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Barking and Dagenham’s NHS hospital trust has appointed the former chief financial officer of British Airways as its new CFO.

A Dagenham charity has launched a programme for pre-school children with communication difficulties.

Barking and Dagenham Council has won a housing award.

A make-up artist from Barking has won a prestigious Bafta scholarship.

A joint two week operation to crack down on crime in Barking town centre has resulted in a major clampdown on crime and anti social behaviour in the area.

Thousands from the borough’s Sikh community sang hymns as they marched between temples in Barking and Seven Kings to mark the first revelation of holy scriptures.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims have smashed their £10,000 fundraising drive to get justice for their loved ones.

Athletics: Dagenham 88s enjoy ELVIS outing

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Dagenham 88 Runners were out in force at the latest East London Five Interclub Series event in Barking.

The amount of doctors shifts that were left uncovered in BHRUT’s accident and emergency departments has doubled in the last year, research has revealed.

Barking turned the Bostik North table on its head to beat Romford at Mayesbrook Park on Saturday.

More than 200 residents think Southend-on-Sea in the rain is better than Barking and Dagenham in the rain – and braved a trip in the showers.

The sisters of a 25-year-old man murdered by serial killer Stephen Port have said they cannot grieve until they get justice for their brother.

The medical director of Barking and Dagenham’s NHS hospital trust has left the organisation, less than a month after an independent report into its leadership determined his position was potentially “unsustainable”.

The families of serial killer Stephen Port’s victims are a step closer to getting answers to questions surrounding the murders.

Dagenham 88 Runners once again enjoyed success across the country with the main event being the Orion Forest race.

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

The High Court has called for a new inquest into the death of an elderly woman who suffered complications including fatal blood poisoning on an understaffed hospital ward.

Barking boss Justin Gardner is keen to push on for a play-off position in the Bostik North after a strong debut campaign last time around.

Applications are open for a block of flats for artists in Barking town centre.

Barking Abbey London Lions have confirmed the returns of exciting young talents Teresa Da Silva and Macy Spinks for the new WBBL season.

The Salvation Army’s Barking branch needs your pictures for their annual photo competition.

Fly-tipping set the borough back £384,000 last year, according to the council.

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

Last week’s crime statistics showed the depth of the problem we are facing in our communities with a 16 per cent increase in knife crime across England and Wales.

A “power cut” during the morning rush caused an Oyster card reader outage at Barking station.


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.

Barking Sporthouse has a wide range of fun things to do with your children this summer

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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