Shop owners at Barking station have given a mixed reaction to proposed plans for a new development that aims to bring about major improvements to facilities and passenger capacity.

Staff have begun work on the Barking and Dagenham 'Future' Youth Zone, thanks to the support of Barking and Dagenham Council, The Queen's Trust and Jack Petchey Foundation.

Staff and volunteers at Barking PDSA, a charity that provides low cost and free veterinary care to sick and injured pets, are urging people to have a clear out this weekend and donate any unwanted items to help sick and injured pets in the local area.

A teenage apprentice from Barking is leading calls for more diversity in workforces in order to ensure businesses flourish.

Halloween is upon us and you're more likely to get a fright closer to home than watching scary movies, with more than a

Students from a secondary school in Dagenham met the Pope during a trip to Rome.

A resident from Chadwell Heath has won a piece of art worth £8,000 with a photograph of a landmark block of flats.

An information and support stall was set up outside Barking Town Hall to mark World Menopause Day.

A Dagenham man who lit up his family home with a 3,000 strong Christmas light display for the past 40 years has died.

A man has been stabbed in Dagenham.

The 'unknown substance' found leaking on a bus in Barking town centre which resulted in passengers being evacuated and fire crews rushing to the scene has been revealed.

A man has been stabbed in a street in Barking.

A dressmaker in Dagenham is running subsidised sewing and pattern workshops to empower women from BAME communities.

A son who lost his father and two uncles as a result of the contaminated blood scandal, has demanded the government establish a proper compensation scheme ahead of a public inquiry taking evidence next year.

A flag was raised outside the Town Hall of Barking and Dagenham Council today to mark the beginning of Baby Loss Awareness Week, amid calls to break the taboo and wall of silence that exists around the issue.

A music video has been released to raise funds so a schoolboy who has a rare form of leukaemia can receive treatment from abroad.

Traders have expressed their anger at changes in the layout at Barking Market saying their takings have gone down since the alterations were introduced.

A mother whose son was murdered after he was groomed online visited Barking and Dagenham College to discuss the importance of internet safety.

A two car crash in Wood Lane, Dagenham has left one car overturned and a person trapped in their vehicle.

Concerns have been raised about the measures being taken to protect pupils following an outbreak of tuberculosis at a Dagenham school.

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.

Mecca Dagenham has launched its search for the top singing superstars, as it announces the return of its talent competition, Mecca Star.

Residents in Barking Riverside will benefit from a new nursery which will cater for 53 children aged from 0 to five years.

The video for a charity single is being recorded this week by D-Saro and 4FrontRecords to help raise funds for a young boy diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia.

Two police officers were assaulted in Rusholme Avenue, Dagenham after responding to a call just before 2pm yesterday to Blatchford House.

Al Madina mosque, Barking has won an award at the prestigious Global Donors Forum, during which it showcased its voluntary and community work.

A grandfather's battle with stage four lung cancer has inspired his daughter and two granddaughters to cut their hair in an event to raise funds for a charity.

Residents in Becontree Heath enjoyed a special street event yesterday where they were able to air their views on how to improve the area.

A mother and her five children have been left trapped in their flat while they wait for Barking and Dagenham Council to fix a broken lift in their block.

Residents of Barking Riverside will receive on demand access to local NHS services as a result of a partnership between Care City, Britannia Pharmacy and NHS England.


Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.

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