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Protesters descended on Barking station this morning to demonstrate against train timetable changes.

The Barking and Dagenham candidates for the general election have been announced.

Volunteers were praised for their “invaluable” service with a visit from their MP.

Jon Cruddas has called Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election “policy chaos”.

The charity behind the Garden Bridge has hit back at Dame Margaret Hodge after she called for the project to be scrapped.

A father has told how his six-year-old son was hit by a car while walking home from school, just a week after the borough’s lollipop ladies were axed.

Residents have spoken of their upset after they resolved a series of “unacceptable” mishaps by their housing provider.

One year on from Post readers backing Brexit, voters in our latest survey condemn the elderly for “ruining young people’s future”, slam the vote to leave as an overreaction to high immigration and say they’re open to staying in the single market.

Dame Margaret Hodge believes a Brexit that ditches the single market will permanently damage the UK economy.

The MP for Barking praised a “great” new women’s cafe at a packed launch this afternoon.

Barking’s MP has said she will do everything she can to protect “vital” services after visiting a new centre for women who face disadvantages including poverty, abuse and discrimination.

Jon Cruddas MP praised the capital’s emergency services after police shot dead the Islamist terrorist who murdered three in Westminster yesterday.

Barking’s MP has vowed to help residents end a two-year fight for working utilities “for once and for all”.

Staff stress levels at an NHS trust providing mental health services in Barking and Dagenham are worse than nationally, a survey has found.

Brexit has moved one step closer after MPs voted overwhelmingly to initiate the withdrawal from the EU.

Dagenham’s MP said he is “looking forward” to getting the Brexit process moving ahead of a vote to trigger Article 50.

More than 100 people marched against knife crime today alongside the families of two young men who were stabbed to death.

Thousands of children have taken part in Margaret Hodge’s annual Christmas card competition.

A grandmother who has spent years battling to set up a city farm fears her dream will never come true.

As the government considers a review of gaming, Sebastian Murphy-Bates looks at how borough bookies exposes people to ‘highly addictive’ machines on which they can bet £100 in the space of just 20 seconds

The borough’s MPs have vowed to take action to ensure that a road peppered with potholes is made safe.

A nature reserve being ruined by littering is set to be protected with new parking restrictions.

The borough’s MPs have opposed a push to close the A&E at King George Hospital in summer 2019.

An MP has urged people to be careful when using dating apps such as Grindr ahead of the sentencing of a serial killer found guilty of murdering four gay men he met online.

Schools could face “severe” cuts of tens of millions of pounds if the government presses ahead with spending plans, union bosses claim.

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