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'Daggers' (Dagenham PC Boxing Club) boxing show

Jan 21, 2016

Last year on 27th November Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham & Rainham attended the Dagenham PC Boxing Club’s boxing show. The event was held at Dagenham & Redbridge Football Club.

Jon Cruddas was invited by Club Secretary Dan O’Sullivan as a guest of honour.

Dagenham's Next Olympic Star

May 16, 2014

Taekwondo black-belt and Barking & Dagenham College student, Leighann Lewis, is one step closer to being able to fulfil her dream of competing for the UK in the Olympics, thanks to a £1000 sponsorship cheque from Barking and Dagenham College, presented to her by Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas. 

Danny O'Sullivan - Master of Ceremonies for the Olympic boxing bouts

Sep 05, 2012

Danny O'Sullivan Master of Ceremonies for the Olympic Boxing bouts

Danny O’Sullivan the secretary of Dagenham Boxing Club admits he was surprised and delighted at being officially asked to announce the boxing during the London 2012 Olympic Games. The role involved announcing the Olympic competitors to a world wide audience of many millions.

Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham comments on the Olympics

Aug 10, 2012

Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham comments on the Olympics

Barking and Dagenham was named as a host borough of the London 2012 Olympic Games and is currently being used for the closing ceremony rehearsals. 

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:

No Dutch sports fans after all for Olympic campsite on Westland Playing Fields, Havering

Apr 19, 2012

The following article was written by Reporter Ramzy Alwakeel on Wednesday 18th April 2012. You can view the original article here: www.romfordrecorder.co.uk/home

Havering Council has been forced to backtrack from its announcement that up to 1,200 Dutch sports fans would be camping on Westlands Playing Fields during the Games.

Residents call for Romford’s Olympic campsite plan to be axed

Apr 16, 2012

The following article was written by News Editor and was published by the Romford Recorder on Sunday 15th April 2012. You can see the original article here: www.romfordrecorder.co.uk/news/residents_call_for_romford_s_olympic_campsite_plan_to_be_axed_1_1348603

The noise and congestion is not appropriate - MP

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