Netball has come a long way from just being played with orange balls on gravely school playgrounds – although it is still a great place to start.
Residents will soon be able to get urgent healthcare advice and prescriptions issued from GPs, paramedics and pharmacists over the phone.
The North East London NHS Treatment Centre is asking male residents to “go nuts” this November.
An innovative programme that matches up residents in need of support with those who require somewhere to live is looking for participants in Barking and Dagenham.
How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.
A Dagenham driving instructor was surrounded by “children on pushbikes” pelted with eggs and punched in the face 15 times.
Police are talking to schools in Redbridge following claims that one of the London Bridge attackers from Barking tried to radicalise young people in the borough.
This is the moment a 58-year-old man was ambushed in by a motorbike gang believed to have committed seven thefts in two days in the borough.
A mother whose son went into septic shock with meningitis after being turned away from A&E is fundraising for a specialist centre which saved his life.
Two teenagers have been jailed for assaulting a Dagenham man with an imitation handgun on his doorstep.
When England won the World Cup in July 1966, West Ham captain Bobby Moore became a national hero.
The Metropolitan Police Service (Met) is carrying out a consultation on piloting spit guards in the borough.
Barking and Dagenham police will unite with two other boroughs to test the practicality of a joint “Basic Command Unit” (BCU).
It might be a century old but donning a neckerchief and collecting badges is as popular as ever, as reporters Ellena Cruse and Phoebe Cooke discover...
See our stunning interactive timeline tracking the history of West Ham from the Boleyn Ground to the Olympic Stadium, featuring brilliant videos and pictures, and try our fiendish Hammers quizzes.
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