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Work on a new cycleway in Barking will begin early next year, TfL has announced.

Barking and Dagenham will remember those who died in the line of duty and made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms, with a series of remembrance events taking place across the borough from November 8 to 11.

Dagenham has played host to its first Babyzone: a free, weekly, one-stop drop-in, providing a wealth of play facilities and classes for parents and carers of babies and toddlers.

Two boys were stabbed in Station Parade, Barking, this evening. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A man has been jailed for at least 15 years after he caused life-changing injuries to another man by throwing a noxious substance in his face.

Two children who were missing from their homes in Barking have been found safe and well.

A sponsored walk in memory of stab victim Jodie Chesney is being held from Harold Hill to Dagenham tomorrow morning, Saturday, October 5.

A man was taken to hospital after an acid attack in Marks Gate on Friday, August 2.

Detectives investigating six suspected drugs-related deaths in south Essex have arrested two people.

Police are supporting the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) today, May 17 by reminding members of the LGBT+ community to report cases of hate crime so they can be fully investigated.

Rotary's Purple4Polio Ambassador British Paralympic wheelchair racer and polio survivor Anne Wafula Strike MBE will open the first Rotary East London and Essex Disability Games on Sunday, May 19.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

What does Easter mean to you? Chocolate eggs, fluffy chicks, daffodils, spring lambs, a long weekend...

A man is in hospital after being stabbed outside a Dagenham bowling alley on Saturday night.

A woman left severely brain damaged following failings in surgery has received a £15.6million settlement which will fund the specialist care she requires for the rest of her life.

A 16-year-old boy is the second person charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

A man has been charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

A second arrest has been made as detectives continue to investigate the fatal stabbing of 17-year-old Jodie Chesney in Harold Hill.

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of Sandel Serbu in Ilford have released images of two men they wish to trace.

Suffragettes across the nation fought for many years to win the vote - and the women who came after them haven't stopped fighting for change ever since.

A hundred years ago the first women won the vote, thanks to the fight and sacrifice of the suffragettes.

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OK, you've probably eaten and drunk too much and you may be suffering for it today.

Fancy yourself as something of an aficionado of Christmas TV?

A 16-year-old boy from Romford and a 17 year-old boy from Dagenham have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder following an incident outside the Lakeside shopping centre, Thurrock, on Friday, November 10.

Police are appealing for help to find a missing teenager from Romford who was last seen in Dagenham.

As young people open their AS and A-level results, Childline is offering support to those worried about their results.

A man who conspired to burgle dozens of homes across east London and Essex alongside his girlfriend has been jailed for six years.

Two drug dealers found with 246 wraps of Class A drugs hidden in their boxer shorts, have been jailed.

A man has died tonight after a collision with a moped in Green Lane, Dagenham, near the junction with Grafton Road.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision in Dagenham in the early hours of Saturday, March 18.

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