Fines for fly-tipping in Barking and Dagenham will more than double from next month.
Motorists have been warned to expect delays after a broken down car caused traffic chaos on the A13.
Fourteen knives were seized in schools, pupil referral units and colleges in Barking and Dagenham last year, it has been revealed.
Commuters will finally be able to ride on the new-look Overground trains from tomorrow - but regular service will not resume until the summer.
A £75,000 'grassroots' fund has been set up today by London City Airport for charities and organisations "making a difference" to east London's community life.
A supermarket has been forced to security tag its shopping baskets after a spate of thefts from the store.
Firefighters believe a blaze that destroyed three sheds started accidentally.
A date has still not been set for when a troubled Overground line can run properly again, an MP has confirmed.
A sports club in Dagenham has lost thousands of pounds worth of equipment after a storage container was set alight.
Youngsters part of initial 40-man team that must be whittled down to 23 before start of competition
Who claimed the Hammers prize for Man of the Match awards?
British Athletics has confirmed that it will be working closely with Track Academy in 2019, announcing that it will be the Official Charity Partner to the Müller Anniversary Games at the London Stadium this summer (20-21 July).
Forward moves to Victoria Road on one-year deal
Dagenham 88 Runners enjoyed a number of runs across the weekend including the Halstead Marathon.
Southern Counties Cup and Essex seven-a-side winners Barking & Dagenham remain on course for a treble after a 2-0 win at St Albans in the London Girls' League.
Midfielder was out of contract in summer, but has signed new one-year deal
Battle of the big boys went down to the wire
Essex club hoping to challenge for promotion next term to end four-year exile from EFL
A Barking and Dagenham resident has published a book detailing the profound impact that a partnership of churches in the borough is having in the community.
The full line up for the Barking Folk Festival has been announced with under two months to go until the annual bash.
Barking and Dagenham residents with visual impairments will have more access to talking books thanks to an £82,000 cash injection.
School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.
A music producer and artist who works in Harold Hill has launched his first single, and is being featured alongside artists including Nick Cave, Example and the Kooks.
The Channel 4 show Location, Location, Location is planning to come to the borough.
Actor Sheridan Smith has appeared in character as the mother of the first man Stephen Port killed as filming of a BBC drama begins.
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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