A mum of triplets has spoken of her dismay at being left holding the babies after her pushchair was stolen.

Errol Seaman has brought gamification to Barking and Dagenham College

Former pro basketballer and championship winner Errol Seaman lays out the concept of ‘gamification’ for Sebastian Murphy-Bates – and explains how it’s helping students at Barking and Dagenham College

The Ghost Salon team in Dagenham

Hairdressers celebrated their graduation thanks to a Dagenham salon that gave them a break when no one else would.

Getting home from a night out might be trickier if the Saturday night strikes go ahead

Members of the RMT union are set to strike on Saturday evening in the latest industrial action over the sacking of a colleague who failed breath alcohol tests.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Rob Taylor with his wife Sheryl Taylor, who died last year.

A Dagenham man is running the London Marathon in memory of his wife who died last June.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Ashley Latty, inset, was stabbed outside the Beaver Centre in Dagenham. Pictures: Met Police/Ellie Hoskins

An innocent party-goer was stabbed to death by a gang who attacked him for no obvious reason with “venomous, hate-fuelled force”, a court heard today.

Friday, February 27, 2015
Becontree social arts project is holding free photography workshops

Brazilian photographer Adriano Rodrigues is unveiling the secrets of his profession in free workshops for children and adults at Dagenham’s Becontree Library on Tuesday.


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Daggers boss reflects on 2-1 defeat at Mansfield, poor conditions and places on the bench for Frankie Raymond and Ian Gayle


The youngsters have reached the London Youth Cup final on April 12

Sam Allardyce manager West Ham United   (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has promised West Ham fans they will not see a performance as poor as Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace again.

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Our Hammers blogger thinks time may be running out for manager Sam Allardyce

Yesterday, 08:50
Billy Rix puts Barking ahead at Southend Manor (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Essex Senior League: Southend Manor 1 Barking 4

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Reggie Lambe of Mansfield Town celebrates scoring the opening goal at Field Mill (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Sky Bet League Two: Mansfield Town 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 1

Saturday, February 28, 2015
West Ham's Aaron Cresswell deflects the ball into the net as Wilfried Zaha watches on (PA Wire)

Glenn Murray struck twice before being sent off to give Palace a derby-day win at West Ham


Thursday, February 26, 2015

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.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The Three Degrees

The world’s longest-serving female vocal group – that’s a Guinness World Record – is back for the first time in four years.

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Beverly performing as Just Whitney for her Whitney Houston tributePictures: Supplied by Beverly Savarin

London-born, Caribbean-raised and American-influenced singer Beverly Savarin is coming to Dagenham’s Mecca Bingo on Valentine’s Day. uniting neighbours in Barking & Dagenham

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