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Yesterday, 18:30
Award winners with council leader Darren Rodwell and Dr Helen Jenner

Young people who would otherwise struggle to travel independently to and from school have been presented with certificates after completing training to overcome the hurdle.

Yesterday, 16:00
Rubbish dumped on the street in Kilsby Walk in Dagenham

Residents are kicking up a stink over the growing problem of fly-tipping that is blighting many of Barking and Dagenham’s roads.

Yesterday, 13:00
Northbury Primary School pupils in Barking presented £1,000 to Human Aid

Pupils and parents from Barking donated £1,000 to charity Human Aid UK, after raising the cash in just one hour.

Yesterday, 10:48
Raj Kumar is urging people in Barking and Dagenham to get help with mental health through Talking Therapies

Your clinical commissioning group’s mental health lead, Raj Kumar, 44, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates about the importance of prioritising people who struggle in silence

Yesterday, 07:00
The overground service won't run from Barking station until February next year

The closure of the Overground will go ahead as scheduled, with Barking commuters set to be affected until February next year.

Ukip leader Nigel Farage kicked off his Brexit bus tour in Dagenham today

Ukip leader Nigel Farage began The Brexit Bus Tour in Dagenham today, an area he says has suffered an “exploding” population.

Mon, 13:00
Becky Warren with daughters Remaya, Brooke and Aaciyah

A dying mum who has raised thousands of pounds to enjoy a final “magical” family holiday says staggering insurance costs means she will have to double her target.

The siting of two bus stops directly opposite one another in Dagenham has been called

Transport for London’s (TfL) siting of two Dagenham bus stops directly opposite one another has been slammed as “ridiculous” amid congestion fears.

Sunday, May 22, 2016
From left, mayoress Kira, mayor Eileen and consort Reg Keller

From swapping stories with Bobby Moore’s mum to motherhood on the Gascoigne Estate, the new mayor is made and shaped in Dagenham.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:55
Ravi Bopara appeals for a wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Welsh side earn bragging rights on day three

Yesterday, 15:35
The ground which Ilford Catholic call home in Barkingside

Ilford Catholic’s Andrew Humphrey is writing a blog during the 2016 season

Yesterday, 14:20
Edward Kennett of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

In-form British rider comes in for unavailable Swiderski

Yesterday, 11:30
Jack Connors made his debut for Dagenham & Redbridge against Colchester United in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy in September 2013 (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Ex-Daggers left back says making professional bow was a highlight during time with club

Yesterday, 10:30
Sir Bradley Wiggins will return to London for the Six Day event in October (pic: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images)

Five-time Olympic gold medalist to make bow at iconic event

Mon, 18:51
Ravi Bopara in action for Essex (pic: Nigel French/PA).

Bopara and Westley play key innings in Wales

Mon, 16:45
Scintilla celebrate their latest win in the Essex County League

Team eases to eight-wicket win

Mon, 13:59
Dagenham & Redbridge striker Oliver Hawkins will return to face former club Hemel Hempstead Town on Jul 16 (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers pre-season schedule continues to grow

Mon, 13:00
Will Ashby in action for Essex Leopards against a Team USA Select last year (pic: Paul Phillips)

Select side set to visit Brentwood Centre

Entertainment

Mon, 16:00
T Rextasy

They’ve traded stages in Abu Dhabi, Japan and world class venues to Get It On around the capital.

Friday, May 20, 2016
Elaine Spires

An author has released her sixth novel – the first one to be set in her hometown of Dagenham.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The Radio Ha-ha cast are set to take the stage at the Broadway theatre

A hilarious show is set to take you back in time to the golden age of radio comedy.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Imran Yusuf performing at the War on Want Comedy Gig, at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire in west London.

Enjoy new material from some of the UK’s hottest stand-up talents before they head off to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe at a series of previews.

Friday, May 6, 2016
Shaun Wallace will take on the auidence in a quiz at Mecca Dagenham

Think you’ve got what it takes to take on The Chase? You can prove it without even leaving the borough by heading to Mecca Dagenham on Saturday next week.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Dusty Springfield

The iconic Dusty Springfield will be celebrated at the Broadway theatre on Sunday afternoon.

Friday, April 29, 2016
A night at Fat Sam's is coming to the Broadway theatre

Get dressed up and rewind back to the 1920s for a fun night out at the Broadway theatre on Friday.

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