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MOBO award-winning minister and gospel singer Evans Ogboi tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates about preaching the word of God to fight sex and violence in music today

Yesterday, 12:00
Dagenham fire crews help rescue Snoopy the horse (picture: London Fire Brigade)

If you see an animal in danger, call the RSPCA rather than 999.

Yesterday, 12:00
William the Conquer with the nuns of Barking Abbey for the Historical Pageant to mark the granting of the Barking Charter in 1931 (Picture: LBBD Archives and Local Studies Centre)

Few know that while William the Conqueror was waging war at the battle of Hastings he set up camp on our doorstep in Barking Abbey.

Yesterday, 09:00
John Mills who is suffering from a deadly tumour and has been given a few months to live. He's doing the most dangerous and fastest zip wire in the world today to raise money for a tumour charity.

The day has arrived for a dad to ride the fastest zipwire in the world which he signed up to after being diagnoised with a brain tumour.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Three Travellers in Dagenham is hosting a fundraiser for Aiden's Footsteps on September 13

Could you help a five-year-old boy achieve his full potential?

Saturday, August 29, 2015
James and Teresita Sweeney with their giant Tromboncino

The classic British summertime downpours might be bad for anyone planning a beach trip, but they’ve been good news for the gardeners.

Friday, August 28, 2015
The new Asda store in Barking

A new era of Barking supermarket shopping will begin next week with the opening of the new Asda.

Sport

Yesterday, 11:30
Dagenham and Redbridge first-team coach Darren Currie (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO)

Dagenham & Redbridge coach calls on referees to give youngster more protection

Saturday, August 29, 2015
West Ham United's Mark Noble scores the second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.

The Hammers win at Anfield for the first time in 52 years with a brilliant performance

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Ashley Hemmings of Dagenham is congratulated by Jodi Jones after scoring the opening goal during (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Sky Bet League Two: Dagenham & Redbridge 1 Stevenage 1

Friday, August 28, 2015
Ashley Hemmings of Dagenham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers fan Daniel Law is writing a blog throughout the 2015-16 season

Friday, August 28, 2015
Josh Passley of Dagenham (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Right back looking forward to settled back line after tough first month

Friday, August 28, 2015
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic (pic: whufc)

A look ahead to the best value bets in the weekend’s matches

Entertainment

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Asian Education & Fine Arts Trust will present a night of music at the Broadway Theatre on Saturday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Mayor William Bellamy Test Your Strength Machine in 1965

Step back in time to the swinging sixties by heading to Valence House on Saturday.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Feminist Disco pennants

Artist Rachael House’s feminist disco is taking over Marks Gate Community Centre’s creative café on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
T Bone playing the trombone

Former member of UK reggae giants Aswad, Trevor “T-BoNe” Jones, now takes to the stage to put on his own Caribbean and reggae nights – with his next one set to come to Mecca Dagenham on Saturday night.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Studio 3 art exhibition

Artist Mervenil Emiroglu is showcasing her intriguing collection of paintings and sculptures in Barking.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Community Concord dancers will be performing

Experience the best that the east has to offer without even leaving the borough at the Family Cultural Mela on next Saturday.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Head down to Barking Riverside and join the circus

Ever felt like running away with the circus? Well now’s your chance to experience what it would be like, as a big top rolls into town to take over the Barking Riverside next weekend.

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Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

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