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Barking fell to a second successive defeat against lowly opponents at Mayesbrook Park on Tuesday.

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

Pupils are getting first hand experience of the creative arts world, thanks to a partnership between Barking and Dagenham Council and educational charity Bow Arts.

Work has begun on a £39.8million regeneration project in Dagenham which will deliver 170 new homes.

A company’s employees have done a community clean up of Barking Park.

A new not-for-profit company jointly owned by local schools and the council has appointed a chief executive.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital’s deputy chief operation officer has urged residents to access health services wisely this year.

Plans to close a Redbridge A&E, which would have seen Queen’s Hospital require millions of pounds of upgrades, have been halted after health bosses ordered an immediate review of the decision.

The first homes to be built as part of the Gascoigne Estate redevelopment have gone on sale.

Barking and Dagenham’s NHS hospital trust has announced the appointment of a former BT board member as its new chairman.

A march and rally is being held tomorrow to protest the closure of King George Hospital’s A&E.

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

Cancer patients across the borough are benefiting from a new machine designed to make their treatment more comfortable.

After several months of detailed discussions, a potential merger between Havering College and Barking and Dagenham college has been called off.

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

The borough’s council for voluntary service will say goodbye to its chief executive after losing half of its funding.

Barking and Dagenham is the fourth worst place to see a GP in England, a study out today shows.

Catchy pop may not spring to mind when you consider where to ditch your yoghurt pot.


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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