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Free history giveaway to celebrate World Book Night

Reading fans have the chance to pick up some free local history books tonight in celebration of World Book Night.

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Chadwell Heath club’s antics help raise cash for children’s hospice

Members of a community club who dressed up as pirates and monsters from the Doctor Who series raised £600 for a children’s hospice.

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An elephant statue from the intu Lakeside herd that will visit the shopping centre in May

Elephant statues visit Dagenham during national conservation awareness tour

Elephant figurines have passed one of Dagenham’s most well-known sites during a national tour to raise support for Asian elephant conservation.

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Lisa Sweetman won first prize in the Saint Francis Hospice lottery

Dagenham receptionist wins £1,000 in hospice lottery

Receptionist Lisa Sweetman has another reason to look forward to her family holiday - she can use her recently won £1,000 lottery winnings to pay for it.

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Hands of Our Hospital

Welcome to Post People – celebrating the lives of people in Barking and Dagenham. This series gives people the chance to share their experiences and give their views on the world past and present.

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Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Barking businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the Barking & Dagenham Post, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE

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