London’s deputy mayor for housing is set to approve plans for a 3,000-home cross boundary development in Rainham and Dagenham – despite Havering Council initially rejecting the scheme over the height of proposed tower blocks.
The government has ‘named and shamed’ two Dagenham businesses for not paying workers the minimum wage.
Local athletes were out in force at the latest East London Five Interclub Series event at Raphael Park.
Dagenham & Redbridge striker Elliott Romain is keen to push on and impress under the club’s new management team of Peter Taylor and Terry Harris.
Dagenham 88 Runners took on various challenges over the Bank Holiday weekend.
A member of the Dagenham 88 running club who raised over £1,800 for the British Forces Foundation finished the London Marathon in four hours and 39 minutes.
Barking Road Runners Lee Johnson led the way for local athletes at the hottest-ever Virgin London Marathon on Sunday.
Workers at a Tesco distribution centre in Dagenham have voted “overwhelmingly” to take industrial action in a pay dispute with bosses.
A busy weekend of boxing ended in disappointment for four Dagenham members.
A plot of land at the back of a house in Dagenham has sold for £152,000 — more than six times its upper guide price of £25,000.
Dagenham Boxing Club duo Tariq Agius and Billy Adams took another step along the road to possible national glory with impressive wins at the weekend.
Matthew Crowley is the elections and campaigns coordinator for Barking, Dagenham and Havering Green Party.
Dagenham 88 Runners’ Paul Grange was crowned men’s champion in the Chingford League after breaking the club’s five-mile record at Victoria Park.
Ferrier returns to Boreham Wood, while Ling is back at Leyton Orient
Local athletes took on a variety of challenges across London and the South East over the course of the weekend.
Closing Dagenham Jobcentre would hurt countless jobseekers in one of London’s most deprived areas, campaigners have warned.
Shutting the doors on Jobcentres cannot be the best way to solve unemployment.
Barking and Dagenham launched its Borough of Culture bid in style today with council leader Darren Rodwell leading an army of supporters on a conga dance outside the town hall.
Central Park club are aiming to move up the table and ensure they are in the more competitive side of the division come the end of January
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