A grandmother fears that her dreams of buying her autistic grandson a service dog have been shattered.
A primary school in Barking has been awarded a prestigious prize by the British Council, in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom.
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A group of concerned parents who fear for their children’s safety are calling on drivers to stop parking on the pavement outside a Dagenham school.
A group of four men from Dagenham have appeared in court charged with firearms offences in Barking.
An interactive museum about the history of the Gascoigne Estate will officially open with a VIP launch tonight.
A homeless man broke down in tears as he was reunited with his long-lost daughter for the first time in 20 years.
Goodbye Berlin, so long, Shoreditch – the next wave of artists could be flocking to the borough under plans for a unique creative hub.
Budding bards and scribes were given awards for poetry and prose by a bestselling crime writer at a literary ceremony.
A redevelopment being hailed as a “cultural milestone” will bring 147 private flats and a three-screen art house cinema to Barking.
A woman’s bag was taken from her pram by two men while her child sat inside.
The Nigerian flag was raised at Barking Town Hall to celebrate 55 years since the country’s independence.
A 70-year-old dementia sufferer who had been reported missing from Chadwell Heath has been found safe and well.
Trading standards officers seized 200 items of counterfeit clothing from an Essex man flogging fake goods to borough shoppers.
A 23-year-old man has been jailed for stealing supermarket chocolate and children’s toys.
Fresh from London Fashion Week, clothing designer Nadine Wright, 30, of Haresfield Road, Dagenham, tells Sebastian Murphy-Bates about her high street plans
Joel Adesina and friends went looking to “stab people up” on the night of his death, the Old Bailey heard today.
Confidence, passion, belonging and pride are just some of the things grateful thespians have taken from their time in a much-loved youth drama project.
A new singing group is hoping to hit the right note when it launches in a drop-in centre on Monday.
Move over, Motson – there’s a new football whizz in town.
Police who were called to reports of a man collapsed on the pavement found him suffering from a number of stab wounds to his legs.
A property company is looking for public investment into a new residential development in Barking town centre.
A chef who beat up his girlfriend in Barking has been sentenced to 18 weeks in prison.
Deprivation is on the rise in Barking and Dagenham, according to new statistics.
One of the group Joel Adesina was with the night he died threw an object at the car of a man accused of his murder, the Old Bailey heard today.
One young girl’s nasty habit of binge drinking spirits nearly destroyed her life – until an intervention by Subwize.
An addiction to drugs, a binge drinking habit, an alcoholic parent destroying the family – for some young people, these are very real problems.
Women’s rights and healthy lifestyles are set to become central to the agenda at Barking and Dagenham Council.
Plans to build an asbestos transfer site just yards from one of the borough’s busiest estates have been withdrawn by the developers.
Cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and chillies are set to continue being cultivated in the borough thanks to a new Big Lottery grant.
Young volunteers came together to clean up their streets as part of the Beautiful Boroughs Project.
Jon Cruddas and Margaret Hodge are calling on residents to donate to London’s Air Ambulance as the charity aims to acquire a second helicopter.
Barking and Dagenham’s MPs were split over today’s parliamentary vote on assisted dying.
The joy of ballet was brought to children and parents alike as pirouetting professionals danced at a school.
Promising young filmmakers could get their chance to hit the big time through a British Film Institute course.
A former Ford worker has celebrated his 100th birthday.
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