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Bunting and baking were all the rage at the centennial celebration of Barking’s Women’s Institute on Sunday.

Helen at the Rivergate Centre's two-day circus festival featuring NoFit State

Helen Ball, 36, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates about Creative Barking and Dagenham’s role in boosting art in the borough as the scheme enters its final year

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Three men were found guilty of armed robbery in Broad Street, Dagenham, at a sentencing that took place last week at Snaresbrook Crown Court

Three men have been found guilty of armed robbery and possessing imitation fire arms following a five-day trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

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Residents are angered by the prospect of having a Controlled Parking Zone introduced in Rush Green

Small businesses could be endangered by plans to enforce car parking charges on passing shoppers.

Young people from the Sue Bramley Youth Centre holding a fashion fair and showcasing their designed jewelry

Audiences were impressed by drama, dance and jewellery at an event to promote the rights of girls all over the world.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash

A nine-year-old was taken to hospital with severe head injuries after being hit by a car in Barking.

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Visitors at the event with Roy Smith's Paralympic torch

An open day promoting healthy eating and exercise among people with disabilities has been hailed a huge success.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:51

The Hammers let an early lead slip as preperations continue for the new Premier League season

Yesterday, 14:12
Matt Richards of Dagenham and Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Club also use event to name Boucaud as new captain

Yesterday, 13:51
Tobi Adesina netted twice in Barking's win at Three Bridges (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Latest news from pre-season

Yesterday, 09:41
Adam Ellis (blue) and Richard Lawson (red) impressed for Hammers at Leicester (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League: Leicester 39 Lakeside Hammers 51

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Matt McClure of Dagenham & Redbridge is congratulated after scoring the opening goal against Southend United (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

New signing keen to lead from the front this season

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Darcy Ward (white), Edward Kennett (red), Richard  Lawson (blue) and Lewis Blackbird (yellow) in heat 10 action (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Elite League: Lakeside Hammers 43 Swindon Robins 50

Friday, July 31, 2015
Daggers manager Wayne Burnett (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Manager lays out primary season aim

Entertainment

Friday, July 31, 2015

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.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Geraldine Pilgrim

An acclaimed artist is bringing her talent for transforming buildings and landscapes to an iconic industrial site in Dagenham East.

Friday, July 17, 2015
The astro football pitch at Robert Clack School

Don’t let the summer holidays get boring – Robert Clack Leisure Centre in Dagenham is hosting holiday activities to entertain your youngsters.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Artist, Stuart Cohen with his paintings

Artist Stuart Cohen is heading back to the borough where he worked at his father’s clothing factory in the 1970s, to put on his own art exhibition.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Verity Jane-Keefe outside her Mobile Museum

Rock stars, celebrities and tourists traditionally tour on buses but now its time for a museum to set off on tour.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Theatre company Dizzy ODare will be performing The Wonderful World of Mr E

Fancy seeing some great music, circus, dance and theatre acts all without even having to leave the borough?

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