A trial date has been fixed for three men from Barking and Newham charged with terrorism offences.

A “surrogate father” who raped and sexually abused a teenage boy has been jailed for 16 years.

Running 5km is a challenge for many people at any age - so imagine what it’s like if you’re just six years old.

A Barking primary school is trying to raise funds for its green-fingered youngsters to have their own garden.

Bus passengers will be able to make as many journeys as they like within an hour for just £1.50 next year.

A former Post journalist who swapped news for novels has realised a childhood dream with the publication of her first book.

A Dagenham man has been arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs in Kent.

Commuters who use the c2c service from Barking are set to benefit from additional trains next month.

Barking and Dagenham fell silent over the weekend to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in war.

A two week gun amnesty is taking place in a bid to reduce the number of deadly weapons on the streets.

West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking will be swapping claret and blue for red and white to launch Saint Francis Hospice’s annual Santathon.

Former X Factor star Mason Noise paid a visit to Eastbury Community School to raise awareness of depression.

A gang of fraudsters who stole £610,000 from business bank accounts have been sentenced.

Pupils have returned to Manor Longbridge Primary School today after it was closed due to a water supply problem.

A three-year-old girl who has gone missing with her mum faces a “real risk to her safety” unless she is found, a High Court judge has said.

A water supply problem has forced a Dagenham primary school to close for two days.

If you find yourself shouting out the correct answers to television quiz shows, the Mayor’s charity quiz night could be for you.

A touch of glamour was brought to Dagenham Leisure Park with the reopening of its bowling alley.

A Dagenham driver who tried to avoid a £100 speeding fine by forging documents has been handed a suspended sentence.

Services are set to take place across Barking and Dagenham next weekend to remember those who fought and died for their country.

Can you help to fill a room full of sleeping bags, clothes and other products for homeless people this Christmas?

The borough’s council leader has pledged to work to ensure a police counter remains open in both Barking and Dagenham.

Thousands of people are expected to watch the skies light up at Barking and East London Round Table’s annual charity fireworks display.

Things got a little bit creepy at Barking market this Halloween.

Dagenham police station is set to be saved - but it could be at the expense of a front counter in Barking.

Five bikers from east London have been arrested in connection with an unauthorised ‘ride out’ on Sunday.

Police are appealing for help to find a missing teenager who may be in Dagenham.

A Dagenham man has been charged following a serious collision on the A12 that left a woman in a life-threatening condition.

The Overground line between Barking and Gospel Oak will be closed for two months over the Christmas period while electrification work continues.

Dame Margaret Hodge has welcomed government plans for a 12 week consultation on whether to cut the maximum stake allowed to be placed on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs).


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