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I hate to say it but Extinction Rebellion might be onto something.

According to the BBC, Trump's Buckingham Palace speech contained nothing controversial. Not so!

Hannah Kupoluyi is the founder of the All Women's Network - a scheme helping women in the borough. She tells the Post her highlights and what she would change in Barking and Dagenham.

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

As someone who has read reviews of his shows I know how much it can upset you.

The recent European Elections were tough, but in Barking and Dagenham Labour exceeded all predictions and topped the poll with 40 per cent of the vote.

The borough's new ceremonial mayor Coucillor Peter Chand talks to the Post about life as a Barking and Dagenham native and changes he'd like to make to the area.

If you have a plastic straw in your house, keep it. It could be worth something one day. Antiques Roadshow will feature people's McDonald's straws in the original packaging.

June 10 to 16 is Cervical Screening Awareness Week, and I want to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of screening in helping to prevent cervical cancer, and to encourage as many women as possible to book their appointment.

Founder and artistic director of award-winning Chain Reaction, Sarah Smit, speaks about using theatre and media to ignite personal and social change since 1994.

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

Were you affected by the WhatsApp security hack?

The UK's leading child poverty coalition is calling for government to outline an ambitious child poverty-reduction strategy as new data shows child poverty is becoming the norm in some parts of Britain.

Warehouse operative Bruni Marshall, 45, speaks about his homeless experience and how he wants to help others.

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

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

I recently attended an event organised by the council to mark the 26th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence.

Mental health councillor Christina Rowe, 52, about her work supporting young and vulnerable people in Barking and Dagenham.

Congratulations to Harry and Meghan. Not for having the baby, that goes without saying, but congratulations for having a baby without it taking over the whole news agenda.

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

James Hyde co-founded and helps run the theatre company Three Inch Fools, who perform musical takes on Shakespeare. They are currently in residence at Eastbury Manor House in Dagenham

April was a really important month for the borough.

The non-religious are the largest growing group in England according to new government statistics - a 46 per cent increase in seven years, and over half the population.

Aimed at uniting a community, Praveen Mallik is proud of his idea to create The Barking Premier League Cricket Tournament planned for May 4 in Abbey Park.

The relocation of three of London's most iconic markets to this borough is not to be bemoaned.

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

Body image issues can affect us all, whatever our age or gender.

New research has found that men are dirtier than dogs.

Eleven-year-old Kamren Aciro is a volunteer and campaigner for homelessness. He talks to Jon King about helping others and the need to provide support for those living on the streets.

I have taken part in a protest and I didn't even know I was doing it.

I saw in the news that: "Hundreds protested against the Sultan of Brunei's new anti-LGBT laws outside his Dorchester hotel."

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