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A bid to ‘rewild’ childhood has been launched after words such as otter, newt and willow were dropped from a children’s dictionary.

Yesterday, 17:28

Students at Robert Clack Upper School in Gosfield Road, Dagenham joined staff members of the club, Future Youth Zone, and council leader Cllr Darren Rodwell to celebrate.

Yesterday, 14:53

The council is to build new temporary accommodation properties in Dagenham which will be allocated to homeless people in the borough in time for Christmas.

Yesterday, 11:44

Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has vowed to stay with Labour and ‘fight for the values, principles and soul of the party’ following the resignation of seven of her colleagues.

Yesterday, 10:07

An engineering student has had a close shave for charity.

Yesterday, 07:00

A global “investment” scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Someone has upset the Neighbourhood Watch. It wasn’t me. They haven’t spotted what I have been up to yet.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

A group of kind-hearted knitters have been awarded for their contributions to events in Barking and Dagenham.


Yesterday, 16:00

Barking boss Justin Gardner is still buzzing about his side’s late come back to nick a 2-1 win over AFC Sudbury.

Yesterday, 13:00

The latest news from the Barking Road Runners club

Yesterday, 10:00

Dagenham & Redbridge assistant manager Terry Harris says it was disappointing to crash to a second consecutive defeat in the National League.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Leanne Kiernan’s hat-trick helped West Ham Women into the last eight of the SSE FA Cup with an emphatic victory at Rush Green on Sunday.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Super-sub Ross Elsom netted two late penalties to help Barking come from behind for a dramatic win at Mayesbrook Park on Saturday.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Steven Rigg grabbed a brace to help Gateshead overcome the Daggers in a close-fought encounter at Victoria Road, but the hosts will be wondering how they didn’t get something from the game.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

The BA London Lions claimed an impressive 92-66 win over Essex Rebels in their WBBL Trophy encounter.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Great Britain’s men were defeated 2-0 by Australia while the GB women fell to a 3-0 loss in the latest FIH Pro League double header in Perth.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Cottons Park club lost 47-40 at Millwall last weekend — a fourth straight league defeat


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.

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.


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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