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Yesterday, 18:30
Olympic themed fun day at Barking Riverside

Two fun days celebrating the success of Team GB in Rio gave youngsters a chance to take part in their very own Olympics.

Yesterday, 17:00
Cllr Peter Chand runs shoulder with a python

Hundreds of people enjoyed a sunny day out in the park.

Yesterday, 16:25
Police at the scene of the accident on the A13 eastbound

A man has been charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving and failing to stop after a road accident.

Yesterday, 16:00
Rose Spacova reveals the ancient energies to reporter Mark Shales inside her healing pyramid

For millennia they have shaped civilisations and fascinated historians.

Yesterday, 14:15
The balcony in Barking town centre is being transformed as part of the 1,000 Beautiful Balconies project Picture: Carole Pluckrose

A green-fingered theatre director hopes to spark a creative revolution with the revamping of a town centre balcony.

Yesterday, 12:00
Daniel says his beloved birthday bike was stolen in Dagenham Picture: Danieal Ignatov

A lab technician was left pining for his “pride and joy” after his motorbike was stolen.

Yesterday, 10:19
The road marking as it appeared in May 2014 at the junction of Gale Street, Rugby Road and Ivyhouse Road. Picture: Sherrie Esterhai

Motorists once bamboozled by a large star shape at a busy junction may have hoped it would never return.

Yesterday, 07:40
Victoria Oladele, outside Insyde's new headquarters at Starting Point. Picture: Sandra Rowse

A team of social workers are hoping to expand a unique youth forum as they celebrate moving into their first permanent office.

Mon, 18:30
Players from Norway, Holland, Andorra and Ireland came to Dagenham for the inaugural Pitch and Putt British Open

The long-held dreams of one family have been realised in spectacular fashion.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:47
Jamie Porter in bowling action for Essex (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

A round-up of the action on day one of the Division Two clash between Essex and Leicestershire

Yesterday, 18:00
Goresbrook skipper Kurt Whisker (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Captain Whisker wants youngsters to learn lessons

Yesterday, 16:00
Martin J Ward celebrates winning the WBC International belt

Former Dagenham amateur preparing for title duel

Yesterday, 16:00
Barking's Glen Golby talks to his players (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Blues boss looking to freshen things up for tonight’s replay

Yesterday, 15:00
Paul Benson of Dagenham & Redbridge and Michael Poke of Woking (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Paul Benson made his first start for Dagenham & Redbridge in 2,184 days at Woking on Saturday and jokingly hopes he does not have to wait as long for his next.

Yesterday, 14:00
Scintilla players celebrate with a team selfie

Defeat cannot dampen spirit of champions

Yesterday, 12:00
Barking Road Runners pay their own tribute to Team GB's Mo Farah at their handicap series finale

Second-place honours shared in handicap event

West Ham United's Mark Noble (left) and AFC Bournemouth's Charlie Daniels battle for the ball

Seven injured players did not help the Hammers cause, but Mark Noble was happy with the display

Yesterday, 10:00
Dagenham 88 Runners' Paul Suett celebrates his efforts at the Monster Triathlon

Club triathlete impresses at Ely event

Entertainment

Yesterday, 11:00
Last year's Creative Barking and Dagenham Festival

Circus shows, comedy, street theatre, a colourful brass band and a retro roller disco will be just a few of the spectacles on display at a brand new festival.

Mon, 16:10
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More than 80 people attended the launch of the White House, a disused farmhouse that has been given a new lease of life as an arts hub.

Mon, 14:08
Tv presenter and Now That's a Festival host Jeff Brazier

With a line-up to rival the glory years of Smash Hits magazine, excitement is reaching fever pitch for the long-awaited Now That’s a Festival.

Friday, August 19, 2016
White House Community Garden project

A new arts and community hub in the heart of a housing estate will open to the public on Saturday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Reggie n Bollie

Can’t get enough of Drake’s recordbreaking song One Dance?

Sunday, August 14, 2016
5ive: Sean Conlon, Ritchie Neville and Scott Robinson

In the late ’90s, teenage boyband 5ive were touring the globe, selling 20 million records worldwide.

Friday, August 12, 2016
Artwork by Kati Niemela is going on show in Barking

An art exhibition which explores people’s preconceptions opens today.

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