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Jodie Chesney's mother, sister, aunts, uncles, schoolfriends and Scout troop have joined in a minute's silence a week after her death.

Jeremy Corbyn has accused veteran Labour MP Dame Margaret Hodge of a "total breach of trust" by recording a private meeting between them without his permission.

Eight MPs have called on a church leader to axe plans to turn Catholic schools into academies.

A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

Barking and Dagenham MPs have voted against Theresa May's Brexit plan in an historic defeat.

Work to improve Valence Park has begun.

The MP for Barking's annual Christmas card competition saw its record number of entries this year with 5,633 children from primary schools across the borough taking part.

Neighbours are crying out for help from police following a spate of burglaries which left them fearing for their safety.

The MP for Barking has criticised prime minister Theresa May for calling off tomorrow's vote on her Brexit deal.

Barking and Dagenham's MPs have slated prime minister Theresa May's Brexit deal ahead of a crunch vote.

Children from Barking and Dagenham were given a tour of the Houses of Parliament.

Every effort is going into tackling crime in the capital. It is amongst our highest priorities at City Hall.

A Dagenham charity has launched a programme for pre-school children with communication difficulties.

The borough's MPs have slammed a proposed shake up of constituencies.

Chris Gillbanks, CEO of Sycamore Trust UK, speaks to reporter Rhiannon Long about how businesses in the community can do more to help those with autism learning difficulties.

Pastor Obi Onyeabor runs Hope Family Trust, a charity which provides support for ex-offenders, young people and others in crisis.

The High Court has called for a new inquest into the death of an elderly woman who suffered complications including fatal blood poisoning on an understaffed hospital ward.

Neighbours were left fuming claiming their bins had gone unemptied for weeks.

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

Lawyers for Barking MP Dame Margaret Hodge on Monday hit back at a disciplinary inquiry into her public attack on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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