Police investigating the disappearance of Barking man Christopher Knowles have recovered a body from a lake at The Chase.

Commuters are facing delays and cancellations due to a broken down train between Upminster and Barking

A Dagenham-born amputee has become the fastest person to row solo from Europe to South America.

A Dagenham-based autism charity is encouraging people to wear something unusual for a day in a bid to raise both funds and awareness.

If you spot Willy Wonka, the Mad Hatter and Cinderella out and about today, you’re not having a crazy dream.

A talented artist from Dagenham has shown off her skills on a TV show.

Rapper Ramz visited a Dagenham school as part of an anti-racism campaign.

Three of London’s most iconic markets could find a new home in Dagenham.

Two men have been jailed for a cash-in-transit robbery where a security guard was threatened with a machete.

London’s Air Ambulance was called to Barking and Dagenham 49 times last year, new figures have revealed.

This time last year Barking and Dagenham was covered in snow as the country battled the beast from the east.

A fundraising page has been set up to help three young rugby players who were seriously injured in a car crash on the A13.

People who are looking after someone else’s child are being reminded to make sure the arrangement is registered.

Tributes have been paid to former Barking and Dagenham mayor and one of West Ham’s oldest supporters who has died aged 102.

There’s nobody better qualified to teach the law enforcers of the future than a former police chief - and that’s exactly what an ex-borough commander is doing.

What’s the most exciting school assembly you’ve had?

A five part documentary series about the challenges and characters at Dagenham Sunday Market is set to air next month.

The family of Karen Peter, who was murdered at her Rush Green home by her husband, have spoken out about their “special” relative.

A murderer who strangled his wife in the family home before setting fire to her body, all while their daughters were indoors, has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 25 years.

A new logistics unit offering more than 230,000 sq ft of warehouse space is set to open in Dagenham.

Pupils at a Dagenham school have spent a week celebrating everything they love about the country.

Shocking CCTV footage of the moment a teenager was run over before being stabbed to death has been released by police.

Gas mains underneath Rainham Road South are set to be replaced in a project due to begin next month.

A seven-year-old girl’s open letter to Barking and Dagenham Council has seen her praised for her environmental awareness.

The Heathway is partially closed after a lorry reversed into a shop.

A cancer survivor from Dagenham is one of the faces of a new awareness campaign.

A Barking and Dagenham College student who was unable to swim just a year ago is aiming to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.

Counter terrorism officers have arrested a 25-year-old suspected of having links to Syria.

Pupils at a Barking school are set to have classes in mindfulness as part of a national research project into the emotional health of young people.

A plaque has been installed on a tower block in memory of a young man who was stabbed to death.


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

Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.

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