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Yesterday, 17:00

A one-woman show will address the challenges of bringing up a child with autism.

Upney station on the District Line has reopened following an alleged assault there this afternoon.

A church has announced its new leader as Rev Gemma Stock, who will be licensed on Tuesday next week.

Every Wednesday, a music fan hops on the bus to head to her favourite dance hall.

Tributes have been paid to a “gentleman” who championed the forging of friendship between two coutnries.

When England won the World Cup in July 1966, West Ham captain Bobby Moore became a national hero.

A supermarket donated 17,912 meals to charity over the last year.

A community nurse said she was “delighted” after receiving recognition for her hard work.

Students from Barking and Dagenham College are benefitting from the guidance of business experts.

“Digital social prescriptions” will aim to revolutionise care for people with dementia.

An elderly couple have been forced to endure months in temporary accommodation.

Dagenham to Ibiza may seem like a stretch – but for two ambitious youngsters this is exactly where they hope their fashion label makes the cut.

A woman whose gran died having never known her is appealing for help to trace her history and family.

A rail freight hub was transformed into an international terminal as guests welcomed the first freight train from China this afternoon.

A nutritionist who struggled to juggle childcare with work is helping others to help themselves.

Firefighters were forced to a cut a woman with neck and back injuries from her car after a crash.

Gardeners will have to fork out £40 a year for garden waste collections after plans for a paid-for service were approved last night.

A man is desperate to see his pet dog returned home after he went missing more than 10 months ago.

China’s first freight train to the UK is due to arrive in Barking today after an 18-day journey.

Detectives from the Flying Squad have released a CCTV still of two men they want to speak to in connection with a shop robbery.

A three-vehicle crash caused chaos for drivers last night.

Lollipop staff will have to lay down their signs as the endangered service is finally axed.

A grieving mum whose son was stabbed to death says she’s in a state of constant heartbreak after burying the 17-year-old on Saturday.

A single mum is inviting lone parents to a coffee morning so she can collect their stories for a new theatre performance.

A teenage girl is in hospital with a fractured skull and collar bone after a driver mounted a pavement in a hit-and-run.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:09

Upney station on the District Line has reopened following an alleged assault there this afternoon.

Wed, 10:11

Detectives from the Flying Squad have released a CCTV still of two men they want to speak to in connection with a shop robbery.

Tue, 08:18

Police have released CCTV footage of three men in connection with a jewellery shop robbery which left its victim “traumatised”.

Health

“Digital social prescriptions” will aim to revolutionise care for people with dementia.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Important funding for the trust which runs Barking and Dagenham’s healthcare is at risk after it failed to meet targets on cancer waiting times.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Staff at a care home where residents wet themselves while waiting for the toilet have been told that safety provisions are “inadequate”.

Environment

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A campaigner who is fighting to bring back green garden waste collections says she is hopeful after a council scrunity group agreed to support her petition last night.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Barking and Dagenham is the fourth worst borough in the capital when it comes to recycling.

Monday, December 12, 2016

A managing director is helping his former school reduce its carbon footprint.

Politics

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A campaign calling for a public inquiry into the safety of a busy stretch of road has been launched after a biker died yesterday.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Don’t miss on your chance to take part in a consultation about plans to raise council tax by four per cent.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The council has welcomed prime minister Theresa May’s decision to tackle rough sleeping in the borough as part of a £20million scheme.

Education

Thu, 15:00

Students from Barking and Dagenham College are benefitting from the guidance of business experts.

Tue, 15:00

A group of apprentices have developed an app to help students be more connected.

Friday, January 13, 2017

The first team coach for West Ham ladies unveiled the new gym at Barking and Dagenham College yesterday.

Heritage

Yesterday, 09:39

Every Wednesday, a music fan hops on the bus to head to her favourite dance hall.

Yesterday, 09:00

Tributes have been paid to a “gentleman” who championed the forging of friendship between two coutnries.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Post memories normally recalls history within living memory, but thanks to hardworking staff and volunteers at Valence House Publications, this week we have a glimpse of the turn of the 19th century.

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