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Students at Robert Clack Upper School in Gosfield Road, Dagenham joined staff members of the club, Future Youth Zone, and council leader Cllr Darren Rodwell to celebrate.

The council is to build new temporary accommodation properties in Dagenham which will be allocated to homeless people in the borough in time for Christmas.

Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge has vowed to stay with Labour and ‘fight for the values, principles and soul of the party’ following the resignation of seven of her colleagues.

An engineering student has had a close shave for charity.

A global “investment” scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

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

Someone has upset the Neighbourhood Watch. It wasn’t me. They haven’t spotted what I have been up to yet.

A group of kind-hearted knitters have been awarded for their contributions to events in Barking and Dagenham.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

I recently attended the tri-borough Serious Violence Summit held by Barking and Dagenham Council, the first of its kind, which saw key partners come together to discuss ways they can jointly tackle the complex root causes of violent crime.

College student Liam Biggs, 17, speaks about housing. investment in the borough, cost of travel and how a director inspired him

Three men have been jailed for ambushing a Barking man and beating him to death with garden shears and pickaxe handles in an Ilford town centre revenge attack.

A paedophile who raped a young girl in the 1980s and 90s has been jailed today after his brave victim came forward three years ago.

A man had to be cut free from a vehicle following a crash on the A406 this morning.

Teenagers appearing at the Old Bailey all pleaded not guilty to the murder of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath 10 months ago.

A ‘greedy’ rogue landlord who converted three family homes into houses in multiple occupation without planning permission has been jailed for forging documents.

Dagenham jobcentre has been sold and will be turned into a housing development with a commercial unit on the ground floor.

Cleaners at Ford Dagenham are being urged to accept the offer of a three per cent pay rise by union officials.

People who are looking after someone else’s child are being reminded to make sure the arrangement is registered.

Up-and-coming athletes have a chance to scoop up to £5,000 of funding as part of a mentoring scheme.

Teachers are being asked to nominate children for a £1,000 prize for ‘doing something extraordinary in their community’ by a children’s education charity.

Tributes have been paid to former Barking and Dagenham mayor and one of West Ham’s oldest supporters who has died aged 102.

A trader has admitted offering customers a bum deal by selling them fake Chanel potties at Dagenham Sunday Market.

There’s nobody better qualified to teach the law enforcers of the future than a former police chief - and that’s exactly what an ex-borough commander is doing.

A pensioner has won his refund battle after the Post intervened when he was refused one for accidentally paying a parking fine twice.

Crime & Court

Friday, February 15, 2019

A paedophile who raped a young girl in the 1980s and 90s has been jailed today after his brave victim came forward three years ago.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Teenagers appearing at the Old Bailey all pleaded not guilty to the murder of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath 10 months ago.

Friday, February 15, 2019

A ‘greedy’ rogue landlord who converted three family homes into houses in multiple occupation without planning permission has been jailed for forging documents.

Health

Monday, February 4, 2019

The NHS trust which runs both Queen’s and King George Hospitals has published a financial plan which it believes will help local healthcare bosses make £100million of savings over the next two years.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Would you like a dedicated cycle route between Ilford and Barking?

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A girl who suffered a brain injury following failings in childbirth at King George Hospital will receive £8.2 million to provide her with the specialist care and therapies she needs for the rest of her life.

Environment

Friday, February 8, 2019

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has urged people to sign a petition opposing plans for a large energy park in Bexley.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Would you like a dedicated cycle route between Ilford and Barking?

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Neighbours have one last chance to comment on £1million plans to redevelop a park which include a BMX track for toddlers.

Politics

Friday, February 8, 2019

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has urged people to sign a petition opposing plans for a large energy park in Bexley.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Would you like a dedicated cycle route between Ilford and Barking?

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A homeless mother-of-three was “devastated” after Barking and Dagenham Council locked her temporary accommodation while she was in prison and destroyed all her family’s possessions.

Education

Yesterday, 10:07

An engineering student has had a close shave for charity.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

There’s nobody better qualified to teach the law enforcers of the future than a former police chief - and that’s exactly what an ex-borough commander is doing.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

What’s the most exciting school assembly you’ve had?

Heritage

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The great granddaughter of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst called on families to share the story of how women won the vote on a visit to Barking.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The rainbow flag has been flown over the town hall to kickstart LGBT+ history month.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Campaigners are fundraising for a memorial stone to commemorate workers who were killed in an explosion at Rainham Chemical Works in 1916.

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