As the country enjoys what is thought to be some of the warmest days of the year so far, Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging its customers to use water wisely.

The Met is gearing up for a day of action today (Saturday, May 16) with hundreds of special constables and volunteers hitting the streets to support their local communities.

GPs are assuring residents across Barking and Dagenham that the local NHS is open for business and ready to safely provide care to people who need it. It is important you do not wait if you need urgent medical help.

Detectives investigating a fatal collision in Dagenham on Thursday have issued an image of a second man they urgently want to identify and trace.

Tonight we’ll be clapping again for our brave NHS heroes and other key workers at 8pm.

How will you be marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day?

Stressed out Londoners can help promote calm by having certain plants in their home and garden.

Since 1921 the Barking and Dagenham Post has always been there with you.

Are you in business? Are you having difficulty getting answers from banks or from the council?

The overwhelming gratitude we all feel for our brave NHS heroes and other key workers is reflected in the thunderous applause which resonates throughout local communities every Thursday night at 8 pm.

The overwhelming gratitude we all feel for our brave NHS heroes and other keyworkers is reflected in the thunderous applause which resonates throughout local communities every Thursday night at 8pm.

Coronavirus lockdown has prompted some confusion about which businesses are allowed to still open.

How well do you know classic books?

Friends, the US sitcom featuring the loves and lives of Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Phoebe, was a huge hit during the 1990s and early noughties.

Quiz Monday lunchtime maths quiz

Monday, April 6, 2020

Today’s lunchtime quiz is something a little different.

Getting stir crazy yet after almost two weeks in lockdown?

Quiz Wednesday lunchtime pub quiz

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

OK, you showed off how much you know about classic films in our Monday lunchtime quiz.

Scientists and health experts have confirmed that newspapers are not transmitters of Covid-19 owing to the ink and the printing process they go through.

Looking for something to entertain the children for a few minutes while you make lunch?

Quiz Monday lunchtime film quiz

Monday, March 30, 2020

With all this time spent indoors, no doubt you’ve been watching a lot of TV.

We are living in unprecedented times. None of us has seen anything like the coronavirus pandemic before.

Looking for some amusement and a break from the TV?

Terminal illness charity Marie Curie has cancelled all of its upcoming public collections in London and across the UK.

A second woman has died at Queen’s Hospital, Romford, after testing positive for Covid-19.

Tower Hamlets now has eight confirmed cases of Covid-19 and Barking and Dagenham has five.

The London Marathon has been put back from April 26 to October 4, organisers have announced.

It’s Friday, so why not celebrate the end of another working week by taking on our Friday pub quiz?

The woman who died today at Queen’s Hospital, Romford, after being diagnosed with coronavirus was a 63-year-old resident of Barking and Dagenham, it has been revealed.


The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

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