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With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

An archaeological dig is taking place at the medieval moat at Valence House, as part of the first stage of wider plans for the area.

Yesterday, 17:00

Neighbours fed up with living in a building where leaks have continued “for years” have urged their landlord to act.

Yesterday, 15:00

The number of Universal Credit claimants in Barking and Dagenham has risen by just under 1.5 per cent over the past month, according to the latest figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Yesterday, 12:00

A 10 year strategy to regenerate Barking town centre has been agreed by councillors.

Yesterday, 07:00

Town halls have teamed up with NHS Test and Trace in a bid to reach more people with Covid-19.

Wed, 17:00

Plans to produce the next generation of hit films in Dagenham have moved a step closer after councillors agreed to lease the site to a studio operator.

Wed, 16:49

A driver who attempted to flee the country after seriously injuring three people in a hit and run incident has been jailed for five years.

Wed, 12:00

A woman has been made an MBE in recognition of her lifelong devotion to the Sikh community.

Sport

48 minutes ago

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Daryl McMahon knows a cup run is important for both confidence and financially for the club.

08:00

Barking manager Justin Gardner is urging his players to now stand up and be counted as they look to start putting some points on the board in the league.

Yesterday, 17:00

Dagenham & Redbridge are again supporting the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, this year with a limited-edition Daggers Poppy Scarf.

Yesterday, 15:02

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Daryl McMahon insists it’s important to have the government’s support as the National League is set to now a £10m support package on an average attendance basis, meaning seven former Football League clubs will receive a larger sum.

Wed, 12:00

May & Baker joint-manager Jordan Harris knows it will be hard playing catch-up all season after a delayed start to their campaign due to a positive Covid-19 test.

Isthmian South Central: Ware 3 Barking 1

Tue, 15:00

West Ham United fan and budding journalist Kwame Boakye gives his views on the club’s comeback away to rivals Tottenham and believes Fulham is the next big test with Manchester City and Liverpool on the horizon.

Mon, 14:00

West Ham Women are wearing pink shirts in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month much to the delight of attacker Rachel Daly who holds the cause close to her heart.

Entertainment

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

A festival inspired by ideas from the community is proving how powerful an influence the arts has on mental health.

Monday, September 28, 2020

A mum from Dagenham has published a book aimed at encouraging new parents to seek adventures with their children.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A month-long festival is being staged with outdoor dance, origami sculptures and online radio plays.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

An artist is calling for people to share their experiences of building bridges for an outdoor art project.

Monday, September 7, 2020

Designs to turn a community centre built in the 1970s into a hub for culture include a glitter ball and theatre made of straw.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

Londoners ate more than eight million meals last month as part of the Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme, the Treasury has said as it worked out the number by parliamentary constituency.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

An author has published the sequel to a novel celebrating the people and history of Dagenham.

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