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Sainsbury’s is trialling a summer holiday multi-sports camp in Barking where children can play and eat a healthy lunch, all for £7.50 a day.

A misconduct panel heard how James Durrance, a special constable with Essex Police, told Asda security and employees that he was an officer following the incident on June 9, 2016, and showed his warrant card.

Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has likened a Labour Party disciplinary investigation into her conduct to the persecution faced by Jews in Nazi Germany.

Forget Love Island – Barking and Dagenham Council has launched a new series which is sure to get you gripped.

All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham is celebrating a “tremendous” year of A-level success.

The Warren School’s headmaster today praised his pupils for “another excellent set” of A-level exam results.

A Sydney Russell student overcame her struggle with anxiety to land a place at Cambridge on A-level results day.

The headteacher of Eastbrook School bid her pupils a fond farewell today in a statement announcing her retirement from education.

The doctors of the future are set to come from Robert Clack School of Science after eight pupils secured places to study medicine.

Dagenham Park Church of England School’s head of sixth form has said she is “extremely proud” of her pupils’ success.

The head of a Dagenham technical college has praised her pupils’ “terrific” A-level and Btec results.

Barking and Dagenham Council hosted a special flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the 72nd Indian Independence Day before a celebratory event for all the community yesterday.

Jo Richardson Community School is celebrating its “best ever results overall”, according to the head of sixth form.

A Barking student who is the son of Kosovan refugees says he left his family in tears after winning a place at Oxford University.

Today expect photo galleries of gravity-defying teenagers galore.

A motorist from Dagenham who was caught drug driving has been given a suspended jail sentence and banned from going behind the wheel for a year.

A broken rail is causing delays on c2c trains out of London.

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Wed, 17:30

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The driver of a car which crashed outside Dagenham East station was attempting to evade the police, officers believe.

The son of Kosovan refugees whose family fled the Balkan battlefields will find out on tomorrow if he has got the A-Level results to get into the country’s best university

The parents of a Dagenham schoolboy have appealed for donors to come forward in a bid to save their son’s life.

A man has been injured in a drive-by shooting at Academy Central in Barking.

A City worker broke his collarbone after reportedly being shoved off his bike on the morning commute.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims are a step closer to getting answers to questions surrounding the murders.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 12:00

A misconduct panel heard how James Durrance, a special constable with Essex Police, told Asda security and employees that he was an officer following the incident on June 9, 2016, and showed his warrant card.

Wed, 19:00

A motorist from Dagenham who was caught drug driving has been given a suspended jail sentence and banned from going behind the wheel for a year.

Wed, 15:47

The driver of a car which crashed outside Dagenham East station was attempting to evade the police, officers believe.

Health

Yesterday, 19:00

Sainsbury’s is trialling a summer holiday multi-sports camp in Barking where children can play and eat a healthy lunch, all for £7.50 a day.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Barking and Dagenham’s NHS hospital trust is celebrating after hitting cancer treatment waiting time targets for an entire year – a benchmark that hasn’t been managed nationwide in almost 13 years.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Children in Barking and Dagenham are being offered counselling throughout the summer holidays.

Environment

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Neighbours were left fuming claiming their bins had gone unemptied for weeks.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Fly-tipping set the borough back £384,000 last year, according to the council.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The state of Barking’s streets is hindering regeneration, a property development agent has said.

Politics

Friday, August 3, 2018

The Labour Party offered to drop disciplinary action against Dame Margaret Hodge is she issued an “appropriate apology” for calling Jeremy Corbyn a ‘racist and antisemite’.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Lawyers for Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge on Monday hit back at a disciplinary inquiry into her public attack on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The borough has seen a six per cent increase in crime, the latest figures have revealed.

Education

Thu, 16:32

All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham is celebrating a “tremendous” year of A-level success.

Thu, 16:08

The Warren School’s headmaster today praised his pupils for “another excellent set” of A-level exam results.

Thu, 16:01

A Sydney Russell student overcame her struggle with anxiety to land a place at Cambridge on A-level results day.

Heritage

Thu, 10:28

Barking and Dagenham Council hosted a special flag-raising ceremony to celebrate the 72nd Indian Independence Day before a celebratory event for all the community yesterday.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The borough’s place in Windrush generation history has been celebrated in a town hall ceremony.

Monday, July 23, 2018

The borough’s place in Windrush generation history is to be celebrated in a special ceremony.

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