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A project that helps parents with learning difficulties to care for their children could close if it is unable to secure further funding.

The family of a Dagenham man who died from an asbestos-related cancer are attempting to trace his former colleagues.

Saturday’s encounter at May & Bakers Sports & Social Club ended prematurely after heavy rain halted play with the hosts yet to bat

A communications worker based in Dagenham and his colleagues from across the country completed the London Marathon for Saint Francis Hospice.

An eight-year-old girl has donated 12 inches of hair and £1,100 to a charity that makes wigs for young cancer patients.

Violent crime has claimed three lives in Barking and Dagenham since the start of the year.

A communications worker based in Dagenham is set to team up with two other colleagues from across the country to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice.

Children of a former factory worker from Dagenham are searching for their mum’s old workmates to help explain how she contracted the cancer that killed her.

Barking have dedicated their home match against Norwich United to raise money for chosen charities of Barking & Dagenham Mayor Abdul Aziz.

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

Migrants in Barking and Dagenham are doing more to tackle hostile attitudes to immigration in the borough.

The Conservatives are “celebrating” the defection of Ukip’s former parliamentary candidate and regional controller for London Peter Harris, who is from Dagenham.

From police officers to members of the public, the courage and commitment of those keeping the peace in Barking and Dagenham was celebrated at an award ceremony yesterday (February 5).

The Excel Women’s Centre in Barking saw their first cohort of Creative English students graduate today.

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

The number of acid attacks in the tri-boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge in the last three years are grim - there have been 264.

A mother is appealing for the safe return of her 14-year-old son, who is thought to be in the Dagenham area.

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.

Q&A: Headteacher Janis Davies

Friday, October 27, 2017

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

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


The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.

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