May 21 2013 Latest news:
by Michael Adkins, Acting Editor
Friday, July 20, 2012
The Olympics, the greatest sporting tournament in the history of man, is about to be set alight!
The Olympic Torch has been charging its way through the United Kingdom for months and is due to arrive in Barking and Dagenham ahead of the official opening of the London 2012 Games.
Readers can follow all the latest news and events in the Barking and Dagenham Post in the coming weeks and see day by day updates on www.london24.com
Next week read our great 64 page Streets of Gold special publication. We will bring you the history of the London Games, behind the scenes stories of how local children helped win the tournament for the capital, and look at the green credentials of the Games.
What’s more, we will be publishing a free poster commemorating the Olympic Torch’s journey wrapped around the front and back pages of next week’s Barking and Dagenham Post.