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The 70th anniversary of VE Day will be commemorated on May 8 and the Post would like to hear from you.

Yesterday, 15:00
Shafia Mahmood, two who won the fancy dress competition at the Farm Yard fun day at Heathway Shopping Centre in Dagenham

A Dagenham shopping centre opened its doors for an Easter fun day yesterday – and four legged creatures were also on the guest list.

Fri, 18:47
The GMB union have announced plans for binmen to walk out for a further 10 days of strike action

Refuse collectors are set to strike for a further 10 days over cuts to their overtime payment.

Fri, 17:21
Police were called to the scene

Two pensioners were stabbed in their home this afternoon as they tried to apprehend masked burglars.

Fri, 16:49
Bass was sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown Court yesterday (Pic: John Stillwell/PA)

A burglar who left his fingerprints on a window ledge after ransacking a Dagenham home has been jailed for four years.

Fri, 09:49
More pupils will be attending their first choice school in Barking and Dagenham than in any other London borough

Nine out of ten families in Barking and Dagenham were offered their first choice of primary school yesterday – the highest percentage in the capital.

Fri, 09:24
Labour Party leader Ed Miiband and Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon during the BBC Challengers' Election Debate 2015. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has warned of more borrowing and taxes if Ed Miliband does a deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) to become Prime Minister.

Sport

15:30

The Hammers slumped to defeat against the champions with a lacklustre performance at The Etihad

16:53
Sam Allardyce the West Ham manager  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce accepted the challenge to do the double over their opponents proved a hindrance for his West Ham side, who have suffered five defeats in their last seven games.

11:00
Barking's Tom Jeffes attacks against Waltham Forest (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Essex Senior League: Waltham Forest 1 Barking 4

09:00
Ashley Hemmings of Dagenham and Redbridge celebrates scoring the opening goal (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Assistant believes superb rearguard performance helped secure victory away to Newport County

09:30
West Ham United's Winston Reid (Picture: PA Wire)

Defender Winston Reid would not have signed another long-term contract with West Ham if he did not think the east London club was going places.

Yesterday, 17:47
Ashley Hemmings of Dagenham and Redbridge celebrates scoring the opening goal (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

SkyBet League Two: Newport County 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 3

Yesterday, 15:00
South Woodford's Nick Browne drives the ball for Essex on his way to a century against Cardiff MCCU at Chelmsford (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

New county championship season gets underway

Entertainment

Yesterday, 12:00

There’ll be plenty of testosterone on show when Wrestle Force returns to Dagenham on Saturday.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Studio 3 Arts director Liza Vallance outside The Gallery in Barking with Daryl Branch   Pic: Marcus Tylor

It’s been a long wait but the borough finally has its first ever contemporary art gallery – the Boundary Road Gallery in Barking.

Friday, April 10, 2015
Steve Halliday performing as Sir Cliff Richard tribute

Professional Cliff Richard tribute act We Say Yeah are coming to the Broadway Theatre next Saturday.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Polka dot pantomimes Wizard of Oz cast photo

At The Broadway theatre next week, you can catch a stage production of one of the most memorable children’s films of all time.

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin

A live band energises this third instalment from the languid hip-hop maestro.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Group shot of the Ejected

An influential ’80s Dagenham punk and indie band are returning to The Garage in Highbury to headline for the second time on Sunday.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Late Night Tales - Jon  Hopkins

Hopkins brings home the bacon in the latest of this excellent, long-running mix series.

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Seasons 1-4 on Blu-ray, as well as a shiny new Sony Blu-ray player could be coming your way!

To celebrate the fifth series of George RR Martin and HBO’s epic fantasy Game of Thrones, Ladbrokes is giving away a series one to four Blu-ray box set along with a Sony Blu-ray player to one lucky winner!

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