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I am pleased to announce that The Mash Report is back on BBC Two.

Yesterday, 17:00

Joan Rawlinson was councillor for what became Thames Ward for 16 years. Now as vice chairwoman of the Scrattons Farm Residents' Association, she speaks to reporter Luke Acton

Yesterday, 08:30

I attended a visit to the borough last week as part of the London Assembly's Regeneration Committee to find out more about the Participatory City project - the first of its kind worldwide.

Fri, 17:00

The council is going to pay to replace a bench commemorating a beloved father after it was apparently stolen, emails seen by The Post show.

Fri, 15:00

Dagenham autism charity the Sycamore Trust has been nominated for two prestigious national awards.

Fri, 12:00

Neighbours are invited to a drop-in session to view proposals for more than 50 "affordable" homes.

Fri, 10:00

An independent furniture company has completed the first stage of its management buyout.

Sport

10:38

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Peter Taylor is delighted to make it seven games unbeaten in the National League.

09:40

Barking managed to nab a second-half equaliser through captain Abs Seymour to earn a point away at Ashford Town.

Yesterday, 16:59

Dagenham & Redbridge made it seven games unbeaten in the National League with a fine win over Hartlepool at Victoria Road on Saturday.

Yesterday, 15:10

After waiting in the wings for four days, Brock Whiston finally got her chance at the World Para Swimming Championships, and grasped it with both hands as she helped the GB quartet scoop gold in the 4x100m medley relay in world-record time.

Fri, 16:59

Tom Westley led the way with 237 runs in the match as Essex batted out for a draw against Warwickshire in the Specsavers County Championship Division One at Edgbaston.

Fri, 13:00

Jacob Ranson is joined by Dan Bennett and Dave Evans for the East London Football Podcast to discuss West Ham, Leyton Orient and Dagenham & Redbridge.

Fri, 11:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner is keen for his side to build on a positive FA Cup performance against Kings Langley in the league this weekend.

Fri, 08:30

With the new National League season now underway, young supporter Keane Handley will be sharing his thoughts on all matters at Dagenham & Redbridge in a regular blog.

Fri, 07:55

Essex batsman Tom Westley was pleased to pass three figures on day three of their County Championship clash at Warwickshire on Thursday.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 12:30

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

Tue, 15:18

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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