Barking and Dagenham Council will provide specialist help for workers who are victims of domestic violence after becoming the first London borough to support a special agreement.
A judge has been appointed to lead the inquest into the deaths of four men murdered by Barking serial killer Stephen Port.
The 'valuable' work of small charities is being marked in a week of celebrations.
A family-friendly museum in Dagenham is in the running for a national award.
A rogue landlord who illegally converted a Barking home into two flats without planning permission has been jailed after failing to pay back almost £130,000.
A woman who survived an arson attack aged eight has told how her starring role in a new film has changed her life.
An important drop-in event to raise awareness and promote accessible transport services is being held at the YMCA in Romford on Friday, June 21.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for torrential rain and thunderstorms across London.
The mum of a three-year-old with a rare condition has told how the family "no longer feel isolated" thanks to the help of a hospice.
Lidl plans to open a new store in Dagenham close to an Asda supermarket.
A trackside fire has caused the closure of an entire branch of the c2c network.
Two men who were part of a gang that created videos to taunt rival groups have been jailed for a total of 26 years.
A crowd fundraiser to help the victims of the Barking Riverside fire has collected £16,000 in just one week.
A play about a woman moving her family from Somalia to the UK will be the peak of the celebrations in the borough for the annual Refugee Week.
A teenager who has helped Barking and Dagenham win three consecutive Panathlon titles has said goodbye to the competition - but plans to return as a leader and inspire other participants.
Have you always fancied learning another language or creating your own t-shirt?
I hate to say it but Extinction Rebellion might be onto something.
According to the BBC, Trump's Buckingham Palace speech contained nothing controversial. Not so!
Residents have begun moving back to Barking Riverside building devastated by the fire on June 9, but the most vulnerable are still staying away from their homes.
Hannah Kupoluyi is the founder of the All Women's Network - a scheme helping women in the borough. She tells the Post her highlights and what she would change in Barking and Dagenham.
A charity that has supported victims of the Grenfell tower fire has opened a support line for residents affected by the Barking Riverside blaze.
A Chadwell Heath charity using football to bring together disadvantaged communities has received a funding boost of almost £60,000 from two grants.
A Dagenham care home is opening its doors with a free art-themed family day.
The National Lottery has given almost £10,000 to help celebrate 100 years of Dagenham's Becontree Estate.
A cigarette tossed from a car has cost a Dagenham woman £689.
An NHS trust and doctor's surgery have been slammed for missing opportunities to help a 10-year-old schoolgirl who died of a severe asthma attack even though she had seen medics 48 times before.
People in east London are invited to have their say on proposals to move Moorfields Eye Hospital from its century-old site to a new facility at St Pancras Hospital.
Concerns have been raised about the standards of staff training and medical education at Queen's Hospital in Romford and King George Hospital in Goodmayes.
Plans to build three flood lit astro pitches and stands on Parsloes Park have been given the green light.
Barking and Dagenham is to receive a share of £6 million to tackle air pollution in the borough.
Housing secretary James Brokenshire has visited the site of the Barking fire that destroyed 20 homes and the rest centre used to aid residents.
From selling anti-war journals outside a bookshop on a Saturday afternoon as a schoolgirl to spending a quarter of a century as an MP, it's easy to see why Dame Margaret Hodge admits to having "always been political".
A long-standing local councillor has been expelled from the Labour Party after apparently throwing his weight behind the Brexit Party on social media.
Young people most at risk of becoming involved in violence and other crime are being offered activities and safe spaces to help them develop.
A group of students have used 'cutting-edge' technology to create a virtual reality tour of their college's new building design.
The borough has remembered the Normandy landings during the Second World War with a procession to Barking Town Hall.
A procession in Barking will mark 75 years since the D-Day landings.
Here's why we should preserve and restore the historic and natural landscape and how you could help with one of Land of the Fanns' community project grants, of up to £5,000.
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
The versatile youngster was frequently used by Daggers boss Peter Taylor during the 2018/19 season
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