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Rail bosses have admitted they don’t know how much delays to Crossrail will cost.

Former Barking council candidate Andrew Boff has set his sights on City Hall after being shortlisted as one of his party’s three potential mayoral candidates.

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

There has been a drop in the number of women in Barking and Dagenham being screened for cervical cancer, according to NHS data.

TfL Rail has skipped stops on almost 2,000 services in the past two years to “meet punctuality targets”, a London Assembly member has claimed.

A Conservative Party candidate has accused Labour rivals of being “all mouth and no delivery” over what the council pays workers.

Council leader Darren Rodwell has suggested beggars in Barking town centre might not genuinely be in need while defending a new order meaning those asking for money could be fined.

I joined council leader, Darren Rodwell, and colleagues recently at City Hall, for the announcement of the Mayor of London’s Borough of Culture awards.

Barking and Dagenham scooped a £160,000 prize at the first London Borough of Culture awards, despite missing out on the top accolade.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan could hand the Met a £110 million funding boost for next year if his 2018/19 budget is approved by the London Assembly.

The New Year at City Hall has already got off to a busy start!

People in Barking and Dagenham are 61 per cent more likely to have a chronic lung disease which has been associated with air pollution, compared to the London average.

More than 1,000 violent crimes have taken place in Barking and Dagenham between January and September where the victim and the suspect are related, FOI data reveals.

London Assembly member for east London Unmesh Desai is visiting Turkey next week as part of a UK delegation of MPs and MEPs watching the trials of Turkish opposition MPs.

Barking and Dagenham received more than 4,000 complaints about rodents in the last five years, figures reveal.

Closing Dagenham Jobcentre would hurt countless jobseekers in one of London’s most deprived areas, campaigners have warned.

Barking and Dagenham launched its Borough of Culture bid in style today with council leader Darren Rodwell leading an army of supporters on a conga dance outside the town hall.

Official figures show there have been just 89 moped enabled crimes in Barking and Dagenham so far this year, raising questions about the reporting and recording of these types of crime.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has issued a plea to readers of the Barking and Dagenham Post to come to his People’s Question Time event in Dagenham.

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