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A widow is urging drivers to be more aware of motorcyclists after her husband from Dagenham died on his daily commute to work in Redbridge.

A police officer accused of having sex with a woman while on duty and being in possession of police property without authority has had one charge of descreditable conduct proven against him.

A teacher at a Barking school was inspired to write a book about inclusion after seeing how much his pupils valued having their unique experiences represented in media.

The most popular names given to baby boys and girls last year in East London suggests that where you live could influence what name you choose for your child.

An award winning play by the National Theatre has been adapted specifically for children and will be performed in schools in Dagenham and Havering.

A partnership scheme that aims to improve habitats for wildlife by restoring areas of the Chase Local Nature Reserve, held a launch event which encouraged residents to get involved.

Following a rise in non-medical practitioners offering Botox a medic from Dagenham is hoping to raise awareness about the risks of injectable treatments.

Dagenham residents are part of a new initiative that has helped to transformed them from amateurs into a ‘true theatrical company’.

A 53-year-old Barking man has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison for distributing terrorist related flyers and CDs in east London.

Two Ilford men were sentenced to ten years in prison for the killing of Raja Ali in Dagenham in 2016.

A Chadwell Heath man is calling for more CCTV on residential roads after the “terrifying” experience of being robbed and threatened with a Rambo style knife.

Police are looking for a man from Barking who is believed to have been driving a stolen vehicle which collided with a stationary lorry in March.

With an early summer following the July heatwave here are some of the activities families can enjoy over the next few weeks.

With more than 8,000 babies delivered each year midwives at Barking’s hospital Trust are endeavouring to ensure that mothers in the borough make the most out of their specialist services.

A Dagenham man who carried out a burglary before jetting off on holiday two days later will be sentenced.

Detectives made a sixth arrest as part of the investigation into the murder of Lyndon Davis.

Travellers hoping to use the District line this afternoon can expect minor delays on the Tube due to a signal failure.

An off-duty firefighter rescued five people from a Chadwell Heath fire that is believed to have been caused by the unsafe disposal of cigarettes or matches.

Men and women were rescued from a fire in Chadwell Heath last night.

Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in the face in Chadwell Heath.

KFC has announced more store closures after delivery problems meant that it ran out of chicken.

A man who was rescued from a drain remembers little of how he ended up in the sewer system after starting his day in Barking.

Residents shocked after a man rescued from a drain, claims that he entered the sewer system in Barking.

A young volunteer from Dagenham who is still studying for his A-levels has been working to improve care for children and young people in hospital.

People in Barking and Dagenham are 61 per cent more likely to have a chronic lung disease which has been associated with air pollution, compared to the London average.

Ambulances were forced to wait up to an hour at A&E 990 times last month, with emergency patients stranded inside the vehicles waiting to be admitted.

An Ilford man has been charged with the murder of Raja Ali in Dagenham.

Patients could be affected by delays of non-urgent procedures at King George Hospital, Goodmayes and Queen’s Hospital, Rom Valley Way, until January 31, due to winter pressures.

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