The end of the school year has come, but many parents and children have been left without the normal opportunity to say goodbye to the staff who have made such a big difference.

I hope you wanted a general election for Christmas because that’s what we’re getting.

Gurleen Marwaha, 26, is the assistant director of Explore Learning, Barking, which aims to build children’s confidence in education. She tells the Post what she loves about the borough and what she’d like to see change.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

The deadline to have your say on the proposed closure of Dagenham Police Station is this Friday (Oct 6).

Today is international Women’s Day, which marks a celebration of the economic, social, cultural and political achievements of women.

A workshop on how to get published by local author Ian Ayris is among the attractions at ReadFest 2014, which kicked off today.

Cristina’s is a brand new restaurant located in the vibrant heart of Barking on North Street, just around the corner from the East Street market.


With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start for the small and medium-sized companies. Let’s get businesses ready to take advantage of new opportunities...

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