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

Barking and Dagenham Council today holds a minute’s silence to mark one year since the Manchester Arena attack.

Politics has never been more at the forefront of our minds.

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

My first memories of the Commonwealth Games are from 1982, catching a glimpse of ‘Breakfast from Brisbane’ on TV before heading off to school.

Barking Sporthouse will host four Premier League matches in a festival of handball this weekend.

Barking Abbey alumni Melita Emanuel-Carr has been named to the initial Great Britain Senior Women’s squad for their upcoming EuroBasket 2019 qualifiers.

This week marked another key milestone for the development of London’s very first Youth Zone here in Barking and Dagenham.

Barking Abbey kept their undefeated record going with their second win in the EABL this week, defeating Canterbury 90-80 at home on Wednesday afternoon.

Work began today on a £6million project to provide the borough’s young people with new facilities for sports, arts and activities.

Competition to grow from four leagues to 16 over the next three years

A law graduate from Dagenham is hoping to become a powerful voice for women in rap.

Barking Road Runners’ Faye Spooner proved more than up to her challenge of running 12 marathons in 12 months this year – going on to run 15!

MI5 was “actively” investigating the Barking-based ringleader of the London Bridge atrocity at the time of the terror attack, according to an official assessment.

Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will meet at the O2 Arena on January 11

Former Dagenham amateur Robin Dupre will consider his fighting future after his Commonwealth title dream died at York Hall on Saturday when he was stopped in the sixth round by Swindon’s undefeated Luke Watkins.

“Where are all the girls” were the words on everyone’s lips along Ilford Lane on Friday night. The police, probably the punters and even the prostitutes.

The home secretary has pledged to make it illegal to sell acid to under 18s.

Lakeside Hammers will take a 16-point lead to Belle Vue for the second leg of their National League play-off semi-final after a hard-fought victory at the Arena-Essex Raceway.

Lakeside Hammers manager Kelvin Tatum admits he’s been through an education in two seasons at the club and wants to pass his final exam by reaching the National League Grand Final.

Lakeside Hammers bosses are urging fans to pack the Arena Essex Raceway on Friday – to show them they can sustain a return to the highest level.

Cook: Hard test for Lakeside Hammers

Monday, September 25, 2017

Lakeside Hammers chief Jon Cook is under no illusions about the size of the task facing the team in their National League play-off semi-final.

Conor Benn will box for the ninth time in the paid ranks on the undercard at the Manchester Arena on October 7.

A record number of people have been arrested for terrorism-related offences, the Home Office has announced.

Barking’s healthcare hub says it has found a cheap way to prevent up to 1,700 strokes each year.

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