Students helped clean Barking Park lake as part of their work experience placement.

Residents, councillors and town hall workers gathered outside Barking Town Hall today to join the country in a moment of silence for the victims of the Manchester bombing.

The Barking to Gospel Oak Overground line will be closed for eight weekends as electrification work continues.

Three members of a drugs gang operating across the south east have been jailed.

A teenager who stabbed a man after he refused to hand over his bike has been sentenced.

Police officers tasered a “violent and aggressive” man armed with a five inch knife inside a supermarket.

Moving house can be a challenge – so imagine what it’s like trying to move a whole school.

Aspiring artists will have the opportunity to hone their skills and escape for a few hours with painting workshops at Laura I. Gallery.

A teenager has been stabbed in Chadwell Heath this afternoon.

Services on the c2c network are disrupted this evening after a man was reportedly hit by a train.

An elderly man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a van on Wood Lane this afternoon.

The Barking and Dagenham candidates for the general election have been announced.

A teenager had a ‘noxious liquid’ sprayed in his face by two men who demanded money from him.

Colour coding on buses through Barking and Dagenham has been welcomed by readers and dementia organisations alike.

A teenager has had acid thrown in his face and his bike stolen during an attack at Parsloes Park.

Commuters who use the c2c line from Barking are set to see changes to their services later this month.

Things need to be done to make young people more aware of the general election, according to Barking and Dagenham College students.

A former police property officer has been handed a suspended sentence after admitting possessing indecent images of children.

Chasing after a bus only to realise it’s not the one you wanted is set to be a thing of the past.

Young achievers had their moment in the spotlight when they were presented with medals at the Jack Petchey Achievement Awards.

London’s Air Ambulance treated 26 patients in Barking last year, making the IG11 postcode was the seventh busiest in the capital.

A drug dealer who supplied serial killer Stephen Port with class B and C substances has been given a community order.

A headteacher who leads assemblies with a music hall twist and creates termly podcasts is in the running to be named the best headteacher in the country.

Gallery: Families enjoy St George’s fun day

Monday, April 24, 2017

Bouncy castles, farm animals and carousels were just some of the activities enjoyed by visitors to N&C’s St George’s family fun day.

A Dagenham school has clinched victory in a nationwide debating competition – witnessed by billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.

Karen Privett, a self-described “complete novice runner,” will tackle this year’s London Marathon in support of Pancreatic Cancer Action.

Commuters said goodbye to an Underground classic today on its final journey through London.

A former X Factor star was just one of a number of celebrities involved in a special visit to Disneyland Paris for disadvantaged youngsters.

Families are set to enjoy a whole host of fun at N&C’s St George’s fun day.

Parents are set to find out today which primary school their child will be attending in September.

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