A Barking and Dagenham College sports performance student is showing he has what it takes playing for Dagenham and Redbridge Football Club.

A new indie-rock band is making huge waves across the capital’s music scene.

Barking and Dagenham council are introducing a new texting service for housing repairs.

A worried parent is hoping to reunite a silver bike with its owner.

A charity shop which opened four months ago is appealing for more customers to visit and support their cause.

1966 World Cup hero, Sir Geoff Hurst MBE, paid a special visit to Dagenham United Football Club.

Dame Vera Lynn, who was born in East Ham and lived in Barking, has turned 100 today.

A team of Barking and Dagenham College students gave a dementia care home a spring makeover.

Two men have been arrested after fighting broke out between a group allegedly armed with knives last night.

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is calling on the prime minister to give EU nationals the right to remain in the UK.

Dog owners on low incomes in Barking and Dagenham are being offered the option of getting their pooch neutered at a discounted rate.

Residents are being urged to share their thoughts on plans to transform Barking and Dagenham’s parks.

Hundreds of apprentices and students gathered at Barking and Dagenham College for a host of competitions this week.

A photographer has invented a free phone app to help shoppers get the best out of Dagenham Sunday Market.

The greatest hits from pop-rock duo Chas and Dave will get everyone up dancing in Dagenham.

A new cashless parking scheme is being introduced in Barking and Dagenham at the end of this month.

A youth worker has traded her life of teaching to fulfil a life-long dream to write about positivity.

Ambassadors, doctors and managers were part of an inspirational conference in Dagenham yesterday.

Two of the borough’s leading arts organisations are hosting a community meeting to discuss their upcoming festivals.

The brother of a stroke victim is appealing for help to pay off a £60,000 loan he was forced to take out to fly his sibling back to the UK.

A group of residents are pleading with the council to introduce controlled parking on their cul-de-sac in a bid to free up spaces.

Barking-born jazz artist YolanDa Brown helped launch British Airways’ new flight to New Orleans.

A car and motorcyclist collided in Barking this afternoon.

The council has announced they will be hosting a series of events to celebrate Women’s Empowerment Month.

One of the most respected mediums in the UK could tell you what the future holds tomorrow night.

Aformer marketer who swapped promotions for words will be showcasing her debut book at a reading next month.

A woman who has been left possibly needing plastic surgery after being viciously attacked by a dog is urging its owner to do the right thing and come forward.

A fast food restaurant has shut its doors for a few months to undergo a refurbishment programme.

Re-live the moments that made Frank Sinatra one of the most popular artist’s in the 20th century.

A community garden group is urging local businesses to come forward and help keep their allotment alive.

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