Yesterday, 18:11

A teenage boy has been stabbed in Dagenham this evening.

Yesterday, 17:25

A mother and her five children have been left trapped in their flat while they wait for Barking and Dagenham Council to fix a broken lift in their block.

Yesterday, 12:53

A vulnerable woman who was found starving, beaten and forced to work as a slave was returned to her suspected trafficker in a major blunder by Barking and Dagenham Council.

Yesterday, 11:20

The cause of the fire at a primary school in Dagenham the day before the start of term has been revealed today.

Yesterday, 09:36

Residents’ feedback is being sought on designs for a new playground, garden and fitness facilities at Tantony Green in Chadwell Heath.

Mon, 19:00

A skill sharing project in Barking and Dagenham has been named in a top 50 list of schemes which are tackling society’s challenges.

Mon, 18:32

While other local authorities have endured lengthy and expensive court action to evict illegal travellers Barking and Dagenham Council managed to do so in less than an hour.

Mon, 16:00

Around 7,000 people flocked to Barking and Dagenham’s fifth annual Youth Parade.

Mon, 15:29

A partnership scheme that aims to improve habitats for wildlife by restoring areas of the Chase Local Nature Reserve, held a launch event which encouraged residents to get involved.


Yesterday, 19:34

Jamie Porter celebrated his career-best bowling figures as Essex sent Worcestershire crashing back down to earth after their Vitality Blast triumph.

Yesterday, 16:00

Gale Street outfit lost 38-24 away from home on Saturday

Hammers youngster comes through his troubles to show true class

Yesterday, 14:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner says he will be playing his strongest side available for their first round Velocity Trophy clash with league rivals Brentwood Town.

Are we buying Perez excuse for not coming on at Everton?

Yesterday, 10:00

Much of the Essex club’s squad currently on deals that only run until end of season

Mon, 18:55

Murali Vijay is set to make his home debut for Essex when they meet Worcestershire in the Specsavers County Championship starting on Tuesday at The Cloudfm County Ground.

Mon, 15:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner pleased with 2-1 victory against Mildenhall Town but more concerned about injuries to key players.

West Ham midfield three the key to victory at Everton


Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Secondary school pupils from east London have met the cast of Dreamgirls stage production in the West End in a move to inspire the next generation of theatre talent.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Dagenham residents are part of a new initiative that has helped to transformed them from amateurs into a ‘true theatrical company’.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Arts and craft sessions are returning to the Marks Gate estate this summer.

Monday, July 2, 2018

An outdoor cinema screening of classic film Jason and the Argonauts has taken place in Dagenham.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Unthanks have been announced as the Sunday headliners of the Barking Folk Festival.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A casting company boss is looking for a woman who has never acted before to star in a BBC funded feature film.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

A Barking film-maker is all set for a Soho premier of his first ever feature-length, self-produced film, which is set to be released early next month.


Barking and Dagenham is home to Better Extreme, London’s largest indoor skatepark. Whatever your discipline, be it skateboarding, inline, BMX or scootering, there’s a challenge waiting for you.

Barking Sporthouse has a wide range of fun things to do with your children this summer

The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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