Barking and Dagenham Council’s enforcement team carried out a series of raids on properties owned by landlords suspected of flouting rental laws.
A disused car park on a housing estate in Dagenham will be transformed into a community garden after the Mayor of London awarded £14,000 for the project.
A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Brentwood has links to Romford, Barking and Dagenham.
Cllr Dominic Twomey, deputy leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, revealed the possible increase during a Facebook live session hosted by the Post yesterday.
Celebrations are underway as the rating of the trust providing mental heath care for Barking and Dagenham residents has been upgraded by inspectors.
Residents will soon be able to get urgent healthcare advice and prescriptions issued from GPs, paramedics and pharmacists over the phone.
A teenager from east London has been charged with terrorism offences.
With Christmas now a distant memory it might seem strange for Barking and Dagenham Council to be asking residents to look out for Santa’s sleigh - but that’s because someone stole it from a Dagenham lock-up.
A 28-year old man who pleaded guilty to gun and drugs offences has been jailed for five years.
In an article from our ‘Year in Sport’ pullout, the year ahead for Bostik North outfit Barking is put into perspective.
Dagenham & Redbridge striker Elliot Romain has joined Torquay United on loan until the end of the season.
Former Bognor Regis Town man has worn armband in recent weeks with regular skipper on the bench
In an article from out ‘Year in Sport’ pullout, we preview the year ahead for Dagenham & Redbridge
In an article from our ‘Year in Sport’ pullout, the other teams in the Six Nations have their chances previewed
Dagenham & Redbridge forward Joe White is delighted to be given the chance to get some match fitness with his loan spell to Hendon.
It wasn’t pretty, but West Ham are through to the FA Cup fourth round
Dagenham 88 Runners were in action at the fourth round of the Essex XC League series at Writtle University, with Paul Grange in fine form.
Barking Road Runners’ Colin Jones set an outstanding personal best of 35.5 miles at the ultra Hillingdon Circuit Challenge.
If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.
How much do you remember about the weird and wacky world of Twitter this year?
OK, you’ve probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.
Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?
A Barking community group hopes to inspire children to think inside the box.
Were you one of the lucky people to see a fleet of hot air balloons cruising over Dagenham on Sunday morning?
Boogie rockers Status Quo have had more than 60 hits and become legends in the music industry. Now a tribute band are bringing the magic to Hornchurch.
See our stunning interactive timeline tracking the history of West Ham from the Boleyn Ground to the Olympic Stadium, featuring brilliant videos and pictures, and try our fiendish Hammers quizzes.
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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.
Enjoy the Barking and Dagenham Post e-edition today
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