Yesterday, 18:30
Gascoigne Estate tenant Maria Hogdon is calling on Barking and Dagenham residents to attend a CAB meeting

Campaigners hope to inform opponents of a security gate ban at a meeting offering legal advice.

Yesterday, 15:00
Robert Goodes and Dagenham residents in Green Lane say the rubbish is disgusting

A lack of action on flytippers blighting a back street has been met with anger.

Yesterday, 12:46
Armed police on the scene

Neighbours have spoken of their shock after hearing bangs they feared were gunshots and explosions last night.

Yesterday, 16:00
Senior class of the competition with the adjudicator Gary Griffiths and winner Elise Curran on his left.

Two talented musicians beat more than 50 hopefuls to win a competition for young musicians.

Yesterday, 13:46
Mayesbrook Park

The Environment Agency is offering a free guided walk through one of the borough’s most tranquil nature spots.

Yesterday, 13:00
Karl Schultz  is walking from Land's End to John O'Groats in two months to raise money for The Oasis project

A self-confessed “hygiene freak” will trade a comfy bed for a tent when he sets off to walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats on Friday.

Yesterday, 11:03
A community group installed works of knitted art around Marks Gate. Maria Bass, 12, Keira Bass, nine, Shazia Ur-Rehman, Jemima Wilson, Zenab Khan, Shifa Khan, three, Sana Mangera and Angela Adams

If you’ve been to Marks Gate recently you may have noticed a few colourful additions to its streets.

Yesterday, 11:02
Barking & Dagenham Council has launched the country's first Right to Invest scheme to help residents get on the housing ladder. Pictured: Council leader Darren Rodwell.

Council tenants are to have a better chance of getting on the housing ladder after the country’s first shared ownership scheme launched last night.

Yesterday, 10:00
Flooing caused up to £30,000 worth of damage to the squadron's base in Wood Lane, Dagenham

Members of a youth group have been left devastated after a foot of water caused up to £30,000 of damage to their headquarters.


Yesterday, 17:30
Dagenham & Redbridge have confirmed they received offers of investment from three parties (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Group hope to meet with members on same night they are due to meet fellow would-be investor Glenn Tamplin

Yesterday, 16:00
Robert Clack's year seven and eight pupils celebrate

Dominant Dagenham pupils win for 20th successive year

Yesterday, 15:00
Dagenham 88 Runners at the latest ELVIS event on the Olympic Park

Grange wins latest race at Olympic Park

Yesterday, 14:20
England captain Alastair Cook addresses a press conference (pic: PA)

England’s all-time leading Test runs scorer available for derby clash

Yesterday, 13:30
Barking's Jetnor Pjetri and Dagenham's Adrian Lionel

Middleweight misses out in Ireland

Yesterday, 13:00
Mark Little and trainer Paul Cook

Cruiserweight looks to extend winning run

Yesterday, 13:00
France's Dimitri Payet (centre right) celebrates scoring their winner against Romania at the Euro 2016 finals in Paris (pic: Empics)

Serie A club openly reveal they would like to sign French attacker while Michy Batshuayi set for Chelsea move

Yesterday, 12:00
Barking & Dagenham's judo squad had success at the London Youth Games

Youngsters on podium at London Youth Games and National Championships

Yesterday, 10:30
Goresbrook Goats face the camera before their T20 clash with Rainham

A round-up of the latest action involving Goresbrook teams


Tue, 11:51
Halo Band London performing at the New Cross Inn

The iconic music venue which has played host to the likes of Led Zeppelin, Queen, Genesis and Fleetwood Mac is on the hunt for another superstar band.

Friday, June 24, 2016
Jaij Hollands

Underground bass music and psychedelic visuals will take over Barking’s Broadway Theatre on Friday evening.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Lamb National sheep racing will be returning to the fair

Eastbrookend Country Fair is back – and it’s bigger and better than ever.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The New Amen Corner group

Peace man! Europe’s leading 1960s revivalists are ready to take you back in time.

Friday, June 17, 2016
Hugh Cunningham

An exhibition which coincides with Refugee Week is showcasing the individual stories behind the ongoing crisis.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Fancy enjoying a day out filled with live music, circus tricks and dance and theatre acts – all for free?

Friday, June 10, 2016
Dance Express performed at the Cancer charity  fundraiser

If you enjoy watching ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop, here’s your chance to watch some future stars take to the stage.

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