A team of students have cleared almost 40 bags of rubbish from the grounds around Barking Abbey as part of a capital-wide push against litter.

Having a say on the decisions that affect your community and the lives of you and your loved ones is an important fabric of our society.

Yesterday, 12:30

The NHS is asking people to share their organ donation decision with their families this Christmas.

Yesterday, 10:00

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Fri, 17:00

A primary school in Dagenham will act as an example to others in the area after receiving unique accreditation.

Fri, 16:00

Dancing Queens and Super Troupers alike can, from today, Take a Chance on an immersive exhibition at London's O2 paying tribute to the world's most famous Swedish supergroup.

Fri, 15:00

A house on Dagenham's Stockdale Road has been covered with "thousands" of Christmas lights to support a hospice.

The ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor will walk free from custody after a senior judge dismissed torture charges against her.



Niamh Charles's goal gave Liverpool a valuable point after coming back from a goal down against West Ham United.


Isthmian South Central: Hanwell Town 5 Barking 0


Spanish playmaker Pablo Fornals admits West Ham have yet to see the best of him.

Yesterday, 17:01

Dagenham & Redbridge fell to a fourth successive defeat in the National League as Alan Devonshire's Magpies took the points at Victoria Road on Saturday.

Yesterday, 14:23

Dagenham & Redbridge announce the signing of Diaz Wright from Colchester United.

Fri, 16:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner insists they're confident heading into their clash with league leaders Hanwell Town this weekend.

Fri, 13:00

Matt Withers is joined by Dave Evans, Jacob Ranson and Sports Editor Lee Power for another East London Football Podcast.

Fri, 11:30

Young Dagenham & Redbridge supporter Keane Handley is writing a blog during the 2019/20 season

Fri, 10:00

Dagenham & Redbridge will be desperately hoping a few players will be able to return from injury for their clash with Maidenhead United.


Fri, 16:00

Dancing Queens and Super Troupers alike can, from today, Take a Chance on an immersive exhibition at London's O2 paying tribute to the world's most famous Swedish supergroup.

Tue, 15:00

In the first of our east London panto reviews, we sent reporter Andrew Brookes to Theatre Royal Stratford East to experience a traditional Christmas show for the first time.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

An interactive dance performance is coming to the Barking Broadway.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Dagenham's White House gallery is opening its doors to offer free food and talks about a new project in the space.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

An unsigned solo musician has beaten almost 1,000 acts to make it through to the final of a national competition.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Remember, remember the fifth of November for gunpowder, treason and plot... And an amazing fireworks display or three!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A special stage version of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is coming to Dagenham schools.


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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