Spoken word, singing, dancing and acting were some of skills showed off by youngsters in Barking.

Months of hard work and training all paid off as runners raced their way round the capital in the London marathon yesterday.

Youngsters organised a fun day on their estate to bring together the whole community.

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British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Barking

Poundworld will be opening a new branch in Dagenham next week.

More than half of Barking and Dagenham’s pubs have been lost since 2001, new figures reveal.

Former accountant Sharon Borthwick has swapped tackling tricky digits to help local talent into acting careers.

An up-and-coming Chadwell Heath rapper is releasing his first official single.

A star-studded line-up will make up two starting elevens to help raise money for a five-year-old girl with a brain disorder.

It’s been 50 years, but legendary comedian Jimmy Jones is returning to the Dagenham Roundhouse.

A Children’s hospice is urging Barking and Dagenham residents to buy specialist Easter toys rather than chocolate eggs.

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An officer was dismissed from the Metropolitan Police Service following a misconduct hearing on Friday, April 7.

Tributes have poured in for a hardcore Leyton Orient fan who was killed after he was hit by a scooter in Dagenham.

Pets at Home is set to stop selling rabbits this Easter.

A man who was killed in a scooter crash in Dagenham last night has been named locally as Frankie Bish

Beers, cheers and Union Jacks filled a pub in Dagenham as pro-leave supporters celebrated on Brexit Day.

A Barking and Dagenham College sports performance student is showing he has what it takes playing for Dagenham and Redbridge Football Club.

A new indie-rock band is making huge waves across the capital’s music scene.

Barking and Dagenham council are introducing a new texting service for housing repairs.

A worried parent is hoping to reunite a silver bike with its owner.

A charity shop which opened four months ago is appealing for more customers to visit and support their cause.

1966 World Cup hero, Sir Geoff Hurst MBE, paid a special visit to Dagenham United Football Club.

Dame Vera Lynn, who was born in East Ham and lived in Barking, has turned 100 today.

A team of Barking and Dagenham College students gave a dementia care home a spring makeover.

Two men have been arrested after fighting broke out between a group allegedly armed with knives last night.

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is calling on the prime minister to give EU nationals the right to remain in the UK.

Dog owners on low incomes in Barking and Dagenham are being offered the option of getting their pooch neutered at a discounted rate.

Residents are being urged to share their thoughts on plans to transform Barking and Dagenham’s parks.

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