After months of delays, disruption and the dreaded rail replacement bus, commutes are finally set to get better for London Overground passengers.
The Summer of Festivals rolls into Dagenham on Sunday for Eastbrookend Country Fair.
A teenager with cerebral palsy has led her fellow pupils from Barking and Dagenham to their third win in a row at a Panathlon tournament for disabled youngsters.
The parents of an 18-year-old man who died of a rare form of cancer have laid their son to rest.
Armed police arrested three men in Barking after a business owner was threatened with a firearm.
A 19-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a noxious substance attack which took place in Ilford and has left a man in a critical condition.
A faulty train has caused severe delays across the London Overground line serving Wanstead Park and Barking
There has been a drop in the number of women in Barking and Dagenham being screened for cervical cancer, according to NHS data.
A council tenant has been evicted from his Dagenham home after it was converted into a cannabis factory.
Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews match one on day seven of the tournament.
Local athletes were out in force at the latest East London Five Interclub Series event at Raphael Park.
NBA returns to the capital for a ninth regular-season game
The Tottenham Hotspur defender praised the leadership skills of his club team-mate and discussed the firepower in the England squad
They’ve kept 194 clean sheets for their country between them but which one of these five shot stoppers is England’s greatest goalkeeper of all time?
West Ham United capture the signing of Polish goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski for an undisclosed fee from Swansea City.
Robert Clack School had a special visit from West Indies legend Sir Garfield Sobers, who is widely considered to be the greatest all-rounder in the history of cricket.
Jamie Porter has been studying the Specsavers County Championship form with the eye of an optimist as Essex approach the halfway point in their title defence.
West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini has made his second signing of the summer with defender Issa Diop joining the club from French side Toulouse for an undisclosed fee.
The Unthanks have been announced as the Sunday headliners of the Barking Folk Festival.
A casting company boss is looking for two women who have never acted before to star in a BBC funded feature film.
A Barking film-maker is all set for a Soho premier of his first ever feature-length, self-produced film, which is set to be released early next month.
A comedian from Barking is set to embark on a tour around the UK.
A second West End performer has been announced to headline the One Borough Festival in Parsloes Park.
An all female comedy night is coming to a barge moored in Barking.
A hit musical star in the West End is among the lineup for this year’s Summer of Festivals programs.
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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The festive season is a hectic time for many, with frenzied dashes to the shops for groceries and gifts, and parties to arrange and attend.
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