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Strictly Come Dancing's Anton Du Beke will host the glitzy awards ceremony.

Strictly Come Dancing’s Anton du Beke to host Barking and Dagenham Business Awards 2014

Companies have just two weeks to submit an entry into this year’s Barking and Dagenham Business Awards and get the chance to meet BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing favourite Anton du Beke.

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The view from Karen and Mark Staddon's garden

Trees screen for Dagenham school’s neighbours

Neighbours horrified by an extension to a nearby school, have persuaded the council to take steps to reduce the unsightliness.

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Sanaa Sheikh in hospital after the accident

‘Help track down Dagenham hit and run driver’

The family of a woman who was left unable to move or eat after a driver knocked her down on a zebra crossing have appealed for help finding the culprit.

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The woman from Dagenham had been flying a kite.

Kite flyer from Dagenham tumbles from beach promenade on to rocks

A 53-year-old woman was rushed to hospital last Saturday after falling up to 10 feet on to rocks while flying a kite at the beach.

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Florence King (left), 88, and Muriel Baker, 87

Local elections 2014: Courting the grey vote in Barking and Dagenham

Over the last few decades Barking and Dagenham has seen its population change and grow drastically.

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Play in Barking and Dagenham explores ‘Soldiers of colour’ in First World War

Discover the secret history of the First World War with an interactive performance next week.

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You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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