The inquest into the deaths of four men murdered by Barking serial killer Stephen Port will be heard by a jury.

A kind-hearted teenager who helped to raise more than £5,000 for charity has won a university scholarship for his commitment to the community.

Pupils from three Barking and Dagenham schools were given a taste of life in the aviation industry at a special event.

Commuters on c2c are facing disruption due to an electrical supply failure at Barking.

Man stabbed in Barking

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

A man suffered stab and slash wounds in a “serious assault” in Barking.

Veterans, politicians and young people alike turned out to pay their respects at a Remembrance Day service.

Tube stations across Barking and Dagenham suffered unplanned closures four times between New Year’s Day 2018 and the end of July this year, new figures released by Transport for London have revealed.

The sacrifice of those who died serving their country was remembered with a parade through Barking.

New piers at some of east London’s biggest developments could provide vital public transport links along the Thames.

There are just a few days left for parents of Year 6 pupils to apply for a secondary school place.

A Dagenham man has been charged with murdering a teenager in Plaistow.

Mayor of Barking and Dagenham Cllr Peter Chand and council leader Cllr Darren Rodwell have helped to launch the annual poppy appeal.

Family and friends of a three-year-old girl with a rare chromosomal condition have raised more than £2,500 for the hospice that cares for her.

Children from Dagenham were among millions of youngsters to be sent to the country for their own safety at the outbreak of the Second World War.

Six pollution-busting trees have found a new home at the Barking Riverside development.

Two quick-thinking schoolgirls rescued a four-year-old boy found crossing a busy Dagenham road on his own.

A man has been taken to hospital with potentially life-changing injuries following a crash on the Heathway in Dagenham.

Meeting the wants and needs of Londoners must not be lost in the quest to solve London’s housing crisis.

What would you like to see included in the regeneration of two housing estates?

The leader of Barking and Dagenham Council has been shortlisted in the 2019 Councillor Achievement Awards.

Four kind-hearted teenagers have been praised for coming to the aid of a man who fell over near their school.

A former Dagenham science teacher is attempting to rewrite the textbooks – and has received a £500,000 investment from the government to help him do so.

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after being stabbed at Upney station.

The most dangerous roads and junctions in Barking and Dagenham have been revealed thanks to figures showing the location of every crash last year.

Two men have been jailed for their part in a violent robbery that saw a shop owner strangled and attacked with a stun gun.

A teacher at Barking Abbey School is one of the faces of a new national campaign to encourage more people to consider the profession.

A Dagenham primary school is looking for businesses to sponsor its new minibus.

A woman was injured when a driver crashed into her car after allegedly failing to stop for police.

The month of free travel on the Barking to Gospel Oak line is coming to an end.

Building work on two new Barking developments has begun - 100 miles away in Dorset.


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