A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

A 19-year-old cookery student is celebrating after winning a competition to get her dish added to the menu of Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville’s cafe chain.

A Post reporter has raised nearly £1,500 for the cancer charity supporting her cousin.

Families in Barking and Dagenham face being forced out of work due to high childcare costs, a report published today shows.

One of Barking’s most famous former residents Dame Vera Lynn is 100-years-old today.

A 92-year-old war veteran will meet a world famous singer again 70 years after sharing the limelight with her on stage.

A park turned even greener at the weekend after thousands of extra trees were planted by an army of volunteers.

A hard hitting film aimed at stamping out sexual harassment on public transport has been released today after figures show reports have doubled in a year.

A contestant from ITV talent show The Voice wowed fans during a fundraising concert at her old college.

Children as young as 13 were sold knives during under cover operations across the capital - including two cases in the borough - figures out today reveal.

A young mum whose children witnessed a man injecting drugs on a stair well outside her front door has called on the council to make her block of flats safer.

River ward councillor Peter Chand, 51, tells Jon King how his mum inspired him to serve the borough he has lived in and loved all his life.

The government confirmed today that the TV licence fee will rise to £147 following a six year freeze.

Frying-pan-wielding competitors had a flipping good time yesterday during a college’s Pancake Day races.

The public have been urged to put on rubber gloves, grab black bags and take up litter pickers to help give two of the borough’s parks a spring clean.

A group of dancers are celebrating after being selected to represent their country at the Olympic Games of the dance world.

A food shop is on the hunt for charities and community groups in need of extra cash.

A mother who ended up in a wheelchair during pregnancy is appealing for donations to save her exercise classes for the elderly from closing.

A class of creative writers got some superhuman inspiration from a trio of budding superheroes.

It’s third time lucky for a teenage gold medal winning tennis player who competed at the Special Olympics.

The Barking to Gospel Oak Rail Overground line is set to reopen after eight months but delayed works means it faces weekend closures.

Tube bosses have warned commuters of possible disruption if a planned strike goes ahead next week publishing an underground map showing affected routes and stations.

A teenager has thrown, struck and grappled his way to success in a national judo competition.

Victims of serial killer Stephen Port were remembered today at a flag-raising ceremony to mark the beginning of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history month.

Dagenham kids triumph at pageant

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A pair of glamorous youngsters have enjoyed a day of success in a modelling pageant.

Delays remain on A13 following crash

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Delays remain on the A13 westbound between Lodge Avenue flyover and Wennington interchange.

A couple who sheltered a woman and two children fleeing a fatal fire have described their experience.

Students from Barking and Dagenham College are benefitting from the guidance of business experts.

An elderly couple have been forced to endure months in temporary accommodation.

A woman whose gran died having never known her is appealing for help to trace her history and family.

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