Friday, May 22, 2020

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

Ford Dagenham has helped to produce up to 200 ventilators a day in the fight against coronavirus.

Companies across the borough are invited to find out more about the support available to small businesses during the coronavirus crisis.

A supermarket’s staff are limbering up to a dance-a-thon in a bid to raise £500 for an NHS charity.

An arthouse cinema, affordable housing and healthy ageing centre looks set to be built on the site of a former sports centre.

Ford staff are set to return to the Dagenham engine plant next week - while construction of coronavirus ventilators continues.

An express freight route service between Spain and Barking has been launched to transport essential hygiene, medical and food supplies.

As the UK’s coronavirus cases begin to stabilise, calls for an end to the nation’s strict lockdown rules continue to grow.

The council’s regeneration arm has had its vision for the next five years approved by town hall chiefs.

Since 1921 the Barking and Dagenham Post has always been there with you.

A shopping mall could be in for a “huge facelift” after town hall chiefs agreed to buy it.

A British Asian restaurant is offering food boxes.

The government has not gone far enough to support vulnerable people and back town halls, councillors have said.

Are you in business? Are you having difficulty getting answers from banks or from the council?

A company could be at the forefront of coronavirus diagnosis as it works to develop a home test kit.

Thousands of ventilators for coronavirus patients are set to be built in Dagenham.

Morrisons has announced a 10 per cent discount on shopping for all NHS heroes to support them through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Scientists and clinicians are set to map how coronavirus spreads and behaves in a bid to fight back against the virus.

Businesses across Barking and Dagenham are set to receive a share of a £39 million relief package.

Coronavirus lockdown has prompted some confusion about which businesses are allowed to still open.

A total of nine businesses have been closed down after operating illegally during the coronavirus outbreak.

Scientists and health experts have confirmed that newspapers are not transmitters of Covid-19 owing to the ink and the printing process they go through.

A shopkeeper is calling for the rent at his premises to be deferred to help his business survive plummeting sales triggered by the coronavirus.

If you see a business open that shouldn’t be, report it.

A business support group wants to hear from firms hit by the coronavirus.

A riverside cafe and bar in Barking has been recognised for its work in creating a positive community impact.

Retailer Dixons Carphone has announced plans to shut all 531 of its standalone Carphone Warehouse phone stores in the UK, resulting in nearly 3,000 job losses.

A schoolteacher has been fined almost £20,000 for selling counterfeit replica Premier League football kits and Calvin Klein underwear.

A rush on hand sanitiser sparked by the coronavirus has seen shops sell out and restrictions on sales introduced.

New designs for the Dagenham Studios have been released as part of a bid to turn a former factory site into London’s Hollywood.

A group of almost 300 supermarket workers are fighting for up to £10,000 each in equal pay compensation.

A trust which is revitalising a stretch of river has scooped up to £3,000 from an airport’s charity.

The council is planning to purchase the former Muller factory site for an undisclosed sum.

A secondary school has held its biggest careers fair with more than 40 employers speaking to teenagers about career options.

Shopkeepers have warned that parking charges are putting customers off and threatening their livelihoods.

A Monopoly-style virtual reality app encouraging families and friends to get active has been rolled out to the north of the borough.

Video Views sought on Dagenham film studios plan

Thursday, February 13, 2020

“It’ll put Dagenham on the map.”

Pupils have gained an insight into the banking world thanks to a national apprenticeship week challenge which saw six youngsters scoop first place.

The number of parents hit with £60 fines for pupil absences shot up in Barking and Dagenham last year in response to more calls for action from schools.

A baking businesswoman has made it to the final four of a national search for the year’s best baker.

Antisemitic graffiti has been daubed on a cash machine at a Dagenham supermarket.

The c2c train operator has been named by commuters as the capital’s most punctual service.

This is the first look at how three of London’s historic food markets could be united on one site in Dagenham.


The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

The United Kingdom is pulling together as one, with people from all regions and all four nations of the country helping each other through the coronavirus pandemic.

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