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CCTV has been released of the moment a prisoner made his escape from Homerton Hospital in his socks, being chased by a medic and the police officer who was supposed to be guarding him.

One year on from the vote to leave the European Union, our Brexit-backing borough is being urged to make its voice heard in negotiations.

A youth charity which has been serving the community for more than 100 years has secured funding to build 100 new affordable homes.

A hospital trust is encouraging people to become ward managers as part of a 10-year development scheme.

McCurtains host fun day

Saturday, July 22, 2017

The latest news from the Thomas McCurtains GAA club

A new nursing course has been launched to help the chronic shortage of nurses in east London’s hospitals.

There has been a 71 per cent increase in rough sleepers across Barking and Dagenham since 2013 – the largest of any London borough.

England suffer semi-final loss

Friday, July 21, 2017

Maddie Hinch makes several fine saves, but it isn’t enough to send them through to final

An entrepreneur who secured an exclusive top prize at last year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards has spoken of the “amazing” effect it has had on his charity.

The Mayor of London should be allowed to cap the number of minicabs in the capital to tackle congestion and pollution fears, a new report says.

Barking and Dagenham had the highest general fertility rate last year than in any other London borough, new figures have revealed.

More than 50 Dagenham 88 runners tackled the annual Spitfire Scramble event in Hornchurch Country Park.

The decision to close Dagenham jobcentre has been branded a “disgrace” by the deputy council leader.

University of East London student Vanessa Wallace dreaming of a medal at World Para Athletics Championships.

The borough’s brightest business brains came together last night for the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.

Dagenham Park Church of England School students ride Olympic rapids for Lee Valley Regional Park Authority’s annual Schools Festival

The company behind BAD Cola and Going Picking afternoons is hoping to raise £12,500 in just a month to create a new home in the Barking Pavilion.

Defibrillators have been installed in police stations and response vehicles across Barking and Dagenham as part of a bid to increase patient survival rates.

The Heathway is shut northbound this morning following a collision between a motorbike and a car.

Prince Harry is encouraging people to show their support for the world’s best Para Athletes when the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 come to the capital.

The latest news from the Barking Road Runners club

Four Toshi Kazoku Judokwai stars performed well in their call-ups to represent London at the national teams judo championships in Kent.

Women’s team ready for action in South Africa

This is the latest state-of-the-art facility in the battle to increase recycling – and it’s in Dagenham.

Pupils claim Quad Kids athletics crown

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