A 100 metre safety cordon was enforced around a natural gas fire in Dagenham by London Fire Brigade this afternoon.
Police have arrested a seventh man in connection with the suspected murder of Sandel Serbu in Ilford.
A runner from Barking has raised hundreds of pounds for a charity which cared for one of her family members.
People are choosing to pay their Sky TV bills rather than feed their pets.
A police officer who worked in Barking and Dagenham raped a 16-year-old student twice while they were on a date, a court has heard.
Businesses from across the borough united to help launch the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce business awards.
A member of the Dagenham 88 running club who raised over £1,800 for the British Forces Foundation finished the London Marathon in four hours and 39 minutes.
A tutor from Dagenham has raised nearly £3,000 for a blind school in Liverpool by running the London Marathon.
A communications worker based in Dagenham and his colleagues from across the country completed the London Marathon for Saint Francis Hospice.
Austrian scored for east Londoners in 4-1 reverse at Gunners in Premier League
Barking boss Justin Gardner believes his men have everything still to play for ahead of their clash with Tilbury.
Four academy graduates featured for the Essex club in their National League win at Guiseley last week
Barking Road Runners Lee Johnson led the way for local athletes at the hottest-ever Virgin London Marathon on Sunday.
Barking Abbey London Lions ended their wait for a first league win with as a strong finish helped secure an 82-74 triumph on the road at Team Northumbria.
Barking manager Justin Gardner was pleased with the character his side showed to beat Hertford Town 4-2 on the weekend.
Barking Abbey’s Charlotte Ellmore has signed to NCAA Division One school University of Texas at San Antonio on a full athletic scholarship for the 2018-19 season.
A brand new and unique running event is coming to London next month.
Keeper honoured after strong campaign for National League outfit
A comedian from Barking is set to embark on a tour around the UK.
A second West End performer has been announced to headline the One Borough Festival in Parsloes Park.
An all female comedy night is coming to a barge moored in Barking.
A hit musical star in the West End is among the lineup for this year’s Summer of Festivals programs.
Today marks the start of women’s empowerment month, and Barking and Dagenham Council will be celebrating with a range of activites over the next four weeks.
If 2018 is going to be anything like 2017, it’s going to be unpredictable.
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