Thursday, June 6, 2019

Plans to close Ford's engine plant in Wales will not have any impact on its factory in Dagenham, the company has confirmed.

A long-standing local councillor has been expelled from the Labour Party after apparently throwing his weight behind the Brexit Party on social media.

A new hotel is set to open as part of a chain's £115million expansion plans.

A supermarket has been forced to security tag its shopping baskets after a spate of thefts from the store.

An entrepreneur has launched an app in a bid to help youngsters better manage their money.

The deadline for applications for the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce's business awards has been extended to Monday, June 3.

The owners of a beauty shop have been fined more than £14,500 for selling 'dangerous' skin-whitening cosmetics.

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A wedding venue has been told it cannot put up a marquee because of its impact on the green belt.

A firm has been selected to build a development which includes a 29-storey tower block in the centre of Barking.

The council's regeneration firm has urged people interested in developing land in the borough to contact them.

A licensee has lost a bid to extend opening hours at a club where police found a man armed with a knife and bat during a fight.

Demolition firm Squibb Group is behind the work at Sebastian Court in Meadow Road, Barking, with the council's regeneration firm, Be First, sharing footage to mark the building's end.

A technical college sponsored by Ford is on the look out for new students.

The council owned regeneration firm Be First Regeneration Ltd lost close to £4million in its first year.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, says businesses need to understand their website visitors and be able to act quickly when they spot interest

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An ex-spin doctor has accused a Labour MP of not having the courage to support a second Brexit referendum.

A team of students has scooped top awards at an industry-led project judged at Amazon's head office.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains why all businesses need their own website

The borough has come bottom in a capital-wide study of food hygiene ratings.

The chief exec of Tesco has proved that every little helps on a school visit.

A trade union has warned public money may be at risk after the council's regeneration firm failed to file accounts.

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

The first episode in a 10-part documentary series about Dagenham Sunday Market is set to air today (Monday).

Snooker legend Steve Davis proved he definitely isn't "boring" as he launched this year's Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce business awards.

Three of London's most iconic markets could find a new home in Dagenham.

This piece of undercooked chicken drumstick has cost a company thousands of pounds after they sold it to council officials.

Train operator c2c has submitted multi-million pound plans to revamp Barking station - taking it back to a previous design.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains how to use social media to your advantage

The local authority's cabinet chiefs voted for the tax hike at a meeting at Barking Town Hall on Monday.

Culture secretary Jeremy Wright explains why local newspapers are so important

Members of the Muslim community have spoken of their fraught experience with the global "investment" scheme called Leverage, which scores of households in North and East London paid into.

A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

A new logistics unit offering more than 230,000 sq ft of warehouse space is set to open in Dagenham.

A shopkeeper has been fined £1,000 and ordered to pay £1,375 costs after illegally selling a cigarette to an underage person.

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.

A 'rogue' letting agent has been fined £4,000 after failing to publish the correct fees for tenants and landlords.

An estate agents in Chadwell Heath has insisted there was no breach of its customers' privacy after it was alleged that an ex-employee had been taking confidential client data off the premises.

A florist had a knife held to her stomach during a daylight raid on her shop.

Schoolchildren were involved in a brawl that left a sandwich takeaway trashed and shop assistant with a cut to the face.

The "impending collapse" of the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line has been averted and passengers will get a free month's travel once the delayed new trains finally arrive.

Ford will be cutting jobs across Europe in a bid to save money, it was announced today (Thursday).

Even if you don't realise it, you have come across display advertising. You have seen it on web pages, in newspapers and in magazines. It's everywhere, once you start to look, and there are plenty of companies out there who are already doing it well.


Here's why we should preserve and restore the historic and natural landscape and how you could help with one of Land of the Fanns' community project grants, of up to £5,000.

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime


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