Yesterday, 17:00

Barking & Dagenham College has signed up to a new national mental health and wellbeing charter.

Yesterday, 15:00

Barking and Dagenham's cabinet has approved £3.4million to design and secure planning permission for film studios in Dagenham.

Yesterday, 12:00

A new homeless and rough sleeper outreach scheme will see GPs delivering health checks in hostels and on the streets.

Yesterday, 09:35

A police detective working in the Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge tri-borough area has been sacked with immediate effect from the Metropolitan Police after he was found to have committed gross misconduct.

Yesterday, 07:00

Volunteers in Barking and Dagenham and Tower Hamlets have been praised for their work making the capital a better place by London's mayor Sadiq Khan.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) faced fines of up to £18,000 last year for breaking rules which ban mixed-sex wards.

Tue, 17:00

One of Dagenham Girl Scout Jodie Chesney's alleged killers has been accused of throwing his business partner "under the bus" over the incident that saw the teenager fatally stabbed in a Harold Hill park.

Tue, 15:00

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has delivered a petition to the Home Office in a bid to get more police on the streets in Barking and Dagenham and Havering.

Tue, 12:00

An Ilford man has been fined after hiring a "man with a van" to take away rubbish later found illegally dumped in a Barking street.


Yesterday, 14:00

Barking & Dagenham's district girls' squad ran out comfortable 8-0 winners over Tower Hamlets in their first full fixture of the season.

Yesterday, 13:30

Essex have confirmed that Ravi Bopara is set to leave the county after failing to agree terms on a new contract.

Yesterday, 12:00

Dagenham Boxing Club members face a busy weekend of action as they host their curtain-raising club show on Friday.

Yesterday, 08:57

Essex Senior Cup: Hullbridge Sports 0 Dagenham & Redbridge 1

Tue, 17:50

England rate Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola as 'very likely' to be available for their World Cup quarter-final against Australia at Oita Stadium on Saturday.

Mon, 14:51

The draw for the first qualifying round of the FA Trophy was made earlier today.

Mon, 14:00

Four members of Dagenham 88 Runners took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday.

Mon, 11:00

Barking Roadrunners members Jason Li and James Hall competed in the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday.

Mon, 09:30

Dagenham & Redbridge attacker Angelo Balanta is pleased to pen a new contract at the club that will keep him at Victoria Road until 2022.


Tue, 10:00

A special stage version of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is coming to Dagenham schools.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

A mum is bouncing back from depression after scooping top prize in a national cake baking competition.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Families who think they can find the most famous player of hide-and-seek in history can visit Valence House, Dagenham, to join the hunt for Wally from the beloved Where's Wally? books.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Business reality show The Apprentice will be returning to our screens next week and this year we'll see how a former Dagenham Sunday Market trader does his best to avoid the firing line.

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.


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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