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Barking MP Margaret Hodge held her 17th annual Christmas card competition, choosing winners from 4,103 entries from Barking and Dagenham’s schools.

Pupils are celebrating the reopening of their school’s beloved garden five months after it went up in flames.

Northbury Primary School’s music teacher Danielle Wakefield, 30, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates how she and her pupils are hoping raise hundreds for WellChild to help ill children

Youngsters celebrated the future of their garden after receiving a £500 donation following a shock fire.

Children and teachers have been left devastated after their prize garden went up in flames.


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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