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A popular scout from Dagenham was stabbed in a "cowardly attack" in Harold Hill for which she is unlikely to have been the intended target, a court heard today, Tuesday, September 17.

A Barking man's picture of the Walkie Talkie building has been shortlisted in photography competition.

Plans to let several "dilapidated and hazardous" council flats to a charity which will refurbish them for care leavers will be decided on tonight, Tuesday, September 17.

10:00

A new two-bedroom flat which will become home to a homeless family got the seal of approval during a visit by town hall chiefs.

07:00

Boroughs in east London are projected to overshoot the government's "smoke free" targets by more than 20 years.

Yesterday, 17:20

An art teacher who painted a mural to brighten up her neighbourhood has spoken out after it was sprayed with graffiti.

Yesterday, 16:00

London City Airport is commissioning a new artwork to welcome visitors.

Yesterday, 12:00

Youngsters were able to find out what it's like being a firefighter at Dagenham fire station's open day.

Yesterday, 09:01

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink driving after a man was found dead on the A13 in Dagenham.

Sport

There were some good Hammers performances despite the 0-0 draw at Villa Park

16:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner wants to start rewarding the Blues supporters for travelling the country while they've been unable to play home matches.

10:00

Dagenham & Redbridge striker Joe Quigley says the most important thing was remaining unbeaten but he was pleased to bag a brace on Saturday.

08:15

Redbridge scored five without reply to knock out Thurlow Nunn First Division South outfit May & Baker in the Essex Senior Cup.

08:12

Barking vice-captain Luke Seeley feels newly-promoted Upminster proved a point as his side fell to a 45-12 defeat in their London Three Essex season opener, writes Jacob Ranson.

08:11

Barking's Brock Whiston thought she would retire two years ago - now she can bask in the glory of two gold medals and two world records in as many nights at the World Para Swimming Championships in London.

Yesterday, 22:20

Hammers defender Arthur Masuaku given soft second yellow cards as West Ham miss a chance to go third

Yesterday, 18:10

Essex's established new-ball attack of Jamie Porter and Sam Cook shared what spoils were going on the first day at Chelmsford as the tense Specsavers County Championship title race took several more twists and turns.

Yesterday, 16:00

Hartlepool United manager Craig Hignett admitted too many of his players were off-colour during Saturday's disappointing defeat to Dagenham & Redbridge.

Entertainment

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Meet authors, discover new genres and celebrate the joy of reading at the borough's own literary festival.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Dagenham is set to host an independent house music record label's first ever festival.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

It's that time of year again where everyone fancies themselves as baking connoisseurs, talking about crème pats, even bakes, and, of course, soggy bottoms.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Barking Splash Park is adding another string to its bow as it plays host to a series of outdoor cinema screenings.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A budding film director is paying tribute to the streets where he lives in his next movie.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

A new festival is set to bring house music to Dagenham this summer.

Friday, August 2, 2019

An author has published a novel about living in a cul-de-sac in tribute to the people of Dagenham.

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