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Friday, September 22, 2017

Three students from Barking have been handed a major boost to their company after their start-up, which turns rejected fruit and veg into smoothies, scooped an award.

All of London’s plastic milk bottles are now being recycled in Dagenham following the opening of a new plant.

If you haven’t entered the Thames Gateway Business Awards yet, you’re in luck - the deadline for two categories has been extended.

Search engine optimisation (SEO), a process to make sure customers find your business online, is a key tool in a small business’s digital marketing arsenal.

Time is running out for business professionals to sign up to our free Digital Decoded seminar.

This year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards kicked off with Shiraz and smoked salmon canapés.

Are you a fledgling entrepreneur or the owner of a small or medium business and struggling to get your head around the ever-changing digital world.

Are you a fledgling entrepreneur or the owner of a small or medium business and struggling to get your head around the ever-changing digital world?

Historic pub The White Horse has poured its last pint and boarded up its windows after 400 years of serving drinks in Chadwell Heath.

Shop owners are being urged to help in the fight against “evil” acid attacks.

An entrepreneur who secured an exclusive top prize at last year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards has spoken of the “amazing” effect it has had on his charity.

The decision to close Dagenham jobcentre has been branded a “disgrace” by the deputy council leader.

The borough’s brightest business brains came together last night for the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.

Our prestigious annual Thames Gateway Business Awards return this year - with a £12,000 advertising package awaiting the overall winner.

This is the latest state-of-the-art facility in the battle to increase recycling – and it’s in Dagenham.

Finalists for the borough’s third business awards have been announced.

There’s still time to let your business shine – but only just.

A park-lover is hoping to grow a new crowd after taking over an empty café.

Barking is hosting a celebration of women in film on Friday, featuring speakers involved in Beauty and the Beast, The Crown, Broadchurch and Guerilla.

A tattoo artist has departed from the stereotype of dingy parlours with a light-filled, modern workspace.

A cafe “with a difference” will be opening its doors next week.

A young grandmother is cooking up a storm as she gives rise to the next strand of her party empire.

Learning from mistakes is at the heart of a new mentoring programme to nurture budding businesses.

A salon manager of 30 years says she is “ready to give up” after losing business worth thousands of pounds due to flooding.

Entrepreneurs swapped conversation and cards at an “exciting” business awards launch last night.

The leader of Barking and Dagenham Council has slammed yesterday’s budget as letting down hard-working families.

Today Chancellor Philip Hammond addressed a packed House of Commons to deliver his first, and final spring budget.

Tender loving care is the secret behind the parsley-soaked pie line that is filling up its latest branch.

A total of 17 jobs will be lost when Dagenham’s Budgens ceases trading on Sunday.

A salon which has shaped countless heads of hair will be celebrating a quarter of a century in business.

Every plastic milk bottle in the capital is set to be recycled in Dagenham.

17 jobs are at risk after a supermarket’s owner went into administration.

Victims of domestic violence are among those set to benefit from a new scheme to help vulnerable residents into the working world.

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