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Cadet groups and dance troupes were among hundreds of young people to take to the streets of Barking for the fourth annual Youth Parade.

Dagenham 88 Runners have been out in force at various events up and down the country recently.

Brave Barking put up a fight in a difficult FA Cup second qualifying round tie at Conference South leaders Dartford.

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

The owner of a dog who was brutally stabbed in Central Park, Dagenham has said she is completely appalled by her greyhound’s attackers.

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An illegal cosmetic product used to lighten skin has landed a Barking beauty salon owner with a £10,000 fine and a three-month suspended sentence.

Dagenham Police station is likely to be sold as part of the Met’s cost-saving measures.

This year’s Thames Gateway Business Awards kicked off with Shiraz and smoked salmon canapés.

A senior Labour councillor who chairs a committee promoting social inclusion has branded a woman she suspects to be on drugs as a ‘human rat.’

The top police officer in charge of tackling acid attacks in Barking and Dagenham, and across the capital, this week called for the sale of strong corrosives to be licensed – and tougher sentences for those carrying them.

Several Ilford AC runners enjoy themselves at Barking park run 5km event

Overground passengers are invited to attend public information sessions ahead of a five week closure of the Barking to Gospel Oak line.

The flag was flown at half-mast early this week to honour former Cllr Darrin Best.

A teenager who sprayed a boy with a noxious substance following a rush hour argument at Barking station has been handed an eight month detention and training order.

A group of housing benefit assessors have appeared in court accused of running a £1 million fraud scheme over ten years.

The Dagenham Cables c.1930. Picture: MICHAEL FOLEY

Five men from Barking and Dagenham have been sentenced along with other members of a drug-dealing gang.

Barking FC hosted a special match in memory of a teenage footballer who was fatally stabbed in Barking.

Football is back, but did it really go away this summer?

A hospital trust that worked hard to come out of special measures, has hit a national patient target for the first time in three years.

Bollywood comes to Barking next week, courtesy of dance group Community Concord.

The council will publish fire risk assessments for the borough’s tower blocks and estates, following calls from the Green Party to make the documents publicly available.

Witch-hunting was much more savage and sweeping in Europe and in Scotland than it ever was in England, and went hand-in-hand with heresy-hunting.

GLOW festival of light has secured £40,000 in donations to help this year’s festival go ahead, including a £10,000 donation from the Mayor of London following a successful pitch at a City Hall event on Tuesday.

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