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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.

Two people have been arrested following two stabbings – one in Barking and one in Dagenham.

Review of the year 2019

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2019, we look back at some of the stories we brought you throughout the year

The investigation into a man missing from Barking and Dagenham continues, led by the East Area Command Unit.

A teenager has been sentenced to seven and a half years in jail after being found guilty of a number of offences.

GPs in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, and Redbridge are encouraging people to have a free HIV test to ensure everyone living with the condition can receive the right support to stay healthy.

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.


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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