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A pioneering Ford striker has said it feels like ‘no one is listening’ to women in the fight for equal pay.

Aiden, two, with Matt Partridge (left) and Ian Gayle (right) from Dagenham and Redbridge FC during a visit to the children’s ward at Queen's Hospital, Romford (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Dagenham and Redbridge FC stars stopped by at Queen’s Hospital to bring sick tots some much-needed festive cheer.

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Shop manager Gary Powell, right, with staff Deanna Shelton and Ricci Wilding at The Golden Fish in Becontree Avenue

The Golden Fish in Dagenham’s Becontree Avenue has been crowned the borough’s best takeaway by an unlikely panel of judges.

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Two star comedians have joined forces with promoter VIP Live to get you laughing for the festive season.

Yesterday, 17:00
Barking and Dagenham College students at Parkview care home

Barking and Dagenham College students spread a little Christmas cheer last week when they treated the residents of a care home to a festive concert.

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Barking Town Hall

Libraries, bin men and lollipop ladies could face cuts as part of £54million savings proposals agreed this week by Barking and Dagenham’s cabinet.

Sport

Midfielder available for first time in a month

Barking's Ben Lloyd. Pic: Mick Kearns/TGSPHOTO

Barking hope to make it five on the spin with win over Chingford tomorrow.

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West Ham United v Newcastle at the Boleyn Ground

Hammers boss is looking to rotate his squad over the Christmas period

Yesterday, 17:00
Essex under-18s celebrate a goal

Three levels bring home points for representatives

Yesterday, 15:55
Daggers Bradley Goldberg (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers forward has earned loan extension

Yesterday, 15:00
East Ham Active are organising a walking football event this month

Event takes place two days after Christmas

Yesterday, 14:15
Cardiff City's Ravel Morrison. Picture: EMPICS Sport

Morrison future still in doubt at Upton Park

Entertainment

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Two star comedians have joined forces with promoter VIP Live to get you laughing for the festive season.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Elise Blake (left) backstage with actress Imelda Staunton at the Chichester Festival Theatre

She’s been dancing since she could walk, played Matilda in the West End and has scooped more trophies than she can count – and now she’s got another shining role to add to her CV.

Friday, December 5, 2014
Gravenhurst - Flashlight Seasons/Black Holes In The Sand/Offerings: Lost Songs 2000-2004

Gravenurst’s lauded Nick Talbot, whose tragic death aged 37 was announced this morning, releases unheard material and two early albums that only reinforce his talents.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Children show off their Christmas drawings with Santa at Valence House, Chadwell Heath.

With Christmas just a few weeks away, there are a whole host of festive events planned around the borough to get you into the spirit of things.

Monday, December 1, 2014
John Grant - With The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: Live In Concert

The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra are employed to superb effect in this spine-tingling concert with the singer-songwriter.

Friday, November 28, 2014
Kelis - Live In London

Kelis comes out on top with nifty reinterpretations of career classics and a feast of fun from her latest album.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Kill It Kid - You Owe Nothing

Brit rockers wring every ounce of emotion from this debut set - but is it enough?

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The mother of seven of the children suffered serious stab wounds. She remains in a stable condition in hospital.

According to the MoD, the answer is a resounded “yes”.

Lewis Hamilton’s metaphor for life is particularly deep, with many turns.

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