New Year parade adopts 1960s theme
More than 500,000 people are expected at the event, which the parade organisers say will be the "grooviest New Year's Day in over 50 years".
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Match fixing: The men involved
Seven men, including five footballers, a business man and an ex player turned agent, have been arrested in relation to a recent spot fixing scandal which broke last week.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Residents in opposition to proposed Wennington gravel extraction site
Neighbours from Wennington Road and Wennington Green have collected 50 signatures on a petition in an attempt to stop the development opposite their homes.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Dave Andrews: The time was right to step down as chairman of Dagenham & Redbridge
Former Dagenham & Redbridge chairman Dave Andrews admitted the "time was right" to stand down and end his 37-year stint at the helm.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Romford Pictures: Santa comes early for Havering's Saint Francis Hospice
Dagenham and Redbridge Football Club representatives joined the run new manager Wayne Burnett, first team coach Darren Currie and players Jordan Seabright, Brian Waddall and Jack Connors A charity is ho ho hoping to have raised more than 15,000 when more than 500 people dressed as Father Christmas for the fifth Santathon run in aid of Saint Francis ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Crooked BT workers plotted with copper thieves to steal 280,000 of underground telephone cables
A gang of copper thieves who 'colluded' with crooked BT employees to steal quarter of a million pounds worth of underground cables have been jailed for a total of 32 and a half years.
Have your say on King George Hospital A&E closure at public meeting on Friday
Residents will get to have their say on the closure of King George Hospital's A&E at a public meeting with NHS managers on Friday.
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Ford And Ceme Celebrate Ten-Year Partnership With Launch Of New College
Dec 2, 2013: Ford this week helped mark the 10th anniversary of CEME, the Essex-based Centre of Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence, by supporting a 'ground breaking' for a new University Technical College.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Daggers announce new chairman as Dave Andrews steps down
Dagenham & Redbridge have a new chairman in the shape of David Bennett after Dave Andrews decided to retire from the position at the club's AGM last night.
Teenage robber jailed
A teenager has been sentenced to four years in a young offenders institution for robbing and threatening to stab a man after he broke into his house.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
NHS wants east Londoners to befriend elderly
The NHS is calling on people across east London to be good neighbours this winter and promise to look out for the elderly.
Thurrock Council meeting
Cllr Worrall has just called Gazette columnist and Thurrock historian Jonathan Catton a "walking history book".
A13 westbound delays after collision at Rainham
Rush-hour traffic heading into London along the A13 has been disrupted because of a collision on the westbound carriageway along Thames Gateway at Rainham.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
AFC Wimbledon 1-1 Dag Red: Match Report
AFC Wimbledon 1-1 Dag & Red: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.
Council saves 500,000 through authority partnerships
THURROCK Council has saved almost A 500,000 on top management posts compared with 2010 through working with other local authorities.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
'I had to explain what I love about my country'
Billy Bragg reckons that his most recent album, Tooth & Nail, sees his musical career back on track; a path set when he first started collaborating with Jeff Tweedy's band Wilco on an exploration of the songs of Woody Guthrie that produced the three Mermaid Avenue albums.
Teenage robber jailed for threatening to stab Goodmayes homeowner for phone and laptop
A teenage robber who threatened to stab a homeowner to get away with a laptop and mobile phone has been jailed.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Fans will directly fund AFC Wimbledon transfers through a fundraising night.
The forthcoming match against Dagenham & Redbridge on Tuesday, 26 November has been designated as We Are Wimbledon Night and will see the cash raised go directly into the club's transfer budget.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
a Man has been named the best learner of 2013 by his college.
Ben Prayel, 21, was awarded the accolade by Barking & Dagenham College at the College's annual Excellence Awards ceremony on Tuesday, November 13 Creative Media Production student Ben was also the proud winner of the Entrepreneurs Academy Award.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Newham woman Lisa Terry charged in connection with murder of Gary...
She is the sixth person charged over the killing of Mr Pockock, who was discovered naked from the waist down on a Warden beach.