An inspirational former showjumper says he is keeping his motor neurone disease at bay by going to the gym four times a week and taking protein supplements.
A woman is fearing for her life after her abusive ex-partner managed to send her an intimidating letter from his prison cell.
Leisure centre staff rushed to the aid of the woman who died yesterday after a gym workout, it has emerged.
Construction work on one of the capital’s biggest housing schemes has stopped after developers found asbestos in the ground.
There was a chance to step back in time at a Valence House event on Saturday.
Our latest shopping voucher winner is planning to spend her winnings on decorating her flat.
After a nerve-racking build up a dad suffering from a deadly brain tumour has completed a zipwire stunt to raise money for charity.
A 23-year-old pianist might just be the shape of jazz to come after his first album shot up the charts.
A choir of chemists can be found all this week raising the factory roof of a former pharmaceutical stronghold.
Irish dancers delighted attendees at a fundraising fayre on Saturday afternoon.
Canine fans in the borough went barking mad for National Dog Day by showering their precious pooches with love.
As dawn broke one September morning in 1939, a sleepy procession of children trooped up to Dagenham Dock.
The daughter of a dementia-stricken widow has spoken of her anger at Queen’s Hospital’s allegedly poor treatment of her mum.
MOBO award-winning minister and gospel singer Evans Ogboi tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates about preaching the word of God to fight sex and violence in music today
If you see an animal in danger, call the RSPCA rather than 999.
Few know that while William the Conqueror was waging war at the battle of Hastings he set up camp on our doorstep in Barking Abbey.
The day has arrived for a dad to ride the fastest zipwire in the world which he signed up to after being diagnoised with a brain tumour.
Could you help a five-year-old boy achieve his full potential?
The classic British summertime downpours might be bad for anyone planning a beach trip, but they’ve been good news for the gardeners.
A new era of Barking supermarket shopping will begin next week with the opening of the new Asda.
A 29-year-old man has been charged with the preparation of terrorist acts in connection with the Syrian conflict.
A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years behind bars after he aided a 15-year-old boy in a bungled robbery attempt.
Transport is the most complained about service in the borough, new figures have revealed.
A forklift truck driver has raised a bit more than he expected after organising a charity night that raked in £2,687.55 for a hospice.
Two landlords who failed to register with the council have been ordered to pay £4,661.
Cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and chillies are set to continue being cultivated in the borough thanks to a new Big Lottery grant.
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.
The much-hyped visit of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to Barking and Dagenham last month cost the council more than £72,000, the Post can reveal.
A day centre for people with learning disabilities is set to close in the next few weeks as the council’s cut-backs come into effect.
London Mayoral hopeful Tessa Jowell has rekindled the debate over a future DLR extension to Barking and Dagenham.
A star basketball player who travels more than an hour by train to get to school has managed a slam dunk in her GCSEs.
A cerebral palsy sufferer from Barking who missed a fifth of her school life through hospital visits is celebrating her impressive GCSE results.
The wait for GCSE results is finally over for anxious teenagers.
After joining the Royal Navy in 1940 as a 15-year-old boy, George Lester embarked on a life-defining series of missions during the Second World War – including working for Churchill – before finding peace at home
Dozens of regulars at The Roundhouse have signed a petition to save their pub amid fears it might never re-open when it closes later this month.
Owls, steam engines, cider and a Johnny Cash tribute act are all coming to the borough to celebrate its 50th year.
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