Barking and Dagenham Council will receive extra funding from the government to help ease winter pressures on the NHS.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) raked in a seven-figure sum last year through parking charges which includes cash from its own staff.

The first phase of shared ownership homes at Barking Riverside which will be London’s first ‘Healthy New Town’ has been launched.

I was horrified to discover this week that Barking and Dagenham has the highest number of Year 6 obese children.

Former Barking and Dagenham College (BDC) student and R&B singer Shaun Escoffery is supporting a national campaign urging the government to stop funding cuts to further education.

A Dagenham man who stalked a woman he met on a website for Catholic singles after going on four dates with her has been given a suspended jail sentence.

A Premier League football club is holding a second recruitment drive as part of a campaign to find a blood stem match for a schoolboy from Dagenham with cancer.

Fire crews are currently in Barking town centre after an ‘unknown substance’ leaked from a container on a bus this afternoon.

Losing a parent at any age is heartbreaking, but I really can’t image the devastation caused when you lose your mother or father at a young age.

The leader of the council and one of his deputies are in the running for a national award that recognises dedicated politicians.

A warrant is out for the arrest of a man from Barking who has been charged with drug offences following a series of police raids across east London.

Around 100 people came forward to help a schoolboy from Dagenham who is battling cancer and needs a vital blood stem match.

A former Barking and Dagenham College student has started his own sports injury clinic at the age of just 27.

October is Black History Month (BHM) and some may ask why does there have to be a BHM so I’m going to tell you why I think it’s important.

We know winter is just around the corner so if you fancy a little sunshine back in your life Levi Roots Caribbean Smokehouse can make you feel you’re on holiday without having to step on a plane.

The leader of Barking and Dagenham Council has demanded the government end its “catastrophic” austerity policy.

A premier league football club is holding a recruitment drive as part of a campaign to find a blood stem match for a schoolboy from Dagenham with cancer.

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which left at least 2,400 people dead has begun today.

Boy, 16, stabbed in Dagenham

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A teenage boy has been stabbed in Dagenham this evening.

While other local authorities have endured lengthy and expensive court action to evict illegal travellers Barking and Dagenham Council managed to do so in less than an hour.

A cyclist from Chadwell Heath killed in a crash on the A127 in Essex has been named today as Ben Greenslade.

A resident in Dagenham has been given a formal warning after they were filmed cutting up an animal carcass in their garden to celebrate the Muslim festival Eid.

House prices in the borough have soared so much that first time buyers face spending £122,000 more than if they got on the housing ladder in 2013.

C2c trains between Barking and Upminster were temporarily suspended this morning after a man was found on the line in East Ham.

Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has likened a Labour Party disciplinary investigation into her conduct to the persecution faced by Jews in Nazi Germany.

Barking and Dagenham Council hosted a special flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the 72nd Indian Independence Day before a celebratory event for all the community yesterday.

A Barking student who is the son of Kosovan refugees says he left his family in tears after winning a place at Oxford University.

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


Everest Estates stress-free service guarantees a fixed income for your East London or Essex property every month, even if no one is currently living there. Here they talk about the scheme and explain how it can help you dodge common letting headaches.

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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