Yesterday, 18:03

Councillor John White, who represented Whalebone ward for 12 years, has passed away.

Yesterday, 17:16

Cutting the maximum stake on betting machines to £30 or less “will do nothing” to combat problem gambling, the MP for Barking has said.

Yesterday, 17:05

Barking is set for three weeks of road closures due to electric utility works.

Yesterday, 17:03

Aerial footage has captured the early stages of demolition of tower block St Mary’s in Barking as the second stage of the construction of Greatfields School gets underway.

Yesterday, 15:47

A fundraising page has been set up for the funeral of a teenager stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath last week.

Yesterday, 15:14

A man from Chadwell Heath who used social media to send his ex-partner threatening messages has been jailed.

Yesterday, 12:55

People caught begging in Barking town centre can now be handed a £100 on-the-spot fine thanks to new powers passed by the council.

Yesterday, 11:30

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have been told a report into the Metropolitan Police’s initial response to the four deaths “will be damning”, according to solicitors.

Yesterday, 10:00

An 83-year-old man who lost his wife after she contracted cancer from washing his work overalls, has finally spoken out about his legal battle to win a six-figure compensation sum.


Yesterday, 16:00

Estate agent Gary Singh won chance to manage Essex club in fundraising friendly against Premier League side Hammers

Dagenham Boxing Club duo Tariq Agius and Billy Adams took another step along the road to possible national glory with impressive wins at the weekend.

Yesterday, 11:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner believes individual errors cost them against his bogey side Soham Town Rangers.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Barking slipped to a third successive league loss on a bitterly cold day at Mayesbrook Park.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Alastair Cook admits it is a daily struggle to conquer the self-doubts which can constrain even his all-time record run-scoring habits.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

West Ham vice-chair Karren Brady has issued a public apology for the club’s problems on and off the pitch and said the board takes full responsbility for the Hammers’ predicament.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Former Birmingham City youngster has become a regular fixture in starting XI for Daggers in recent weeks

Friday, March 16, 2018

While Essex had representatives in the four corners of the cricket-playing world over the winter, the sensation of September, Sam Cook, stayed home and buried his head in books.

Friday, March 16, 2018

With no competitive game now until March 31, West Ham United have headed off to Florida for some warm-weather training.


Tuesday, March 6, 2018

A hit musical star in the West End is among the lineup for this year’s Summer of Festivals programs.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Today marks the start of women’s empowerment month, and Barking and Dagenham Council will be celebrating with a range of activites over the next four weeks.

Monday, January 1, 2018

If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

How much do you remember about the weird and wacky world of Twitter this year?

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

OK, you’ve probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?

Friday, December 1, 2017

A Barking community group hopes to inspire children to think inside the box.


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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