Unhappy that their area was being treated badly, children from one Dagenham primary school decided to do something about it.
Pupils and staff returning from a ski trip have been sent home from a Dagenham school following advice on the coronavirus.
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A Dagenham shop owner has been ordered to pay more than £880 after being caught trading without the required license.
Police are investigating a fight at Becontree Underground station, which was closed for hours after the incident.
The council has brought three new electric vans as part of its commitment to reduce vehicle emissions in the borough.
A trolley of watermelons out on the street has cost a Barking supermarket more than £1,100.
Dagenham pupils joined 8,000 schoolchildren and professional artists in taking to the stage for a spectacular performance at The O2 Arena.
A bin storeroom was destroyed by a fire at a block of flats in Dagenham.
A trader has been fined for selling fake designer clothes in Dagenham Market.
A teenager from Barking raised thousands of pounds for a hospice by playing pool non-stop for 24 hours.
The Met is appealing for witnesses and footage after homophobic abuse was heard at West Ham's match against Brighton.
This week is National Apprenticeship Week and Jamie Lord knows as well as anyone the benefits of an apprenticeship.
It's now easier to book a free NHS health check after a pilot scheme in the borough was expanded to more GP practices.
A free illustration workshop is coming to a museum in Dagenham.
Young people in the borough are exploring ways of using technology to help address youth violence and knife crime.
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Two schools in Chadwell Heath have brought back school crossing patrol officers to protect their pupils.
Students in the borough are fundraising to help animals injured or displaced by the bushfires in Australia.
Fire crews are battling a blaze at the Chadwell Heath industrial park.
A group of promising footballers from a Barking school had an unforgettable trip to France to test their skills against local sides.
Aspiring sports stars in the borough have the opportunity to receive funding and support as part of a leisure provider's mentoring programme.
Borough leaders and school pupils will stand together on Monday as Barking and Dagenham remembers the victims of the Holocaust.
Barking and Dagenham Council is urging people to help the environment this year by signing up to its green garden waste scheme.
A Barking man was fined £15,000 for illegally building an extension to his property, after being denied the required planning permission 15 years ago.
Barking man Fred Browne started his 90th birthday like he does most other days - by heading into work at a Royal Docks events venue.
If your child is due to start primary school in September this year, you have until Wednesday to apply for a place.
A teenage boy from Barking has been charged with the murder of a man in Gillingham.
The cause of a fire at a waste recycling plant in Dagenham is under investigation.
Cauldron Foods' comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.
To celebrate the launch of Connected Communities, Crowdfunder has teamed up with Trust For London to award £5,000 to five projects making a difference in Barking & Dagenham.
It's the debate fans across the UK are discussing - so where better to find out more about the iconic burger than behind the scenes in a local McDonald's restaurant?
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