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A food waste disposal company is calling on east London boroughs to work towards increasing their recycling rates this Global Recycling Day.

Theresa May has expressed her condolences to the family and friends of Jodie Chesney during Prime Minster’s Questions in the House of Commons this lunchtime.

Two people charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney will stand trial in September, while police have confirmed an 18-year old suspected of murder remains in custody.

Motorists are calling for the Highway Code to be added to school sixth form lessons.

Teenagers appearing at the Old Bailey all pleaded not guilty to the murder of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Chadwell Heath 10 months ago.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has urged people to sign a petition opposing plans for a large energy park in Bexley.

Campaigners are fundraising for a memorial stone to commemorate workers who were killed in an explosion at Rainham Chemical Works in 1916.

The Met Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding a man who is wanted in connection with a number of burglaries.

A Dagenham charity held a candlelit vigil in Romford to pay its respects to women who have been affected by male physical violence or sexual abuse.

A Dagenham charity will be holding a candlelight vigil in Romford to pay their respects to women who have been affected by male physical violence or sexual abuse.

When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.

Pupils from a Rainham school explored the realities of young people navigating their way through a technology dictated world in their debut novel.

The Metropolitan Police are warning internet shoppers across east London to stay alert and avoid being a victim of fraud ahead of one of the busiest days of the year for online shopping.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas expressed concerns that an energy park in Bexley will lead to “toxic fumes” billowing across the Thames to the Rainham and Beam Park development area.

A well-known children’s TV presenter visited a school in Dagenham to support an event which is all about celebrating young people’s individuality.

More than one in 10 midwives working at Barking and Dagenham’s hospital trust are EU nationals, figures show.

Dagenham is part of a large area that has been earmarked for conservation and community projects.

A widow is urging drivers to be more aware of motorcyclists after her husband from Dagenham died on his daily commute to work in Redbridge.

A police officer accused of having sex with a woman while on duty and being in possession of police property without authority has had one charge of descreditable conduct proven against him.

A teacher at a Barking school was inspired to write a book about inclusion after seeing how much his pupils valued having their unique experiences represented in media.

The most popular names given to baby boys and girls last year in East London suggests that where you live could influence what name you choose for your child.

An award winning play by the National Theatre has been adapted specifically for children and will be performed in schools in Dagenham and Havering.

A partnership scheme that aims to improve habitats for wildlife by restoring areas of the Chase Local Nature Reserve, held a launch event which encouraged residents to get involved.

Following a rise in non-medical practitioners offering Botox a medic from Dagenham is hoping to raise awareness about the risks of injectable treatments.

Dagenham residents are part of a new initiative that has helped to transformed them from amateurs into a ‘true theatrical company’.

A 53-year-old Barking man has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison for distributing terrorist related flyers and CDs in east London.

Two Ilford men were sentenced to ten years in prison for the killing of Raja Ali in Dagenham in 2016.

A Chadwell Heath man is calling for more CCTV on residential roads after the “terrifying” experience of being robbed and threatened with a Rambo style knife.

Police are looking for a man from Barking who is believed to have been driving a stolen vehicle which collided with a stationary lorry in March.

With an early summer following the July heatwave here are some of the activities families can enjoy over the next few weeks.

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