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.
“There is a whole world beyond Liverpool Street,” says a London Assembly member trying to persuade Sadiq Khan to rename the Hammersmith & City line the Hammersmith & Barking line.
Dagenham Police station is likely to be sold as part of the Met’s cost-saving measures.
The Dagenham Cables c.1930. Picture: MICHAEL FOLEY
Sadiq Khan has been lambasted by the London Assembly after he failed to attend a Plenary meeting on his transport strategy.
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