London assembly member Unmesh Desai has called on the government to quickly scrap short-notice evictions under section 21.
An NHS trust has opened nominations for awards that recognise their staff and volunteers who have provided outstanding care.
Remember, remember the fifth of November for gunpowder, treason and plot... And an amazing fireworks display or three!
A Dagenham family is trying to raise £1,000 to pay for a bench honouring their gorilla-loving mum and support the animal conservation she cherished.
An amateur boxer has described how a youth confessed "I just stabbed someone", after Jodie Chesney was fatally attacked.
Family and friends of a three-year-old girl with a rare chromosomal condition have raised more than £2,500 for the hospice that cares for her.
MP Jon Cruddas has been accused of playing party politics and scaremongering following a key vote around the government's new Brexit deal.
A man has suffered "serious injuries" after being hit by a car.
Barking and Dagenham's cabinet has backed a policy that would make it extremely difficult for strip clubs to open in the borough.
Dagenham 88 Runners members took part in the Chelmsford Marathon and the Great South Run on Sunday.
Dagenham & Redbridge manager Peter Taylor wants to wish Carshalton Athletic the best of luck in the next round of the FA Cup.
Barking manager Justin Gardner says they must not dwell on late 2-1 defeat to Chalfont St Peter.
Barking Roadrunners (BRR) took to the Leigh-on-Sea 10k for the ninth race in the club's GP Series on Sunday.
Isthmian South Central: Chalfont St Peter 2 Barking 1
Dagenham & Redbridge crashed out of the FA Cup as Ricky Korboa's late goal allowed Isthmian League Premier Division side Carshalton to produce an upset.
The Hammers conceded a goal in each half to crash at Goodison Park
England stormed into the World Cup semi-finals as two tries from Jonny May underpinned a record-equalling victory over Australia at Oita Stadium.
Matt Withers is joined by Jacob Ranson, Dan Bennett and Dave Evans to discuss the latest in east London football.
A special stage version of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is coming to Dagenham schools.
A mum is bouncing back from depression after scooping top prize in a national cake baking competition.
Families who think they can find the most famous player of hide-and-seek in history can visit Valence House, Dagenham, to join the hunt for Wally from the beloved Where's Wally? books.
Business reality show The Apprentice will be returning to our screens next week and this year we'll see how a former Dagenham Sunday Market trader does his best to avoid the firing line.
Meet authors, discover new genres and celebrate the joy of reading at the borough's own literary festival.
Dagenham is set to host an independent house music record label's first ever festival.
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.
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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