The Home Office is to review the case of a Jamaican grandmother who has been refused a visa to attend the funeral of her grandson from Dagenham.

The family of a missing teenager from Dagenham are appealing for information leading to his whereabouts.

Crossrail might not open to passengers until 2021, more than two years after services were originally due to commence, it has been claimed.

A schoolboy battling a rare form of leukaemia who won the hearts of rappers Stormzy and D-Saro has lost his fight.

A flat above shops in Dagenham that was suspected of being used by prostitutes and drug dealers has been closed down following a catalogue of complaints from neighbours and traders.

Past and present West Ham footballers officially open the club’s new academy at its training ground in Chadwell Heath.

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Dagenham this evening.

Barking and Dagenham Council’s regeneration company are giving away five VIP tickets to the 10th Daggers Against Racism Day.

A teenage boy has been stabbed in Barking.

The heartbroken parents of a schoolboy from Dagenham who died of leukaemia after a four year battle have paid tribute to their ‘beautiful boy’.

A brave schoolboy battling leukaemia who underwent a blood stem cell transplant in the New Year has died.

Four gang members who took part in a police chase where officers had a shotgun waved at them by a passenger wearing a ‘scary clown mask’ will be sentenced today.

Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed at Becontree station last night.

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A teenager who was believed to have been stabbed at Barking station last night was actually shot, police have revealed.

The council is to build new temporary accommodation properties in Dagenham which will be allocated to homeless people in the borough in time for Christmas.

Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has vowed to stay with Labour and ‘fight for the values, principles and soul of the party’ following the resignation of seven of her colleagues.

A group of kind-hearted knitters have been awarded for their contributions to events in Barking and Dagenham.

Dagenham jobcentre has been sold and will be turned into a housing development with a commercial unit on the ground floor.

A trader has admitted offering customers a bum deal by selling them fake Chanel potties at Dagenham Sunday Market.

A controlling womaniser who murdered his wife in the family home while their daughters were in before setting fire to her body will be sentenced today.

Barking and Dagenham Council has unanimously agreed to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.

A man from east London has been charged with terrorism offences including being a member of Al Qa’ida.

Police have today released two dramatic videos which shows a high speed chase where a shotgun was waved at them by a gang member in a ‘scary clown mask’.

There are five food premises in Barking and Dagenham with a zero-rating for hygiene.

Watch out Hollywood, Dagenham East is a step closer to becoming the UK’s equivalent.

One of the council’s weapons against fly-tipping has returned for the first time this year with the release of its 11th CCTV appeal.

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Can you take on The Chaser?

Detectives are appealing for information in their hunt to find a wanted man with links to east London.


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?

The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime

Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.



Nana Boakye-Yiadom’s late goal saw Barking end a four-match winless run and take all three Bostik North points on Saturday.

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