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Yesterday, 10:30

A 24-year-old man from Dagenham has been forced to pay more than £700 for driving without a licence or insurance.

Yesterday, 09:40
Nick Boles MP stops for a selfie with apprentice Harry Cunningham and James Wates

Nick Boles MP swapped his pen for pipes on Wednesday when he spent a day as an apprentice at Barking and Dagenham College.

Yesterday, 09:24
Muhammed Fahad will perform at the Barking Broadway

Bollywood travels to The Broadway in the form of north Indian entertainer Mohammed Fahad on Sunday.

Yesterday, 08:23
Ribbans got into a fight moments after leaving Ilford police station. Picture: Arnaud Stephenson

A 28-year-old man who punched his brother in the head outside a police station has escaped without a fine.

Cllr Darren Rodwell and members of the Gurdwara Singh Sabha London East Barking pose with the new road sign for the former Northern Relief Road

Barking and Dagenham’s Northern Relief Road has been renamed to honour Sikhs’ contribution to the borough.

Met police mounted branch on patrol in Barking town centre

Boris Johnson has been criticised for not restoring the borough’s confidence in the Metropolitan Police.

Thu, 14:55
Dagenham firefighters helped rescue Snoopy the horse (picture: London Fire Brigade)

Dagenham firefighters have come to the rescue of a horse that was stuck in marshland.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:27

Former Leyton Orient and AFC Wimbledon ace departs Victoria Road

Yesterday, 17:00
Daggers assistant manager Warren Hackett (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Warren Hackett accepts they must beat Cheltenham this weekend

Yesterday, 13:30
Jamie Cureton scores for Dagenham & Redbridge against former club Cheltenham Town (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Experienced forward has found net eight times in 29 appearances this year, but failed to score in last seven matches

Yesterday, 10:53
West Ham United player Andy Carroll   (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Two months after his return to first-team football from injury, Sam Allardyce believes Andy Carroll is finally showing his full-fitness, and has warned Brendan Rodgers that the returning Daniel Sturridge could face a similar situation at Liverpool.

Yesterday, 08:00
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Hammers owners clubbed together with other clubs to bring Africa Cup of Nations players home

Yesterday, 08:00
Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett at Cambridge United (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Coach discusses U’s point and encouraging performance

Thu, 19:25
Kevin Mitchell (left) faces Daniel Estrada in a world title eliminator this weekend (pic; Lawrence Lustig)

Lightweight looking to earn third world title shot

Entertainment

Yesterday, 09:24

Bollywood travels to The Broadway in the form of north Indian entertainer Mohammed Fahad on Sunday.

Wed, 10:57
A faked photograph from the 1950s by Egbert Smart (copyright LBBD Archive)

Ghost hunters were on the lookout for spooky goings-on at a fright night in Valence House Museum, where spirits are said to haunt the old building’s walls.

Tue, 11:49
A young raver gets into the spirit of things

Having kids needn’t stop you partying - just bring them along for the ride.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Author Lee Jackson talking about his book Dirty Old London

Author and history buff author Lee Jackson will be at the Library to talk about his latest book on Saturday.

Monday, January 19, 2015
A faked photograph from the 1950s by Egbert Smart (copyright LBBD Archive)

No one’s expecting dinosaurs, but the Becontree Estate is set to host its very own “night at the museum”.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Mark Labbett. Celebrity TV Personality and Quizzer and all round scary dude.
 Is coming to Mecca Dagenham.

If you fancy your chances against a TV quiz master – and 200 other people – Mecca Dagenham is the place to be on Saturday.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Highest pool

Dagenham author Neil Humphreys’ latest book has been picked for an Apple iBooks promotion.

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People thought the Deputy Prime Minister was pretty funny actually.

Brothers: The David Haines Story, will be broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland at 10.30am on Sunday.

Over £30,000 has been raised in a couple of days for a mugging victim, despite the goal only being set at £500.

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