The race to find the operator for London’s largest film studios which will be built in Dagenham has been launched today.

A Dagenham woman is on trial accused of neglecting seven dogs including an ailing puppy that later died.

Today (February 6) marks the 100th anniversary of a new law which gave some women the right to vote.

A Romford man is due to be sentenced today for killing a grandfather from Dagenham who was beaten to death in a row over a set of keys.

A murder hunt is underway after a teenager was stabbed to death in Barking.

An estimated 900 jobs in Barking and Dagenham could go if a ‘no deal’ hard Brexit takes place, the mayor of London has claimed today.

When Qingqing Rao was robbed, stabbed and left for dead as she walked home in Dagenham last February it sent shockwaves through the community.

The Labour MP for Barking has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in a pledged to remember those killed by the Nazis during the Second World War.

A law professor who was viciously beaten in his home has launched a crowdfundraising campaign to fund a legal challenge against the closure of 37 police stations in London.

After seven years of council tax freezes residents in Barking and Dagenham face a hike of almost six per cent.

A fundraising run for military charities which was suspended after the event’s founder died while taking part is to be relaunched with his widow’s blessing.

The deputy leader of the council will be taking part in a second Facebook live session tomorrow where residents can ask him about the town hall’s budget plans.

Police are currently at the scene of a stabbing in Barking town centre.

This is the scene of a crash in Barking which ended a police chase where officers on foot were driven at after their vehicle was rammed.

An illegal house which was being used as a brothel by 11 sex workers has been uncovered during raids targeting illegal homes in Barking and Dagenham.

Barking and Dagenham College alumni and RnB singer Shaun Escoffery was given a prestigious Association of Colleges’ Gold Award for his achievements.

Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has backed a Bill spearheaded by a Labour colleague which offers more protection for private tenants.

More students from Barking and Dagenham are gaining places at university, latest council figures have revealed.

A disused car park on a housing estate in Dagenham will be transformed into a community garden after the Mayor of London awarded £14,000 for the project.

A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Brentwood has links to Romford, Barking and Dagenham.

Cllr Dominic Twomey, deputy leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, revealed the possible increase during a Facebook live session hosted by the Post yesterday.

Citizens Advice Barking and Dagenham will be hosting two free events to help residents slash the cost of their energy bills.

The number of acid attacks in the tri-boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge in the last three years are grim - there have been 264.

A man who admitted killing a homeless 54-year-old from Dagenham whose body was found next to a burnt-out vehicle in Goodmayes has been jailed.

A 16-year-old boy from Dagenham has been arrested suspicion of burglary, theft and possession of knives by police in North Stifford.

Bands Blackstreet, Dru Hill, 5ive and East17 have been named as acts that will perform at a music festival in Dagenham.

A man wanted in connection with a robbery in a shopping centre in Hertfordshire could be in east London.

Council chiefs have held the first of four public consultations into budget plans to save £63million by 2020 through cuts.

An Ilford man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Raja Ali in Dagenham.

A Romford man is facing jail after he admitted killing a grandfather from Dagenham who was beaten to death in a row over a set of keys.


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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