Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a stabbing yesterday.


A team of archaeologists has discovered remains of what could be a small farmstead from around 3,000 years ago.

Yesterday, 16:33

A family at risk of being killed if they stay in war-torn Syria is to be resettled in the borough.

Yesterday, 10:52

A woman was rescued after a fire broke out at a block of flats in Barking town centre.

Yesterday, 07:00

Pupils at a Dagenham secondary school are potential lifesavers after raising money for a defibrillator.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

The NHS is a source of pride for many Brits but it is also a worry.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

A couple of months ago I wrote in the Barking and Dagenham Post about the need to combat rising knife crime with a tough approach that tackles the causes of violent crime and better supports police.

Friday, January 18, 2019

A CCTV image has been released after a customer was slashed in a betting shop fight over a winning ticket.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Mother-of-three Arinola Araba, who runs bMoneywize, a financial education toolkit for children, speaks about the borough’s rich culture, inspiring mayor and the need to teach financial know-how to young people


Yesterday, 17:09

Barking boss Justin Gardner is disappointed with his side’s performance but gave full credit to their opponents Canvey Island on a well-deserved win.

Yesterday, 14:01

Dagenham & Redbridge sign midfielder Doug Loft on loan from League One outfit Shrewsbury Town until the end of the season.

Yesterday, 09:00

Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Terry Harris says it was a perfect result but had plenty of praise for strugglers Maidstone United’s efforts.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Essex bowler Jamie Porter took five wickets in England Lions’ second one-day warm-up match against the Board President XI in Trivandrum.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Barking were beaten by Canvey at Mayesbrook Park on Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Vanarama National League: Maidstone United 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 3 (Smith 22, Wilkinson 73, Reynolds 90+2)

Saturday, January 19, 2019

The Hammers found things tough against lively Cherries

Friday, January 18, 2019

It’s true what they say it’s not over until the last whistle, which would be the best way to describe the NBA 2019 London Game.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Dagenham & Redbridge will travel away to strugglers Maidstone United in the National League this weekend.


Friday, December 14, 2018

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Local paper journalists may not get to review West End musicals or critique Michelin star restaurants – but they do get to enjoy the festive spectacle that is the local pantomime.

Monday, December 3, 2018

When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Pupils from a Rainham school explored the realities of young people navigating their way through a technology dictated world in their debut novel.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A photographer who hates having his picture taken has made a last minute call for votes after his work was shortlisted in a national competition.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Almost 60 years after his untimely death, the legacy of Buddy Holly lives on.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

A teacher at a Barking school was inspired to write a book about inclusion after seeing how much his pupils valued having their unique experiences represented in media.


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

Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.

Everest Estates stress-free service guarantees a fixed income for your East London or Essex property every month, even if no one is currently living there. Here they talk about the scheme and explain how it can help you dodge common letting headaches.

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