An interactive dance performance is coming to the Barking Broadway.

Suffolk police have released a Dagenham woman on bail after arresting her on suspicion of murder.

Councillors have approved 201 new homes for Barking's Gascoigne Estate.

Developers of four new tower blocks in Barking have faced a call for compensation and concerns over cladding in a letter from home buyers.

The council is set to decide tonight, Tuesday, November 12 on a £63million plan to build 200 homes in Marks Gate. All the properties are to be "affordable".

Popular ex-boxer Vinny Mitchell died of multiple traumatic injuries after he lost control of his new motorcycle, a coroner has ruled.

Barking and Dagenham is celebrating inter-faith week.

People have turned out in Dagenham to remember those who gave their lives in wars past and present for this year's Remembrance Sunday.

Council leader Darren Rodwell has won an award for leadership.

University College London is planning to open a new laboratory in Dagenham.

Vandals terrorised a Dagenham woman and her three young children when they posted a firework through their letter box on Tuesday, November 5.

Dagenham's White House gallery is opening its doors to offer free food and talks about a new project in the space.

Teachers have returned from a half-term trip to the Holy Land.

High-achieving GCSE students from across Barking and Dagenham have won £500 grants to put towards their education at the annual Colin Pond Trust Scholarship Awards.

The council has spent more than £100,000 on its response to a fire in Barking.

Barking and Dagenham has marked Diwali with a colourful celebration at Barking town hall.

MP Margaret Hodge has defeated challengers to remain Labour's candidate for Barking in the next general election.

A youth club boss has cycled more than 470 miles in five days to raise funds for the charity.

Barking Labour members are set to choose the party's next parliamentary candidate for the constituency tonight.

"I'm not going back until they fix everything." That's what one Samuel Garside House resident told The Post when she read the council's report last week on June's devastating fire.

A team of young people have renovated Valence House Museum's replica air raid shelter to prepare themselves for a career in construction.

Students from Barking and Dagenham College (BDC) have delivered over 600 petition cards to Jon Cruddas MP urging him to support better investment in colleges.

Two east London Labour MPs followed-through on their pledge to vote for Boris Johnson's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) on October 22, bucking the party whip.

Councils in east London have backed legislation that would give them more powers to combat air pollution.

Two men from Barking have been charged with murder and GBH with intent following their extradition from Belgium. The charges are in connection with a south London double-stabbing.

A boy has been stabbed in the head in Dagenham.

Council bosses have been out getting their hands dirty to push the authority's new strategy to tackle litter in the borough.

Two leisure centres in Barking and Dagenham are offering free exercise to people over 65 to help older people stay active.

The council's independent report into the building devastated by the Barking fire has added to many of the worries already held by the people who lived there.

London assembly member Unmesh Desai has called on the government to quickly scrap short-notice evictions under section 21.


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.

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

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