A Dagenham man has been charged with murdering a teenager in Plaistow.

Mayor of Barking and Dagenham Cllr Peter Chand and council leader Cllr Darren Rodwell have helped to launch the annual poppy appeal.

Family and friends of a three-year-old girl with a rare chromosomal condition have raised more than £2,500 for the hospice that cares for her.

Children from Dagenham were among millions of youngsters to be sent to the country for their own safety at the outbreak of the Second World War.

Six pollution-busting trees have found a new home at the Barking Riverside development.

Two quick-thinking schoolgirls rescued a four-year-old boy found crossing a busy Dagenham road on his own.

A man has been taken to hospital with potentially life-changing injuries following a crash on the Heathway in Dagenham.

Meeting the wants and needs of Londoners must not be lost in the quest to solve London's housing crisis.

What would you like to see included in the regeneration of two housing estates?

The leader of Barking and Dagenham Council has been shortlisted in the 2019 Councillor Achievement Awards.

Four kind-hearted teenagers have been praised for coming to the aid of a man who fell over near their school.

A former Dagenham science teacher is attempting to rewrite the textbooks - and has received a £500,000 investment from the government to help him do so.

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after being stabbed at Upney station.

The most dangerous roads and junctions in Barking and Dagenham have been revealed thanks to figures showing the location of every crash last year.

Two men have been jailed for their part in a violent robbery that saw a shop owner strangled and attacked with a stun gun.

A teacher at Barking Abbey School is one of the faces of a new national campaign to encourage more people to consider the profession.

A Dagenham primary school is looking for businesses to sponsor its new minibus.

A woman was injured when a driver crashed into her car after allegedly failing to stop for police.

The month of free travel on the Barking to Gospel Oak line is coming to an end.

Building work on two new Barking developments has begun - 100 miles away in Dorset.

A Dagenham teenager is among 28 people to be charged with drugs offences.

Do you have an idea for how you can improve your community?

A mum has been taken to hospital after being injured in a hit and run while with her child.

Customers had a lucky escape after a piece of the ceiling fell down inside Vicarage Field.

The man who died after being hit by a car on the A13 has been named as Gediminas Valionis.

A woman has been taken to hospital with suspected serious injuries following a crash in Dagenham.

As a chef, Jamie Oliver takes inspiration from a variety of places - and now Dagenham Farm can be added to that list.

Eighty years ago, children across Dagenham were sent to the country when the Second World War broke out.

A year on from a devastating fire that gutted eight classrooms, a Dagenham school has reopened its new block.

Author Michael Rosen has visited a Dagenham school to open its new library bus.


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?

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

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