October 23 2014 Latest news:
John Phillips , Senior Reporter
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Royal British Legion veterans are helping Afghanistan war heroes overcome combat stress.
The Barking branch of the group meets every second Tuesday of the month from 7.30pm at St Margaret’s Church in The Broadway.
The legion also helps with home furnishings and organises hospital visits. For more information, call their secretary Steve Newson on 07970 228 080.
Two men have been jailed for a total of more than three years for carrying out of a spate of burglaries targeting supermarket tills.
The borough’s businesses will enjoy a private audience with the women keeping the government’s finances in check this morning.
Major long-term plans for Barking and Dagenham’s transport future were outlined by members at tonight’s Cabinet meeting.
The rich history of the Becontree estate has been depicted in a colourful new mural, set to be unveiled at Valence House on Saturday.