Plans to unite three markets at a new site in Dagenham Dock are set to go out to public consultation.

A Dagenham school is celebrating after receiving the gold level of the Equalities Award.

Barking and Dagenham's council leader has welcomed government plans to improve fire safety on buildings.

Forget going to a galaxy far, far away to watch a lightsaber battle.

A nine-storey block of flats could be built on the site of a supermarket in Barking town centre.

The latest stage of the Barking Riverside development has been completed.

An investigation has been launched after a woman was raped in Barking.

A rare 15th century manuscript linked to Barking Abbey may be lost to the British public unless funds can be raised to prevent it being sold abroad.

A junior football league has donated £500 to charity in memory of a young player who lost his battle with leukaemia aged 13.

The number of passengers using Barking station has doubled in the last decade.

A Barking filmmaker is set to bring a story of a young man caught up in gang warfare to the small screen.

Lightsaber battles have been wowing Star Wars fans for more than 40 years - and now there is a chance to see one up close.

Prospective Labour leader Lisa Nandy has urged voters to "be brave" as she launched her leadership campaign in Dagenham. She said otherwise the party "will die".

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Crossrail will not open until the end of next year, Transport for London has confirmed - with the Liverpool Street to Shenfield section taking a further six months to join up.

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Young people across Barking and Dagenham are set to benefit from specialist mental health support thanks to a charity supported by the royal family.

The parents of a schoolboy who died from leukaemia have raised thousands of pounds in his memory to treat children in hospital over Christmas.

Chadwell Heath has some very special Christmas decorations this year - stars created by a church congregation.

Police investigating the theft of a cash-filled holdall from a parked car in Dagenham have released CCTV footage in a bid to trace those responsible.

Labour's Jon Cruddas held off a challenge from Conservative candidate Damian White to win Dagenham and Rainham by just 293 votes.

Labour's Dame Margaret Hodge has been reselected as Barking MP - but said she was "devastated" by the party's performance nationally.

The Barking and Dagenham Post will be live throughout the night bringing you the latest from the General Election count at Barking Learning Centre.

Potential lifesavers have signed up to the stem cell register at a donor drive in memory of a Dagenham schoolboy who lost his battle with leukaemia.

The mum of a "lovely" and "helpful" man stabbed to death after attending a birthday party has told how the community has rallied round to support her.

A man is set to appear in court charged with the murder of Randy Skuse.

A donor drive is set to take place in memory of a Dagenham schoolboy who lost his battle with leukaemia.

Two new early morning services are set to be introduced on the Barking to Gospel Oak Overground line.

A takeaway worker was injured after teenagers "ransacked" a branch of McDonald's - forcing customers to take shelter.

Families got into the festive spirit as Barking's Christmas lights were switched on.


Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

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.

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