Barking and Dagenham’s best GCSE students were recognised at an awards ceremony.

Regenerating Dagenham’s Central Park could generate £1.1 million, according to council forecasts.

An estate agent in Barking has been fined for a second time after failing to apply for a property licence.

Barking and Dagenham is the first council to sign up to the prime minister’s new equality charter.

Two men have today been found guilty of killing Beniamin Pieknyi who was stabbed in the Stratford Centre.

Building work on a new school in Dagenham has begun.

A new Barking housing development for artists held an open house event.

The owners of a shop in Barking have been fined almost £5,000 for selling illegal cigarettes.

The inheritor of a global glove legacy is on the hunt for factory workers from Dagenham.

A prominent flytipper who operated in Newham, Barking and Rainham has been given extra time in prison.

An event to raise awareness of the effects of knife crime is taking place at Barking Town Hall.

A scientist working with a Dagenham technology company to reduce CO2 emissions has been boosted by £80,000 funding.

Police have found a car with a dog inside which was stolen earlier today in Barking.

A teenager who’s bike was stolen just hours after he brought it home has been given a new one.

A takeaway worker died 15 seconds after being stabbed during a fight in Stratford which had last under four minutes, a court heard today.

Barking’s Studio 3 Arts held a summit to mark the end of year-long fitness programme, Too Fat To Run?

Inspiring black women will be celebrated at a showing of Hidden Figures at the Barking Learning Centre.

Her Dynamic, a group of Somali poets, will be hosting a Somali festival at the Broadway Theatre in Barking.

Barking and Dagenham Council are increasing the number of garden waste collections per year.

Barking and Dagenham will launch their Black History Month celebrations with an event at the town hall.

A teenager accused of stabbing a 21-year-old to death in Stratford told the courts he tried to stop a mass brawl that broke out.

Robert Clack School of Science in Dagenham has opened 12 classrooms as part of a £43.75 million investment programme.

A police investigation is underway after a teenager was stabbed during a street fight in Barking in the early hours of this morning.

Barking and Dagenham’s children were given a taste of life as professional artists when their work was displayed in a public gallery.

A witness in the Beniamin Pieknyi murder trial told the court today he’d pleaded with the alleged attacker, telling him “it’s not worth it”.

Three residents from Barking and Dagenham have received an Honorary Freedom of the Borough, the highest honour a council can give.

The Ilford and West Essex Model Railway Club held their third annual showcase event in Dagenham.

A Dagenham charity has launched a programme for pre-school children with communication difficulties.

Residents’ feedback is being sought on designs for a new playground, garden and fitness facilities at Tantony Green in Chadwell Heath.

A skill sharing project in Barking and Dagenham has been named in a top 50 list of schemes which are tackling society’s challenges.


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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