A “surrogate father” who raped and sexually abused a teenage boy has been jailed for 16 years.
Residents have painted a mural in Barking Riverside’s community garden on a day of fun for the local community.
Closing Dagenham Jobcentre would hurt countless jobseekers in one of London’s most deprived areas, campaigners have warned.
Running 5km is a challenge for many people at any age - so imagine what it’s like if you’re just six years old.
Officials from the Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) arrested two Indian workers at a Barking recycling plant on suspicion of immigration offences on Wednesday.
A Dagenham man who conned amateur sports groups and small businesses out of £300,000 has been jailed for four years.
A cyclist is fighting for his life after being involved in a crash with a suspected drink driver in Dagenham.
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Essex County Cricket Club have announced that Anthony McGrath will take up the position of head coach, replacing fellow Yorkshireman Chris Silverwood, who is to join the England coaching staff.
Dagenham & Redbridge midfielder Luke Howell was delighted to score the winner and help his side to a 3-2 victory against Guiseley.
Barking boss Justin Gardner believes his side must keep their feet on the ground despite going eight games unbeaten in the Bostik North.
Hammers new manager David Moyes could not inspire his team at Vicarage Road
Lakeside Hammers have been confirmed as joining the Championship for the 2018/19 speedway season.
The Whites manager is the second-favourite to take over at Brisbane Road, but is focused on taking on Dagenham & Redbridge tomorrow
Barking Abbey-based Toshi Kazoku Judokwai had a day to remember at the London Schools’ event at the University of East London.
Missed chances cost West Ham dear as David Moues’ reign starts with a loss
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still was pleased with his side’s character as they fought back from 2-0 down to seal a 3-2 victory against National League strugglers Guiseley.
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.
A covers band is planning to take the stage by storm in Dagenham.
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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