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Yesterday, 17:56

An man has today been arrested in east London on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications.

Jury deliberations began today in the murder trial of much-loved club doorman Ricky Hayden.

Three thugs stole two bicycles and an Armani bag from three boys at knife-point after ambushing them in Dagenham Road, leading vigilante parents to take action.

The Overground line between Barking and Gospel Oak could be closed over the Christmas period to allow electrification work to be completed.

With summer in full swing, here are some of the days, and nights, out families can enjoy over the next few weeks.

CCTV has been released of the moment a prisoner made his escape from Homerton Hospital in his socks, being chased by a medic and the police officer who was supposed to be guarding him.

Police are becoming increasingly concerned about a 15-year-old girl who went missing in the early hours of yesterday morning.

A driver who failed to stop at the scene of a crash, which killed a Dagenham dad-of-three, has been given a fourth month suspended sentence.

One year on from the vote to leave the European Union, our Brexit-backing borough is being urged to make its voice heard in negotiations.

Female construction apprentices have called on women to shun stereotypes and train up for a future in the industry.

A man has denied causing the death of a 72-year-old cyclist by careless driving.

A 17-year-old has been jailed for 12 years after he stabbed a “gentle” teenager to death.

Margaret Hodge met about 100 people including Muslims, community leaders and police outside Al Madina mosque to discuss operations tackling prostitution.

A youth charity which has been serving the community for more than 100 years has secured funding to build 100 new affordable homes.

Headteacher Sir Paul Grant, 60, looks back over 27 years at Robert Clack School after saying goodbye to his pupils on Thursday, July 20, ahead of his retirement on Thursday, August 31.

A hospital trust is encouraging people to become ward managers as part of a 10-year development scheme.

If you’re wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend why not watch our three-minute Met Office update on whether we’re getting rain or sunshine?

A motorcyclist has been injured in a rush hour crash in Dagenham.

A new nursing course has been launched to help the chronic shortage of nurses in east London’s hospitals.

Acid attackers who live in council properties in Barking and Dagenham could be thrown out of their homes, it has been revealed today.

There has been a 71 per cent increase in rough sleepers across Barking and Dagenham since 2013 – the largest of any London borough.

A teenage boy is due to be sentenced today for stabbing to death a college student during a row in Dagenham.

An entrepreneur who secured an exclusive top prize at last year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards has spoken of the “amazing” effect it has had on his charity.

A distinguished head at a secondary school in Dagenham is to retire after more than 40 years of teaching.

Students and teachers have put Barking and Dagenham top of the list at the Annual Royal Navy Field Gun Challenge.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:56

An man has today been arrested in east London on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications.

Yesterday, 14:00

Three thugs stole two bicycles and an Armani bag from three boys at knife-point after ambushing them in Dagenham Road, leading vigilante parents to take action.

Yesterday, 10:16

CCTV has been released of the moment a prisoner made his escape from Homerton Hospital in his socks, being chased by a medic and the police officer who was supposed to be guarding him.

Health

A hospital trust is encouraging people to become ward managers as part of a 10-year development scheme.

Friday, July 21, 2017

A new nursing course has been launched to help the chronic shortage of nurses in east London’s hospitals.

Monday, July 10, 2017

It was a time for reflection at an NHS trust’s annual general meeting, looking back at a year of achievements.

Environment

Saturday, July 8, 2017

A crackdown on boy racers could mean them paying up to £1,000 for stunts.

Friday, July 7, 2017

This is the latest state-of-the-art facility in the battle to increase recycling – and it’s in Dagenham.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

A driver who threw a cigarette stub in the street has been ordered to pay more than £600 after failing to pay a £75 fine.

Politics

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Mayor of London should be allowed to cap the number of minicabs in the capital to tackle congestion and pollution fears, a new report says.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Dame Margaret Hodge’s review into the controversial Garden Bridge has come under scrutiny.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sadiq Khan has been lambasted by the London Assembly after he failed to attend a Plenary meeting on his transport strategy.

Education

Female construction apprentices have called on women to shun stereotypes and train up for a future in the industry.

Headteacher Sir Paul Grant, 60, looks back over 27 years at Robert Clack School after saying goodbye to his pupils on Thursday, July 20, ahead of his retirement on Thursday, August 31.

A hospital trust is encouraging people to become ward managers as part of a 10-year development scheme.

Heritage

Friday, July 7, 2017

The 1916 Battle of the Somme typifies the Western Front for many among the public – fierce trench fighting, dubious tactics from the British Army, casualties numbering in the thousands.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A German painter will pay tribute to a “wonderful” post-war friendship through a powerful exhibition.

Friday, May 5, 2017

An expat from Dagenham is trying to track down the family of his late friend as he tries to write a book about his extraordinary life.

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