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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The White Horse, a former Chadwell Heath pub which earlier this month closed its doors to customers after 400 years, has been put on the market for £4 million.

Valence House Museum has been recognised for the quality of its heritage education.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

This year marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of a museum at Valence House.

Witch-hunting was much more savage and sweeping in Europe and in Scotland than it ever was in England, and went hand-in-hand with heresy-hunting.

The 1916 Battle of the Somme typifies the Western Front for many among the public – fierce trench fighting, dubious tactics from the British Army, casualties numbering in the thousands.

A German painter will pay tribute to a “wonderful” post-war friendship through a powerful exhibition.

An expat from Dagenham is trying to track down the family of his late friend as he tries to write a book about his extraordinary life.

For children today. “hopping” means jumping on one leg, but for older readers the word conjures up memories of working in the hopfields in Kent over the summer holidays.

Titanic: The world knows the name, and it conjures up thoughts of a vast white ship, heartbreaking last embraces, and a Celine Dion soundtrack.

A cross-border friendship based on thirteen hooks, six rubber rings and a wooden board will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this Easter.

One of east London’s most famous daughters, Dame Vera Lynn celebrates her 100th birthday today.

A 92-year-old war veteran will meet a world famous singer again 70 years after sharing the limelight with her on stage.

A £1m lottery bid to “reverse the decline” of Barking town centre has been given the go-ahead.

For more than a decade, fresh-faced youngsters have transformed into firefighters for a week of intensive drills.

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