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The Overground line between Barking and Gospel Oak could be closed over the Christmas period to allow electrification work to be completed.

Police are becoming increasingly concerned about a 15-year-old girl who went missing in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Barking and Dagenham had the highest general fertility rate last year than in any other London borough, new figures have revealed.

Four years after it was saved by a community campaign, Dagenham police station is under threat once more.

Grafton Primary School has received an award for their rights-respecting ethos and values.

A bake sale was held in Barking by staff at Thames View Health Centre to raise money for the Youth Offending Service.

The decision to close Dagenham jobcentre has been branded a “disgrace” by the deputy council leader.

The borough’s brightest business brains came together last night for the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.

The sale of Barking police station was the fourth cheapest sold by the Met in the last five years, new figures have revealed.

A runner from Barking is the star of a new charity video encouraging people to take part in a summer challenge.

Defibrillators have been installed in police stations and response vehicles across Barking and Dagenham as part of a bid to increase patient survival rates.

The Heathway is shut northbound this morning following a collision between a motorbike and a car.

The victims of the Srebrenica genocide were remembered outside Barking town hall today.

Creating healthy meals for 20,000 pupils every day is no easy feat – but the borough’s school caterers have received an award for doing just that.

This is the latest state-of-the-art facility in the battle to increase recycling – and it’s in Dagenham.

A teenager accused of being part of a machete attack which left a doorman dead told jurors he only got out his knife because a baseball bat was being swung.

Patients in Barking and Dagenham are set to benefit from improved hospital bus links under plans unveiled by the Mayor of London.

Police who were appealing to trace a mum who went missing with her two young sons have confirmed that they have been found.

Proposals to close the Dagenham jobcentre will go ahead, the government has announced.

A 43-year-old man from Barking has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted armed robbery at a supermarket.

Commuters face delays and cancellations this evening on the Hammersmith and City line and the Overground.

Design students have helped create a new advertising campaign that has been launched on board TfL’s new Elizabeth line trains to explain to customers the benefits they will enjoy.

The relationship between landlords and their tenants is being explored as part of a new BBC show.

Detectives are appealing for information after four people were injured in a collision between a bus and a car in Barking.

A street in Barking has been closed due to a road collapse.

A Dagenham student and bodybuilder has broken a Guinness World Record.

A review is set to take place into how authorities dealt with the recent terror attacks in the UK, the home secretary has announced.

Generous donors have ensured a double decker bus worth of goods could be taken from Barking to help families who lost everything in the devastating Grenfell Tower fire.

A Dagenham pupil has won a trip to Disneyland Paris for being named National Young Writer of the Year.

Pupils from three schools became engineers for the day as part of a nationwide science challenge.

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