Three residents from Barking and Dagenham have received an Honorary Freedom of the Borough, the highest honour a council can give.
William Bellamy Primary School has become the first school to bag the School Games Platinum Mark Award with their success throughout the 2017/18 academic year.
The torture trial of the ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been put off until the new year.
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Dagenham-based autism charity, the Sycamore Trust, held an away week for its users.
The IG11 Art Trail is returning to Barking for the third time.
A-level students can still apply for a place on degree courses at CU London, which is based in Dagenham.
Head of Youth Rugby Jack Courtney praised the efforts of the juniors at the Dagenham-based club
The borough’s place in Windrush generation history has been celebrated in a town hall ceremony.
Lisa Adams is a mum of two campaigning to turn the dilapidated Valence Park into a proper play area. She’s fundraising £20,000 for a new basketball court, playground and outdoor gym.
The borough’s place in Windrush generation history is to be celebrated in a special ceremony.
A taste of the Tour de France comes to east London on Saturday at Barking and Dagenham’s first ever public cycling time trials.
Two schools in Barking threw open their gates for a summer fair on Saturday.
A project that helps parents with learning difficulties to care for their children could close if it is unable to secure further funding.
The family of a Dagenham man who died from an asbestos-related cancer are attempting to trace his former colleagues.
Saturday’s encounter at May & Bakers Sports & Social Club ended prematurely after heavy rain halted play with the hosts yet to bat
A communications worker based in Dagenham and his colleagues from across the country completed the London Marathon for Saint Francis Hospice.
An eight-year-old girl has donated 12 inches of hair and £1,100 to a charity that makes wigs for young cancer patients.
Violent crime has claimed three lives in Barking and Dagenham since the start of the year.
A communications worker based in Dagenham is set to team up with two other colleagues from across the country to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice.
Children of a former factory worker from Dagenham are searching for their mum’s old workmates to help explain how she contracted the cancer that killed her.
Barking have dedicated their home match against Norwich United to raise money for chosen charities of Barking & Dagenham Mayor Abdul Aziz.
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