Going Round the Banjo: the Dagenham Story Podcast

Join the author of the Dagenham Story series of novels Elaine Spires every fortnight as she and her guests discuss the history and the people of the village, the town, the London Borough, close to their hearts.

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  • Episode 2 Mr Tony Spires (passcode aW+0*ESH)

    Release Date: 23rd November 2023

    Tony tells us about going to school, starting work and meeting his wife of 72 years in Dagenham

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  • This is Dagenham Calling!

    Release Date: 10th November 2023

    A new podcast series all about Dagenham and it’s fascinating history.

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Journal Entry:

November 2023

12 Sunday

It was with great, great sadness that I heard the news of the death of Anna Scher MBE earlier today. Anna has meant so much to so many people over the years and there are d...

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Hot Holidays

Each week someone very interesting will be telling us all their holiday and travel tips and secrets!

Latest Guest: Kitty French

Today it’s my turn on the Blog Tour for Kitty French’s new book MELODY BITTERSWEET AND THE GIRLS’ GHOSTBUSTING AGENCY, which came out on 14th July. It’s an absolutely hilariou...

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