Family, friends and members of the public are to light candles, set off balloons and pay their respects to Jodie Chesney at a vigil held in her memory tonight

A delivery driver who attacked a council worker after dropping off pizzas for a town hall Christmas party won't go to jail.

Three men have been jailed for ambushing a Barking man and beating him to death with garden shears and pickaxe handles in an Ilford town centre revenge attack.

A murderer who strangled his wife in the family home before setting fire to her body, all while their daughters were indoors, has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 25 years.

A manipulative man who strangled his wife and set light to her body after taking out more than £300,000 in life insurance has been found guilty of murder.

Enforcement officers are appealing to find a phoney groom from Dagenham who bought a sham marriage in an attempt to flout immigration rules.

A "controlling and manipulative" man strangled his wife then set fire to her body after taking out £310,000 of life insurance, a court has heard.

It's true what they say it's not over until the last whistle, which would be the best way to describe the NBA 2019 London Game.

London Bridge terrorist Khuram Butt of Barking, was able to plan the attack despite being under MI5 surveillance, a pre-inquest has heard.

A witness has told how he saw a group of hooded youths jump on a teenager on the day the 17-year-old was stabbed to death.

Work to improve Valence Park has begun.

A gang member wearing a clown mask pointed a shotgun at a marked police car when chased while on a "ride-out" to target rivals in a stolen BMW, a court has heard.

Three men have been convicted of ambushing a Barking man and beating him to death with garden shears and pickaxe handles in an Ilford town centre revenge attack.

A gang of teenagers have been found guilty of murdering a 17-year-old boy who was mown down in a stolen BMW then stabbed 15 times in a Valentine's Day attack.

A Dagenham Market trader didn't torch a £260,000 Ferrari because he was suffering from a broken ankle 'after falling off his van while fixing an aerial', a court has heard.

A 28-year-old from Dagenham died in a motorcycle crash from serious injuries including one to his head, despite wearing a helmet, an inquest heard.

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.

Five men have been sentenced for their part in the fatal stabbing of a Romanian takeaway worker in the Stratford Centre.

Two men have today been found guilty of killing Beniamin Pieknyi who was stabbed in the Stratford Centre.

A prominent flytipper who operated in Newham, Barking and Rainham has been given extra time in prison.

A takeaway worker died 15 seconds after being stabbed during a fight in Stratford which had last under four minutes, a court heard today.

One of the country's largest discount retailers has been ordered to pay almost £500,000 for repeatedly selling knives to children in Barking, Dagenham and Chadwell Heath.

A witness in the Beniamin Pieknyi murder trial told the court today he'd pleaded with the alleged attacker, telling him "it's not worth it".

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

Barking Abbey boys departed to Madrid this week for pre-season in what has become an annual trip for the programme over the past four years.


To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.

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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