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Digital currency aims to help local business

Israel based tech company Colu, pioneers in creating digital, localised currencies have recently launched a new currency in the UK - the Local Pound,...

School leading the way on rights

A Primary School in Dagenham has received the prestigious UNICEF UK Rights Respecting Schools Award Level 1, one of only 1000 schools nationwide to...

The future is green

A National Geographic explorer has begun an epic 311-mile trek across London. Daniel Raven Ellison, 37, will visit all 32 boroughs in a campaign to...

Mayor Sadiq Khan pledges to tackle London knife crime

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has made it clear to the Government that knife crime across the capital simply has to stop. The Mayor...

Deadlifting his way into record books

A Dagenham teenager has gone into the Guinness World Record Books after smashing the record for the longest duration 100kg deadlift. Najam Iqbal, 16, who...

London protest calling for cystic fibrosis drug availability

Protestors wearing oxygen masks in London are calling for a life- saving treatment for young people to be made available on the NHS. The cystic...

Riots after protests

Forest Gate Police station and its officers were attacked by protestors between Sunday night and the early hours of Monday morning following the death...

Pharmacist is jailed for selling drugs on the street

A pharmacist who stole almost £5,000 worth of prescription drugs has been jailed. Niren Patel, 38 of Ilford, Essex was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment...

Putting students First

An education charity is helping schools across the region harness the talents and experiences of alumni to support current students. Future First is working with...

Blaze proof checks

In response to last week’s devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington, Barking and Dagenham borough council have tried to reassure residents that housing...
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