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An out-of-hours GP service is helping 10,000 patients who would otherwise have ended up in A&E.

A group of dancers are celebrating after being selected to represent their country at the Olympic Games of the dance world.

With World Book Day fast approaching, test your knowledge of some of the globe’s most beloved children’s books.

Three boys arrested on suspicion of GBH have been released on bail.

A woman who has been left possibly needing plastic surgery after being viciously attacked by a dog is urging its owner to do the right thing and come forward.

A person had to be taken to A&E after high winds damaged a nursery yesterday.

A fast food restaurant has shut its doors for a few months to undergo a refurbishment programme.

Commuters are facing delays and cancellations on the c2c line this evening due to Storm Doris.

A vicious burglar who poured kettles of boiling water over an elderly couple faces years behind bars for his part in the “barbaric” crime.

A classroom was transformed into an Aladdin’s Cave as pupils embraced new-found bounty.

A man and a woman were arrested this afternoon after a stabbing left a 29-year-old fighting for her life with head injuries.

Students explored wellbeing as part of a partnership with a mental health charity.

Despite living in one of the biggest cities in the world, thousands of children from Barking and Dagenham have been able to have adventures in the great outdoors, thanks to a country house nestled near the Brecon Beacons.

A total of 17 jobs will be lost when Dagenham’s Budgens ceases trading on Sunday.

The headteacher of a school where students were “sprayed with some harmful liquid” has said the suspected perpetrators will be expelled if allegations prove true.

It has been revealed that the suspects in yesterday’s ‘noxious substance’ attack at Sydney Russell school are all youngsters.

The scene of a savage stabbing in Castle Green has been closed off by police as new evidence comes to light.

Passengers travelling with c2c are facing ongoing disruption after tresspassers on the tracks earlier today.

Whether you’re an occasional Oyster card user or a confident commuter, put your powers of observation to the test.

Three patients have been rushed to hospital after reports of an acid attack at a school this afternoon.

There were 618 knife or blade-related crimes in the borough last year as a rise in violence left three dead.

A philosopher from the elite American university will discuss the role of robots in our future economy – and you can be in the audience.

Concerns are growing about the welfare of a vulnerable woman with links to Barking who has gone missing after travelling to an address in Hounslow.

Borough schools could face losing 393 teachers by 2020, a trade union warned today.

A community garden group is urging local businesses to come forward and help keep their allotment alive.

Crime & Court

13:01

Three boys arrested on suspicion of GBH have been released on bail.

Yesterday, 16:20

A vicious burglar who poured kettles of boiling water over an elderly couple faces years behind bars for his part in the “barbaric” crime.

Yesterday, 14:37

A man and a woman were arrested this afternoon after a stabbing left a 29-year-old fighting for her life with head injuries.

Health

15:00

An out-of-hours GP service is helping 10,000 patients who would otherwise have ended up in A&E.

Tue, 07:00

A GP surgery in Dagenham has been slammed after confidential conversations between patients and their doctors were overheard from a nearby waiting room.

Mon, 13:37

There were 95 newly-discovered cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) of women living in Barking and Dagenham recorded in just one year.

Environment

Friday, February 17, 2017

Bird-fanciers are clashing with other residents and the Council over the borough’s most historic site.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A campaigner who is fighting to bring back green garden waste collections says she is hopeful after a council scrunity group agreed to support her petition last night.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Barking and Dagenham is the fourth worst borough in the capital when it comes to recycling.

Politics

Sunday, February 12, 2017

The borough’s budget for the coming financial year has been branded an “investment budget” by council leader Darren Rodwell.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

The Post has produced an easy-to-understand guide to everything Brexit after the country took a massive step towards leaving the EU on Wednesday.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Brexit has moved one step closer after MPs voted overwhelmingly to initiate the withdrawal from the EU.

Education

18:00

With World Book Day fast approaching, test your knowledge of some of the globe’s most beloved children’s books.

Yesterday, 14:58

A classroom was transformed into an Aladdin’s Cave as pupils embraced new-found bounty.

Yesterday, 11:42

Students explored wellbeing as part of a partnership with a mental health charity.

Heritage

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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

Saturday, February 4, 2017

For more than a decade, fresh-faced youngsters have transformed into firefighters for a week of intensive drills.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

History buffs took to the streets of the Becontree Estate on Saturday to explore its past.

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