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Thursday, February 28, 2019

A blues club which played host to rock giants Queen, Led Zeppelin and Eric Clapton is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its opening.

The lighting of six candles to remember the dead signalled the start of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day service.

Businesses from across Barking and Dagenham gathered to celebrate their successes and achievements at the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce business awards.

The 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide was marked with a remembrance event outside Barking Town Hall on Wednesday.

DAGfest, the annual festival celebrating Barking and Dagenham’s creativity, is over for another year.

A school in Barking performed their end of year show on Monday.

The parents of an 18-year-old man who died of a rare form of cancer have laid their son to rest.

Children across Barking and Dagenham have been given the chance to try out new sports with a week of festivals.

Christmas may be a long-distant memory for most, but that didn’t stop hundreds of Santas taking to the streets of Dagenham this weekend.

Students and staff at a vocational school in Barking raised about £130 at a sponsored walk for Sport Relief.

Artwork combining the past and present of Dagenham Civic Centre has gone on display to mark the start of a new era for the site.

Photographs of England’s only World Cup-winning captain, Bobby Moore, have gone on display in a new exhibition.

In case you hadn’t noticed, it has been snowing in Barking and Dagenham. Here are a selection of pictures we took of the scenery this morning.

As the beast from the east made its presence felt at last, Post readers have been sending in their snowy snapshots.

The five workers walked 13 miles in full protective kit, and have raised thousands of pounds for Isla Caton who has stage four neuroblastoma.

Barking and Dagenham fell silent over the weekend to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in war.

Barking and Dagenham Council leader Darren Rodwell led the borough’s first memorial service today ahead of Armistice Day.

Things got a little bit creepy at Barking market this Halloween.

The borough’s high-flying students who are remaining in the borough for their sixth form studies were presented with awards and £500 at a ceremony last night.

Disabled youngsters have demonstrated their sporting prowess at an activities day in the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

Cadet groups and dance troupes were among hundreds of young people to take to the streets of Barking for the fourth annual Youth Parade.


The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

Veterans are providing vital skills across a range of projects to help the country tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. From helping to build Nightingale Hospitals to delivering essential supplies to those who are shielding, they have helped thousands of people across the country. We take a look at how one such veteran is helping out.

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