Three pilots are under way to help older patients in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge are sharing £15,000 from the government to tackle criminal landlords.

Hospitals usually see a drop in patients going to the emergency departments in summer - around 10 per cent.

A new service connecting older people with the community is coming to Barking and Dagenham and Havering.

Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking

East London is facing huge levels of child homelessness, according to the housing charity Shelter.

Budding photographers are being asked to get their cameras out and create beautiful images of the Thames for a competition celebrating the river.

East London’s NHS trusts pay millions to patients claiming compensation for misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis or failure to diagnose illnesses and conditions, NHS data shows.

A new study has revealed the impact dementia will have on east London by 2030.

East London’s A&E departments are struggling to keep up with demand as national waiting times hit their worst level since 2011.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has delivered a petition to the Home Office in a bid to get more police on the streets in Barking and Dagenham and Havering.

Two east London MPs have joined 19 Labour colleagues by signing letters to EU leaders calling on them to work “night and day” with the British government to thrash out a deal before the October 31 Brexit deadline.

A charity is calling for a national investment campaign to bring empty homes back into use as the rate of houses without residents increases across much of east London.

Train operator c2c plans to reduce the number of hours its ticket offices are open at stations across the network.

Train operator c2c is offering passengers half price off-peak tickets as part of its first “Go Green” week.

Boxing legend Colin McMillan is throwing his weight behind the hospice that helped his father in his final days.

Funeral directors working in east London and Essex have given a share of £22,000 to 15 charities.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas is backing a push for more research into Alzheimer’s disease and for more public awareness about the condition.

A signalling fault between Grays and Barking has blocked the London-bound c2c train line.

A Dagenham-based charity working across east London has been awarded close to £300,000 to help young people most at risk from poor mental health.

City Hall’s environment committee has called on airspace decision-makers to prioritise the health and wellbeing of Londoners over the commercial interests of City Airport.

Updated Cancellations and delays across c2c

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

A track fault has lead to widespread cancellations and delays across the c2c train network.

There is widespread disruption across the whole c2c network after a signalling fault between Upminster and Barking.

A Dagenham autism charity has won £90,000 to continue a programme that’s often the first port of call for parents after their children are diagnosed with the condition.

A businesswoman has created a ‘one-stop shop’ event for children, charities and people who need help to tackle knife crime.

Melissa Watson had just left Barking station, fresh from her home in Devon, when she fell victim to a bag snatcher.

What is Ramadan?

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Most of the 1.8 billion Muslims around the world will begin a month-long fast on Sunday, May 5. But what is Ramadan? And why is it so important for Muslims?

A passenger has been taken ill at Barking, causing delays of up to 6 minutes across the whole c2c network.

A car has crashed on the A13 between Dagenham and Wennington, leaving two people with potentially life threatening injuries.

A signalling problem at Pitsea has caused disruption across the c2c network, with trains being delayed or revised.


Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

Sparing just a couple of hours a week to help at your local hospice is incredibly rewarding; you’re supporting a cause that helps people facing the end of their lives. But there’s more to volunteering than meets the eye.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

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