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Barking Road Runners face the camera at the latest South Essex Cross-Country League meeting

Members make their mark at cross-country event

The Stylist's Room team celebrate 25 years in business. From left, Charlotte Pickton, Musa Basim, Gina Acton, Nicole Hicks and Jonathan Carlholto.

A salon which has shaped countless heads of hair will be celebrating a quarter of a century in business.

Kemi teaches people in Barking and Dagenham to create mementos from clothing Picture: Paul Bennett

Creative director of the Sew London Project Kemi Oloyede, 50, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates how she helps preserve important memories by upcycling families’ sentimental objects in outreach classes

Barking score one of their five goals against Sporting Bengal (pic Terry Gilbert)

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The Veolia plant in Barking Reach

Every plastic milk bottle in the capital is set to be recycled in Dagenham.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic during the Premier League match at London Stadium.

Archant’s Dave Evans, George Sessions and Ned Keating discuss the latest topics affecting our clubs

A Sporting Bengal player clears against Enfield (pic Tim Edwards)

Imrul Gazi’s men looking to raise their game once again when they face one of the best clubs in the division

Barking joint-manager Glen Golby (far, left) looks on with Jeff Sears sitting down (far, right) at Mayesbrook Park (pic: Terry Gilbert).

Blues visit struggling United this weekend

Gun owners were asked to hand in their weapons to the police (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA)

One air weapon was handed in at Dagenham police station as part of the Metropolitan Police’s gun amnesty week.

Unemployment figures in Barking and Dagenham have not fallen significantly in the past year. Picture: PA Images.

More than 650 young jobseekers are without work, figures released today suggest.

Police have released more information about a woman who is fighting for her life after being stabbed in Dagenham

The moments before a woman was stabbed in a “brutal” assault that left with life-threatening injuries have been traced by police searching for her attacker.

An employment scheme has launched to help vulnerable people into work. Picture: PA Images.

Victims of domestic violence are among those set to benefit from a new scheme to help vulnerable residents into the working world.

Editor Lorraine King and reporter Matt Clemenson joined Time FM’s Steve Allen to review last week’s biggest stories on Friday.

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West Ham United's Andy Carroll celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Premier League match at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough.

Archant’s Dave Evans, George Sessions and Ned Keating discuss the latest topics affecting our clubs

BHRUT failed to meet the government's A&E waiting times target for December. Pictured: Queen's Hospital in Romford.

The trust governing Queen’s Hospital failed to hit the government’s A&E waiting time targets in December, according to data released today.

William Cosier has been sentenced to two years behind bars after illegally possessing a shotgun in Dagenham.

A man has been sentenced to two years behind bars for illegally possessing a shotgun.

Jak Wright, 14, from Dagenham, represented Essex on Sunday when he ran in the intercounties cross country competition.

A teenager says he is “very proud” after going the extra mile for his county.

Dagenham MP Jon Cruddas will vote to trigger Article 50 this evening Picture: parliamentlive.tv

Jon Cruddas MP will vote to trigger Article 50 this evening, saying it’s time to get on with Brexit.

The Overground line between Barking and Gospel Oak has been closed since June 2016              Picture: Fiona Hanson/PA Images

An engineering design blunder could mean part-closures on the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line stretch into early 2018 – with seething funders Transport for London (TfL) promising to seek compensation.

Engineers from Network Rail attach wires to a mast as part of electrification work at Barking station last year.

The Barking to Gospel Oak Rail Overground line is set to reopen after eight months but delayed works means it faces weekend closures.

Woman of the Year Nusrat Zamir says the women of Barking and Dagenham need to be recognised

Woman of the year Nusrat Zamir, 37, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates how she helps fight sexism in the Asian community ahead of Monday’s nominations deadline for the Women’s Empowerment Awards

Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club's Jack Marshall celebrates his second place finish

Club youngsters in racing action in London

Geraldine Pilgrim's Sitting Comfortably was inspired by the death of her mother Picture: Sheila Burnett

The happy memories of elderly people will come to life in a play that promises to change perceptions.

Barking Road Runners' Trevor Cooper, Andrew Gwilliam, Faye Spooner and Cristina Cooper at the latest Gravesend Floodlit 10k

Members take on 10k as part of marathon training

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