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Yesterday, 17:09

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a paper recycling warehouse in River Road.

Yesterday, 14:27
Police wish to speak to this man about the theft

A passenger travelling from Barking to Grays had his laptop stolen after leaving it on the train.

Yesterday, 07:00
Alfie Waites, 5, from Marsh Green Primary, Dagenham, as Captain America

An army of Harry Potters, white rabbits and superheroes will arrive in schools across the borough to celebrate the joys of reading.

Wed, 17:23
Money from the Mayors High Street Fund will be spent on Barking market.

Barking Market is set for a major facelift as part of almost £300,000 of investment from the Mayor of London.

Wed, 17:04
The car fire in Rush Green. Picture: Michael Christiansen

These dramatic shots show a car being consumed by a fireball in Rush Green last night.

Wed, 16:04
Ayesha Ali, inset, and a letter she wrote promising to be good

A serious case review is underway following the tragic death of eight-year-old Ayesha Ali.

Wed, 15:57
Eight-year-old Ayesha Ali was found dead at her home in Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath, in August 2013

Investigators took months to unravel the bizarre web of lies and network of fictional characters created by Kiki Muddar to control Polly Chowdhury in the lead-up to Ayesha Ali’s tragic death.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:30
Michael Duckworth of Hartlepool United clashes with Mark Cousins of Dagenham & Redbridge which results in the goalkeeper being substituted (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Darren Currie reveals Abu Ogogo’s problem, discusses Mark Cousins and praises Liam O’Brien

Yesterday, 12:45
West Ham United's Kevin Nolan, (right) battles for possession of the ball with Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas, (left) during the Barclays Premier League match at Upton Park, London.

Hammers captain Kevin Nolan put in a superb performance against Chelsea

Yesterday, 15:15
The Perry siblings show off their latest haul of medals

The latest Karate news from B.M.A.K.G Karate club

Yesterday, 11:03
Barking boss Mick O'Shea. Pic: Terry Gilbert

Essex Senior League: London Bari 0 Barking 4

Yesterday, 10:57
football

Nominations open for FA Awards

Yesterday, 09:10
Action from the latest indoor cricket fixtures at UEL

Latest news from the Essex CCB/UEL League

Entertainment

Wed, 16:13

The UK’s number one Bruno Mars and Olly Murs tribute is coming to Mecca Dagenham on Friday next week.

Tue, 12:00
Martina Cole

Crime writer Martina Cole visits Barking Learning Centre on Thursday to resolve the cliff-hanger on everyone’s lips – who are the finalists in the Pen to Print competition?

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Eban Brown will perform at the Barking Broadway

From You Make Me Feel Brand New to Stop, Look, Listen (to Your Heart), the smooth and soulful sounds of The Stylistics are coming to Barking.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Vintage Ford cars will be on show at the Fashion fun day

Celebrate half a century of Barking and Dagenham fashion when Barking Learning Centre holds a fun day on Saturday.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Sarah Jayne with Dolly Parton when working with Dolly at 02 Arena

Europe’s leading tribute to the Queen of country, Dolly Parton, will be at The Broadway theatre on Friday next week.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Children sing to the judges at the Oliver! auditions on Monday. Pictures: Vickie Flores

Barking Music and Drama hosted the first auditions for its next show, Oliver!, at The Broadway theatre on Monday.

Thursday, February 12, 2015
You could win a family membership to the new Abbey Leisure Centre

As part of its Get Active campaign, the Post has teamed up with Barking and Dagenham Council to offer one family a set of year-long memberships to the new Abbey Leisure Centre, which opens next month.

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