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17:43

A Dagenham school is off to a glittering ceremony after winning a national teaching award.

There is no service on the TfL Rail line between Liverpool Street and Ilford this afternoon.

Barking and Dagenham residents who died serving in the armed forces are being honoured in a book of remembrance.

Borough arts Susanna Wallis talks about green spaces and the need for children to have more freedom in their education.

A person has been injured after a crash in Dagenham yesterday evening.

Patient services at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust are getting better - but improvement is still required.

Barking and Dagenham has the highest rate of abortions in the country last year, according to NHS figures published today.

A student engineer has spoken out ahead of International Women in Engineering Day.

Police are hunting a driver who fled an overturned vehicle on the A13, leaving their passengers inside.

A project that helps parents with learning difficulties to care for their children could close if it is unable to secure further funding.

Would your child know what to do if they were being abused?

After months of delays, disruption and the dreaded rail replacement bus, commutes are finally set to get better for London Overground passengers.

The Summer of Festivals rolls into Dagenham on Sunday for Eastbrookend Country Fair.

A teenager with cerebral palsy has led her fellow pupils from Barking and Dagenham to their third win in a row at a Panathlon tournament for disabled youngsters.

The parents of an 18-year-old man who died of a rare form of cancer have laid their son to rest.

Armed police arrested three men in Barking after a business owner was threatened with a firearm.

A 19-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a noxious substance attack which took place in Ilford and has left a man in a critical condition.

A faulty train has caused severe delays across the London Overground line serving Wanstead Park and Barking

There has been a drop in the number of women in Barking and Dagenham being screened for cervical cancer, according to NHS data.

A council tenant has been evicted from his Dagenham home after it was converted into a cannabis factory.

A motorist from Dagenham has been convicted of drink driving after he was stopped by police in Essex.

Plans for three separate mansion blocks on the site of council flats in Barking have been unveiled by the town hall.

A busy road was closed for several hours as firefighters tackled a blaze at a Chadwell Heath recycling yard.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 12:02

Police are hunting a driver who fled an overturned vehicle on the A13, leaving their passengers inside.

Tue, 10:11

Armed police arrested three men in Barking after a business owner was threatened with a firearm.

Mon, 17:56

A council tenant has been evicted from his Dagenham home after it was converted into a cannabis factory.

Health

Patient services at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust are getting better - but improvement is still required.

Yesterday, 19:00

Barking and Dagenham has the highest rate of abortions in the country last year, according to NHS figures published today.

Tue, 07:00

There has been a drop in the number of women in Barking and Dagenham being screened for cervical cancer, according to NHS data.

Environment

Friday, June 15, 2018

Campaigners have warned the council could fail to meet recycling targets if it doesn’t get more government money.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

The chief executive of energy regulator Ofgem visited a Dagenham street to see how a new scheme is helping to keep homes warm.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

A school in Dagenham is receiving funding from the mayor to help make it more environmentally friendly.

Politics

Friday, June 1, 2018

The new mayor of Barking and Dagenham has been selected.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Jon Cruddas, MP for Dagenham and Rainham, has criticised two major supermarket chains over pay disputes with their employees.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A Labour councillor who is embroiled in a scandal over allegedly not declaring a rental property in Barking owned by her husband has been suspended by her party.

Education

17:43

A Dagenham school is off to a glittering ceremony after winning a national teaching award.

Yesterday, 07:00

Would your child know what to do if they were being abused?

Heritage

Barking and Dagenham residents who died serving in the armed forces are being honoured in a book of remembrance.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Archeologists excavating the area around Barking Abbey have uncovered artefacts over 10,000 years old, proving that societies have thrived in Barking for millennia.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Former sewing machinists at Ford’s Dagenham factory reunited for a tribute event commemorating 50 years since the historic strikes.

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