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
Victoria Road legend discusses Daggers’ latest teenage sensation and offers his view on Oliver Hawkins move to Portsmouth
Central Park club began new campaign with tight loss, but were competitive throughout opening-day contest
GLOW festival of light has secured £40,000 in donations to help this year’s festival go ahead, including a £10,000 donation from the Mayor of London following a successful pitch at a City Hall event on Tuesday.
A widower who was told forgotten war heroes including a 19-year-old RAF pilot buried in Eastbrookend Cemetery, Dagenham, would not be memorialised has forced the council to reconsider.
Pupils from three schools became engineers for the day as part of a nationwide science challenge.
A new exhibition shines a light on life in the community, touching on everything from festivals to more intimate moments.
The D’s are hoping to claim another victory, but would rather win by a bigger margin compared to the previous encounter between the clubs
Members out in force at home and abroad
Central Park club make trip to second-from-bottom Burnham this weekend looking to complete double over strugglers
Daggers agree new deal with London Borough of Barking & Dagenham that will run until March 2047
Hundreds of volunteers, politicians and Muslims joined for the launch of a sponsored walk that will raise money for 60 UK’s charity.
The Central Park club are braced for a tough test at Chelmsford-based outfit, but are looking to pick up some bonus points
Volunteer Bill Foulkes, 83, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates about his work with Diabetes UK after being nominated for an Inspire Award after 14 years of raising awareness
Former Dagenham amateur set for ring return
Runners-up spot again in South Essex Cross-Country League
Experienced coach thrilled with way his young squad continues to learn and development from mistakes
The Central Park club earned their third victory of the campaign last weekend to continue making steps in the right direction
Squad combine to claim cross-country honours
The Central Park club make trip to Harwich & Dovercourt this weekend braced for a tricky encounter
An MP has criticised the government’s decision to close a Dagenham jobcentre and relocate its services to Barking.
A church has opened a foodbank to help those in need.
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