Mayor of London Sadiq Khan could hand the Met a £110 million funding boost for next year if his 2018/19 budget is approved by the London Assembly.
A fourth arrest has been made in connection with the fatal stabbing of 19-year-old Hasan Ozcan in Barking.
A Barking girl has donated locks of her own hair to the Little Princess Trust so they can make wigs for children receiving cancer treatment.
Police have arrested a third person in connection with the fatal stabbing of Hasan Ozcan on the Gascoigne Estate in Barking.
The principal of Barking and Dagenham College has called on work experience to be reintroduced as a compulsory part of the school curriculum.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of modern slavery offences following a series of dawn raids in which more than 50 people were rescued.
An 18-year-old gang member has been imprisoned for possession of a firearm after he was stopped in a vehicle with a shotgun.
The jury trying a former Dagenham and Redbridge footballer accused of gambling £16,000 using a pensioner’s stolen credit card has been discharged after failing to reach verdicts.
Lawyers for the families of the victims of serial killer Stephen Port have welcomed a landmark ruling holding police liable for serious failings in their investigations.
Barking Abbey teams celebrated three wins from four matches on another busy weekend of basketball.
Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Darren Currie believes they must keep players up to date on the club’s situation.
The Scouser was back on Merseyside last weekend, but this time around he will be hoping to leave with all three points
Teenager one of 10 gymnasts named in national team for competition in Australia in April
Ex-West Ham United full-back discusses the situation at Victoria Road and backs the younger players at the club to take their opportunity
West Ham United will travel to National League side Dagenham & Redbridge for a friendly match on Wednesday, March, 21 kick-off 7.30pm.
Free football kit and equipment is being made available to primary schools across England and Wales, as the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme opens for applications on Monday, February 19.
Dagenham & Redbridge managing director Steve Thompson is confident of paying the wages and reveals no more players are currently expected to leave the club.
Gale Street club beaten 33-27 at home on Saturday
If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.
How much do you remember about the weird and wacky world of Twitter this year?
OK, you’ve probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.
Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?
A Barking community group hopes to inspire children to think inside the box.
Were you one of the lucky people to see a fleet of hot air balloons cruising over Dagenham on Sunday morning?
Boogie rockers Status Quo have had more than 60 hits and become legends in the music industry. Now a tribute band are bringing the magic to Hornchurch.
See our stunning interactive timeline tracking the history of West Ham from the Boleyn Ground to the Olympic Stadium, featuring brilliant videos and pictures, and try our fiendish Hammers quizzes.
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