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Yesterday, 19:25
Musa Ilias (three), Rabeya Khatun, Mohammed Ilias, Zaynab Ilias (eight)

Human Jenga, spinning plates and angry-faced protesters graced a community festival with a difference.

Yesterday, 18:01
Jack Edwards, left, and Luke Sixsmith-Hughes

Three men have been convicted of stealing “lifesaving” firefighters’ equipment worth more than £100,000.

Yesterday, 14:46
Louise Peters, Caroline Spooner and David Seyforth campaigning in Vicarage Field

Campaigners will be giving out advice about lung cancer and heart disease to shoppers today and tomorrow.

Yesterday, 12:17
Overground trains will not return to the line until February

Buses replacing closures on the London Overground line will be less frequent on weekdays from later this month.

Yesterday, 10:10
Andrew Bello being filmed by Barking resident Shabach Akinyele Picture: Zoah Hedges-Stocks

A music video shot in the area has been released on YouTube.

Yesterday, 07:46
The moment the sports car was set alight in Dagenham was captured on CCTV

Police have released CCTV footage which appears to show a man dousing a Porsche convertible in petrol before setting it alight, causing £10,000 worth of damage.

Yesterday, 07:00
Mary Young is keen to trace any relatives of her mum's twin brother who was born in Barking

A grandmother is searching for relatives of a man that she thinks could be her long-lost uncle.

Thu, 11:56
Police want to speak to this man

A man is being sought after a 24-year-old was punched in the face by a stranger on the 174 bus.

Jo Sinclair, left, hopes to spark a gardening revolution in Barking

Guerilla gardeners besieged the town centre to offer people packs of seeds in grenade-like containers, urging them to “seed bomb” empty green space.

Sport

14:45
Dagenham & Redbridge celebrate the second goal against Wrexham (pic: David Simpson/TGS PhotoO

Daggers coach pleased with forward’s all-round display against Robins

Oliver Hawkins of Dagenham & Redbridge scores the first goal of his hat-trick against Wrexham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

National League: Dagenham & Redbridge 3 (Hawkins 10, 23, 45) Wrexham 0

07:00
Oliver Hawkins of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers forward missed last weekend’s win at Woking with a back injury

Yesterday, 22:13
Edward Kennett of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

Coventry Bees 57 Lakeside Hammers 33

Yesterday, 17:30
Paul Benson congratulates Craig Robson after scoring for Dagenham & Redbridge at Woking (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers attacker knows Robins will provide stern opposition

Yesterday, 16:49
London Lions have signed Derek Hall

Centre joins Copper Box outfit

Yesterday, 15:00
The new rugby season is almost here (pic: Mick Kearns/TGSPHOTO)

Ex-British & Irish Lions centre content with what he’s seen during pre-season

Yesterday, 12:30
Dagenham & Redbridge centre-back Craig Robson heads the ball towards goal at Woking (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers boss fully focussed on visit of Robins, but knows he may have to make changes for trip to U’s two days later

West Ham United's Winston Reid is brought down by Astra Giurgiu's Florin Lovin (right) during the UEFA Europa League - Play Off match at the London Stadium, London.

The Hammers were second best against Astra Giurgiu as they lost to them for the second year running

Entertainment

Yesterday, 11:00
Glory, Emma and Fiona with home-made jam from the farm

Try homemade produce grown and produced at an organic farm during a special community day.

Wed, 18:30
Rush Green School sports day 1965

Been inspired by the Olympics? A bank holiday fete will provide a chance to relive the glory of school sports days while celebrating Barking and Dagenham’s athletic past.

Wed, 15:00
FROSTIZE BAND n DJ

A music festival brought a taste of Africa to the borough at the weekend.

Wed, 13:00
Chas and Dave

They might both be in their 70s but Chas and Dave are still as excited as they’ve ever been about creating a good old knees-up.

Tue, 11:00
Incredible performances at last years festival.   Picture: Anita Adeshina

Street theatre, a colourful brass band and a circus will be just a few of the spectacles set to wow on Friday.

Mon, 16:10
TOMMY HEAVEY  8
BERTIE HEAVEY 4

More than 80 people attended the launch of the White House, a disused farmhouse that has been given a new lease of life as an arts hub.

Mon, 14:08
Tv presenter and Now That's a Festival host Jeff Brazier

With a line-up to rival the glory years of Smash Hits magazine, excitement is reaching fever pitch for the long-awaited Now That’s a Festival.

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