A new era of Barking supermarket shopping will begin next week with the opening of the new Asda.

Uddin appeared at the Old Bailey this morning

A 29-year-old man has been charged with the preparation of terrorist acts in connection with the Syrian conflict.

Troy Grindley, 20, of Heathway, Dagenham was sentenced to three years and six months imprisonment.

A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years behind bars after he aided a 15-year-old boy in a bungled robbery attempt.

Transport was the most complained about service in the borough, the annual local government ombudsman report reveals

Transport is the most complained about service in the borough, new figures have revealed.

Michelle Gower, Lynne Norris and Aaron Barham outside Mill House

A forklift truck driver has raised a bit more than he expected after organising a charity night that raked in £2,687.55 for a hospice.

Catherine Read with daughter Louise Greenslade after the car had all four tyres slashed

A grandmother fears she is constantly being watched by vandals who scraped her car with a knife and slashed all of her tyres.

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Roy Prooks from Oakleafe Building company working on the Ford Transit Van which is being made into a castle for the We Are What We Are art project as part of Creative Barking and Dagenham. From left,  Lee Goodwin, Leanne Baines, Glenn Longhurst, Roy Prooks and Simon Poulter

The transformation of a Ford van into a “Castle of Trade” is one of the more unusual projects for a family building firm stretching back eight generations.


Josh Passley of Dagenham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Right back looking forward to settled back line after tough first month

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic (pic: whufc)

A look ahead to the best value bets in the weekend’s matches

Barking manager Mick O'Shea (pic: Terry Gilbert).

Blues ready to take on familiar foes Haringey Borough for spot in first qualifying round

Yesterday, 18:00
Dagenham manager Wayne Burnett (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers boss calls on team to pick up first win of season against Stevenage

Yesterday, 14:45
Barking manager Mick O'Shea (pic: Terry Gilbert).

Barking boss upset as defending champions are knocked out

Yesterday, 13:57
England head coach Stuart Lancaster has named his squad for the Rugby World Cup (pic: Andrew Matthews/PA)

Lancaster names eight Sarries in 31-man roster for World Cup



The Asian Education & Fine Arts Trust will present a night of music at the Broadway Theatre on Saturday.

Tue, 10:04
Mayor William Bellamy Test Your Strength Machine in 1965

Step back in time to the swinging sixties by heading to Valence House on Saturday.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Feminist Disco pennants

Artist Rachael House’s feminist disco is taking over Marks Gate Community Centre’s creative café on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
T Bone playing the trombone

Former member of UK reggae giants Aswad, Trevor “T-BoNe” Jones, now takes to the stage to put on his own Caribbean and reggae nights – with his next one set to come to Mecca Dagenham on Saturday night.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Studio 3 art exhibition

Artist Mervenil Emiroglu is showcasing her intriguing collection of paintings and sculptures in Barking.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Community Concord dancers will be performing

Experience the best that the east has to offer without even leaving the borough at the Family Cultural Mela on next Saturday.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Head down to Barking Riverside and join the circus

Ever felt like running away with the circus? Well now’s your chance to experience what it would be like, as a big top rolls into town to take over the Barking Riverside next weekend.

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Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

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