Peter Phillips is hoping to run his longest ever race while supporting a charity he knows first-hand makes a difference this year.
Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.
Jodie Sanderson is the captain of Dagenham and Redbridge Ladies FC. She tells Catherine Lough about the importance of making sport accessible to all and supporting young people.
What does Easter mean to you? Chocolate eggs, fluffy chicks, daffodils, spring lambs, a long weekend...
Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death.
The Home Office is to review the case of a Jamaican grandmother who has been refused a visa to attend the funeral of her grandson from Dagenham.
The family of a missing teenager from Dagenham are appealing for information leading to his whereabouts.
A community group set up by a married couple from Barking and Dagenham has won £50,000 funding to bring teens and senior citizens together to tackle serious youth violence while keeping fit and healthy.
Wondering what the weather has in store for us this long Easter weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.
Nana Boakye-Yiadom’s late goal saw Barking end a four-match winless run and take all three Bostik North points on Saturday.
The Hammers led twice through Antonio and Perez but it was not enough to take all three Premier League points
Essex batsman Varun Chopra had mixed emotions after their Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Middlesex at Chelmsford.
Middlesex opened their Royal London One-day Cup campaign with an exciting 38-run victory over Essex at Chelmsford.
Essex club have little to play for after securing safety last weekend, while Spitfires still looking to make play-offs
Vanarama National League: Dagenham & Redbridge 2 Eastleigh 0
World Cup winner began his playing career with the Gale Street side
Barking’s Justin Gardner insists his side will treat their game at Basildon United like every other, despite having not much left to play for in the Bostik North.
The Eagles opened their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with an emphatic victory away to Glamorgan
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 is a selection of the World Book Day photos sent in by our readers.
The families of the men killed by serial killer Stephen Port have welcomed a TV drama they hope will highlight police failings.
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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