In light of slaughters in Paris, Sousse, Beirut and elsewhere committed by agents of Islamic State, David Cameron told Parliament yesterday he wanted British forces to intervene in Syria.

The Post has teamed up with Tesco

Time is running out for community groups to apply for grants totalling £30,000 made available through the 5p plastic bag levy.

The house that has seen Hawa Ayuba fined £5,500

This is the “death trap” house that has seen a landlord fined £5,500.

London Ambulance Service has been recommended for special measures following a CQC report

A damning report by health inspectors has revealed a culture of “harassment and bullying” in London’s Ambulance Service and called for it to be placed into special measures.

Yesterday, 16:41
The EL1 outside Barking Station

The frequency of buses on two routes in the borough could be as much as doubled in proposed changes put forward by Transport for London.

Yesterday, 12:34
Officers were called to Dagenham East underground station last night

A 28-year-old man was arrested at Dagenham East station last night on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) on a train.

Yesterday, 12:05
Youngsters at the Kids Club in Barking and Dagenham enjoy their new toys after AGS Doors and Shutters donation to the Salvation Army Christmas Present appeal

A dinner lady who doled out an extra portion of generosity this festive season is calling on others to give back to the community.

Yesterday, 10:10
GMB campaigners at Barking Market

One of the country’s largest trade unions has launched a London-wide campaign in Barking in reaction to the government’s housing policy.

Yesterday, 08:00
Donna Stringer before the attack

The hunt is still on for those responsible after a care home was set alight with fireworks and a woman with severe learning difficulties nearly killed.


Barking's Ben Lloyd keeps count (pic: Deborah Lloyd)

Backs coach urges team to start stringing wins together ahead of Harrow match

Daggers fans will be hoping to see the team celebrating at home this weekend (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers fan Daniel Law is writing a blog during the 2015-16 season

Mark Noble of West Ham  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic confirms one of Pedro Obiang or Alex Song will start on Saturday against West Brom.

Yesterday, 16:30
James Dunne of Dagenham & Redbridge tussles with Oxford United's Liam Sercombe (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers midfielder discusses confidence, that elusive home win and his future

Yesterday, 15:30
Barking player/joint-manager Glen Golby (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Blues manager wants players to turn attentions to Essex Senior League after Vase exit

Yesterday, 14:30
Local youngsters can attend an Arsenal Soccer School event before Christmas (pic: Arsenal Soccer Schools).

Local kids have chance to attend training camp and get taught like the Gunners Academy

Yesterday, 13:30
May & Baker in action earlier this season (pic: Ken Mears).

Last season’s Essex One champions have settled well after achieving promotion

Tony Cottee

Our West Ham Columnist Tony Cottee wants the team to bounce back from Tottenham defeat against West Brom



Fancy a night of laughter this weekend? Then Mecca Dagenham is the place to be on Saturday.

Yesterday, 17:30
Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts at a reduced price ahead of the festive season.

Reportedly the biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday will see shoppers stock up on Christmas gifts and electrical goods at a reduced price ahead of the festive season. Here we share the discounts on offer at Great British Life available 27 - 30 November 2015

Tue, 11:00
Artist Biniam Ghide painting one of his pieces of artwork for his Through the tunnel exhibition at the Boathouse

A young Eritrean artist is staging his first UK art exhibition at the Barking Boathouse.

Friday, November 20, 2015
A young dancer shows off his moves

The brightest and best young dance talent will take to the stage in a dynamic battle tonight.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Mark Anthony

A singer is hoping to bring an 80s vibe to the charts with his new single next month – just in time for Christmas.

Friday, November 13, 2015
The Boyz

A tribute band will be coming to shine at Mecca Dagenham on Saturday.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
(left to right) GT solo (Rapper) Risky Javan (Rapper) Flyboy Kenkz (poet) Nathan Hector (Actor) DJ Col J (Radio DJ) and Jordan King (singer)

It might not be the Grammys but the UK Entertainment Awards will bring plenty of glitz and glamour to the Broadway Theatre on Sunday night.

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