Recently Jon Cruddas MP was contacted by a local resident who brought this story to his attention regarding a local woman and her battle against cancer. Jon is in full support of the family and hopes that even in these hard times people will do all they can to help the them.

Here is Lauren Dixon's story:

Growing Communities Dagenham Starter Farm


2048 (Dagenham) Squadron is one of the 1009 Air Training Corps (ATC) units in the UK.


Jon Cruddas MP – World Autism Awareness Day


Community Focus: Dagenham and Redbridge FC

Dagenham and Redbridge FC (The Daggers) are committed to being at the heart of the Local Community and the club is more than just football.


Dagenham Police Station saved!

Following many months of consultation, decisions have finally been made with regard to the boroughs police stations.

Westminster reception for Saint Francis Hospice

On Wednesday evening Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham attended a reception at Westminster. The reception was for the Community Nurses of Saint Francis Hospice.

Save Dagenham Police Station

Community Focus: Old Dagenham Park Bowls Club

Old Dagenham Park Bowls Club was formed in 1972 and the founders were Jean and Jim James together with Betty and Len Maisey. Len Maisey is still a member today. The club’s badge represents Dagenham Docks where most of the members worked at that time and the crossed keys was the name of the local pub.


Street Champions and Friendly Neighbours project

The project was originally established in Newham and has been successfully running for 10 years now. The project has recently been introduced in Barking and Dagenham to great effect with many local volunteers becoming involved. The project is currently run by the Volunteer Bureau and is promoting community involvement across the borough.