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Engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

Travel: Weekend works close parts of Tube and Overground network

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

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Barking town hall (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

New homes to be built as part of £150m investment in Barking and Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham is set to become the first London borough to benefit from its share of a £1billion investment in the capital.

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Dagenham beauty in the running for Miss Universe Essex

A Dagenham beauty is swapping admin for the catwalk after being chosen as a finalist for Miss Universe Essex.

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Volunteer Chris Rixon fixing a bike as part of a local organisation take recycled bikes from the Gascoigne Estate, modify them back to working standard and then offer them out to local people and business at much-reduced rates.

Cycling projects receive grant boost

Cycling in the borough is set to get a boost as two projects have been awarded grants from the Community Cycling Fund for London.

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The crash happened yesterday

Barking pedestrian bus crash investigation launched

Transport bosses are investigating after a bus hit a pedestrian in Barking.

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Jenny Eclair is bringing her stand-up show Eclairious to Barking's Broadway Theatre

Grumpy Old Women star Jenny Eclair brings stand-up show to Barking stage

There’s no doubting comedian and self-confessed grumpy old woman Jenny Eclair’s aplomb in delivering her stand-up show Eclairious.

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Experience the action of a London Lions basketball game!

Win tickets to see London Lions vs Leeds Force

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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