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A book to get children more interested in the natural world has been launched at a school in Dagenham.

Eight MPs have called on a church leader to axe plans to turn Catholic schools into academies.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has urged people to sign a petition opposing plans for a large energy park in Bexley.

Campaigners are fundraising for a memorial stone to commemorate workers who were killed in an explosion at Rainham Chemical Works in 1916.

Barking and Dagenham MPs have voted against Theresa May’s Brexit plan in an historic defeat.

The MP for Barking’s annual Christmas card competition saw its record number of entries this year with 5,633 children from primary schools across the borough taking part.

The MP for Barking has criticised prime minister Theresa May for calling off tomorrow’s vote on her Brexit deal.

Barking and Dagenham’s MPs have slated prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal ahead of a crunch vote.

This colourful Christmas card will be dropping through letterboxes this winter after being selected as the winner of a design competition.

A school in Dagenham has been named School of the Year by the East London Community Organisation, TELCO.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas expressed concerns that an energy park in Bexley will lead to “toxic fumes” billowing across the Thames to the Rainham and Beam Park development area.

Forces’ veterans have marched through the streets to honour the men and women from Dagenham and Becontree who lost their lives in the First World War.

Children from Barking and Dagenham were given a tour of the Houses of Parliament.

More than one in 10 midwives working at Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust are EU nationals, figures show.

The borough’s MPs have slammed a proposed shake up of constituencies.

The MP for Dagenham and Rainham is launching a petition to get the government investing more in policing.

Barking and Dagenham’s youngest councillor, who has just won a prestigious Universal Peace Federation award, has urged more young people to get involved in politics.

More than 250 people attended an event celebrating female empowerment in Dagenham on Saturday.

A Dagenham teenager convicted of a brutal stabbing which led to his 18-year-old victim losing his leg has had his sentence reduced on appeal.

Fifty years ago today 187 women made history by raising placards outside the Ford motor company’s Dagenham factory calling for equality.

The MP for Dagenham and Rainham, Jon Cruddas, has renewed his appeals to protect the car manufacturing industry.

Jon Cruddas, MP for Dagenham and Rainham, has criticised two major supermarket chains over pay disputes with their employees.

The MP for Dagenham and Rainham has spoken out about the importance of mental health for Mental Health Awareness Week.

Labour have recorded a thumping victory in the Barking and Dagenham Council elections by winning all of the available seats.

Jon Cruddas, the MP for Dagenham and Rainham, defended the role of Ford in Dagenham’s future in Parliament on Friday.

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