A Monopoly-style virtual reality app encouraging families and friends to get active has been rolled out to the north of the borough.

Yesterday, 17:00

There's good news for passengers on the troubled Barking to Gospel Oak Overground line - it's set to reopen on Wednesday, February 19.

Yesterday, 15:02

A violent burglar from Barking Riverside and his accomplice have been jailed after being caught red-handed during a violent raid on a South Woodford home - by a retired police sergeant who used to work in Tower Hamlets.

Yesterday, 12:21

A trolley of watermelons out on the street has cost a Barking supermarket more than £1,100.

Yesterday, 07:00

Almost 30,000 EU citizens in Barking and Dagenham have applied to live and work in the UK after Brexit, according to the Home Office.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Two people have been arrested following two stabbings - one in Barking and one in Dagenham.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

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

Sunday, February 16, 2020

He thinks it's OK to refer to black people as "piccaninnies" with "watermelon smiles".

Sunday, February 16, 2020

When we knew we were getting a Boris Johnson government I bet you didn't expect more things to be banned, but we could soon see a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars.


Yesterday, 16:28

Dagenham & Redbridge's away game with National League leaders Barrow has been rearranged for Saturday, February 29 at 3pm.

Yesterday, 08:00

West Ham United under-23s head coach Dmitri Halajko is hoping his players rise to the occasion at London Stadium on Monday.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy headlines a stellar draw for the St. James's Place Canary Wharf Classic, which will take place at London's stunning East Wintergarden between March 8-13.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Sporting legends including Lord Sebastian Coe, Dame Kelly Holmes and Daley Thompson CBE will be amongst the VIPs present at the inaugural Sport Gives Back Awards next month.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Jeff Jones recalls the memories from his east London upbringing which sparked a lifelong fascination with his local boxing scene and culminated in his debut book East End Born & Bled: The Remarkable Story of Boxing in London.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Wow. I haven't celebrated like that in a while!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Barking manager Justin Gardner is looking to put the sour taste from the controversial defeat to Hanwell Town behind them when they face Uxbridge this weekend.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Barking vice-captain Luke Seeley believes London Three Essex leaders Harlow will not be expecting an easy challenge when they meet this weekend.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Daggers boss Daryl McMahon wants to see his side take better care of the ball when they travel to National League leaders Barrow on Saturday.


Thursday, February 13, 2020

A Dagenham actor has just secured the lead role in Warped Sacrifice, which opens at Battersea's Turbine Theatre next month.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Studio 3 Art's spoken word and open mic music night is back in Barking for 2020 showcasing more talent.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

If Disney has taught us anything over the decades it's to dream big and be inspired - and Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! does exactly that.

Monday, December 30, 2019

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has described it as "a little Shangri La in Dagenham".

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Relive the magic of Frozen and timeless Disney classics this Christmas and New Year as Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! comes to the O2 London.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

With a heartwarming message about the importance of friendship and teamwork, Queen's Theatre's Robin Hood panto is full of Christmas cheer.


Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

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?

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