A footpath that was closed “illegally” for more than a year will be re-opened following a campaign by residents featured in the Post this week.
Health commissioners in Barking and Dagenham are under investigation by a government watchdog.
Those who remember the borough’s merger 50 years ago might also recall a man with a camera flashing away at every town event.
Police are appealing for information after an attack on two teenagers on July 22.
More than 20 activities across 10 venues marked this year’s borough-wide Learning Disability Week.
Council tenants are kicking up a stink over a drainage problem that refuses to go away.
Today marks the 49th anniversary of England’s last world cup win – thanks to Barking’s Bobby Moore and Dagenham’s Alf Ramsey, of course.
A Barking & Dagenham College governor has quit after campaigning against the college’s plans to convert its car park into 125 homes.
The borough’s biggest college is “riding roughshod over the local community”, a councillor and former governor has claimed.
Hundreds of painters and punters enjoyed a summer art exhibition in which a 71-year-old pensioner unexpectedly won first prize.
An opticians has collected more than 1,000 pairs of glasses to give the gift of sight to those without eye care services in Africa.
Lovers of The Roundhouse pub have been given hope after the council confirmed it would likely recommend for refusal any plan that resulted in its loss.
A chance encounter led a caring supermarket boss to donate £1,000 to a hospice.
A team of Ford design engineers swapped their desks for a day of volunteering at Britain’s oldest aviation museum.
Bright pink pigeons aren’t a common sight in Chadwell Heath, but the search is on to find the owner of one that was found injured in a garden.
Barking and Dagenham has become the latest council to make sure that all fish served in school meals will be demonstrably sustainable.
A dad has spoken of his horror after a hospital breached the Data Protection Act by posting him another patient’s confidential medical records.
A charitable gran has raised more than £1,165 for the hospital ward that saved her grandson’s life.
Two sisters are fighting to uncover the truth surrounding their mum’s death following allegations of fraud at her inquest.
Just days after Dagenham’s multi-million-pound youth club got the green light from the council, a group of passionate youngsters spent the weekend spreading the word.
A Barking shopping centre is set to lose its WHSmith store this autumn.
Tributes have been paid to a “wonderful” man who helped fight for the rights of hundreds of disabled people in the borough.
A 78-year-old woman who suffers with dementia and had been missing from Dagenham has been found.
Keen walkers are in uproar over an “illegal” footpath closure on land that has become part of a Barking Riverside construction site.
Firefighters were called to a fire at a funeral directors in Dagenham last night.
The husband of a woman infected with a killer virus from NHS blood has hit out at the government over delays to compensation to help those affected – as his wife has been given just weeks to live.
Young volunteers came together to clean up their streets as part of the Beautiful Boroughs Project.
About 6,000 people enjoyed the sun-kissed fun at Eastbrookend Country Fair on Sunday – twice as many visitors as last year.
Barking and Dagenham is set to become the first council in the country to use DNA testing to catch irresponsible pet owners who fail to clean up after their dogs.
The next stage of Barking town centre’s £42.3million housing plans were agreed by Cabinet members on Tuesday night.
Barking and Dagenham is set for another round of massive cuts with the council preparing to slash £72million from its budget.
Primary school places in the borough will have increased by nearly half by 2017 as a result of a population surge.
A primary school in the borough has closed its after-school club – and given parents less than a month’s warning.
The lead singer of rock giants Jethro Tull has said he hopes The Roundhouse pub can be saved from closure.
Regulars at a historic pub have vowed to fight its closure.
Thousands of people will line the streets for the Queen’s visit tomorrow.
Anna Silverman and Janine Rasiah speak to some of the residents who remember her 2002 visit.
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