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The flag of Bangladesh has been raised at the town hall to celebrate 49 years since the country's independence.

The council has launched a campaign aimed at celebrating people and what makes them unique.

Ex-council homes bought under right to buy in Barking and Dagenham have been sold off by former tenants for tens of millions of pounds, new figures have revealed.

Jodie Chesney's mother, sister, aunts, uncles, schoolfriends and Scout troop have joined in a minute's silence a week after her death.

A driver for a waste recycling company has slammed the council after waiting a month for his rubbish to be collected.

Students at Robert Clack Upper School in Gosfield Road, Dagenham joined staff members of the club, Future Youth Zone, and council leader Cllr Darren Rodwell to celebrate.

The lighting of six candles to remember the dead signalled the start of this year's Holocaust Memorial Day service.

Barking and Dagenham Council is among 11 boroughs which have joined forces to provide accommodation to families at risk of homelessness - backed by £38m in government funding.

The council's purchase of land in a flood zone is 'possibly just the beginning' of a spending spree.

Council chiefs have agreed a deal for the borough to become the landlord of a hotel in Poplar

Earlier this month, it was an honour to attend City Hall's moving annual Remembrance Service which was held with members of the Royal British Legion and representatives from the Armed Forces.

Peace was the message at a remembrance service in Barking today (Friday).

The council says it has saved almost £1million in clear up costs after becoming the first local authority to ban illegal traveller campsites.

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