A big-hearted Dagenham man has travelled halfway round the world to help poorly pooches.
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In the last few weeks we have heard of yet more shocking incidents of crime in our borough, including the news that another young person in our community, Hasan Ozcan, has been tragically killed in a knife attack.
Two teenagers have been arrested after a 17-year-old was stabbed to death near the Gascoigne Estate.
After making headlines by defecting from Ukip to the Conservatives this week, Peter Harris is keen to tackle the borough’s challenges head on.
More than 120 cannabis plants have been seized from a suspected drugs factory in Barking.
A man who was rescued from a drain remembers little of how he ended up in the sewer system after starting his day in Barking.
Barking and Dagenham Council have launched an initiative to reduce the numbers of young people who aren’t in education, employment or training.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has awarded a slice of a £25 million funding pot to Barking and Dagenham College’s new tech centre.
Barking are now unbeaten in four games after they cruised to a 3-1 victory against near rivals Bury Town.
Vanarama National League: Torquay United 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 3 (Okenabirhie 50, Robson 76, Efete o.g. 88)
Dagenham & Redbridge Jake Howells is relishing playing regularly and learning his new role as a left-back ahead of their clash with Torquay United this weekend.
Barking will be looking to extend their three game unbeaten run when they face fellow play-off hopefuls Bury Town this weekend.
Ahead of Saturday’s game at Gulls, Daggers are 11th in table and seven points outside play-offs
Dagenham & Redbridge attacker Corey Whitely has signed for National League rivals Ebbsfleet United for an undisclosed fee.
Vic Keeble’s goalscoring record was magnificent for the Hammers before injury ended his career
Friendly: Woking 4 Barking & Dagenham 4
Gale Street club had to concede reverse fixture in October after string of injuries
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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