Selfless sixth-formers collected shoeboxes filled with presents for the needy.
Former Barking Abbey pupil and mum-of-four Feyi Jegede, 38, talks to Phoebe Cooke about how her love of fitness enabled her to get back on her feet
A grandmother whose chronic back pain stopped her from doing the things she loves has found a new lease of life thanks to an innovative treatment.
The borough’s MPs have vowed to take action to ensure that a road peppered with potholes is made safe.
A Turkish restaurant will replace a former pub when it finally opens in the New Year.
Richard House Children’s Hospice has opened a new charity shop in Barking’s Vicarage Field Shopping Centre.
A drug dealer who hid 25 wraps of class A drugs up his bum has been jailed for five years.
Barking town centre was transformed into a winter wonderland with an ‘elfy number of festive jumpers – and a little help from a singing sensation.
Pupils at a primary school are being given an extra 15-minute break for exercise to encourage them to be healthier.
Gerard, Griffioen and Wagner all win again
Paralympic champion moves to top of rankings ahead of final
The Hammers were no match for the Gunners despite Andy Carroll’s goal as Sanchez grabbed a hat-trick
Daggers coach praises team for bouncing back after home woe
National League: Dover Athletic 1 (Miller 82) Dagenham & Redbridge 2 (Maguire-Drew 11, Benson 41)
Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre to host event in June 2017
Paralympic champion meets French rival in semi-finals
A look back at some of our stories over the past week
Daggers centre-back says he looked out for club’s results even while playing for rivals
Mod band Missing Andy are looking forward to playing a smaller scale show as they get ready for their Dagenham Roundhouse gig.
A short film exploring friendship, loyalty, sexting and stealing will make its debut on the big screen on Thursday.
The borough’s first winter light festival attracted 2,500 visitors.
Bright lights and Christmas cheer are coming to town.
Generations of clubbers can relive their party days by heading to a reunion night for one of east London’s most popular clubs.
The dark winter nights are about to get a whole lot brighter thanks to a unique festival of light art - and you can see a sneak preview here.
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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