April 24 2014 Latest news:
Companies have just two weeks to submit an entry into this year’s Barking and Dagenham Business Awards and get the chance to meet BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing favourite Anton du Beke.
A 25-year-old has been left unable to move or eat after a hit and run driver knocked her down on a zebra crossing in Dagenham, cracking her skull and causing multiple fractures.
A 53-year-old woman was rushed to hospital last Saturday after falling up to 10 feet on to rocks while flying a kite at the beach.
Over the last few decades Barking and Dagenham has seen its population change and grow drastically.
With a school places crisis gripping the borough, the Post went down to a children’s centre to find out what issues were highest on parents’ agendas in the run-up to the local elections.
As this year’s local elections get closer the sight of candidates canvassing on doorsteps will become more common.
Having a political debate over a pint down the pub is a British tradition.
A former finance worker who left the City to set up her own balloon artistry business has taken America by storm, picking up a handful of awards in a recent international competition.
Keen sportsman Amaan Rashid, 10, of Dagenham is a mid-associate of the Royal Ballet School and has finished a run of Sleeping Beauty at the Royal Opera House. He played a fairy page, a mandolin boy and a monkey in 10 of the 20 performances. He talks to the Post about dancing, karate and his dreams for the future.