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A member of a Dagenham running club has raised over £1,500 for charity in advance of running the London Marathon.

A children’s mentor from Dagenham is embarking on his fourth London marathon for children’s charity Phabkids.

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

Families celebrated St George’s Day with a fun fair in Chadwell Heath.

Women affected by the increase in the state pension age met Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas today to voice their concerns.

This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon follows the usual route from Greenwich Park to the Mall.

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

Over the past four years the council has made great strides despite the Tory government cutting our funding in half in the name of austerity.

Police are investigating after a man showed a fellow passenger a gun on a train towards Barking.

A tutor from Dagenham is gearing up to run her first ever marathon after raising an impressive sum of money for a blind school.

This time last month, the weather forecast was cold with a chance of snow.

Q&A: Narin Oz

Friday, April 20, 2018

Comedian Narin Oz is set to perform at an all female comedy night coming to a barge moored in Barking and is also touring her own show. She talks about her passion for entertaining and her favourite place in this ‘dynamic and exciting’ part of east London.

Met Police have issued advice for spectators ahead of the London Marathon on Sunday.

Red and white flags are fluttering above Barking Town Hall this weekend for St George’s Day.

Candidates from three of the parties standing in the upcoming elections locked horns at the Post’s hustings event last night over key issues facing the borough including housing, regeneration and crime.

A four-day strike planned on the DLR from tomorrow has been called off.

A Dagenham pizzeria has been ordered to pay more than £1000 for failing to prove it was properly transferring waste.

The NHS non-emergency helpline is sending an increasing number of people to emergency services, raising concerns about extra strain on A&E departments.

Families are set to come together to celebrate St George’s Day with a free event in Chadwell Heath.

Dame Margaret Hodge, the MP for Barking, spoke out about her experiences of anti-Semitism in Parliament yesterday.

This evening candidates in the upcoming local elections will be fielding questions from Post reporters and readers in a bid to secure your vote on May 3.

About 80 tower block residents were forced to flee their apartments after fire broke out a Barking flat.

The borough’s Conservative and Labour parties have clashed over the “controversial” green garden waste charge.

Barking and Dagenham schools are “at risk” of losing more than £2million in the government’s National Funding Formula, according to predicted data.

Barking and Dagenham College was named as a champion of skills and training in the creative industries at an awards ceremony this week.

Crime & Court

Friday, April 20, 2018

Police are investigating after a man showed a fellow passenger a gun on a train towards Barking.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

A Dagenham pizzeria has been ordered to pay more than £1000 for failing to prove it was properly transferring waste.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

A teenage boy was attacked and robbed in Dagenham yesterday evening.

Health

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The NHS non-emergency helpline is sending an increasing number of people to emergency services, raising concerns about extra strain on A&E departments.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Spending on services for drug and alcohol addicts in Barking and Dagenham has been cut by more than £230,000, FOI figures have revealed.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Talented staff at Barking and Dagenham’s NHS hospital trust who have released a charity single to raise money for charity want to know, “what have you done today, to make you feel proud?”

Environment

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The borough’s Conservative and Labour parties have clashed over the “controversial” green garden waste charge.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A green campaign group has urged parties battling for votes in the local elections to protect the borough’s parks.

Monday, April 9, 2018

A hunt for an alleged mystery flytipper in Barking has been launched by the council after footage emerged of a man depositing a bag of rubbish on a pavement.

Politics

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Women affected by the increase in the state pension age met Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas today to voice their concerns.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Candidates from three of the parties standing in the upcoming elections locked horns at the Post’s hustings event last night over key issues facing the borough including housing, regeneration and crime.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Dame Margaret Hodge, the MP for Barking, spoke out about her experiences of anti-Semitism in Parliament yesterday.

Education

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Barking and Dagenham schools are “at risk” of losing more than £2million in the government’s National Funding Formula, according to predicted data.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Barking and Dagenham College was named as a champion of skills and training in the creative industries at an awards ceremony this week.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Fire hazards, a weak roof and potentially faulty foundations led a Barking primary school to move about 200 children off its grounds, files reveal.

Heritage

Friday, April 20, 2018

Red and white flags are fluttering above Barking Town Hall this weekend for St George’s Day.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Archiving project Layers of London are holding a free workshop for schools to help them incorporate heritage activities into the curriculum.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

A Dagenham man has paid tribute to his father for his two acts of gas-related bravery in the borough 60 years ago.

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