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Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

If Disney has taught us anything over the decades it’s to dream big and be inspired – and Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! does exactly that.

Relive the magic of Frozen and timeless Disney classics this Christmas and New Year as Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! comes to the O2 London.

Who would have thought we’d all be getting a general election for Christmas – what an excellent present (straight face emoji).

Pupils from China visited the Barking and Dagenham Post headquarters as part of a 12-day visit to the country.

This is the moment England sensation Raheem Sterling pays tribute to Dagenham schoolboy and Crystal Palace youth-team player Damary Dawkins.

Hat-trick hero Raheem Sterling dedicated his second England goal tonight to Dagenham schoolboy Damary Dawkins who died on Sunday after a long battle with leukaemia.

Businesses were urged to grasp the opportunities £15billion of planned investment will bring to the borough as the council and Federation of Small Businesses outlined a bold vision last night.

We’ve teamed up with the mighty Daggers to give fans the chance to win an exclusive limited edition gold football kit sponsored by West&Coe.

Becoming a parent can be an overwhelming experience for many people.

And those who are the most vulnerable in society, or have little or no extended family network to call on for support, struggle the most.

Volunteering is an important part of society but something we probably undervalue.

Senior editors from across the regional newspaper industry have joined forces to urge MPs to vote against press freedom curbs in the Data Protection Bill today.

Politics has never been more at the forefront of our minds.

Moped enabled crime continues to be a huge problem.

The conviction of an IS-inspired preacher who tried to radicalise children at the Ripple Road mosque is quite shocking.

World Book Day is an important event in the school calender.

We should do all we can to encourage reading and a passion for books in children at a young age.

Thankfully, I’ve never been a victim of burglary but a family friend has suffered several times.

It has been a long, hard slog for campaigners involved in the monumental bid to get answers - and compensation - for victims of the contaminated blood scandal.

It was a few years ago at a council-staged summer event that I first heard about the idea of a youth zone in the borough.

I can’t begin to imagine the pain and suffering families of Stephen Port victims’ continue to go through every day.

The launch of the borough’s first ever Festival of Every One allowed residents - young and old - to celebrate the borough.

On Friday I was privileged to attend our second annual Thames Gateway Business Awards. Despite uncertainty over Brexit and turbulence in Europe it was evident there is a hell of a lot worth celebrating in east London and north Kent.

When I first heard about the contaminated blood scandal I was horrified.

I have quite a pragmatic approach to life and business.

It’s important to celebrate the positive aspects of our communities, particularly our young people.

Time is running out for business professionals to sign up to our free Digital Decoded seminar.

Are you a fledgling entrepreneur or the owner of a small or medium business and struggling to get your head around the ever-changing digital world.

Are you a fledgling entrepreneur or the owner of a small or medium business and struggling to get your head around the ever-changing digital world?

Our prestigious annual Thames Gateway Business Awards return this year - with a £12,000 advertising package awaiting the overall winner.

Plans for a multi-million pound youth club have been given a boost as organisers partner with a leading interactive creative solutions agency.

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