Residents and politicians have gathered to remember Stephen Lawrence on the 26th anniversary of his murder at Barking Town Hall.

The grandmother of a teenager who lost his battle with cancer is being denied the chance to attend his funeral.


A legal eagle is running the marathon to prove his wife wrong – for once.


A man had to be cut free after getting trapped in a crash on the A1112.

Crossrail might not open to passengers until 2021, more than two years after services were originally due to commence, it has been claimed.

The term Maundy Thursday is used often enough but what is it and what does it involve?


Members of the Harold Hill community are trying to raise £500 so a memorial bench can be installed to remember teenager Jodie Chesney who was stabbed to death in Amy’s Park.

Yesterday, 15:53

Children living in a council run hostel have been treated to Easter eggs.

Yesterday, 14:00

Families have found out whether or not their children got into their first choice primary schools.


The Eagles opened their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with an emphatic victory away to Glamorgan


Majority of Essex club’s squad remain out of contract in the summer and are playing for their futures


Former Barking player Darelle Russell is hoping to help youngsters get more out of sport.

The experienced forward will make his 1,000th club appearance during a Bishop’s Stortford game over the next week

Yesterday, 18:19

Essex completed a resounding victory with 19 overs to spare at a sunny Sophia Gardens, and if they can replicate this performance throughout the competition, they will provide formidable opposition.

Yesterday, 16:00

Danielle Paddon took gold and bronze in Warwickshire, while brother Andrew collected silver

Yesterday, 13:34

Great Britain’s female players joined up with West Ham United Women this week ahead of the Fed Cup World Group play-off at the Copper Box Arena.

Yesterday, 13:00

Youngsters triumphed in national table tennis event in Blackpool

Yesterday, 10:00

Essex club have little to play for other than pride, but boss says he owes it to play-off hopefuls to play his best team on Friday


Mon, 17:00

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.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Here is a selection of the World Book Day photos sent in by our readers.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The families of the men killed by serial killer Stephen Port have welcomed a TV drama they hope will highlight police failings.


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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