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Pupils from Valence Primary School dressed up for International Day

Pupils and staff celebrated the mix of languages and cultures within their school with two special international days.

Mo Obadina

Motivational business guru Mo Obadina tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates how it felt to win a BE Mogul award, counting her among the UK’s most influential black entrepreneurs

09:00
A selection of Company drinks

A community drinks company which runs regular hopping trips will launch its own history of the hopping holidays later this month. The annual migration saw thousands of women and children leave the borough for three weeks a year. Mark Shales finds out what made it so special

Yesterday, 16:00
The Miss Natalie Dance School is off to Disney Land in Paris this March for a competition

A baker’s dozen of dancers are heading to Paris to battle it out in a competition – and say hello to Minnie Mouse.

Yesterday, 12:00
Patricia Lungley's 'Alternate Colours for Valentines Day'

For more than 50 years Barking’s Flower Arrangers have met on a weekly basis. As the old committee retires, Phoebe Cooke joins the new-look group ahead of Valentine’s Day tomorrow ...

Yesterday, 09:00
Marks Gate bike track - how it might look

Sustrans entry for a share of £30,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme could new community facility built.

Fri, 19:39
Barking resident Mohammed Uddin was jailed for seven years at Woolwich Crown Court

A man from Barking has been sentenced to seven years in prison for travelling to Syria to join Islamic State fighters.

Fri, 16:00
Older people are living longer than ever before, but Barking and Dagenham is still behind the rest of the country in life expectancy                      Picture: Johnathan Brady/PA Images

Older people can expect to live longer than at any other time in history, but the borough’s population is still one of the shortest-lived in the capital.

Fri, 15:00
Pelumi Oyewo is the new young mayor of Barking and Dagenham

The new young mayor says that she wants to change Barking and Dagenham “for the better”.

Sport

11:00
Barking player-manager Glen Golby saved a penalty against Bowers (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Essex Senior League: Burnham Ramblers 1 Barking 2; Eton Manor 4 Tower Hamlets 3; Stansted 2 Newham 1; Sporting Bengal United 1 Takeley 1

Yesterday, 17:54
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Dagenham & Redbridge manager unimpressed after Barnet defeat

Yesterday, 17:17
West Ham United's Mark Noble celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich.

Hammers star Dimitri Payet inspired the team to come back from two goals down at Carrow Road

Yesterday, 16:55
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Sky Bet League Two: Dagenham & Redbridge 0 Barnet 2

Fri, 12:00
Joss Labadie of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Dagenham & Redbridge skipper confident team can beat drop despite being four points off safety

Fri, 11:00
Barking joint-manager Glen Golby (pic: Essex FA)

Blues boss wants team to bounce back against Burnham Ramblers

Fri, 09:00
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still points the way (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Dagenham & Redbridge manager hopes some vital wins at home points to survival

Manuel Lanzini, West Ham United

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic has revealed that it will not be long before we see Manuel Lanzini and Diafra Sakho

Thu, 16:00
Mark Cousins of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Dagenham & Redbridge keeper has confidence in young centre-back pairing ahead of Barnet clash

Entertainment

Fri, 11:00
Outside the Box productions performing a murder mystery at the Broadway theatre

Ditch the chocolates and flowers and do something a bit different this Valentine’s weekend – solve a murder mystery.

Tue, 11:50
Youngsters performing at Studio 3 Arts Big Deal half-term project last year

A world champion choreographer and actor is giving budding young performers the chance to learn the tricks of the trade over half-term next week.

Friday, February 5, 2016
Stuart McCreddie and Jimmy Page

Led Zeppelin, Taste, Free, Jethro Tull, Queen, Thin Lizzy – we all know the list of era-defining bands to have played the Roundhouse.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A signed copy of Harry Potter is held by Portobello Rugby Club mascot three-year-old Jack Henderson, to promote a Harry Potter book auction.

Don your best robes for a night of sorcery as the magical world of Harry Potter is celebrated tomorrow (Thurs).

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Sue Lowry as Patsy Cline

The country Nashville sound of the 1960s will descend on The Broadway theatre on Friday night.

Friday, January 29, 2016
Dave Rawson peforming a comedy hypnosist show

International comedy stage hypnotist Dave Rawson has returned to the UK for his latest nationwide tour.

Monday, January 25, 2016
Bethnal Green's Real Deal glee club

The Jack Petchey Glee Club Challenge returns to The Broadway theatre on Saturday for the fifth year running.

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This Valentine’s Day, the Coca-Cola London Eye is the perfect destination for lovebirds, offering a range of romantic experiences from Friday 12th February - Sunday 14th February 2016.

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