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Samantha Purnell, director of Becontree Avenue’s Ghost Hairdressing Academy, talks to Sebastian Murphy-Bates about cutting crime and violence out of students’ lives
A restaurant and function venue could lose its licence following a spate of fighting outside.
The iconic Roundhouse is marking the borough’s 50th anniversary by celebrating its rich musical history.
Barking and Dagenham Council have spent more than £80,000 on extra security and added working costs as a result of the ongoing bin strikes, but are still almost £50,000 better off.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will visit Barking and Dagenham this summer, as part of the borough’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
Fifty tonnes of waste were cleared from borough streets on the first of a 13-day refuse worker strike.
There are only two weeks left to enter the Barking and Dagenham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2015.
Hundreds enjoyed the early summer sun at the third annual Dagenham community fun day on Sunday.
A sex predator who hunted for underage students at a girls school on Facebook and sent them hundreds of obscene messages has walked free from court.
The UK’s biggest adventure golf course is about to get even larger, a year after opening in Chadwell Heath.
Angry council tax-payers have criticised the “disgusting” state of the borough’s streets as refuse workers continue to strike.
Police are appealing for information after a moped was stolen in a Dagenham robbery on Monday.
Jeremy Nuttall tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates about how he’s helping teenagers to find a better future as the borough’s reparations coordinator for young offenders
From investigating blood spatters to designing video games, about 1,000 pupils and students took charge of their future on Wednesday (May 13).
A man believed to be in his 20s was stabbed in Dagenham yesterday afternoon.
Train operator c2c is trialling a new “Turn Up and Go” scheme at Barking station for disabled passengers.
Drivers face heavy delays on the A13 westbound this morning after a four-car crash in Barking.
Health campaigners have blasted the NHS trust running King George and Queen’s hospitals, after the Post revealed suspended members of staff have cost tax-payers more than £157,000 a year.
A group of residents have slammed plans to paint double yellow lines outside their Barking Riverside homes.
Train-users can have their say on the future of the Overground extension to Barking Riverside as the latest consultation phase opened yesterday.
A former market trader has seen his dreams of setting up a permanent Caribbean restaurant become a reality.
An adorable 15-month-old baby from Dagenham has become the face of an early-years swimming school.
A teacher took to the internet to back bin strikers and vent his anger at the council – with a poem.
The Labour party is in a “big crisis” according to Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas, who this morning resigned from the shadow cabinet.
Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has resigned from Labour’s shadow cabinet to conduct an independent review into the party’s recent election failings.
There’s £200 worth of tickets to be won to Ambition Festival, which was recently flagged by the lifestyle bloggers at Smeeters as one of the UK’s top half-dozen alternatives to Glastonbury.
We all know being physically active is good for our health – regular exercise can help us lose weight, boost our mood and help to prevent disease.
In with the old, out with the new. This is the mantra of the best London vintage shoppers today, whose aesthetic of effortless chic is becoming more sought after.
Think sweet treats make you feel better? ‘Comfort foods’ could be adding to your misery.