The Warren School is celebrating its best ever set of GCSE results, with an increase in the number of pupils achieving the top grades.

All Saints Catholic School is celebrating after a third of all grades awarded were at 9-7 - the equivalent of an A or A*.

Dagenham Park secondary has seen passes in English and maths jump 12 per cent as pupils open their GCSE results.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has hailed the "amazing" work being done at the Future Youth Zone.

Barking and Dagenham Council has given the green light for a former jobcentre to be demolished.

A teenager has been stabbed in the arm near the entrance to Dagenham's Central Park.

CU London is offering to help students affected by the closure of a higher education provider by giving them the chance to finish their studies in Dagenham.

A bright teenager has become the first pupil from The Warren School to secure a place at Oxford University.

Barking's past, present and future have been united in a new piece of artwork.

The weather may not have been perfect, but that didn't stop a group of Barking and Dagenham residents from enjoying a free trip to the seaside.

Three organisations are set to receive £1,000 each for community projects.

Barking and Dagenham Council has apologised after a disabled woman was told she had to leave the home she had shared with her late mum - three days after being told she could stay.

Families enjoyed a day of fun in Dagenham as part of National Play Day.

After injury halted Vassi Mladenova's promising football career, she wasn't sure what to do next.

A former synagogue could be replaced by 19 new homes.

A new festival is set to bring house music to Dagenham this summer.

Two women were challenged by supermarket staff after apparently trying to shoplift items under their robes.

There's good news for passengers on the Barking to Gospel Oak line, and it comes in the form of free travel,

Two men arrested in Barking in connection with six suspected drugs-related deaths in south Essex have been released on bail.

South Korean pop stars BTS will be bringing the soul to Dagenham in a special cinema screening.

A family fun day is being held to raise money for a care home minibus.

Could your child be the next big thing on stage or screen?

Thousands of households living under London City Airport's flight path are set to receive postcards as part of a campaign to prevent the weekend aircraft ban being lifted.

A grime artist is facing time behind bars for running a county lines drug dealing network.

A former Ford Dagenham worker is calling on ex-colleagues to come forward after he was diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer.

More than 4,000 young people have joined a Dagenham youth club in its first two months.

How fresh are your fruit and vegetables?

When London's Air Ambulance landed at West Ham's training ground, it wasn't to tend to an injured player.

It's the last chance to have your say on plans to move London's three historic wholesale food markets to Dagenham.

A woman has been cut free from a car after being trapped during a crash in Dagenham.


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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