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A group of veteran doctors at Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust have urged bosses to deal with a host of behind-the-scenes issues they claim have left staff “isolated, intimidated and fearful”.

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.

A landmark devolution deal was approved today allowing for greater integration between health and social care, meaning more people will be able to receive treatment in their own homes without having to go to hospital.

Children with disabilities and special needs from Barking and Dagenham missed out on gold medals by the tiniest of margins at the Panathlon South of England Multisport Final.

Commuters who use the c2c service from Barking are set to benefit from additional trains next month.

A Muslim group from Barking has raised more than £65,000 for the Royal British Legion by selling poppies.

Barking extended their winning run to three matches without conceding with a professional display and victory over boss Justin Gardner’s former club. Aveley were intent on avenging their previous loss to Barking in the cup and their best chance of the game came on the 20-minute mark when Alex Teniola hit a volley on the turn which Emmanuel Olajide did well to keep out.

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

Bostik North: Cheshunt 0 Barking 4

Sunday, November 12, 2017

In-form Barking extended their unbeaten run in the league to six matches with a fine win over Cheshunt.

Former X Factor star Mason Noise paid a visit to Eastbury Community School to raise awareness of depression.

Barking and Dagenham Council leader Darren Rodwell led the borough’s first memorial service today ahead of Armistice Day.

An ‘affordable’ housing development for first time buyers is coming to Barking.

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

Blues Academy Director excited about link with the Gunners and hopes it creates more opportunities for local youngsters

On Friday I was privileged to attend our second annual Thames Gateway Business Awards. Despite uncertainty over Brexit and turbulence in Europe it was evident there is a hell of a lot worth celebrating in east London and north Kent.

The new-style GCSE exams may have proved a challenge to both teachers and pupils alike, but that hasn’t stopped east London’s teenagers from performing well.

A Barking running club wants to help women over 30 build confidence, stay healthy and meet new friends.

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

Top entrepreneurs from east London, Kent and Essex scooped awards at Archant’s annual Thames Gateway Business Awards tonight in Canary Wharf.

A trader at Barking Market has been fined and given a community order after he was caught selling fake Ralph Lauren children’s t-shirts.

Pupils at a Barking primary school are hoping handmade posters will prevent fly-tipping near their gates.

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

What sport significantly improves physical and mental health, saves the NHS millions and is available for people to do every day?

Dagenham’s jobcentre is set to close its doors for the final time in January.

A supermarket chain has renamed its tiger bread after a Barking grandmother who made suggestions as to how it could be improved.


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