Tears flowed as a memorial was unveiled at New City College this week for Dagenham teenager Kane Johnson.
A jury has concluded the London Bridge terrorists, who killed eight people and injured 48 others, were lawfully shot dead by police.
A man has been taken to hospital after a crash on Dagenham Heathway.
More than three quarters of the first wave of homes to be built on the Beam Park estate have been sold, developers behind the £1billion regeneration scheme have revealed.
The coroner who examined the deaths of two of Stephen Port's victims will not be investigated, a judge has ruled.
A prolific pickpocket who continued to target Tube passengers after being released on bail has been jailed for 30 months.
A group of graduating media makeup students have created show stopping final pieces to mark the end of their studies.
Residents competed in a special football tournament to raise funds for a charity that aims to provide a safe presence on the streets of Harold Hill and surrounding areas.
A dealer has been found guilty of killing a former Bond actor with the same chemsex drug he sold to serial killer Stephen Port.
Essex (245 & 316-9d) beat Warwickshire (161 & 213) by 187 runs
Four students from Elite Tang Soo Do Martial Arts Club have competed in the British Championships.
Barking continue preparing for life in the Bet Victor Isthmian South Central next season by adding three new additions to the squad.
May & Baker will have a new home for the 2019/20 Thurlow Nunn Division One South season as they've agreed a new ground-share with Aveley.
Warwickshire (161 & 67-1) trail Essex (245 & 316-9d) by 333 runs
A youthful Goresbrook second string lost a very tight encounter with Fives & Heronians in Chigwell after the hosts recovered from 147-8 to add 61 runs for the final two wickets to sneak home.
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.
Former Dagenham & Redbridge defender Alex Davey has joined Hartford Athletic following his release from the club.
Barking Roadrunners were involved in several challenging races last week.
The community came together through music and dance as a festival atmosphere filled the Barking town square on Saturday.
A Bucks Fizz spin off is swapping the land of make believe for Barking to headline the One Borough Festival.
Barking's very own "pre-Edinburgh" fringe performance festival is giving artists and theatre companies opportunities to showcase new, existing and 'in development' work.
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.
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.
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?
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