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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Migrants in Barking and Dagenham are doing more to tackle hostile attitudes to immigration in the borough.
The Conservatives are “celebrating” the defection of Ukip’s former parliamentary candidate and regional controller for London Peter Harris, who is from Dagenham.
From police officers to members of the public, the courage and commitment of those keeping the peace in Barking and Dagenham was celebrated at an award ceremony yesterday (February 5).
The Excel Women’s Centre in Barking saw their first cohort of Creative English students graduate today.
The number of acid attacks in the tri-boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge in the last three years are grim - there have been 264.
A mother is appealing for the safe return of her 14-year-old son, who is thought to be in the Dagenham area.
Barking & Dagenham-based Leftley Sports Club have formed a working committee to move the organisation forward and help achieve its aims of engaging local people through sports.
DABD, a Dagenham-based charity for vulnerable people, has been handed a £1,000 donation by car rental firm Enterprise after working together to provide a fleet of accessible vehicles.
A woman who has spent the last year forging better links between Barking and Dagenham’s businesses and charities has praised the work of the borough’s charities.
A desperate mum is appealing for help to find her missing 13-year-old son who snuck out to a party and never returned.
The church of St Peter and Paul is the oldest building in Dagenham. It was originally built in the 12th-13th century through the order of the abbess of Barking.
Championing and helping young people achieve their dreams motivates Janis Davis. Currently headteacher of Sydney Russell School, she feels privileged to be part of the evolving borough
May & Baker under-10s had an endure a winless tournament at the Upminster Festival weekend.
More than 200 people watched the opening of a new community centre in Upney on Saturday.
A theatre group crowdfunding for online safety lessons for primary school children have smashed their fundraising target, with thousands of primary school children set to benefit.
Finding the perfect school for your child isn’t easy. When there is a shortfall of places in east London, it’s even harder.
Barry Hearn’s new project began at the weekend
May & Baker held on for a 34-27 victory despite a late fightback from Bancroft.
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