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A CCTV image has been released after a customer was slashed in a betting shop fight over a winning ticket.

The Overground is operating with severe delays between Barking and Gospel Oak.

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.

May & Baker will look to continue piling the pressure on the Thurlow Nunn Division One South front-runners this weekend.

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.

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Filmmakers across Barking and Dagenham are invited to submit short silver screen flicks for a festival themed around culture.

Barking and Dagenham Council is among 11 boroughs which have joined forces to provide accommodation to families at risk of homelessness – backed by £38m in government funding.

As the majority of us are sitting down to roast turkey with all the trimmings on December 25, it’s important to remember the selfless few giving up their day to provide for others. We spoke to just a few of them.

The medical directors of three of east London’s largest hospitals have issued a joint warning after a noticeable rise in cases of norovirus.

West Ham United captain, Mark Noble, organised the donation of £10,000 of sleeping bags, hand warmers and coats for the homeless.

Longer weekday late evening trains are being put on the Fenchurch Street network through east London and Essex to help Christmas shoppers and partygoers get back home.

May & Baker manager Micky Wetherall says his side showed character to win 3-2 against Benfleet in a game of two halves.

The redevelopment of the old Abbey sports centre has been given the green light in spite of campaigners’ concerns.

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

Last week, the Barking and Dagenham Post released troubling figures about the dramatic rise in violent crime across the borough.

Fed up with the same old rubbish at Christmas?

I had absolutely no idea that councillors were given free parking permits until Andrew Boff revealed it last week.

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

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

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

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

Barking and Dagenham’s best digital minds put their heads together to find a use for the borough’s empty green spaces.

Students and staff at Barking’s Technical Skills Academy raised nearly £1,000 for Children in Need.

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