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Yesterday, 15:57
Flooding in Felton Road, Barking: Pic Twitter/@jGLOVER79

Several residents have had to move into emergency accommodation after flooding caused havoc across the borough yesterday.

The Post spoke to Ali Hassan and Tas Miah about their reactions to Brexit.

In the early hours of this morning, Britain voted to leave the EU at the climax of a bitterly fought referendum campaign.

Barking MP Margaret Hodge has called for a vote of 'no confidence' in Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

The MP was one of two Labour politicians to register “no confidence” in the leader after the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.

Cllr Darren Rodwell, deputy mayor for policing and crime, Sophie Linden, Insp Nick Harrold, Sgt Tanya Wiseman and Cllr Laila Butt

A man who was carrying a knife under his jacket at a bus stop is among six people who were arrested as part of Operation Sceptre.

Beam County pupils with their medals

Primary school pupils raised almost £3,000 for charity.

Prime minister David Cameron in action

Prime Minister David Cameron will step down in October after the UK backed the campaign to leave the European Union.

Barking and Dagenham voted to leave the European Union, as did the rest of the United Kingdom Picture: Toby Melville/PA Images

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, with 52 per cent voting for “Brexit”, 10pc lower than Barking and Dagenham’s leave vote.

UKIP's Peter Harris celebrated his victory at Becontree Heath Leisure Centre this morning.

Residents have voted emphatically to leave the EU as the rest of the country continues to battle it out in a neck and neck referendum race.

Barking Gurdwara was broken into over night

Hundreds of pounds of electrical goods were stolen during a break-in at a gurdwara in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Flooding in Westrow Drive, Barking

Widespread flash flooding has encouraged two women to fundraise for those worst affected.

The Union Jack pictured next to the European Union flag in London                  Picture: Yui Mok/PA Images

The Post is live-blogging the results of the EU referendum vote.

Students from Robert Clack School took part in a special LBC youth debate on the EU referendum.

Those still on the fence about today’s historic vote might want to look to the younger generation for some fresh insight.

Lamb National sheep racing will be returning to the fair

Eastbrookend Country Fair is back – and it’s bigger and better than ever.

Flooding in Longbridge Road, Barking, means has resulted in the relocation of a polling station for today's referendum on our membership of the European Union Picture: Ann Evelyn Hyde

Flooding has closed a polling station, meaning some people will have to vote elsewhere in today’s referendum on our European Union membership.

Parts of the A13 are closed because of flooding at the Movers Lane underpass (Pic: Twitter/@nosborkenny)

Motorists face severe delays this morning with overnight flooding shutting parts of the A13.

Today voters go to the polls to vote in or out

The Post will be live-blogging the EU referendum count tonight.

Ripple Primary School

Two schools in Barking and Dagenham have received a “Good” rating following inspections by Ofsted.

West Ham United Football Club captain Mark Noble backs a Bobby Moore statue in the former England captain's birthplace of Barking Picture: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

The Hammers captain backs a campaign to give the 1966 World Cup “legend” a statue in his birthplace.


Staples Megastore in Chadwell Heath is closing down.

A Staples branch is set to shut next month.

Beric Livingstone with singer Rania Kurdi.

A singer-songwriter is to make his mark on the American roadtrip dream when he sets off on a musical marathon on Friday.

This man is wanted by police after a woman's purse was taken in Barking Picture: Met Police

Police are on the hunt for a “brazen” man who snatched a woman’s purse while she shopped.

London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Service and Team E responding to a chemical incident in Choates Road. Picture: Barking&Dagenham MPS @MPSBarkDag

A road has reopened after reports of a chemical incident at a flat.

From left, Cllr Darren Rodwell, deputy mayor for policing and crime, Sophie Linden, Inspector Nick Harrold, Police Sergeant Tanya Wiseman, Cllr Laila Butt at the weapons sweep today.

Screwdrivers, a knife and a metal bar were some of items uncovered today in a crackdown on violent crime.

Bill Major, centre, was praised by David Cameron for training his Dagenham cadets to play musical instruments

Air cadet volunteer Bill Major, 40, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates how it felt to be praised by David Cameron for his 20 years of service

Former Eastenders star Marc Bannerman, left, rehearses for the Barking take on Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

Former Eastenders star Marc Bannerman spoke of his delight at joining cast members in rehearsals for The Merchant of Venice.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 11:59
Cllr Darren Rodwell, deputy mayor for policing and crime, Sophie Linden, Insp Nick Harrold, Sgt Tanya Wiseman and Cllr Laila Butt

A man who was carrying a knife under his jacket at a bus stop is among six people who were arrested as part of Operation Sceptre.

This man is wanted by police after a woman's purse was taken in Barking Picture: Met Police

Police are on the hunt for a “brazen” man who snatched a woman’s purse while she shopped.

Dagenham paedophile Michael Matthews was given less than three years for decades of sexual offences at Snaresbrook Crown Court Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A paedophile was jailed for just 32 months after admitting to sex crimes spanning 23 years – including sexually assaulting a boy under the age of 16.

Health

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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A “crisis” in GP recruitment and a reliance on temporary doctors is bringing down care quality, the British Medical Association said.

Sunday, June 12, 2016
The drug and alcohol charity Addiction, which ran the above publicity campaign to highlight research showing that one in five people is affected by drug or alcohol addiction in the UK, is launching a new rehab programme in Barking     Picture: PA/David Parry

A charity devoted to helping people with drug, alcohol and mental health problems is hosting an open day.

Monday, June 6, 2016

You are much more likely to die from lung diseases here than in wealthier parts of London, with Mayor Sadiq Khan blaming air pollution inequality.

Environment

Monday, June 6, 2016

You are much more likely to die from lung diseases here than in wealthier parts of London, with Mayor Sadiq Khan blaming air pollution inequality.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Rubbish dumped on the street in Kilsby Walk in Dagenham

Residents are kicking up a stink over the growing problem of fly-tipping that is blighting many of Barking and Dagenham’s roads.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Park ranger, Loretta Hoy (far left) with volunteers ready to clean up Barking Park.

Volunteers braved the cold to take part in a spruce up of Barking park on Monday.

Politics

Yesterday, 08:35
Prime minister David Cameron in action

Prime Minister David Cameron will step down in October after the UK backed the campaign to leave the European Union.

Yesterday, 03:07
UKIP's Peter Harris celebrated his victory at Becontree Heath Leisure Centre this morning.

Residents have voted emphatically to leave the EU as the rest of the country continues to battle it out in a neck and neck referendum race.

Thu, 15:01
The Union Jack pictured next to the European Union flag in London                  Picture: Yui Mok/PA Images

The Post is live-blogging the results of the EU referendum vote.

Education

Yesterday, 10:40
Beam County pupils with their medals

Primary school pupils raised almost £3,000 for charity.

Mon, 12:47
Over 500 pupils from 20 schools are performing a mass choreography entitled Dance Rio at the Jim Peters Arena.

Rio 2016 might still be a few weeks away but youngsters got into the Olympic spirit a bit earlier with some Brazilian inspired dance moves.

Friday, June 17, 2016
Pupils from five primary schools attended the show

A rapt audience of children watched the borough’s first classical primary school concert.

Heritage

Sunday, June 12, 2016
Filmaker Wayne Saunders with his film on Muhammed Ali

To millions of supporters across the world he was the greatest sportsman that ever lived.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Jason Leonard receiving his honorary doctorate from UEL

Rugby legend Jason Leonard has received an honorary doctorate in recognition of his services to rugby.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Valence House, Becontree Avenue, Dagenham - Medieval Festival. Display by the Deeds of Arms

As the sun set on Sunday evening crowds gathered to witness Aymer de Valence defend his sister’s honour in a clash of swords over unpaid debts to Barking Abbey.

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