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Yesterday, 18:47

Refuse collectors are set to strike for a further 10 days over cuts to their overtime payment.

Yesterday, 17:21
Police were called to the scene

Two pensioners were stabbed in their home this afternoon as they tried to apprehend masked burglars.

Yesterday, 16:49
Bass was sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court yesterday (Pic: John Stillwell/PA)

A burglar who left his fingerprints on a window ledge after ransacking a Dagenham home has been jailed for four years.

Yesterday, 09:49
More pupils will be attending their first choice school in Barking and Dagenham than in any other London borough

Nine out of ten families in Barking and Dagenham were offered their first choice of primary school yesterday – the highest percentage in the capital.

Yesterday, 09:24
Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

Thu, 19:57
David Dimbleby  Photo:  Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

The five leaders not in government will debate each other on the BBC

Thu, 17:03
Mohammed Yasser Afzal

A jury retired today to consider a verdict in the trial of a Barking couple accused of murdering a minicab controller in Stratford.

Sport

13:00

Former West Ham, Tottenham and QPR boss to manage Men United XI in charity match

13:00
The FA are lauching their Respect week from April 25 - May 2 (pic: The FA)

County FA launch initiative which starts at the end of April

09:30
Ian Gayle of Dagenham and Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Ian Gayle set to continue at the back after good midweek display

07:45
Sam Allardyce the West Ham manager(Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce believes club owners in England have become more ‘volatile’ in recent years, but does not believes the Premier league has been too bad this season.

Yesterday, 17:29
Leyton Orient youth coach Errol McKellar chats with former chairman Barry Hearn ahead of the charity match for Prostate Cancer UK

Supremo excited about World Snooker Championships

Yesterday, 17:00
Dagenham praised by RFU

Essex One rugby club receive high praise from RFU

Yesterday, 15:00
Abu Ogogo of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Daggers travel down the M4 to take on Newport

Entertainment

12:00

There’ll be plenty of testosterone on show when Wrestle Force returns to Dagenham on Saturday.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Studio 3 Arts director Liza Vallance outside The Gallery in Barking with Daryl Branch   Pic: Marcus Tylor

It’s been a long wait but the borough finally has its first ever contemporary art gallery – the Boundary Road Gallery in Barking.

Friday, April 10, 2015
Steve Halliday performing as Sir Cliff Richard tribute

Professional Cliff Richard tribute act We Say Yeah are coming to the Broadway Theatre next Saturday.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Polka dot pantomimes Wizard of Oz cast photo

At The Broadway theatre next week, you can catch a stage production of one of the most memorable children’s films of all time.

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin

A live band energises this third instalment from the languid hip-hop maestro.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Group shot of the Ejected

An influential ’80s Dagenham punk and indie band are returning to The Garage in Highbury to headline for the second time on Sunday.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Late Night Tales - Jon  Hopkins

Hopkins brings home the bacon in the latest of this excellent, long-running mix series.

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