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A university campus set to open in Dagenham will be offering residents a taster of studying there.

IVF treatment, boob jobs and weight loss surgery are some of the NHS treatments that could be axed in the borough to save £55million under new proposals.

Comedy and charity are set to collide for Red Nose Day today.

Police investigating yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster have arrested a woman in east London.

An eight-year-old boy from Dagenham who went missing this afternoon has been found safe and sound.

A biker today admitted to killing his 22-year-old friend through dangerous driving.

Jon Cruddas MP praised the capital’s emergency services after police shot dead the Islamist terrorist who murdered three in Westminster yesterday.

The teenager who was shot in the head in St Ann’s on Sunday evening has been officially named by police as David Adegbite.

Barking’s MP has vowed to help residents end a two-year fight for working utilities “for once and for all”.

A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

The town hall’s flag is flying at half-mast today in solidarity with the three people killed by a terrorist in Westminster yesterday.

A 19-year-old cookery student is celebrating after winning a competition to get her dish added to the menu of Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville’s cafe chain.

Three British Transport Police officers who evacuated residents from a house fire that broke out in the early hours of the morning have been recognised for their “self-sacrifice and courage”.

A policeman and two members of the public are among four people killed in a major terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament.

Two people are believed to have died and a dozen injured in a suspected terror attack outside Parliament this afternoon.

A garden waste collection has been given the green light after 4,000 residents signed up to the scheme.

If you’re planning to take your mum out for Mother’s Day, take the train – and take her for free.

It’s sadly an all–too–common occurrence: hitting it off with someone in a bar, then they do or say something that makes you feel vulnerable and unsafe. Now a campaign has been launched to help people discretely ask for help from bar staff before the situation escalates.

A new indie-rock band is making huge waves across the capital’s music scene.

A driver has been taken to hospital following a car crash in Dagenham this morning.

Wellwishers have raised almost £1,000 towards the funeral of murdered Barking teenager David Adegbite in less than 24 hours.

Barking and Dagenham council are introducing a new texting service for housing repairs.

A school will be employing its very first lollipop patrol after a parent raised concerns for his children’s safety.

A Post reporter has raised nearly £1,500 for the cancer charity supporting her cousin.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 18:01

Police investigating yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster have arrested a woman in east London.

Yesterday, 17:00

A biker today admitted to killing his 22-year-old friend through dangerous driving.

Yesterday, 14:57

The teenager who was shot in the head in St Ann’s on Sunday evening has been officially named by police as David Adegbite.

Health

IVF treatment, boob jobs and weight loss surgery are some of the NHS treatments that could be axed in the borough to save £55million under new proposals.

Tue, 13:00

Family and friends released a sea of balloons to raise awareness of an illness that took the life of an “amazing” woman.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Staff stress levels at an NHS trust providing mental health services in Barking and Dagenham are worse than nationally, a survey has found.

Environment

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A park turned even greener at the weekend after thousands of extra trees were planted by an army of volunteers.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Residents are being urged to share their thoughts on plans to transform Barking and Dagenham’s parks.

Monday, March 13, 2017

A cashless parking scheme traders branded “soul-destroying” has been backed by readers.

Politics

Yesterday, 15:33

Jon Cruddas MP praised the capital’s emergency services after police shot dead the Islamist terrorist who murdered three in Westminster yesterday.

Yesterday, 10:32

The town hall’s flag is flying at half-mast today in solidarity with the three people killed by a terrorist in Westminster yesterday.

Wed, 15:32

Two people are believed to have died and a dozen injured in a suspected terror attack outside Parliament this afternoon.

Education

17:00

A university campus set to open in Dagenham will be offering residents a taster of studying there.

Yesterday, 11:19

A selfie-stick might not sound very inspiring, but for a group of drama students it helped them fill a theatre.

Wed, 07:00

A school will be employing its very first lollipop patrol after a parent raised concerns for his children’s safety.

Heritage

Mon, 09:00

One of east London’s most famous daughters, Dame Vera Lynn celebrates her 100th birthday today.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

A 92-year-old war veteran will meet a world famous singer again 70 years after sharing the limelight with her on stage.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A £1m lottery bid to “reverse the decline” of Barking town centre has been given the go-ahead.

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