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A 21-year-old security guard killed in a crash while behind the wheel in Barking was above the speeding and drug driving limit, an inquest has heard.

Robert Clack School of Science in Dagenham has opened 12 classrooms as part of a £43.75 million investment programme.

Two police officers were assaulted in Rusholme Avenue, Dagenham after responding to a call just before 2pm yesterday to Blatchford House.

A police investigation is underway after a teenager was stabbed during a street fight in Barking in the early hours of this morning.

London’s deputy mayor for housing is set to approve plans for a 3,000-home cross boundary development in Rainham and Dagenham – despite Havering Council initially rejecting the scheme over the height of proposed tower blocks.

Yesterday, 13:00

The most popular names given to baby boys and girls last year in East London suggests that where you live could influence what name you choose for your child.

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which left at least 2,400 people dead has begun today.

Yesterday, 12:03

A five-car collision on the A13 in Rainham is causing lengthy delays on the eastbound carriageway while emergency services respond to the incident.

Yesterday, 10:15

Al Madina mosque, Barking has won an award at the prestigious Global Donors Forum, during which it showcased its voluntary and community work.

Sport

16:00

Peter Taylor has urged his Dagenham & Redbridge midfielders to start finding more space for themselves on the pitch ahead of visiting Solihull Moors in the Vanarama National League on Tuesday.

Hammers’ Lukasz Fabianski is imporoving with every game

13:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner wants his side to implement a game plan when they face Tilbury this evening.

11:00

Gale Street club lost at home for first time this season last weekend

10:00

Daggers custodian has conceded just two goals in his last five league games

Yesterday, 19:32

County champions Surrey were skittled for 67, their lowest championship total at the Kia Oval for 56 years, as Jamie Porter and Sam Cook bowled Essex into a position of first-day dominance with four wickets apiece.

Yesterday, 17:13

Barking manager Justin Gardner says his side fell short with a 2-1 defeat to Maldon & Tiptree after not following instructions on the weekend.

Yesterday, 16:35

Essex County Cricket Club have announced first professional contracts for Rishi Patel and Shane Snater, as well as an extension for Michael Pepper.

Yesterday, 14:00

Dagenham Boxing Club saw five of their boxers declared London champions at the National Development Championships at the weekend.

Entertainment

Friday, September 21, 2018

An award winning play by the National Theatre has been adapted specifically for children and will be performed in schools in Dagenham and Havering.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Secondary school pupils from east London have met the cast of Dreamgirls stage production in the West End in a move to inspire the next generation of theatre talent.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Dagenham residents are part of a new initiative that has helped to transformed them from amateurs into a ‘true theatrical company’.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Arts and craft sessions are returning to the Marks Gate estate this summer.

Monday, July 2, 2018

An outdoor cinema screening of classic film Jason and the Argonauts has taken place in Dagenham.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Unthanks have been announced as the Sunday headliners of the Barking Folk Festival.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A casting company boss is looking for a woman who has never acted before to star in a BBC funded feature film.

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