Frying pan-wielding competitors braved blustery conditions for a college's annual Pancake Day race.

A caged bird society is inviting members of the public to attend its auction raising money for new equipment.

The family of a man who died in a Dubai jail cell are to plead with the foreign secretary for help to solve the mystery surrounding his death.

The council is planning to purchase the former Muller factory site for an undisclosed sum.

An appeal for witnesses has been launched after a crash between a motorcyclist and car.

A founding member of a fashion photography collective whose work was made famous by Culture Club, Neneh Cherry and Soul II Soul inspired the next generation on a college visit.

A budding choreographer is hoping to "bring the community" for the fifth year of an annual dance show.

A secondary school has held its biggest careers fair with more than 40 employers speaking to teenagers about career options.

Shopkeepers have warned that parking charges are putting customers off and threatening their livelihoods.

A pensioner has called for justice after a teenager punched him in the face when he defended a woman.

A Monopoly-style virtual reality app encouraging families and friends to get active has been rolled out to the north of the borough.

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A vigil has been held after antisemitic graffiti was daubed on a supermarket cash machine.

A four-year old boy has been injured after being hit by a car.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

"It'll put Dagenham on the map."

An arts project aimed at supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community launches tonight.

An appeal has been launched to help find a 15-year old girl who is missing from Dagenham.

Pupils have gained an insight into the banking world thanks to a national apprenticeship week challenge which saw six youngsters scoop first place.

A scheme to compensate Windrush scandal victims has been slammed by MP Dame Margaret Hodge.

The borough has joined Toronto, New York City and Paris to be recognised as a "tree city of the world".

A four-year-old isn't worried about being forced to pay to park this toy car outside his granddad's house.

The funeral of a former mayoress who set up a shopmobility scheme with her husband is to take place.

A baking businesswoman has made it to the final four of a national search for the year's best baker.

Stories that made the news 60, 40 and 20 years ago

A man has been stabbed in the stomach inside a Barking nightclub.

Antisemitic graffiti has been daubed on a cash machine at a Dagenham supermarket.

Barking and Dagenham has become the latest council to declare a climate emergency in a bid to become "the green capital" of London.

A company director whose warehouseman was crushed to death at work has been jailed for four years.

A row has erupted between council leaders after one "dissed" Barking and Dagenham on the radio.

A group of students have scooped certificates congratulating them on raising £9,000 for a veterans' charity.


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.

It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?

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