Barking and Dagenham has the highest rate of domestic abuse in London, a police report revealed.

Three of London's most iconic markets could find a new home in Dagenham.

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

A memorial service has been held for the victim of a fatal stabbing a year after his death.

There were more than 200 claims for damage caused by potholes but only two pay outs last year, figures have revealed.

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

Is this Dagenham's most brazen fly-tip?

Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington will be lining up alongside a series of aquatic Olympic heroes to kick off the launch event of the new 50m pool at Becontree Heath Leisure Centre this weekend.

Work to improve Valence Park has begun.

Barking and Dagenham Council has been rapped for the unfair dismissal of three people on its housing team in summer 2017, including two that faced race and disability discrimination.

The deadline to apply for a primary school place for your child is next Tuesday.

Barking and Dagenham's Youth Offending Service (YOS) faces challenges in delivering an effective service that stops young people from reoffending, an inspection has found.

A contractor has been appointed to build the overground extension to Barking Riverside.

Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council, Darren Rodwell, has spoken out about homelessness during the holidays.

A man has been fined £600 for dropping a cigarette butt.

A single mum is unable to return to her 12th-floor council flat after a boiler she warned was faulty caught fire.

Winter may be coming, but the race to name a gritter is hotting up.

An inquest into the deaths of two women who died in a fire has heard that they could have survived if fire doors had been fitted.

Nationwide project Breaking Boundaries aims to bring together young people, their families and communities through a shared love of cricket and was launched at the Barking Learning Centre last week.

It won't be long before the First World War passes from living memory.

The council says it has saved almost £1million in clear up costs after becoming the first local authority to ban illegal traveller campsites.

A boxing club's managers are searching for a new home after getting locked out of their premises.

Two out of five 16-year-olds in Barking and Dagenham failed to pass their both English and maths GCSEs this year.

Council leader Darren Rodwell has welcomed new powers allowing local authorities to borrow more to build their own homes.

An information and support stall was set up outside Barking Town Hall to mark World Menopause Day.


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



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