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Essex ready for Girls’ Football Week

Saturday, April 21, 2018

FA Girls’ Football Week is coming to Essex from Monday April 23 to Sunday April 29 and the Essex FA are excited to promote further opportunities for girls to get active, meet new friends and have fun.

A brand new £1 million ‘Retain the Game’ funding scheme for adult male football teams has been designed to boost football’s traditional format following a recent decrease in the numbers.

This evening candidates in the upcoming local elections will be fielding questions from Post reporters and readers in a bid to secure your vote on May 3.

Transport for London has issued travel advice ahead of the London Marathon with four days of strikes set to hit the Docklands Light Railway.

By the time you are reading this I am sure you would have heard the news that in February and March the murder rate in London was higher than New York City for the first time ever.

How can you turn a 120-year-old boat into a community space and cheap accommdation?

Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has accused Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of “allowing himself to become the poster boy of anti-Semites everywhere”.

A Dagenham man has paid tribute to his father for his two acts of gas-related bravery in the borough 60 years ago.

London Lions wii play an international game against Lithuanian LKL side BC Vytautas Prienu at the Copper Box Arena on Easter Monday (April 2, 4pm).

Essex FA Football Development Officer Emma Burden believes the 29 new local ‘SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres’ which are about to be launched will “plant a seed which starts a real love of the game for our youngsters”.

To mark Safer Internet Day this week we did a live question and answer session with child safety expert Abbie Gillgan from the NSPCC and O2 guru Tapiwa Takawira, to discuss protecting children online.

Children’s charity the NSPCC has teamed up with O2 to mark Safer Internet Day on February 6.

Kelvedon Hatch, Manford Way, May & Baker and Shenfield Association discovered their opponents for the BBC Essex Saturday Premier Cup this week

Barking and Dagenham residents can win two tickets to The Broadway theatre.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

Competition to grow from four leagues to 16 over the next three years

Idris Elba has named his former college in Dagenham as the place where he wants to lay his MOBO commemorative paving stone.

EastEnders actor Danny Dyer showed off his famous cheeky chappie persona after playing auctioneer at a charity fundraiser.

Official figures show there have been just 89 moped enabled crimes in Barking and Dagenham so far this year, raising questions about the reporting and recording of these types of crime.

Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will meet at the O2 Arena on January 11

Volunteers unhappy with the state of a public footpath took matters into their own hands and cleared up a huge collection of rubbish, filling a dumpster and several bin bags.

Police officers recovered cannabis plants and growing equipment in mysterious circumstances from an address in Lodge Avenue, Dagenham, this weekend.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

A free community library encouraging people to recycle their unwanted books has opened at Barking Riverside.

Stars from EastEnders have pledged their support for a two-year-old girl with a rare childhood cancer.

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