Part of a £1 million donation pot was handed to charities in Barking and Dagenham on Friday at Britain’s largest mosque.

The mayor of Barking and Dagenham marked International Day of Disabled People at Dagenham and Redbridge football club.

“London is moving east. We’re already there and everyone has to follow.”

A police officer accused of having sex with a woman while on duty and being in possession of police property without authority has had one charge of descreditable conduct proven against him.

Barking-based London Assembly member Andrew Boff has lost the race to be the Conservative Party’s next mayoral candidate.

The most popular names given to baby boys and girls last year in East London suggests that where you live could influence what name you choose for your child.

A grandfather’s battle with stage four lung cancer has inspired his daughter and two granddaughters to cut their hair in an event to raise funds for a charity.

Join the Citizens’ Panel today and help us shape local health services.

Triangoals Youth are gearing up for another season of football but are in desperate need of sponsorship.

A dad who secretly filmed his wife and teenage stepdaughter in the bathroom for five years has escaped jail.

The mayor of Barking and Dagenham is holding a fundraising night for three charities.

Borough resident Emdad Rahman completed a 100k challenge to help raise awareness of dementia last week.

The IG11 Art Trail is returning to Barking for the third time.

The young mayor of Barking and Dagenham has teamed up with the borough’s youth forum to raise money for a homeless charity for young people.

The state of Barking’s streets is hindering regeneration, a property development agent has said.

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

This week’s Q&A comes from Narin Ozenci, who’ll be performing in Barking’s theatre fringe festival CLOUT at the end of July.

More than 250 people attended an event celebrating female empowerment in Dagenham on Saturday.

The new mayor of Barking and Dagenham has been selected.

The mayor visited Barking and Dagenham College on Wednesday to thank students for their contribution to his New Year’s Day float.

Q&A: Leanne Tait

Friday, May 4, 2018

Leanne Tiat runs slimming classes in Barking. She has a passion for the arts and the importance to recognise people’s achievements.

Patients in Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering have been trialling a new innovative new technology to help reduce the risk of patients developing diabetes.

Q&A: Melissa Horwood

Friday, April 13, 2018

Melissa Horwood is launching an all female comedy night in Barking to help promote local comedians. The night will be held monthly on a barge moored in the River Roding.

Violent crime has claimed three lives in Barking and Dagenham since the start of the year.

If you were to ask people what do they think is one of the biggest issues in Barking and Dagenham besides crime they would probably say housing.


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

Are you aged over 25 and an unpaid carer? If you want to return to employment but need practical help and support to get there, Working for Carers can help.

Everest Estates stress-free service guarantees a fixed income for your East London or Essex property every month, even if no one is currently living there. Here they talk about the scheme and explain how it can help you dodge common letting headaches.

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