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The Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line will be halving its train frequency later this month – because of a lack of trains.

A company developing young people’s skills has been fined £2,500 for street trading without a licence after a group of youngsters were caught flogging its magazines.

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The “impending collapse” of the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line has been averted and passengers will get a free month’s travel once the delayed new trains finally arrive.

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.

Rail passengers have issued a “crisis bulletin” warning of the “impending collapse” of the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line due to its trains all being removed.

An arts group in Barking has secured £500,000 funding to transform its headquarters into a state-of-the-art facility for the community.

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

Crossrail’s chairman has stepped down just days before being questioned along with the Mayor of London facing the London Assembly’s transport committee over the disastrous 10-month delay in the ‘super tube’ opening.

It was rumoured that far-right demonstrators would picket People’s Question Time at the Assembly Hall last week.

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

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

Barking and Dagenham had the longest response time to 999 calls, figures have revealed.

Barking and Dagenham Council are increasing the number of garden waste collections per year.

Barking-based London Assembly member Andrew Boff has lost the race to be the Conservative Party’s next mayoral candidate.

There were more than 800 people killed or injured on the borough’s roads last year, the latest figures reveal.

Rail bosses have admitted they don’t know how much delays to Crossrail will cost.

Cyclists are being asked to put themselves in the driving seat of a lorry to prevent road accidents.

Two of the borough’s schools are to receive funding from mayor of London Sadiq Khan to provide summer activities for vulnerable young people.

The borough has seen a six per cent increase in crime, the latest figures have revealed.

Former Barking council candidate Andrew Boff has set his sights on City Hall after being shortlisted as one of his party’s three potential mayoral candidates.

Eight schools in Barking and Dagenham have picked up awards in this year’s Mayor of London ‘healthy living’ programme at City Hall today.

There has been a drop in the number of women in Barking and Dagenham being screened for cervical cancer, according to NHS data.

A tarot card reader has called for Barking police station to reopen after her 80-year-old mum was mugged on the way home from the shops.

It is the start of a new civic year here in Barking and Dagenham and I would like to start by extending my congratulations to all the newly-elected councillors in the borough.

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