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While the senior Essex team have endured a summer of recurring travails, most notably in a parlous Vitality Blast campaign, the fortunes of the second eleven have been in stark contrast: they stand on the threshold of the County Championship-T20 double.

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Michael Cheek has joined National League rivals Ebbsfleet United for an undisclosed fee.

Warren School pupil Maliha Baig took top honours at the Jack Petchey London & Essex finals at Brunel University on Saturday.

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

Q&A: Joelle David

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Joelle David founded production company Bluebird Pictures, whose upcoming film festival in Barking celebrates the borough’s culture and diversity.

Ahead of National Volunteers’ Week, a hospice has thanked two Dagenham volunteers and the hundreds like them who support patients and families affected by life-limiting illnesses.

A brand new book ‘Essex County Cricket Club Memories’ has been released to bring back the greatest memories of the county side after they were crowned champions of the County Championship last season.

If you’ve passed through Barking station lately, you’ll almost certainly have noticed the blocks of flats going up alongside it.

A member of staff at Barking and Dagenham College received a Jack Petchey Award for her work providing extra-curricular activities for students.

As a wave of knife crime breaks across the streets of the capital, a Post reporter joined police officers for an in-depth look at what exactly the authorities are trying to do about it.

Romford Town Swimming Club’s David Ebanks is competing at his second Commonwealth Games – for the Cayman Islands.

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Chike Kandi is enjoying the competition and pressure of being at the National League outfit.

Warren School’s Maliha Baig won the under-11 girls’ title at the Jack Petchey East London regional singles table tennis competition at the Copper Box.

Rail services across east London and Essex face severe disruption this evening with a severe weather warning issued through to Thursday morning.

Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still wants supporters to get behind the team and help them push on against strugglers Chester this weekend.

The minor industrial action at the giant Ford motor works in Dagenham didn’t grab the local newspaper headlines at first, just another dispute that I covered in 1968 as a young reporter on the old Romford Times newspaper that summer.

Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still is not panicking about slipping away from the National League promotion battle ahead of their clash with strugglers Solihull Moors this weekend.

The latest news from the Thomas McCurtains GAA club

We could have come up with a snappier name, but the creativity has started to wane at this time of year

Father Christmas and his reindeer helpers flew to Dagenham for a severely ill teenager’s special festive surprise.

Police have stopped large crowds of bikers taking part in a ‘ride out’ from getting to central London and have arrested four of them.

Top entrepreneurs from east London, Kent and Essex scooped awards at Archant’s annual Thames Gateway Business Awards tonight in Canary Wharf.

Business owners and entrepreneurs are set to descend on Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden tonight for the Thames Gateway Business Awards.

This year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards kicked off with Shiraz and smoked salmon canapés.

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