Barking and Dagenham has been showcased in a new video aimed at attracting London visitors to the borough.


Mouse crossings and duck crossings could soon appear at schools and nurseries in east London as part of a new national road safety campaign.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

I recently attended an event organised by the council to mark the 26th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence.

Fri, 17:00

The council is reviewing how it pays for care after a woman was overcharged when her mother moved into a home for the elderly.

Mental health councillor Christina Rowe, 52, about her work supporting young and vulnerable people in Barking and Dagenham.

Fri, 16:54

There are delays on the A13 in both directions after police were called to reports of a man threatening to harm himself.

Fri, 16:30

The council marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia by flying the rainbow flag over Barking Town Hall today.

A woman dubbed the Angel of London Bridge was killed after rushing in to help a victim of the terror attack, saying: "I'm a nurse. I have to go and help".


Fri, 16:00

Goats recorded a 78-run triumph in opening game at West Essex last weekend

Fri, 13:00

West Ham United can head off on holiday in buoyant mood after securing a top-half finish in the Premier League.

Fri, 10:00

Barking captain Ehsan Afzal is expecting a tough test against Roding Valley in the Essex County League Premier Division Cup competition after having their first fixture abandoned last weekend, writes Jacob Ranson.

Thu, 18:00

The world's best skateboarders are set to descend on East London next week when the UK's biggest skateboarding event returns to the Copper Box Arena.

Thu, 17:42

Essex head coach Anthony McGrath felt his side thoroughly deserved their eight-wicket win over Nottinghamshire in the County Championship.

Thu, 17:00

This weekend sees the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 come to the London Aquatics Centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Thu, 15:25

Simon Harmer's ninth five-wicket Specsavers County Championship haul in just over two years helped spin Essex to their first victory of the campaign at Chelmsford.

Thu, 11:00

Barking & Dagenham College's Dagenham & Redbridge Football Academy second team are now one game away from winning the league.


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.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

Friday, March 22, 2019

A music producer and artist who works in Harold Hill has launched his first single, and is being featured alongside artists including Nick Cave, Example and the Kooks.

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Channel 4 show Location, Location, Location is planning to come to the borough.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Actor Sheridan Smith has appeared in character as the mother of the first man Stephen Port killed as filming of a BBC drama begins.


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

Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.


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