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Police are appealing for help in finding a missing teenager who was last seen in Dagenham.

A “dishonest” security guard who pocketed a drunk passenger’s wallet and defrauded him of hundreds of pounds has been sacked and ordered to repay her victim and do community service.

Dog on dog violence has sparked a police investigation after a vicious attack in Goresbrook Park.

“There is a whole world beyond Liverpool Street,” says a London Assembly member trying to persuade Sadiq Khan to rename the Hammersmith & City line the Hammersmith & Barking line.

All of London’s plastic milk bottles are now being recycled in Dagenham following the opening of a new plant.

If you haven’t entered the Thames Gateway Business Awards yet, you’re in luck - the deadline for two categories has been extended.

Commuters are set to benefit from additional trains as part of c2c’s timetable as it improves services for Barking passengers.

It’s important to celebrate the positive aspects of our communities, particularly our young people.

Upload your pictures at iwitness24.co.uk and you could see them online and in the paper

Championing the young and helping those overcome adversity has a personal connection for Lorraine Goldberg, who is part of an organisation supporting the borough’s 6,000 carers

Today I’d like to ask Post readers for your help – your help to oppose the closure of the much needed Dagenham Police Station.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

Cadet groups and dance troupes were among hundreds of young people to take to the streets of Barking for the fourth annual Youth Parade.

Plans to create a £6 million youth centre in Parsloes Park have been given the green light.

Faulty white goods have caused 61 fires in Barking and Dagenham since 2010, leading the London Fire Brigade to launch a campaign calling for urgent action to make the household appliances safer.

In the first in a series of monthly health specials, we look at north east London’s healthcare and discuss with local experts the biggest challenges it faces.

Tube drivers are to stage a 24-hour strike next month after voting in favour of industrial action in a dispute over working conditions.

Plans to close the A&E service at King George Hospital will leave only one emergency unit for the borough, Barking and Dagenham council has warned.

Search engine optimisation (SEO), a process to make sure customers find your business online, is a key tool in a small business’s digital marketing arsenal.

The young mayor of Barking and Dagenham, Vaisaly Gnanapandithan, is leading a fundraising campaign to help young carers in the borough.

Passengers have been venting their fury as they brace themselves for yet more travel disruption, with the Overground line to Gospel Oak set for its second period of extended closure.

Ticket offices on the Overground network are set to be reviewed, with the network’s operator claiming there will be no “compulsory redundancies”.

A Dagenham magician who performed for world leaders, appeared on television and rubbed shoulders with a-list celebrities has passed away, aged 86, after leading an extraordinary life.

Commuters have been urged to remain “calm but alert” following a suspected terrorist incident on a Tube train this morning.

A senior police officer has admitted mistakes made by the Met during the tri-borough merger have caused response times in Barking and Dagenham to plummet.

Crime & Court

15:43

A “dishonest” security guard who pocketed a drunk passenger’s wallet and defrauded him of hundreds of pounds has been sacked and ordered to repay her victim and do community service.

12:25

Dog on dog violence has sparked a police investigation after a vicious attack in Goresbrook Park.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Commuters have been urged to remain “calm but alert” following a suspected terrorist incident on a Tube train this morning.

Health

Tue, 07:00

In the first in a series of monthly health specials, we look at north east London’s healthcare and discuss with local experts the biggest challenges it faces.

Mon, 13:01

Plans to close the A&E service at King George Hospital will leave only one emergency unit for the borough, Barking and Dagenham council has warned.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Barking’s healthcare hub says it has found a cheap way to prevent up to 1,700 strokes each year.

Environment

Monday, August 7, 2017

Barking and Dagenham residents received more than £23,000 in compensation from companies they had long running complaints against last year, new figures reveal.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

A crackdown on boy racers could mean them paying up to £1,000 for stunts.

Friday, July 7, 2017

This is the latest state-of-the-art facility in the battle to increase recycling – and it’s in Dagenham.

Politics

10:37

“There is a whole world beyond Liverpool Street,” says a London Assembly member trying to persuade Sadiq Khan to rename the Hammersmith & City line the Hammersmith & Barking line.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Do you have what it takes to become a councillor?

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A senior Labour councillor who chairs a committee promoting social inclusion has branded a woman she suspects to be on drugs as a ‘human rat.’

Education

Tue, 17:09

Plans to create a £6 million youth centre in Parsloes Park have been given the green light.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

A free community library encouraging people to recycle their unwanted books has opened at Barking Riverside.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Pupils at a Dagenham primary school could be better protected from toxic fumes after the mayor of London announced it would be subject to an air quality audit.

Heritage

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The White Horse, a former Chadwell Heath pub which earlier this month closed its doors to customers after 400 years, has been put on the market for £4 million.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Valence House Museum has been recognised for the quality of its heritage education.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

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