A student support worker from Barking and Dagenham College has spoken out in favour of BTECs ahead of A-level results day.

Four men who were arrested after a stabbing in Barking have been released under investigation.

Darren Rodwell, the leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, has voiced his support for the government’s rough sleeping strategy published today.

A reunion is being held for the Village Blues Club, the group that ran the Dagenham Roundhouse music venue from 1969-1975.

Four men were injured after a stabbing outside a Barking nightclub.

A retired fireman is on the search for a child he rescued in Barking in the eighties.

Applications are open for a block of flats for artists in Barking town centre.

Children in Barking and Dagenham are being offered counselling throughout the summer holidays.

A 15-year-old from Barking who saved up £200 to buy a bike had it stolen just hours after bringing it home.

Work has started on an extension to a Barking school which will create places for 540 pupils.

There are 60 new homes up for grabs at reduced rents near Barking station.

Three men who were arrested after a stabbing in Barking station have been released.

Dozens of rabbits have been abandoned in Eastbrookend Country Park.

People across Barking and Dagenham enjoyed the play day in Valence Park – none more so than council leader, Darren Rodwell.

An assistant scout leader from Barking has been chosen to go the States next summer.

Three men have been arrested following a stabbing at Barking station.

A Barking film studio is hosting a series of free workshops to celebrate women in film.

The African Showcase market has returned to Barking for the day.

The state of Barking’s streets is hindering regeneration, a property development agent has said.

Barking and Dagenham is celebrating the art of playing with an event at Valence Park.

Barking and Dagenham Council is putting forward £13million to improve the borough’s schools.

A former Dagenham and Redbridge protegee has turned his sights to teaching.

Barking’s first fringe festival enters its final week tonight.

A public consultation on the White Horse pub in Chadwell Heath is taking place tomorrow (Wednesday).

Former Barking council candidate Andrew Boff has set his sights on City Hall after being shortlisted as one of his party’s three potential mayoral candidates.

A man has been charged in relation to a stabbing in Barking on Friday evening.

Another primary school in Dagenham has been rated good by Ofsted.

A suspected grenade was found in Barking today.

Barking and Dagenham Council have set out their priorities for the next four years.

The Barking and Dagenham Post wants to know the kind of stories our readers think we should be covering.


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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