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The borough's Hindu community held a colourful celebration to end the nine-day festival Navratri.

A radio service catering to patients at King George and Queen's Hospitals is set to run its third annual 25-hour nonstop broadcast to raise money for charity on the day the clocks go back - and you can get involved by sponsoring a song.

Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flash flooding is expected to bring travel disruption across London today (Monday, October 14).

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.

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If you're a fan of MTV you might just have spotted a team of midwives from Queen's Hospital on your television this week.

Teenagers from Dagenham and Rainham and a 26-year-old man from Stratford have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit burglary after they were stopped by police in a car acting suspiciously.

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

Yesterday, 12:30

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

Sport

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The draw for the first qualifying round of the FA Trophy was made earlier today.

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Dagenham & Redbridge attacker Angelo Balanta is pleased to pen a new contract at the club that will keep him at Victoria Road until 2022.

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Four members of Dagenham 88 Runners took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday.

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Barking Roadrunners members Jason Li and James Hall competed in the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday.

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West Ham scored three on their way past a resilient Brighton side trying to find their way in the league this season.

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England have sought to overcome any loss of momentum caused by the cancellation of their World Cup group decider by engaging in a full-blooded training session on the day they would have been facing France.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Barking progressed into the first qualifying round of the FA Trophy with a 2-1 victory over Isthmian South East outfit Guernsey.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Dagenham & Redbridge's fixture away to Stockport County has been postponed to due to an incident on the train.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Matt Withers is joined by Jacob Ranson, Dan Bennett and on the phone by Dave Evans for another East London Football Podcast.

Entertainment

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

A mum is bouncing back from depression after scooping top prize in a national cake baking competition.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Families who think they can find the most famous player of hide-and-seek in history can visit Valence House, Dagenham, to join the hunt for Wally from the beloved Where's Wally? books.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Business reality show The Apprentice will be returning to our screens next week and this year we'll see how a former Dagenham Sunday Market trader does his best to avoid the firing line.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Meet authors, discover new genres and celebrate the joy of reading at the borough's own literary festival.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Dagenham is set to host an independent house music record label's first ever festival.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

It's that time of year again where everyone fancies themselves as baking connoisseurs, talking about crème pats, even bakes, and, of course, soggy bottoms.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Barking Splash Park is adding another string to its bow as it plays host to a series of outdoor cinema screenings.

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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.

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

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