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A group of photography students have had a lesson in playfulness creating artworks from scrap.

A support service has been set up to help families caring for children who have suffered abuse and trauma.

“I’m in double lockdown,” admits Stephen Cottrell as he speaks from his Essex home via video conferencing tool Zoom.

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

I have given in to the pressure and bought a face mask.

In our weekly column from Saint Francis Hospice, therapy manager Kathryn Owens says technology has helped staff keep in touch with each other and the patients

A team of volunteers has launched a community foodbank in Barking.

Barking and Dagenham has recently received national attention for its BD CAN programme, which you can find on the council’s website.

Charging for bus travel in London will resume tomorrow, Saturday May 23, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.

A nurse has described how acts of kindness have helped her cope with working on a Covid-19 ward.

A furloughed chef has swapped cooking for caring for patients on the coronavirus frontline as a Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust volunteer.

Sadiq Khan and Transport for London (TfL) are asking Londoners to wear face coverings and to use hotspot data to avoid the busiest times and locations.

More prohibition notices have been issued to shops breaching the government’s coronavirus guidance in Barking and Dagenham than any other London borough.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

Pupils should not return to school this academic year.

New figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that the number of universal credit claimants across east London surged as a coronavirus lockdown became inevitable.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

As the country enjoys what is thought to be some of the warmest days of the year so far, Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging its customers to use water wisely.

Plans to cut the local authority’s greenhouse gases have taken a step forward.

People have been invited to write “love letters to the world” to let their imaginations roam freely while stuck in lockdown.

Over the past eight weeks people have been encouraged to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The council has stepped in to make sure the development of a former job centre site can continue even though it is not expected “to swell its coffers”.

Ford Dagenham has helped to produce up to 200 ventilators a day in the fight against coronavirus.

Nearly a quarter of children in working households in Barking live in poverty, a study shows.

Crime & Court

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

There have been 400 coronavirus-related deaths recorded at Queen’s and King George hospitals, NHS England has revealed.

Monday, May 18, 2020

Four teenagers from Barking have been arrested following reports of a machete being brandished in a street in Grays.

Monday, May 18, 2020

A man and a woman from Dagenham have been arrested after children’s toys were stolen in Brentwood, Essex.

Health

Saturday, May 23, 2020

In our weekly column from Saint Francis Hospice, therapy manager Kathryn Owens says technology has helped staff keep in touch with each other and the patients

Friday, May 22, 2020

A nurse has described how acts of kindness have helped her cope with working on a Covid-19 ward.

Friday, May 22, 2020

A furloughed chef has swapped cooking for caring for patients on the coronavirus frontline as a Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust volunteer.

Environment

Thursday, May 21, 2020

As the country enjoys what is thought to be some of the warmest days of the year so far, Essex & Suffolk Water is encouraging its customers to use water wisely.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Plans to cut the local authority’s greenhouse gases have taken a step forward.

Monday, May 18, 2020

The Student View is a charity that teaches young people from The Warren School and Dagenham Park CoE School how to spot misinformation and write real news stories about Barking and Dagenham to encourage them to engage with their communities. This is one of their stories.

Politics

Friday, May 22, 2020

More prohibition notices have been issued to shops breaching the government’s coronavirus guidance in Barking and Dagenham than any other London borough.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

New figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that the number of universal credit claimants across east London surged as a coronavirus lockdown became inevitable.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Nearly a quarter of children in working households in Barking live in poverty, a study shows.

Education

Yesterday, 10:00

A group of photography students have had a lesson in playfulness creating artworks from scrap.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Pupils should not return to school this academic year.

Friday, May 15, 2020

When will it be safe for pupils to return to school?

Heritage

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Former magistrate Sue Hamilton explores crime and punishment as part of a heritage project uncovering Barking town centre’s past.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Curators would have loved to open their Docklands museum to the public for the VE Day 75th anniversary — but coronavirus put paid to that.

Friday, May 8, 2020

Dame Vera Lynn has thanked people for commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day during the coronavirus crisis.

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