A motorist from Dagenham who was caught drug driving has been given a suspended jail sentence and banned from going behind the wheel for a year.

The son of Kosovan refugees whose family fled the Balkan battlefields will find out on tomorrow if he has got the A-Level results to get into the country’s best university

A man was slashed with a blade near Barking station yesterday afternoon.

A man with links to Barking, East Ham and Ilford is wanted in connection with an assault in Harpenden.

The race is on to find a vital stem cell donor who could potentially save the life of a schoolboy from Dagenham battling leukaemia.

The Mayor of London will announce next month whether an ambitious housing development that stretches across two boroughs will come to fruition.

A man has been injured after he was attacked inside a shop in Barking this evening.

Bad news if you’re a tenant but great news if you’re a landlord – rents in the borough are outpacing household incomes more than anywhere else in England.

When 15-year-old Zayn decided he wanted a new bicycle he did what most human beings would do – he saved up and bought one.

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead following a house fire in Rush Green.

The Labour Party offered to drop disciplinary action against Dame Margaret Hodge is she issued an “appropriate apology” for calling Jeremy Corbyn a ‘racist and antisemite’.

This smelly, eyesore front garden in Dagenham has ended up costing its owner £795.

Emergency services have been called to Barking station following a suspected stabbing.

Police have today released the image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an attempted murder in Dagenham.

A man has been arrested after a woman was sexually assaulted in a park in Dagenham.

A Dagenham drug dealer who used a 17-year-old girl to carry crack cocaine and heroin around for him to avoid detection has been jailed.

When I was at school I remember having a conversation with a school friend about my views on the Right To Buy scheme which allowed council tenants to buy their home at a heavily discounted rate.

A Dagenham drug dealer has been found guilty today of killing a father who was shot and stabbed on the doorstep of his home in Bromley-by-Bow.

The Dagenham branch of Poundworld is to close next week resulting in the loss of eight jobs.

This week Det Sup Neil Matthews from the East Area Command Unit issued a plea to the public.

The National Health Service is 70 today and we must never forget how lucky we are to have it.

A teenage student chef at Barking and Dagenham College has shown she is a recipe for success by landing a job at a top hotel.

We all know how social media can be distracting.

A council tenant has been evicted from his Dagenham home after it was converted into a cannabis factory.

A motorist from Dagenham has been convicted of drink driving after he was stopped by police in Essex.

A man in his 20s has been stabbed in Dagenham this evening.

Two ‘ghost brokers’ who supplied fake car insurance to Albanian drug dealers so they could conceal their criminality have been jailed.

A former soldier from Dagenham who suffered two strokes that left him with life-changing disabilities will walk the distance of a marathon to raise funds for a health charity.

A date has been announced for the reopening of Barking branch of Lidl.

A teenager from Barking who waved around a large hunting knife during a row in a shopping centre in Romford has been jailed.


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

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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