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.


A crash on the A13 has been causing traffic delays.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has hailed the "amazing" work being done at the Future Youth Zone.


Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas is calling on Costa Coffee to investigate "unorthodox management" at an Upminster cafe after a theft led to allegations that staff were being subjected to unauthorised pay deductions.


A woman from Dagenham says she is disgusted that a memorial bench remembering her father has apparently been stolen.

Barking and Dagenham Council has given the green light for a former jobcentre to be demolished.

The chief executive of a healthcare organisation providing GPs and other services across east London has promised he will continue searching for innovative new ways to meet the challenges the area faces.

Yesterday, 19:01

A teenager has been stabbed in the arm near the entrance to Dagenham's Central Park.

Yesterday, 17:06

The cream of Europe's pitch and putt players descended on Dagenham at the weekend for a tournament which is only played every four years.


Hammers goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski bounces back from Man City game


Barking manager Justin Gardner is backing his side although he knows it may take them time to gel ahead of their clash with Ware.


Dagenham & Redbridge attacker Angelo Balanta says it was a huge reaction to rally from back-to-back defeats and seal a 4-2 win over Harrogate Town.


Essex head coach Anthony McGrath is hoping his side can go on to force a result against Kent, despite losing plenty of play to the weather at Canterbury.

Yesterday, 17:52

Three violent downpours led to a second weather-interrupted day to Kent's 168th Canterbury Week County Championship clash with Essex.

Yesterday, 16:00

Jacob Ranson provides Dagenham & Redbridge players ratings after their 4-2 victory over Harrogate Town on Saturday at Victoria Road.

Yesterday, 14:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner is looking at the positives after starting the new BetVictor Isthmian League South Central season with 3-1 defeat at Marlow.

Our West Ham Correspondent Dave Evans gives his verdict on the draw against Brighton at the Amex

Who gets our nod as Hammers man of the match?


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.

Yesterday, 11:58

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.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A former pupil at a Romford theatre school from Dagenham has made her West End debut in London's feel-good musical Mamma Mia!

Monday, July 15, 2019

The community came together through music and dance as a festival atmosphere filled the Barking town square on Saturday.


To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.

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

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