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Barking and Dagenham council leader Cllr Darren Rodwell (right) with Sustrans area manager (left) and Havering cabinet member Cllr Bryn Lockwood (centre).

Beam footbridge opened connecting Barking and Dagenham to Havering

Barking and Dagenham moved a step closer to Havering this afternoon after a new walking and cycling bridge spanning the River Beam was lifted into place.

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Prime Minister David Cameron talks to apprentices at Ford plant with Vince Cable Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Prime Minister Cameron hails £9million funding for Dagenham Ford plant

David Cameron visited the famous Dagenham Ford motor plant today to announce a £9million funding grant for work on a new diesel engine.

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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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Mum Alyson Agrawal, with two-year-old son Syon, has been campaigning for her Indian husband to be allowed a Uk visa.

Heartbroken Dagenham mum fighting to see husband 5,000 miles away

A distraught mum is appealing for help reuniting her son with his dad – who lives more than 5,000 miles away.

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The new Vodafone store in Dagenham's Heathway shopping centre.

Barking and Dagenham’s Phones 4U stores reopen as Vodafone

Former Phones 4U stores in Barking and Dagenham have reopened as Vodafone shops, following the collapse of the high street chain last month.

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Burnley's Danny Ings (right) has his shot blocked by West Ham United's James Collins during the Barclays Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley.

West Ham’s King James the second back in at the deep end

He could hardly walk by the end but James Collins is just delighted to be back on the field

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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.

Read full story »

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