Police investigating the disappearance of Barking man Christopher Knowles have recovered a body from a lake at The Chase.

Last month we hosted the first of a series of Serious Violence Summits in partnership with Redbridge and Havering - with 250 people attending and more than 200,000 people reached online.

A couple of months ago I wrote in the Barking and Dagenham Post about the need to combat rising knife crime with a tough approach that tackles the causes of violent crime and better supports police.

A man had to be cut free from a car after a crash in Dagenham last night.

The Met Police are appealing for the public's help in finding a man who is wanted in connection with a number of burglaries.

Politicians and community leaders shared their views on challenging disorder, racism and crime at an event in Dagenham.

A young man is in hospital after being stabbed repeatedly near Barking station.

Prolific Romanaian pickpockets who flew to the UK to targeted elderly and vulnerable victims in Redbridge, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been jailed.

A police officer from the East Area Command Unit has been found guilty of twice raping a teenage girl he took out for a date in Harold Hill.

Figures from the Met show that there have been more than 150 incidents where someone has been injured with a knife since January.

A woman is fighting for her life after being found with stab wounds in Chadwell Heath.

Barking and Dagenham Council are using drones to tackle street racers.

Dagenham Boxing Club had plenty to cheer at the weekend - in and out of the ring.

Police are searching for witnesses of a road traffic crash in Dagenham that left a biker with serious leg injuries.

A man has been stabbed in a street in Barking.

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

Police have arrested 20 people and seized weapons including a handgun, sword and a hunting knife during dawn raids across east London today.

Firefighters have freed a woman trapped in her car following a crash in Barking.

A police officer caught driving a car without insurance or a MOT certificate committed "gross misconduct", a hearing found.

Police are investigating a suspected shooting claimed to have taken place at a Dagenham pub.

The MP for Dagenham and Rainham is launching a petition to get the government investing more in policing.

A young woman had her mobile phone stolen in Dagenham yesterday after fighting off a stranger who sexually assaulted her when she ignored him.

Shocked witnesses spotted a man dangling off a crane in Barking yesterday.

Two men were stabbed in separate attacks just hours apart in Barking and Dagenham yesterday (Sunday).

A man has been robbed at knifepoint in Dagenham yesterday afternoon.


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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