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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.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

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