A 16-year-old boy is one of two people to be sentenced to life in prison for the "brutal" revenge murder of a teenager in Barking.


A group of budding young campaigners quizzed a government minister over how aid money is spent on a visit to Westminster.

A boy has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car during the afternoon school run.


A group of Chinese students received a warm welcome on a visit to a school in Barking.

Children who lost their homes in the Barking Riverside fire were among those invited to celebrate a trampoline park's first anniversary.


Police are looking to speak to two men in connection with a burglary that resulted in a stolen Mercedes being found in Dagenham.

Tears flowed as a memorial was unveiled at New City College this week for Dagenham teenager Kane Johnson.

Yesterday, 16:59

A jury has concluded the London Bridge terrorists, who killed eight people and injured 48 others, were lawfully shot dead by police.

Yesterday, 16:46

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash on Dagenham Heathway.



Dagenham 88 Runners endured the demanding Spitfire Scramble on the weekend.


Dagenham & Redbridge manager Peter Taylor wants his players to up the standard of play as they welcome Championship outfit Charlton Athletic to Victoria Road.

Essex (245 & 316-9d) beat Warwickshire (161 & 213) by 187 runs

Yesterday, 14:00

Four students from Elite Tang Soo Do Martial Arts Club have competed in the British Championships.

Yesterday, 12:00

Barking continue preparing for life in the Bet Victor Isthmian South Central next season by adding three new additions to the squad.

Yesterday, 10:00

May & Baker will have a new home for the 2019/20 Thurlow Nunn Division One South season as they've agreed a new ground-share with Aveley.

Warwickshire (161 & 67-1) trail Essex (245 & 316-9d) by 333 runs

Yesterday, 09:00

A youthful Goresbrook second string lost a very tight encounter with Fives & Heronians in Chigwell after the hosts recovered from 147-8 to add 61 runs for the final two wickets to sneak home.


Mon, 13:59

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

Friday, July 12, 2019

A Bucks Fizz spin off is swapping the land of make believe for Barking to headline the One Borough Festival.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Barking's very own "pre-Edinburgh" fringe performance festival is giving artists and theatre companies opportunities to showcase new, existing and 'in development' work.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

A dyslexic barber's novel inspired by the streets he grew up on is being performed on stage after a chance encounter with a theatre impresario.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

A Barking and Dagenham resident has published a book detailing the profound impact that a partnership of churches in the borough is having in the community.

Friday, May 3, 2019

The full line up for the Barking Folk Festival has been announced with under two months to go until the annual bash.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Barking and Dagenham residents with visual impairments will have more access to talking books thanks to an £82,000 cash injection.


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.

Here's why we should preserve and restore the historic and natural landscape and how you could help with one of Land of the Fanns' community project grants, of up to £5,000.

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?



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