Barking and Dagenham Council has congratulated students in the borough on their A-level results, which saw most secure their chosen destination, despite difficulties in downgrading.


Barking and Dagenham Council will reconsider blue badge applications that were rejected in the last six months following a local government ombudmsan investigation into the process.


The Rev Paula Graham explains that Saint Francis Hospice welcomes people of all faiths, and none


Elutec Academy has enjoyed a successful A-level and Level 3 vocational results day, with many of its Year 13 students securing the results they need to move toward their desired career.

Burglars are posing as police officers to trick their way into people’s homes, detectives in east London have warned.

Yesterday, 17:33

A college principal says Btec results day was far less controversial than for A-levels because grades were based on assessments throughout the course.

Yesterday, 17:00

A Dagenham Second World War veteran has told how he will be remembering his fallen comrades on the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.

Yesterday, 14:19

The Warren School has praised its sixth form pupils for their A-levels examinations results, with many going on to study at Russell Group universities.

Yesterday, 12:46

Tributes were today paid to an NHS worker and mother-of-four who was killed in a suspected murder.



Barking captain Shaan Shafiq is hoping they now have the right formula in place to string some wins together before the end of the shortened season.


West Ham United will kick-off their preparations for the 2020/21 Premier League season next week by heading to Scotland for a training camp, before returning home to begin a series of pre-season friendlies.


Standing up to the stumps, Essex wicketkeeper Adam Wheater has a unique insight into the mysteries of Simon Harmer’s prolific wicket-taking prowess.

Yesterday, 16:00

West Ham United Women’s captain Gilly Flaherty says Women’s Super League players urged the Football Association to cancel the 2019/20 season due to fears over their professional futures amid the coronavirus pandemic.”

Yesterday, 14:00

Barking Road Runners saw a seventh different winner in the final race of the handicap series.

Yesterday, 13:00

West Ham United women’s team have announced a deal that sees Bartercard become the club’s newest official partner.

Yesterday, 12:00

Goresbrook suffered their third defeat of the Shepherd Neame Essex League Ten Doeschate season against Springfield on Saturday.

Yesterday, 10:00

Dagenham 88 Runners held their first track training session last week, with eight members taking part.

Tue, 15:50

Simon Harmer spun his way to match figures of 14-131 as county champions Essex beat Surrey by 169 runs to maintain their 100 per cent win record in the Bob Willis Trophy.


Friday, August 7, 2020

An author is celebrating after seeing her first novel published.

Friday, August 7, 2020

An events organiser and arts studio have teamed up so people can still tune in and drop out after the plug was pulled on festivals across the country this summer.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Birthdays are often a time to reflect; both on years passed, and all those still to come.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Jenkinson Denzel Southern is not interested in being a trailblazer.

Friday, April 10, 2020

The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

Friday, March 20, 2020

In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.


The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Summer is here and people from across the South East region can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

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