Yesterday, 18:38

The man accused of murdering a minicab controller admitted in a typed letter found in his pocket that he killed him “because of his own crazy feelings”, a court heard today.

Yesterday, 17:03
Last month's devolution conference at Old Town Hall, Stratford

A vision of how devolution could work in east London has been outlined in a trailblazing prospectus published today.

Yesterday, 14:36
Protestors at last week's candlelit vigil

The proposed redevelopment of Dagenham Civic Centre has been put on hold after the council agreed last night to carry out further research into its viability.

Yesterday, 14:28
In six weeks, the borough will go to the polls Pic: PA

The election campaign officially starts at the end of March – but the battle for hearts, minds and votes started long ago. Political editor Annabelle Dickson sets out her guide

Yesterday, 12:22
The emergency department at Queen's Hospital, Romford.

New figures published today show 92.6 per cent of patients were seen within four hours at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust (BHRUT), up from 84.4pc the previous month.

Yesterday, 08:39
Smoke billows from the fire

Firefighters were called to Parsloes Park in Dagenham this morning after a car and shed caught alight.

Wed, 16:44
Children, shoppers and staff at the Dagenham Co-operative reopening

A food shop in Dagenham has reopened following a £310,000 transformation.


Yesterday, 15:00
Barking Abbey year nines with their trophy (pic: Barking Abbey)

School win tournament arranged by West Ham Football Academy at Robert Clack

Yesterday, 13:40
Barking manager Mick O'Shea (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Barking suffer shock loss that hurts title tilt

Yesterday, 10:30
Keith Keane of Stevenage and Christian Doidge of Dagenham & Redbridge challenge for possession (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Welsh forward returned last weekend and contributed towards an excellent win

Yesterday, 09:48
Ron Henry of Stevenage and Joss Labadie of Dagenham & Redbridge clash at the Lamex Stadium (pic; Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Daggers midfielder charged with violent conduct

Yesterday, 08:30
May & Baker captain Andy Yarrow (pic: Rob Stanbridge)

Andy Yarrow and his team could be crowned Essex One champions on Saturday

Wed, 17:00
Joss Labadie of Dagenham & Redbridge and Ron Henry of Stevenage (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Daggers managing director Steve Thompson discusses alleged incident


Sunday, March 22, 2015

The extraordinary life story of Hollywood star Doris Day is coming to the Barking Broadway stage to mark her 90th birthday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Dancers Botis Seva, Koby Turner, Dani Walters and Ricardo DaSilva

The brightest and best young talent will take to the stage of the Broadway Theatre for I Am B.A.D. Part 2 on Saturday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Slow Show - White Water

Feted, mellow indie troubadours deliver on their early promise.

Monday, March 16, 2015
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Chasing Yesterday

The pop-rock icon’s songwriting pen still fires far too many blanks on his second album.

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Gina Yashere

She’s one of the UK’s funniest females but Gina Yashere says her unique brand of comedy really involves just messing around.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Tigercats - Mysteries

Mysteries’ lightweight indie-pop with soul threatens to win your heart and mind.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Flowers - Do What You Want To, It’s What You Should Do

This debut flits from light and breezy to spare and compelling with disarming ease. uniting neighbours in Barking & Dagenham

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