Peter Phillips is hoping to run his longest ever race while supporting a charity he knows first-hand makes a difference this year.

Residents and politicians have gathered to remember Stephen Lawrence on the 26th anniversary of his murder at Barking Town Hall.

Some of the government’s £170 million for new technical schools is coming to Barking and Dagenham.

Amran Hussain, been ordered to pay more than £1,500 by a court.

After hosting suspected cannabis factory and playing scene to a shooting, a council flat in Dagenham has been brought back into use.

A GP practice in Barking has been rated ‘inadequate’ by the health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

It took dozens of firefighters to put out a blaze after a suspected cannabis factory caught fire in Dagenham on Wednesday.

Four squadmates from 1948’s cup-winning football team from Hunters Hall Primary School in Dagenham have reunited.

A 42-year-old man from Dagenham has been arrested on suspicion of theft by Kent Police after being found near a stolen car with false licence plates.

A Dagenham charity has hosted health secretary Matt Hancock as part of effort to raise the profile of autism.

A Barking school has been recognised by the Houses of Parliament for a week of activities it ran to get students more engaged with the politics.

City Airport has been working with 300 female pupils from east London to hone their skills and show them what opportunities there are in aviation.

The council has kicked off Autism Awareness Week with a flag-raising at Barking Town Hall.

Barking and Dagenham College has won an award for investing in their people.

Barking and Dagenham’s representatives in Westminster were split yesterday when they voted on alternate plans for Brexit.

Residents from Becontree estate were painted by the Dutch artist Wouter Osterholt from November 2017 to March 2018 as they came and went across the area.

A new playground, basketball court and outdoor gym have opened in Valence Park after two years of campaigning by a local mum.

It’s been 40 years since RT and RF buses travelled the streets of London. this Saturday they are going to roaming the streets again.

The proportion of Londoners in outer London boroughs like Barking and Dagenham living in poverty has almost doubled over the last 15 years, according to a new study.

A man who sells survival and slash-proof gear is beginning to market his wares to parents in the current wave of knife crime.

What’s believed to be London’s largest public maker space has opened in Barking and Dagenham.

A charity is offering residents the opportunity to care for fruit trees in Barking and Dagenham.

A 25-year-old from Chadwell Heath has won the highest accolade in Girl Guiding, the Queen’s Guide Award.

Protestors against the increasing rate of knife crime have marched from Dagenham Heathway to Dagenham East police station.

Police have charged a third person with the murder of Jodie Chesney.

A Barking man is helping out autistic children with a charity skydive.

A crash in Dagenham has closed two of the three eastbound lanes before the Goresbrook interchange on the A13.

A woman has died after a house fire in Barking.

Many people think of a young school leaver when they think of an apprentice - but Peter Beardall doesn’t fall into that stereotype.

Eight young dancers from Dagenham have succeeded at a competition at Disneyland Paris.


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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