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Sainsbury’s is trialling a summer holiday multi-sports camp in Barking where children can play and eat a healthy lunch, all for £7.50 a day.

More pubs have closed down in Barking and Dagenham in the last 16 years than any other borough in London, according to a new report.

Whether you grab your girls or your granny, call the troops together and join tens of thousands of other women celebrating how far women have come in the past 100 years.

Whether it is via social media or talking to someone in real life, it is hard to escape from all the stories about violent crimes in the area.

As a wave of knife crime breaks across the streets of the capital, a Post reporter joined police officers for an in-depth look at what exactly the authorities are trying to do about it.

Easter Sunday is the most important day in the Christian calendar when parishioners celebrate the resurrection of Jesus when he rose from the dead after being crucified to death.

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death.

Drivers should take extra care on the roads tonight after the Met Office has warned that there is an increased risk of ice.

If you think being a woman in 2018 is wearisome (juggling work and family, trying to afford your own home or contending with all the questionable messages from Tinder matches) then spare a thought for all those who have gone before you.

Netball has come a long way from just being played with orange balls on gravely school playgrounds – although it is still a great place to start.

Residents will soon be able to get urgent healthcare advice and prescriptions issued from GPs, paramedics and pharmacists over the phone.

The North East London NHS Treatment Centre is asking male residents to “go nuts” this November.

An innovative programme that matches up residents in need of support with those who require somewhere to live is looking for participants in Barking and Dagenham.

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

A Dagenham driving instructor was surrounded by “children on pushbikes” pelted with eggs and punched in the face 15 times.

Police are talking to schools in Redbridge following claims that one of the London Bridge attackers from Barking tried to radicalise young people in the borough.

This is the moment a 58-year-old man was ambushed in by a motorbike gang believed to have committed seven thefts in two days in the borough.

A mother whose son went into septic shock with meningitis after being turned away from A&E is fundraising for a specialist centre which saved his life.

Two teenagers have been jailed for assaulting a Dagenham man with an imitation handgun on his doorstep.

When England won the World Cup in July 1966, West Ham captain Bobby Moore became a national hero.

The Metropolitan Police Service (Met) is carrying out a consultation on piloting spit guards in the borough.

Barking and Dagenham police will unite with two other boroughs to test the practicality of a joint “Basic Command Unit” (BCU).

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