Primary pupils in Dagenham were put through their paces by a former international basketball player.
Fines for fly-tipping in Barking and Dagenham will more than double from next month.
Fourteen knives were seized in schools, pupil referral units and colleges in Barking and Dagenham last year, it has been revealed.
A sports club in Dagenham has lost thousands of pounds worth of equipment after a storage container was set alight.
Voters will elect 73 members to represent the UK in the European Parliament on Thursday.
Barking and Dagenham has been showcased in a new video aimed at attracting London visitors to the borough.
Barking and Dagenham GPs have urged residents to seek help if body image is causing them stress.
Inspectors have praised the leadership of a Dagenham school rated as 'outstanding' in its latest Ofsted report.
Public urinators and rubbish dumpers are among the wrongdoers caught on camera by Barking and Dagenham Council.
The home secretary has been given a tour of Barking and Dagenham's Future Youth Zone ahead of its grand community opening this Saturday.
A garden shed was destroyed and neighbouring properies were damaged by a fire in Dagenham yesterday afternoon.
Barking and Dagenham students have enlisted the help of some major employers to improve their job interview skills.
A Barking and Dagenham resident has published a book detailing the profound impact that a partnership of churches in the borough is having in the community.
A Dagenham car repair shop has been ordered to pay a total of £1,668 after failing to prove how it disposed of waste.
Barking and Dagenham residents are urged to consider fostering and help to give a child in care a safe and loving home.
A Dagenham teenager is preparing to spend three months volunteering in Africa to help improve the lives of people living in poverty.
Barking PDSA Shop is in urgent need of donations to help provide veterinary treatment for sick and injured pets in the area.
An artistic project celebrating the hidden history of Barking Creek has received a £10,000 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Victims of the contaminated blood scandal in England will receive more money, the government said, as a public inquiry begins.
A Barking and Dagenham pupil is in the running for the world's largest youth speaking competition after delivering an impressive speech with an important message.
Here's why we should preserve and restore the historic and natural landscape and how you could help with one of Land of the Fanns' community project grants, of up to £5,000.
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?
The Exchange in Ilford has added a state-of-the-art, Savannah-themed play area, with hand painted animal sculptures, to its brand new family zone, designed by American creative agency Playtime
Goresbrook enjoyed another good day in Shepherd Neame Essex League Division Three, but rivals Ardleigh Green & Havering and Woodford Green both fell to heavy defeats.
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