Sexually abused by his godfather from the age of four, wrongly imprisoned and tortured at 20, Jean-Louis Kassis knows the importance of a second chance at life in a foreign country.

As a veteran of two World Wars and decades in industry, the JJ Prior is not your average bed and breakfast.

A grieving father cannot visit his son’s grave because of a new cemetery gate system, his daughter has claimed.

Gallery: Inside Dagenham’s Ford Heritage Centre

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Usually closed to the public, the Post was given a rare glimpse into Dagenham’s automobile achievements at the Ford Heritage Centre, home to priceless cars.

A decorated firefighter has today retired after more than 40 years of service.

A fire tore through a garage on Saturday night.

Police were called to a library this morning after rocks were thrown from the roof into the street below.

Barking and Dagenham police will merge forces with Havering and Redbridge in a ground-breaking new partnership from January.

A businesswoman says she fears losing her customers after her street didn’t receive post for a week.

Two women were rushed to hospital following a car crash yesterday afternoon.

Traffic is slow on the A13 westbound this morning because of an earlier broken-down vehicle.

The fiancée of a biker who was killed in a hit-and-run has spoken of the “heartbreaking” pain of having to plan his funeral instead of their wedding.

A former Sanofi worker has returned to the iconic site with londoneast-uk.

An award-nominated entrepreneur who designed a board game to educate children in money management has spoken at a special Black History Month business event.

An illegal street race gathering was shut down by police as part of a crackdown on dangerous anti-social driving.

Four men had to be rescued from the roof of their flat after a fire broke out in a shoe shop last night.

Barking and Dagenham is the worst borough in London for prosperity, according to a new study.

As the Essex Investigator he solved cases across Barking and Dagenham. Now the PI shows reporter Mark Shales the dangers of the internet.

Residents have a week to have their say on the future of Barking and Dagenham.

Dealing with up to 2,000 people a month, the council’s housing department is a hive of activity.

A man has been arrested after throwing a knife out of a stolen vehicle while being chased by police.

Anyone dressing up as a killer clown with the sole intention of scaring children in the lead-up to Halloween could be arrested, the borough’s head of policing has warned.

Passengers on c2c trains are facing delays of up to half an hour this morning because of a faulty train.

A group of schoolchildren built insect hotels and spotted a seal at one of the borough’s biggest development sites.

A director and two property companies have been fined £25,000 after a mum and child were found living illegally in a “squalid” converted pub.

Two men will stand trial for the murder of Raja Ali in March.

A new multi-million pound primary building has officially opened as a former comprehensive continues its journey to becoming an all-through school.

Two men have been charged with the murder of Raja Ali.

Two teenagers have been arrested after crashing a stolen car into the back of a bus in Martin’s Corner yesterday afternoon.

A man in his 20s was attacked with a liquid yesterday afternoon.


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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