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Residents competed in a special football tournament to raise funds for a charity that aims to provide a safe presence on the streets of Harold Hill and surrounding areas.

The mother of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Dagenham has called for young people to stop their friends from carrying knives.

In a bid to keep young people who are at risk of exploitation and crime safe, three east London boroughs will be sharing resources.

Thousands of people across east London are being offered a free lung health MOT as part of the UK's largest ever lung cancer screening study.

Police arrested 16 people following a series of dawn raids aimed at targeting cocaine dealers in Brentwood, Romford and Dagenham this morning.

A pair of gym trainers from Barking and Dagenham used their first aid skills to act quickly and save an elderly man's life after he collapsed in Romford.

People in east London are invited to have their say on proposals to move Moorfields Eye Hospital from its century-old site to a new facility at St Pancras Hospital.

Three fly-tippers have been ordered to pay back more than £230,000 after they illegally dumped waste in a "highly-organised" operation in Barking, Havering and Essex.

A community project is looking for people to share their stories about various Havering landscapes and join some inspiring walks across Barking and Dagenham, Havering, and Brentwood.

East London boroughs have higher numbers of people who smoke according to data from Public Health England.

A car has flipped onto its roof on the A13 between Ferry Lane and Wennington.

Police have launched an investigation into reports of an assault at Romford's Slug & Lettuce.

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.

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