A private tuition centre in Barking has denied that it is ripping off the council’s logo in an effort to trick potential customers into thinking it run by the town hall.

A-level students can still apply for a place on degree courses at CU London, which is based in Dagenham.

A councillor has launched a crowdfunding campaign to replace a bicycle robbed from a Barking schoolboy as he rode it for the first time.

The young mayor of Barking and Dagenham has teamed up with the borough’s youth forum to raise money for a homeless charity for young people.

A jeweller in Dagenham has been fined for a second time for failing to provide information about how waste is disposed of.

The outside lane of the A13 Movers Lane remains closed in both directions following disruption earlier today caused by a lorry spilling Coke cans across the road.

Residents in Barking and Dagenham can get a free trip to Southend.

The mother of a Barking teenager who was stabbed after he left a school leaver’s party has made an emotional appeal to find his killers on the first anniversary of his death.

Two of the borough’s schools are to receive funding from mayor of London Sadiq Khan to provide summer activities for vulnerable young people.

Firefighters at Barking fire station are hosting a charity car wash.

The owner of a cafe in Dagenham has been ordered to pay nearly £1,300 for failing to give information about how waste is disposed of.

New plans and images for a re-developped town centre in Barking have been released by the council.

A landlord from Whitechapel has been ordered to pay more than £13,000 for breaking Barking and Dagenham Council’s property licensing rules.

The A13 is closed in both directions after a crash on the East Ham and Barking Bypass.

A Rush Green couple have received a letter from the Queen this week congratulating them on their 60-years of marriage.

Police investigating the killing of 23-year-old Abulrahman Nassor Juma have made two new arrests.

Crossrail is running £590 million over budget because of “cost pressures”, the rail minister has revealed.

A seven storey block of flats is set to be built on the former site of the Job Centre in Dagenham.

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Residents are being asked how the area around Fiddlers Junction in Dagenham could be improved.

A burglar from Chadwell Heath has been jailed after breaking into a house, pouring boiling water over the owner and stealing his cash.

A Zombie knife, sawn-off shotgun and ammunition was discovered alongside an abandoned stolen scooter after a man fearing for his life called police.

The Explore Learning centre in Barking town centre has reopened this week following a redesign.

Arts and craft sessions are returning to the Marks Gate estate this summer.

This is one of the beds found in a brothel that has been uncovered in Barking.

A cricket coaching programme to help people get their lives on track is being run by Essex Cricket in Dagenham.

Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with an a stabbing that took place while a man was being robbed on Monday.

There is no service on the District line between Barking and Upminster because a man fell onto the tracks at Dagenham Heathway station.

Free sanitary products are to be given to teenagers in Barking and Dagenham as part of a new pilot scheme aiming to end ‘period poverty’ in the borough.

Dagenham Farm is hosting an event open to the community on Sunday.


People across the country are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by following official advice and staying safe.

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

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