The wife of a former Ford Dagenham employee who died of an asbestos-related cancer is calling on his former colleagues to come forward.

Yesterday, 17:00

The proportion of Londoners in outer London boroughs like Barking and Dagenham living in poverty has almost doubled over the last 15 years, according to a new study.

Yesterday, 15:12

A brave schoolboy battling leukaemia who underwent a blood stem cell transplant in the New Year has died.

Yesterday, 14:01

The borough has come bottom in a capital-wide study of food hygiene ratings.

Yesterday, 07:56

A man who sells survival and slash-proof gear is beginning to market his wares to parents in the current wave of knife crime.

Tue, 17:04

Two businesses have been fined a total of £2,230 for failing to prove how they got rid of their rubbish.

Tue, 14:49

What’s believed to be London’s largest public maker space has opened in Barking and Dagenham.

Tue, 11:02

The council’s planning chiefs have given the thumbs up to two new tower blocks neither of which include social housing.

Tue, 10:00

A charity is offering residents the opportunity to care for fruit trees in Barking and Dagenham.


Yesterday, 18:00

Barclays will become title sponsors of the FA Women’s Super League from next season

Yesterday, 17:00

The world’s most prestigious skateboarding competition will return to London this May as the countdown to the sports’ historic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics continues.

Hammers midfielder full of praise as Rice looks for first England cap

Yesterday, 16:00

Daggers boss happy to have dilemmas with almost a full squad of players to choose from

BBC will show clash with Reading live under the red button

Yesterday, 12:00

Dagenham 88 Runners Paul Suett led the way for the club in a number of parkruns this weekend as he completed the Hadleigh course in 19 minutes 58 seconds.

Yesterday, 10:00

The latest news from the Dagenham Boxing Club

Yesterday, 10:00

West Ham United is delighted to confirm that Ben Johnson has signed a new contract, keeping the defender with the Club until at least the summer of 2022.

Tue, 16:00

The latest news from the Barking & Dagenham Cycling Club


Mon, 14:00

The Channel 4 show Location, Location, Location is planning to come to the borough.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Actor Sheridan Smith has appeared in character as the mother of the first man Stephen Port killed as filming of a BBC drama begins.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Here is a selection of the World Book Day photos sent in by our readers.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The families of the men killed by serial killer Stephen Port have welcomed a TV drama they hope will highlight police failings.

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.


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

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.

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