Barking Abbey pupils were full of Christmas spirit as they held a tinsel and turkey event for the borough’s older residents.
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If you’re planning to visit loved ones over the Christmas period, you might want to think twice about using public transport.
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Barking and Dagenham College are gearing up to represent the borough in a televised London-wide float parade on New Year’s Day.
A Dagenham-based charity has been holding parties this week for elderly residents over the festive period.
A Dagenham teenager has been jailed for a brutal stabbing that led his 18-year-old victim to lose his leg and suffer horrific injuries.
The grandfather of a three-year-old girl from Barking thought to have been abducted by her mother has made an appeal for help in finding her.
A new not-for-profit company jointly owned by local schools and the council has appointed a chief executive.
FA Trophy first round: Hereford 3 (Murphy 18, Smith 27, Symons 76p) Dagenham & Redbridge 2 (Deaman o.g. 30, Cheek 70)
England were left needing a miracle in the middle or help from the elements to pull off a great escape in Perth.
The Hammers storm out of the bottom three with victory that could have been a lot bigger
Barking saw their 12-match unbeaten run in Bostik North come to an end against high-flying Bowers at the Len Salmon Stadium.
Steve Smith and Mitch Marsh’s triple-century stand piled on the Perth misery to leave England on the brink of losing the Ashes.
West Ham have taken the first small step in their battle to drag themselves away from the bottom of the Premier League, according to manager David Moyes.
Daggers suffered shock first-round loss against Worthing last season and will want to avoid a similar result at Bulls
Lisa Wilson spoke of her late son Tom’s decision to donate his organs this week as health secretary Jeremy Hunt launched a new opt-out plan in England, writes Lee Power.
Leyton Orient look to avoid an FA Trophy giant-killing when they visit Haringey Borough in the first round on Saturday.
A Barking community group hopes to inspire children to think inside the box.
Were you one of the lucky people to see a fleet of hot air balloons cruising over Dagenham on Sunday morning?
Boogie rockers Status Quo have had more than 60 hits and become legends in the music industry. Now a tribute band are bringing the magic to Hornchurch.
“We had what I would call a ‘council estate of mind’. Our benchmark for success was how impressive the local drug dealer’s car was, or which of the native gang members had the most respect.”
The legacy of a corrupt 19th century magistrate’s crimes against the East End’s poorest was exposed in a book talk at the Wanstead Tap.
A fast-moving roller coaster of a journey through some of the greatest songs of the 50s, 60s and 70s is coming to Barking.
The world’s first and finest Bon Jovi tribute is coming to put on a show in Barking.
See our stunning interactive timeline tracking the history of West Ham from the Boleyn Ground to the Olympic Stadium, featuring brilliant videos and pictures, and try our fiendish Hammers quizzes.
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The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.
You don’t have to make the trek to the North Pole to get into the Christmas spirit this year.
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