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Sgt Ian Lee is in charge of enforcing the Dangerous Dogs Act in Barking and Dagenham. He tells the Post about the two sides of Pit Bill Terriers

Fri, 14:31
Neill Buchel

The trial over the death of “leg-in-lake” dad-of-two Neill Buchel has been delayed by up to 11 days.

Fri, 09:24
MP Jon Cruddas listening to students' concerns at Barking and Dagenham college

More than three million young people will have their first opportunity to vote in May’s general election – but a Post visit to Barking and Dagenham College in Rush Green proved some have no intention of taking part.

Fri, 07:00

Dagenham has been named the UK’s burglary hotspot, with the highest rate of insurance claims in the country.

Thu, 22:47
Ashraf Ali, Polly Chowdhury's estranged husband, arrives at the Old Bailey

A woman accused of persuading her lover to kill her daughter created a whole family of fictitious characters to support her far-fetched lies, a court heard today.

Marks Gate Junior School pupils show the borough how it's done

If you’re being honest, could you make a bit more effort to keep fit and healthy?

Thu, 13:36
Ashraf Ali leaving the Old Bailey today. Picture: Steve Poston

The mum accused of killing her eight-year-old daughter seemed “possessed”, a court has heard.

Sport

08:55
Barking goalscorer James Barlow celebrates with a supporter (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Essex Senior League: FC Romania 1 Barking 3

08:00
Sam Allardyce celebrating at Wembley (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is dreaming of a major FA Cup run this season, and sees success as the main way to keep the likes of Alex Song at Upton Park.

Yesterday, 13:00
Ivan Toney of Northampton Town and Ayo Obileye of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Defender’s loan expires in two weeks time, but he wants to remain at the club

Yesterday, 08:45
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce during the Barclays Premier League match at Upton Park, London.

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has vowed to do everything he can to take Hammers fans to Wembley in this season’s FA Cup.

Yesterday, 08:00
West Ham United's Carl Jenkinson applauds the fans as he is substituted

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed he will not make any decision on signing on loan defender Carl Jenkinson until the summer.

Fri, 15:50
Bradley Goldberg scored for Dagenham & Redbridge in their Essex Senior Cup win against Barkingside in October (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Forward has departed Victoria Road on loan until the end of the season

Entertainment

Wed, 12:00

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

Mon, 10:51
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.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
St James' Court, A Taj Hotel Lobby

With the run up to New Year well under way, using up those last days of holiday to jet off somewhere warm may be impossible - with limited time to plan and spiralling Christmas prices. But, though the next few months may be cold and dreary, there is no other city quite like ours and taking steps to enjoy it is easier than you think.

Friday, December 19, 2014
Kevin J

Two star comedians have joined forces with promoter VIP Live to get you laughing for the festive season.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Elise Blake (left) backstage with actress Imelda Staunton at the Chichester Festival Theatre

She’s been dancing since she could walk, played Matilda in the West End and has scooped more trophies than she can count – and now she’s got another shining role to add to her CV.

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It’s easy to lose sight of how beautiful London is when you’re crammed into a commuter train. Let these flying Instagram users take you on a bird’s eye tour of London.

People have pretty good memories when it comes to the outstanding performance of a tub of lard on HIGNFY.

The UN ambassador unveiled IMPACT10X10X10, a new initiative to end gender inequality as part of the HeForShe campaign.

David Cameron and Tony Blair are among those paying tribute.

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