An appeal for help has been launched to raise money for the survivors of the Indonesian earthquake and tsunami.

A baby has died after being rushed to hospital on Friday.

Barking and Dagenham had the longest response time to 999 calls, figures have revealed.

Serial flytippers have been targeted in the latest CCTV video appeal calling on neighbours to name and shame culprits.

Last ditch talks between union reps and rail bosses to avert a strike on the Central line tomorrow have broken down.

The cockney sparrow could be making a comeback.

Barking-based London Assembly member Andrew Boff has lost the race to be the Conservative Party’s next mayoral candidate.

There were more than 800 people killed or injured on the borough’s roads last year, the latest figures reveal.

A 21-year-old security guard killed in a crash while behind the wheel in Barking was above the speeding and drug driving limit, an inquest has heard.

One of the country’s largest discount retailers has been ordered to pay almost £500,000 for repeatedly selling knives to children in Barking, Dagenham and Chadwell Heath.

A total of 847 affordable homes weren’t built when they should have been, a report has shown.

Rail users face misery with c2c trains delayed due to a tree getting caught on overhead wires at Limehouse.

The borough’s MPs have slammed a proposed shake up of constituencies.

Community groups have been invited to turn the city green with up to £5,000 up for grabs.

A Dagenham school has scooped a “prestigious” award for bringing the world into the classroom.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have smashed their £10,000 fundraising drive to get justice for their loved ones.

A dad who secretly filmed his wife and teenage stepdaughter in the bathroom for five years has escaped jail.

The Ford motor company has rejected claims that jobs are at risk in a bid to revive business.

The sisters of a 25-year-old man murdered by serial killer Stephen Port have said they cannot grieve until they get justice for their brother.

Cyclists are being asked to put themselves in the driving seat of a lorry to prevent road accidents.

More than half of Year 11 pupils at Jo Richardson Community School achieved A* to C grades or equivalent in their GCSE results.

The council has clashed with campaigners who claim it spent £20,000 on cars for the borough’s mayors and chiefs over the last three years.

All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham is celebrating a “tremendous” year of A-level success.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims are a step closer to getting answers to questions surrounding the murders.

The Met has claimed it is one of the first forces in the country to develop its own mobile fingerprint device.

A pair of thieves who laughed at their hearing have been jailed after targeting a “vulnerable” pensioner.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have launched a crowdfunding campaign to get justice for their loved ones.

A dog breeder has made an emotional plea to track down the con artists who tricked her out of thousands of pounds.

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman was found dead following a house fire.

A man is due to appear in court this morning charged with murder after a woman was found dead following a house fire in Rush Green.


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Barking and Dagenham is home to Better Extreme, London’s largest indoor skatepark. Whatever your discipline, be it skateboarding, inline, BMX or scootering, there’s a challenge waiting for you.

Barking Sporthouse has a wide range of fun things to do with your children this summer

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