Youngsters were given a glimpse into the future as Dagenham's newest youth centre opened its doors to members for the first time.
Barking and Dagenham Council is looking to swell the ranks of its legal team with fresh talent.
A woman was overcome by smoke when fire broke out in the kitchen of her home in Becontree last night.
A firm which manages social housing for councils has scooped an industry award.
A woman was caught trying to save and not spend a penny by going to the loo in the middle of a street.
Cladding on a 246-home block of flats is to be replaced after a report found it to be unsafe.
A banker "didn't even think" before using his skateboard to fight off a London Bridge terrorist who looked "like the devil", an inquest has heard.
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.
Voters will elect 73 members to represent the UK in the European Parliament on Thursday.
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
The latest news from the Barking Road Runners
Daggers boss still gunning for promotion, but hints lukc may also need to be on their side
Goats were without several players through injury for clash with promotion hopefuls
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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