A former head of the civil service has been appointed as chair of the board of Be First, a Barking and Dagenham Council-owned regeneration company aimed at attracting investment to the borough.
In 2015, BOLD looked at the emerging film industry in Barking and Dagenham. Marco Cillario revisits the borough to find out why directors are continuing to choose this part of east London
Lucy Purdy looks back at the newly extended Creative Barking and Dagenham programme. What has been the secret of its success?