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Yesterday, 19:49

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, 10:00

The mayor of Barking and Dagenham is among more than 400,000 volunteers to sign up to support the NHS during the coronavirus crisis.

Yesterday, 08:30

Hope is hugely important for everyone at this difficult time.

Fri, 17:00

A Barking special school is celebrating after Ofsted upgraded its rating to Good.

Fri, 13:13

It is finally Friday after what seems like the longest week ever, so take a break and see how you get on in our pub quiz.

Fri, 09:01

People across east London applauded NHS staff last night as part of a nationwide thank you event.

Fri, 07:00

An east London GP has created a video in a bid to educate children about coronavirus.

Thu, 17:44

The trust that runs Queen’s and King George hospitals has suspended visitors until further notice during the coronavirus crisis.

Thu, 17:00

If you see a business open that shouldn’t be, report it.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:05

Former England captain Alastair Cook says he would rather the County Championship was not played at all this season rather than attempting to hold a dramatically condensed campaign.

Yesterday, 10:47

The Essex Cricket League have revealed that long-time sponsor Shepherd Neame have been forced to withdraw their support for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

Yesterday, 10:24

West Ham have eight players in self-isolation showing mild symptoms of coronavirus.

Fri, 19:01

The Premier League, PFA and the EFL say some “difficult decisions” will need to be taken in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Fri, 17:30

The English cricket season was due to get under way in Sri Lanka this week with county champions Essex taking on the MCC in the traditional curtain-raising fixture.

Fri, 17:00

With sport shutting down across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with a quiz?

Fri, 15:30

Young Dagenham & Redbridge supporter has been writing a blog during the 2019/20 season

Fri, 14:04

Matt Withers is joined by Dave Evans and Dan Bennett to discuss the latest on West Ham United, Leyton Orient, Dagenham & Redbridge and non-league football.

Thu, 15:34

The FA and the leagues from step 3 to 6 of the non league football system have reached a consensus that the 2019/20 season will be ended with immediate effect and all results will be expunged.

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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