Yesterday, 19:00

Face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from Monday June 15, transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced today.

Yesterday, 17:11

Reports of anti-social behaviour increased by more than 200 per cent during the coronavirus lockdown, according to the council.

Yesterday, 16:27

A man is in a critical condition after being shot in Barking.

Yesterday, 15:00

A temporary memorial has been created outside Rush Green medical centre to remember patients and staff who died with coronavirus.

Yesterday, 12:00

Plans to create the UK’s largest wholesale market at Dagenham Dock have been submitted.

Yesterday, 07:00

Met police officers covering Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge issued the second highest number of fines for Covid-19 breaches, figures show.

Wed, 17:49

Dagenham Sunday Market has announced it will be permanently closing due to being unable to meet social distancing regulations.

Wed, 15:00

Leading waste company Renewi has donated 2,000 surgical masks for use in care homes across east London.

Wed, 13:31

A carer from Barking “drained” the bank accounts of two vulnerable people with learning difficulties of nearly £4,000 to buy himself luxury items, a court has heard.


Yesterday, 18:14

Premier League clubs have agreed in principle to the use of neutral venues where necessary in order to complete the 2019-20 season, but have delayed a decision on how to end the campaign if it is cut short.

Yesterday, 18:02

As part of West Ham United’s pledge to help local NHS Trusts, Aaron Cresswell put in calls to NHS key workers at Queen’s Hospital in Romford.

Yesterday, 16:30

Football clubs in Essex are being asked to nominate grassroots legends during Volunteers Week.

Yesterday, 15:10

Barking Road Runners have been enjoying plenty of virtual racing recently.

Yesterday, 14:45

Premier League clubs have voted to increase the number of substitutes allowed in a match to five for the rest of the 2019-20 season.

Yesterday, 14:11

Grassroots football clubs are being urged to sign up for free FA support webinars this month.

Yesterday, 13:56

The next British Speedway Quiz Night will be proudly supporting the Speedway Riders’ Benevolent Fund on Friday June 5 (8.30pm).

Yesterday, 12:00

With sport slowly starting to return across the globe during the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with another quiz?

Yesterday, 09:00

Manager David Moyes said West Ham United will leave nothing to chance as they prepare for the resumption of the 2019/20 Premier League season following the COVID-19 lockdown.


Friday, April 10, 2020

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Everyone’s favourite magic yellow bear is bring his spectacular show to Barking.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Samuel twins are everything you would expect from eight-year-old girls. They’re energetic, enthusiastic and endearing. They’re also child stars, having worked in the industry since the age of four. They already boast an impressive portfolio of work.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

A colourful canopy of shapes and messages has been unveiled above an alleyway as part of a bid to put smiles on people’s faces.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A budding choreographer is hoping to “bring the community” for the fifth year of an annual dance show.


Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

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