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

Two separate crashes on the westbound A13 have resulted in serious traffic delays.

Every effort is going into tackling crime in the capital. It is amongst our highest priorities at City Hall.

Secondary school pupils say they continue to face bus delays getting home since the start of the new term despite holding a protest against poor services in July.

There were more than 800 people killed or injured on the borough’s roads last year, the latest figures reveal.

Traffic is mounting on the A406 and in Ilford town centre following a car crash between the Ilford Flyover and Barking Flyover.

Cyclists are being asked to put themselves in the driving seat of a lorry to prevent road accidents.

The A13 remains closed after a lorry crashed into the central reservation, littering the road with hundreds of Coca-Cola cans.

The A13 is closed after a collision with heavy delays expected.

More than 70 bus lane fines were handed out in Barking and Dagenham on average each day over the past two years, figures reveal.

Commuters face an evening of disruption with problems on the Overground and c2c lines.

Commuters on the District and Jubilee lines are set to face disruption and delays if a planned strike goes ahead next week.

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

This is the remarkable queue of buses in the centre of Barking after a recycling plant fire closed part of River Road this morning.

The A13 flyover in Dagenham has been partially closed for emergency works following a car crash in the early hours of the morning.

The most dangerous Tube stations across the capital are all in east London, new figures obtained from Transport for London (TfL) have revealed.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has unveiled plans to ban junk food adverts on the capital’s trains and buses in a bid to crack down on “the ticking timebomb” of child obesity in the city.

Workers at a service providing vital transportation to elderly and vulnerable people across the capital are going out on strike tomorrow (May 1) in an ongoing row about new work schedules.

Transport for London has issued travel advice ahead of the London Marathon with four days of strikes set to hit the Docklands Light Railway.

There will be disruption on the District line tomorrow (Friday) throughout the day as a number of Tube drivers go out on strike.

Drivers on the district line have added another day to their strike action.

Vulnerable residents across east London have been waiting for more than a year for a vital transport service to allow them to make bookings that will help them get out of their homes on a weekly basis.

Trains face severe disruption due to wintery weather, giving commuters another reason to be miserable during morning rush hour.

Rail services across east London and Essex face severe disruption this evening with a severe weather warning issued through to Thursday morning.

Drivers of “a vital lifeline” for east London’s most vulnerable residents claim a booking system introduced more than 10 years ago has led to a steady worsening of the transport service.


Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.

Everest Estates stress-free service guarantees a fixed income for your East London or Essex property every month, even if no one is currently living there. Here they talk about the scheme and explain how it can help you dodge common letting headaches.

Barking and Dagenham is home to Better Extreme, London’s largest indoor skatepark. Whatever your discipline, be it skateboarding, inline, BMX or scootering, there’s a challenge waiting for you.

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