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Jon hails Dagenham’s ‘community spirit’ after successful Town Show

Jul 24, 2012

This weekend saw the Olympic torch pass through the constituency of Dagenham and Rainham which accompanied Dagenham's annual town show. The event proved unforgettable with many roughly 85,000 people lining the streets and a further 20,000 at the Town show, getting the unique opportunity to see Britain's Got Talent stars Diversity run the torch onto the stage. As always the Town Show did not disappoint as acts such as Lemar wowed the crowd all day.  

Community Focus: Barking & Dagenham College

Jul 11, 2012

Over 5 decades of education, training and business engagement


Barking & Dagenham College has been serving this community for 50 years.


Dagenham heroes named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Jun 19, 2012

Dagenham heroes named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

A group of individuals from Barking and Dagenham have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to society, and have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list to receive MBE's.

Westlands Playing Fields, Romford - will NOT be hosting Olympic campsite

Jun 15, 2012

Westland Playing Field will NOT be hosting the Olympic Campsite

The original story was published in the Romford Recorder and can be viewed here:


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