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England Roses netball team went back to school in Barking ahead of their international series against Malawi.

A trial date has been fixed for three men from Barking and Newham charged with terrorism offences.

It was two o’clock in the morning when Sue’s daughter made a simple, panicked call from her Dagenham home: “I need help.”

Councillors and residents marked the start of 10 days of action against domestic abuse in a flag-raising ceremony at Barking Town Hall.

Religious groups paid each other a visits at their respective places of worship as part of World Inter Faith Week.

A “surrogate father” who raped and sexually abused a teenage boy has been jailed for 16 years.

Residents have painted a mural in Barking Riverside’s community garden on a day of fun for the local community.

Closing Dagenham Jobcentre would hurt countless jobseekers in one of London’s most deprived areas, campaigners have warned.

Running 5km is a challenge for many people at any age - so imagine what it’s like if you’re just six years old.

Officials from the Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) arrested two Indian workers at a Barking recycling plant on suspicion of immigration offences on Wednesday.

A Dagenham man who conned amateur sports groups and small businesses out of £300,000 has been jailed for four years.

A cyclist is fighting for his life after being involved in a crash with a suspected drink driver in Dagenham.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Shutting the doors on Jobcentres cannot be the best way to solve unemployment.

Too much time spent playing video games may hurt your eyes, but students at Barking and Dagenham College hope it will lead to a lucrative career.

A man beaten to death in Ilford has been named tonight as a 36-year-old Romanian from Barking.

Barking and Dagenham launched its Borough of Culture bid in style today with council leader Darren Rodwell leading an army of supporters on a conga dance outside the town hall.

As families gather around their sofas to watch this year’s Children in Need, a hospice wishes to say thank you to the charity for all of its support over the years.

A man accused of murdering Dagenham 20-year-old Hosam Eisa claims he was acting in self-defence when he stabbed him to death at a Romford shopping centre.

Two teenagers have been found guilty of murdering a young music producer from Barking who got caught in a gang feud played out in YouTube videos featuring DJ Tim Westwood.

Barking MP Margaret Hodge launched a petition today to keep the Learning Centre police counter open.

Sally Newland works as a school home support worker in a secondary school. She talks about politicians, pensions and improvements to the borough.

A crash on the A13 Canning Town flyover, in the westbound direction, has brought traffic to a standstill across east London.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:21

A trial date has been fixed for three men from Barking and Newham charged with terrorism offences.

Yesterday, 13:49

It was two o’clock in the morning when Sue’s daughter made a simple, panicked call from her Dagenham home: “I need help.”

Mon, 19:06

A “surrogate father” who raped and sexually abused a teenage boy has been jailed for 16 years.

Health

Thursday, November 16, 2017

A landmark devolution deal was approved today allowing for greater integration between health and social care, meaning more people will be able to receive treatment in their own homes without having to go to hospital.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Essex Cricket are throwing their support behind Alcohol Awareness week by staging events in Barking.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust is having its finances formally investigated by the NHS after it was forced to take out a £15m bail-out loan from the NHS.

Environment

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Friday, October 13, 2017

“My grandparents used to live down there. My parents’ first house was just here. My aunt and uncle used to live in that house on the corner. For me, this is personal.”

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Council chiefs have launched a new fight against fly-tipping by posting CCTV footage of suspects online so they can be identified.

Politics

Yesterday, 09:25

Religious groups paid each other a visits at their respective places of worship as part of World Inter Faith Week.

Mon, 17:04

Closing Dagenham Jobcentre would hurt countless jobseekers in one of London’s most deprived areas, campaigners have warned.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

Education

Yesterday, 17:01

England Roses netball team went back to school in Barking ahead of their international series against Malawi.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Too much time spent playing video games may hurt your eyes, but students at Barking and Dagenham College hope it will lead to a lucrative career.

Friday, November 17, 2017

A Barking primary school is trying to raise funds for its green-fingered youngsters to have their own garden.

Heritage

Monday, November 13, 2017

Barking and Dagenham fell silent over the weekend to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in war.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Barking and Dagenham Council leader Darren Rodwell led the borough’s first memorial service today ahead of Armistice Day.

The church of St Peter and Paul is the oldest building in Dagenham. It was originally built in the 12th-13th century through the order of the abbess of Barking.

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