August 29 2014 Latest news:
John Phillips , Senior Reporter
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Royal British Legion veterans are helping Afghanistan war heroes overcome combat stress.
The Barking branch of the group meets every second Tuesday of the month from 7.30pm at St Margaret’s Church in The Broadway.
The legion also helps with home furnishings and organises hospital visits. For more information, call their secretary Steve Newson on 07970 228 080.
Police are on the hunt for a man over the theft of a pair of shoes from a shop in Barking.
A budding businessman who found himself homeless as a teenager is hoping to take the fashion industry by storm with the launch of his own clothing line.
A longstanding member of a neighbouring council claims Barking and Dagenham has serious questions to answer over the state of its youth offending services.