A dyslexic barber's novel inspired by the streets he grew up on is being performed on stage after a chance encounter with a theatre impresario.
Local paper journalists may not get to review West End musicals or critique Michelin star restaurants - but they do get to enjoy the festive spectacle that is the local pantomime.
When Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.
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.
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?
A Dagenham athlete is ranked number one for Great Britain this year in the Veteran 40 (V40) 800m after his run in the Inter-County Championships.
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