A prolific pickpocket who continued to target Tube passengers after being released on bail has been jailed for 30 months.

Pupils from a Dagenham primary school are celebrating winning a capital-wide competition.

A burglar who stole up to £20,000 worth of jewellery and then blackmailed his victim for the return of some of the haul has been jailed.

A cyclist is in a critical condition following a crash in Dagenham.

The impact of Brexit and the morals of holding a second referendum were among the topics discussed at a people's voice event in Barking.

Vintage cars and trains were among the attractions at Dagenham's steam and cider festival.

Youngsters set to start secondary school in September have learnt important life skills in a special course.

The victims of the London Bridge terror attack were unlawfully killed, a coroner has concluded.

Hostels used by homeless families have a new look - thanks to a group of criminals.

A team of Dagenham dragon boaters have raised £9,000 in a charity race.

Are you a Brexiteer who wishes we'd left the EU already or a remainer keen to see a second referendum?

The number of people living in Barking and Dagenham has increased by 1,200 in a year, new figures have revealed.

Visitors were able to take a very large step back in time and explore what life was like millions of years ago at a prehistoric festival in Dagenham.

A taxi driver found an unusual place to park up after being reportedly threatened by his passenger - inside Barking station.

There are severe delays on three Tube lines through east London this evening.

Gang members who hacked into a businessman's email account and attempted to steal £3 million have been jailed for a total of more than 19 years.

New footbridges and pedestrian crossings are among the plans set to create a better link between Barking Riverside and the town centre.

A man who helped a prisoner after he escaped from custody has been ordered to spend six months behind bars himself.

Meet the latest weapon in the war against dirty streets.

A judge has been appointed to lead the inquest into the deaths of four men murdered by Barking serial killer Stephen Port.

A woman who survived an arson attack aged eight has told how her starring role in a new film has changed her life.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for torrential rain and thunderstorms across London.

The mum of a three-year-old with a rare condition has told how the family "no longer feel isolated" thanks to the help of a hospice.

A trackside fire has caused the closure of an entire branch of the c2c network.

Two men who were part of a gang that created videos to taunt rival groups have been jailed for a total of 26 years.

A teenager who has helped Barking and Dagenham win three consecutive Panathlon titles has said goodbye to the competition - but plans to return as a leader and inspire other participants.

A Dagenham care home is opening its doors with a free art-themed family day.

Families have started returning to the block of flats where 20 homes were destroyed in a blaze.

Updated Missing boy, 11, found safe and well

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Police have confirmed a who went missing in Dagenham has been found safe and well

Commuters are facing disruption this morning with no service between Barking and South Tottenham.


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.

Here's why we should preserve and restore the historic and natural landscape and how you could help with one of Land of the Fanns' community project grants, of up to £5,000.

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?



A Dagenham athlete is ranked number one for Great Britain this year in the Veteran 40 (V40) 800m after his run in the Inter-County Championships.

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