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Wondering what the weather has in store for us this bank holiday weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

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Ahead of National Volunteers’ Week, a hospice has thanked two Dagenham volunteers and the hundreds like them who support patients and families affected by life-limiting illnesses.

So the man synonymous with ‘fake news’ is coming to London. President Trump’s favourite expression plays on a general worry.

Yesterday, 17:00

Jephta Asamoah, a deaf student at Barking and Dagenham College, was recently named the Leidos and Career Ready UK Student of the Year. He shares his thoughts on how why he loves the borough and how he would educate young people.

Yesterday, 16:29

A theatre on the Gascoigne Estate opened on Thursday.

Yesterday, 12:37

Travellers hoping to use the District line this afternoon can expect minor delays on the Tube due to a signal failure.

Yesterday, 10:26

A man who was arrested in relation to a Barking stabbing last week has been released on bail.

Yesterday, 09:00

Jon Cruddas, MP for Dagenham and Rainham, has criticised two major supermarket chains over pay disputes with their employees.

Yesterday, 07:00

Fraudulent blue badge use is being clamped down on by Barking and Dagenham Council, with several badges being seized last week.

Sport

09:05

Essex batsman Varun Chopra was delighted to do his bit for the team in their Royal London One-Day Cup win over Somerset at Chelmsford on Friday night.

Yesterday, 21:31

A monumental innings of 160, the highest List A score of his career, by Varun Chopra helped Essex Eagles revive their Royal London Cup campaign against Somerset at Chelmsford.

The former Barking loanee, who attended Hall Mead School, agreed a two-year professional contract with the League One club earlier this week

Yesterday, 14:30

Lakeside Hammers will now head to Scunthorpe this evening for a clash with one of the in-form sides at the start of the season.

Dave Evans watched a campaign of frustration, of horrendous mistakes, and of protests that were bitter and at times ugly

Yesterday, 09:30

There are plenty of sporting events going on across Lee Valley Regional Park to keep youngsters in London busy during half-term.

Who was the best and the worst for the Hammers?

Yesterday, 08:11

Championship: Redcar Bears 37 Lakeside Hammers 53

Entertainment

Sunday, April 29, 2018

A Barking film-maker is all set for a Soho premier of his first ever feature-length, self-produced film, which is set to be released early next month.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A comedian from Barking is set to embark on a tour around the UK.

Monday, April 9, 2018

A second West End performer has been announced to headline the One Borough Festival in Parsloes Park.

Monday, April 9, 2018

An all female comedy night is coming to a barge moored in Barking.

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.

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