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.


Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.

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.

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