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Yesterday, 17:06

A Barking humanitarian worker has told how she spent 10 days struggling to get home from Cambodia as the coronavirus crisis led to international borders closing.

Yesterday, 07:19

Follow our live blog for the latest news, announcements and medical advice from across east London, to be brought to you throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Yesterday, 14:08

Two cars, a street lamp and a bus stop were destroyed by fire after a crash ended a police pursuit in Dagenham.

Yesterday, 12:34

OK, you showed off how much you know about classic films in our Monday lunchtime quiz.

Yesterday, 10:00

Two months ago Dagenham actor Victor Olusina excitedly announced he had secured a leading role in the off-West End play Warped Sacrifice.

Yesterday, 07:00

A community initiative set up to ensure vulnerable residents are supported throughout the coronavirus crisis has helped more than 300 people during its first week.

Tue, 17:00

A college’s staff have turned tech to carry on teaching after the coronavirus lockdown forced it to shut.

Tue, 15:00

A total of nine businesses have been closed down after operating illegally during the coronavirus outbreak.

Tue, 13:30

Scientists and health experts have confirmed that newspapers are not transmitters of Covid-19 owing to the ink and the printing process they go through.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:26

Eoin Morgan can see the advantages in holding England matches behind closed doors, believing such a scenario would demonstrate the uplifting role sport can play in modern society.

Yesterday, 16:34

Wimbledon has become the latest big sporting event to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic this week.

Yesterday, 13:13

Barking manager Justin Gardner believes the season should have been resumed once the coronavirus pandemic came to an end due to the hard work that has been put in.

West Ham hero Alan Taylor talks us through the battle to the final

Yesterday, 08:20

The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced an emergency funding package worth £61million to keep counties and clubs afloat during what could be “the biggest challenge in the history of the game”.

Tue, 16:44

The National League has suspended the season in all three of its divisions indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tue, 15:30

Smaller clubs in Essex could struggle to survive

Tue, 15:00

Parents looking to entertain their children while schools are closed have been offered a helping hand thanks to the FA SuperKicks app.

Hammers striker Alan Taylor talks us through his six goals in the FA Cup 45 years ago

Entertainment

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Everyone’s favourite magic yellow bear is bring his spectacular show to Barking.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Samuel twins are everything you would expect from eight-year-old girls. They’re energetic, enthusiastic and endearing. They’re also child stars, having worked in the industry since the age of four. They already boast an impressive portfolio of work.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

A colourful canopy of shapes and messages has been unveiled above an alleyway as part of a bid to put smiles on people’s faces.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A budding choreographer is hoping to “bring the community” for the fifth year of an annual dance show.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

A Dagenham actor has just secured the lead role in Warped Sacrifice, which opens at Battersea’s Turbine Theatre next month.

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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.

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