A supermarket worker who never met his own grandparents has adopted an 85-year-old customer as his grandma after forming a special relationship with her over the counter.

Pressure is being piled on Network Rail as the leader of Barking and Dagenham Council demands they don’t obstruct the borough’s growth with more delays to infrastructure improvements.

Historic pub The White Horse has poured its last pint and boarded up its windows after 400 years of serving drinks in Chadwell Heath.

A missing father-of-three from Dagenham has been found alive and well, police told the Post.

A Dagenham woman hit the jackpot by winning a charity lottery run by a hospice that cared for her late father in his final year.

MP Jon Cruddas is rallying residents to sign a petition to save Dagenham police station, warning the station’s closure would compromise safety.

Carers recommended an elderly Dagenham woman remain permanently in bed - because her housing association failed to replace a broken hoist which gets her up in the morning.

The garden of two Dagenham boys suffering serious medical conditions is being transformed by volunteers to improve their quality of life.

A Dagenham-based farm has opened London’s first fruit and veg stall inside a Tube station.

Cutting-edge Italian design is set to inspire a redesign of Barking station for the second time in its history.

A man who was stabbed to death in Barking this morning is claimed to be a worker at a local shop.

The council will publish fire risk assessments for the borough’s tower blocks and estates, following calls from the Green Party to make the documents publicly available.

Free lessons in online safety could be given to 1,200 children in Barking and Dagenham if a crowdfunding project led by Arc Theatre is successful.

GLOW festival of light has secured £40,000 in donations to help this year’s festival go ahead, including a £10,000 donation from the Mayor of London following a successful pitch at a City Hall event on Tuesday.

A homeless shelter could be forced to reduce its seven day service down to just three days a week due to a lack of funding.

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