The seventh annual Barking and Dagenham business awards take place tonight (3 July) at the Broadway Theatre in Barking.
It will be hosted by Anton Du Beke and will celebrate the wide range of businesses operating in the borough.
The event will see 10 award winners from categories including innovation, community involvement, best new business, green business, sole trader and more.
The City of London Corporation is about to buy Barking Power Station site in east London for around £125 million, according to Property Week.
A £25 million grant for Barking and Dagenham Council will help it support new housebuilding over the next four years.
Councillor Darren Rodwell, the leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, has welcomed the decision to approve the proposed Beam Park…