16 minutes ago

A homeless man broke down in tears as he was reunited with his long-lost daughter for the first time in 20 years.

Red or Dead designer Wayne Hemingway outside Buckingham Palace with wife Gerardine after receiving MBEs from the Prince of Wales. Picture: PA

Goodbye Berlin, so long, Shoreditch – the next wave of artists could be flocking to the borough under plans for a unique creative hub.

Yesterday, 17:06
Howard Linskey, the Mayor of Barking and Dagenham and the author Martina Cole at the Barking and Dagenham ReadingFest writing project award ceremony

Budding bards and scribes were given awards for poetry and prose by a bestselling crime writer at a literary ceremony.

Yesterday, 15:04
An artist's impression of the new development

A redevelopment being hailed as a “cultural milestone” will bring 147 private flats and a three-screen art house cinema to Barking.

Yesterday, 12:11
Two men are seen taking the bag from the pram

A woman’s bag was taken from her pram by two men while her child sat inside.

Yesterday, 12:05
Cllr Darren Rodwell, fourth from left, and mayor Cllr Simon Bremner, centre, were among those in attendance

The Nigerian flag was raised at Barking Town Hall to celebrate 55 years since the country’s independence.

Yesterday, 11:33
Have you seen Robert ‘Bob’ Murphy?

A 70-year-old dementia sufferer who had been reported missing from Chadwell Heath has been found safe and well.


16 minutes ago

Barking head coach disappointed with controversial end in Letchworth loss

Matt McClure of Dagenham and Ryan Tafazolli of Mansfield Town (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Striker disappointed after Daggers blow two goal lead to lose

Adrian, West Ham United goalkeeper

Hammers star Adrian is celebrating his new contract at Upton Park and looking to the future

Yesterday, 15:30
Mick O'Shea (left) has stepped down as first-team manager at Barking (pic: Terry Gilbert)

Departing manager says leaving role will help club’s academy grow

Yesterday, 14:30
Jack Connors of Dagenham and Craig Westcarr of Mansfield Town (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Ned Keating provides player ratings following the 4-3 loss at home to Mansfield Town

Yesterday, 13:00
Irish fans massively outnumbered Italian fans in Stratford

Competition returns to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Sunderland's Jeremain Lens is shown a red card during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

Hammers captain insists he was never worried at the prospect of a second yellow card on Saturday at Sunderland


56 minutes ago

You can enjoy South American cuisine without the 12 hour flight, thanks to a new supper club.

Yesterday, 09:10
A Ford Transit van has been transformed into a castle to show a film about the past

Move over outdoor cinemas – there’s a whole new craze in town.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Jane Hunt performing at Music Hall show

Step back in time to the 1890s and enjoy the glorious and glamorous heyday of the British music hall.

Friday, September 25, 2015
Andy James performing as Robbie Williams onstage

He might not be the real Robbie Williams but it’s worth letting Andy James entertain you at Mecca Dagenham next week.

Saturday, September 19, 2015
The Base Tones

Like The Temptations, The Overtones, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons? Then you’ll want to head to the Broadway theatre on Saturday.

Friday, September 18, 2015
Dementia's Journey was performed at the  Broadway Theatre

Following one family’s daily struggles and misunderstandings, Dementia’s Journey is both uplifting and moving.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Royal House

You can watch a classic tragedy for just a tenner thanks to Creative Barking and Dagenham.

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