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A biker today admitted to killing his 22-year-old friend through dangerous driving.

Barking’s MP has vowed to help residents end a two-year fight for working utilities “for once and for all”.

Two people are believed to have died and a dozen injured in a suspected terror attack outside Parliament this afternoon.

A garden waste collection has been given the green light after 4,000 residents signed up to the scheme.

A school will be employing its very first lollipop patrol after a parent raised concerns for his children’s safety.

Residents have spoken of their relief after “dangerous” plans to build an access road through their cul-de-sac were finally defeated.

Family and friends released a sea of balloons to raise awareness of an illness that took the life of an “amazing” woman.

More than 40 schools face funding cuts, according to research published today.

Chilling footage has emerged of a man attempting to rape a woman on the side of a busy street.

A 15-year-old boy from Chadwell Heath is being questioned by police after a gun was discovered during a search of his home.

A man is in a serious condition after he was assaulted outside a pub last night.

The number of jobseekers in the borough has fallen slightly.

Teenagers swapped school for the civil service as they spent a day with one of the most powerful people in British politics.

Members of Dagenham’s oldest club claim they are being “priced out” after the rent on the hall they have used for nearly 60 years doubled without warning.

Learning from mistakes is at the heart of a new mentoring programme to nurture budding businesses.

A decision on controversial cul-de-sac plans has been delayed.

Just five days remain for residents to get their garden waste collected.

A salon manager of 30 years says she is “ready to give up” after losing business worth thousands of pounds due to flooding.

A practice recently taken out of special measures has opened a new group for mature patients.

Scouts will be transforming their crumbling headquarters after scooping a £10,000 grant.

Entrepreneurs swapped conversation and cards at an “exciting” business awards launch last night.

The leader of Barking and Dagenham Council has slammed yesterday’s budget as letting down hard-working families.

Today Chancellor Philip Hammond addressed a packed House of Commons to deliver his first, and final spring budget.

Riding in a shuddering jeep over acres of uneven earth, it’s astonishing to think this former wasteland will soon be a neighbourhood the size of Windsor.

Time is fast running out for sponsors to rescue the endangered lollipop service.

A “most fantastic woman” who died at 90 will be honoured at the club where she spent many of her later years.

Red, yellow and green fluttered proudly outside Barking town hall to mark six decades of Ghanaian independence.

Rain did not dampen spirits as nearly 200 girls tackled rugby for the first time.

Teenagers rescued peers from a simulated burning building to demonstrate their firefighting finesse.

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