Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.
Barking & Dagenham-based Leftley Sports Club have formed a working committee to move the organisation forward and help achieve its aims of engaging local people through sports.
DABD, a Dagenham-based charity for vulnerable people, has been handed a £1,000 donation by car rental firm Enterprise after working together to provide a fleet of accessible vehicles.
A woman who has spent the last year forging better links between Barking and Dagenham’s businesses and charities has praised the work of the borough’s charities.
A desperate mum is appealing for help to find her missing 13-year-old son who snuck out to a party and never returned.
The church of St Peter and Paul is the oldest building in Dagenham. It was originally built in the 12th-13th century through the order of the abbess of Barking.
Championing and helping young people achieve their dreams motivates Janis Davis. Currently headteacher of Sydney Russell School, she feels privileged to be part of the evolving borough
May & Baker under-10s had an endure a winless tournament at the Upminster Festival weekend.
More than 200 people watched the opening of a new community centre in Upney on Saturday.
A theatre group crowdfunding for online safety lessons for primary school children have smashed their fundraising target, with thousands of primary school children set to benefit.
Finding the perfect school for your child isn’t easy. When there is a shortfall of places in east London, it’s even harder.
Barry Hearn’s new project began at the weekend
May & Baker held on for a 34-27 victory despite a late fightback from Bancroft.
Barking and Dagenham Council last night bestowed its highest honours on two of its citizens in recognition of decades of service.
May & Baker kick started their return to the Essex One action with a 17-17 draw against Kings Cross Steelers in their home opener.
May & Baker chairman Gary O’Sullivan is expecting a season of consoldation in their Essex League Division One B campaign.
The top police officer in charge of tackling acid attacks in Barking and Dagenham, and across the capital, this week called for the sale of strong corrosives to be licensed – and tougher sentences for those carrying them.
A four-year-old boy with a rare skin condition has been chosen to front a national charity campaign.
The Biking Riverside cycle hub was launched yesterday with a day of speed, spokes and smoothies.
Free lessons in online safety could be given to 1,200 children in Barking and Dagenham if a crowdfunding project led by Arc Theatre is successful.
Henry Green girls’ football team enjoy a successful season as they go unbeaten to land the treble.
A Dagenham man was among more than 40 injured in Saturday night’s terrorist attack in London
Matt Benjamin, 24, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates how he helps put people in touch with their history as heritage engagement officer at St Margaret’s Church
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