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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.

A mum-of-three has swapped tax with trade after landing a role to help companies support others in the borough.

Dagenham to Ibiza may seem like a stretch – but for two ambitious youngsters this is exactly where they hope their fashion label makes the cut.

Robbers tied up the manager of a jewellery shop before fleeing with items removed from a safe.

Restaurants in the borough are the least hygienic in the country, a recent study suggests.

Staff from Asda Chadwell Heath presented £500 to military charity Blesma.

Bitcoins have arrived in Barking.

The borough’s Mayor kicked off proceedings at the opening of a new gym.

A managing director is helping his former school reduce its carbon footprint.

Traders preparing for the Christmas rush were left fuming after council workers painted double yellow lines outside their shops.

Blockbuster plans to build a film studio in the borough have taken a step forward after the council snapped up land for the site.

Staff at Heathway Shopping Centre remembered their star fundraiser at the annual Christmas light switch on.

A designer who was forced to flee a civil war has launched her first clothing store.

The woman behind a board game dreamt up over a bowl of rice is up for an international award - but needs support to be in with a chance.

Innovations came thick and fast as budding entrepreneurs wowed judges with their inventions.

Budding builders are on track for a new career after cementing their skills.

A couple who made their love of sweets a livelihood are swapping liquorice for leisure.

As a veteran of two World Wars and decades in industry, the JJ Prior is not your average bed and breakfast.

Gallery: Inside Dagenham’s Ford Heritage Centre

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Usually closed to the public, the Post was given a rare glimpse into Dagenham’s automobile achievements at the Ford Heritage Centre, home to priceless cars.

Arts start ups have been urged to choose the borough in a campaign aiming to cement it as a creative industry “hot spot”.

Hundreds of jobs are at risk at Muller’s dairy operation.

The borough has amongst the highest number of residents on low pay, a survey out today reveals

A businesswoman says she fears losing her customers after her street didn’t receive post for a week.

Businesses from across east London and Essex came together to honour the winners of the Thames Gateway Business Awards 2016 on Friday.

A teenager who was turned down for more than 150 jobs – including working in a fast food restaurant – has landed her dream role in the City.

A former Sanofi worker has returned to the iconic site with londoneast-uk.

Last night businesses from across east London and Essex came together to honour the winners of the Thames Gateway Business Awards 2016.

This year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards ceremony, the highlight of the business calendar throughout east London and Essex, is taking place tonight.

An entrepreneurial couple are taking over a post office branch in a few weeks’ time.

A fish and chip shop is hoping to batter the competition by holding on to a prestigious accolade.

A director and two property companies have been fined £25,000 after a mum and child were found living illegally in a “squalid” converted pub.

“Films not Ford’s” was the tag-line of the day as Sadiq Khan revealed plans for the capital’s biggest studios on one of the borough’s most important industrial sites.

The largest film studios in London could be built in Dagenham, Sadiq Khan announced during a visit to the borough this morning.

One of the country’s biggest supermarket chains has abandoned plans of building a store in Barking, a year after pulling the plug on a similar scheme in Dagenham.

Businesses are backing a campaign to extend police powers to evict travellers more swiftly.

Up to 150 new jobs could be created if a “bespoke” distribution warehouse gets the go-ahead.

A takeaway and hairdressers face closure after a new development was granted approval.

A former bus driver will be swapping tarmac for tanks when he opens his first fish shop tomorrow.

A koala toy perched forlornly on a bin is not the only unexpected item that has been found at the borough’s sole recycling depot.

The Thames Gateway business awards are fast approaching, and with 12 categories to get through, the 10 judges have been busy.

An ambitious author has published her debut work after penning it in just 30 days.

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