LBBD competition entered its second year. The competition was devised by Councillor Andrew Achilleos and last year saw the Ranger Service deliver a fantastic array of educational and fun community events across Eastbrookend and The Chase to get young people in the borough engaged with nature.