The first photos from the scene where a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in Barking last night show a tent in place outside of a block of flats and a number of police cordons in different locations.

A Chadwell Heath church has submitted plans to demolish its community hall that has been in use for over 50 years to try and raise £1m for refurbishments including a new coffee shop.

Sky customers in Barking and Dagenham have been warned that they will be without internet for eight hours tonight.

An 83-year-old man who lost his wife after she contracted cancer from washing his work overalls, has finally spoken out about his legal battle to win a six-figure compensation sum.

C2c trains is offering free travel for all mums this Sunday to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Train services will be reduced from tonight through to Thursday.

The five workers walked 13 miles in full protective kit, and have raised thousands of pounds for Isla Caton who has stage four neuroblastoma.

A woman from Chadwell Heath is going to climb Ben Nevis and said that her family might even sell their house in order to raise £300,000 for cancer treatment for her terminally ill mum.

So what is your favourite pancake topping?


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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