Lidl plans to open a new store in Dagenham close to an Asda supermarket.
A trackside fire has caused the closure of an entire branch of the c2c network.
Two men who were part of a gang that created videos to taunt rival groups have been jailed for a total of 26 years.
A crowd fundraiser to help the victims of the Barking Riverside fire has collected £16,000 in just one week.
A play about a woman moving her family from Somalia to the UK will be the peak of the celebrations in the borough for the annual Refugee Week.
A teenager who has helped Barking and Dagenham win three consecutive Panathlon titles has said goodbye to the competition - but plans to return as a leader and inspire other participants.
Have you always fancied learning another language or creating your own t-shirt?
I hate to say it but Extinction Rebellion might be onto something.
According to the BBC, Trump's Buckingham Palace speech contained nothing controversial. Not so!
Simon Harmer claimed match figures of 12-61 as Essex annihilated Hampshire by an innings and eight runs - having bowled out the visitors for 118 and 88 inside five sessions.
The former Republic of Ireland youth international will replace Macauley Bonne at Brisbane Road
Dagenham & Redbridge will have a white home shirt this season with the away kit a gold shirt
Simon Harmer snared his fourth Specsavers County Championship five-wicket haul of the season as Essex skittled Hampshire out for 118.
In light of an Essex wicketkeeping injury crisis bordering on an epidemic, Will Buttleman has learnt to keep his cricket bag packed and ready. And to always keep his mobile phone switched on.
Pablo Fornals joins the Hammers in five-year deal
Barking captain Ehsan Afzal insists his side must get back to basics after back-to-back defeats against Aztecs.
Lord's Cricket Ground welcomed 450 children from schools across the country as part of the annual Chance to Shine Schools' Open Day, supported by Yorkshire Tea.
Another tough opener for Manuel Pellegrini and his side
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.
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?
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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